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Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod and BC-166 Ball Head Kit
Product #70936 | SKU CT-2491/BC-166
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Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod and BC-166 Ball Head Kit

Product #70936 | SKU CT-2491/BC-166
In stock with supplier Usually Ships in 2 - 3 Weeks

Product Features
  • Load Capacity: 38 lb
  • Max Height: 77.2"
  • Min Height: 10.7"
  • Folded Length: 28.0"
  • Leg Sections: 4
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  • Product: #70936
  • SKU: CT-2491/BC-166
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The CT-2491 Carbon Fibre Tripod  from Oben is an extremely sturdy support for any DSLR, mirrorless or point-and-shoot camera or camcorder. With a load capacity of 39.6 lb and a maximum height of 72.5", the tripod offers a number of advanced features that ensure its stability and reliable performance.

The tripod features ergonomically designed rubber twist locks on each leg. Because legs are non-rotating, all three of a leg's locks can be disengaged at once with a single twist of the wrist. This enables extremely fast setup of the CT-2491. A thoughtful leg design makes it a simpler task to service and maintain the leg sections.

With its 6x carbon fibre legs and centre column, the CT-2491 is relatively lightweight (3.50 lb) and solid, ready to survive the rigours of professional work. The tripod chassis is cast aluminium alloy for further strength.

The CT-2491's rapid centre column extends with a twist of the butterfly knob. For protecting your camera when the column is retracted quickly, there's a rubber damper under the centre-post collar. Steel locking screws underneath the collar enable you to fasten a camera head more securely.

Pull-in/push-out positive leg locks allow you to set the positions of the three legs independently at three different angles. This allows you to shoot from low angles or on uneven terrain. For stability on softer terrain, the CT-2491 features metal spikes that retract and emerge by twisting the foot's rubber portion.

For extreme low-angle shooting, the centre column can be split into two sections with the provided hex key. The shorter column leaves no protruding parts under the tripod collar, allowing you to extend the legs out to their maximum angle. For a faster method, the centre column is also easily reversible. These features are especially ideal for macro and close-up photography. The retractable metal counterweight hook serves as a stopper at the bottom of the centre column.

Key Features

Ergonomically designed rubber twist locks on each leg are non-rotating so all three of a leg's locks can be disengaged at once with a single twist of the wrist enabling fast setup

Legs with four sections tend to collapse shorter for easier portability. The CT-2491 folds to 23.3".

Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screw fits almost any head

Bubble level on tripod chassis

Centre column is grooved to prevent its rotation

Split centre column for low angle set-up

Spring-loaded metal counterweight hook at the bottom of the centre column

Integrated aluminium loop for attaching an optional shoulder strap

Retractable metal spiked feet provided stability on ice and soft terrain

Included padded carry bag features dual heavy-duty zippers, an interior pocket, and extra room to accommodate a head


Load Capacity 39.6 lb / 18 kg
Maximum Working Height 72.5" / 184.2 cm
Max Height without Centre Column 62.5" / 158.8 cm
Minimum Working Height 6" / 15.2 cm
Folded Length 23.3" / 59.2 cm
Head Mount Type 1/4"-20 Screw, 3/8"-16 Screw
Weight 3.5 lb / 1.6 kg
Materials Carbon Fibre
Bubble Level Yes
Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Leg Sections 4
Leg Diameter 1.3" / 33 mm
Feet Features Spiked, Retractable
Centre Column
Centre Column Features Split
Centre Column Sections 2
Centre Column Extension Type Rapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Centre Column No
Head Type Ball Head
Base Mount 3/8"-16 Thread
Quick Release Plate Type Arca-Type
Load Capacity 66 lb / 30 kg
Number of Bubble Levels 2
Friction Control Yes
Independent Pan Lock Yes
Ball Sphere Diameter 2.04" / 52 mm
Base Diameter 2.7" / 6.8 cm
Dimensions H: 4.7" / H: 11.9 cm
Weight 1.9 lb / 0.9 kg
Material Strap: Nylon
Shoulder Pad: Neoprene
Attachment Method Swivel Clip attaches to tripod hook
Quick-release connector wraps around tripod leg
Dimensions Adjustable: 34.0 to 40.0" (0.8 to 1.0 m)
Shoulder Pad: 17.5 x 3.25" (44.5 x 8.3 cm)

In The Box

  • Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • Oben BC-166 Ball Head
  • Oben TS-110 Deluxe Tripod Strap with Swivel Clip
  • Oben 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Reducer Bushing
  • Oben Tripod Hanger (1/4"-20)


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  • Product: Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod and BC-166 Ball Head Kit
  • Manufacturer: Oben
  • Model: CT-2491/BC-166
  • SKU: CT-2491/BC-166
  • RM Product #: 70936