Slik 500DX Tripod with Pan/Tilt Head

Slik 500DX Tripod with Pan/Tilt Head

Code: SLK500DXC    Brand: Slik   
  • Load Capacity: 11.0 lb
  • Max Height: 64.0", Min Height: 13.8"
  • Folded Length: 27.4"
  • Leg Sections: 3, Weight: 5.5 lb
  • Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium-Alloy Legs
  • Flip Locks, Rubber Feet
  • 3-Position Leg Angle Locks
  • Reversible, Multi-Section Rapid Column
  • SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head
  • Quick Release Plate, 1/4"-20 Mount
APN: 4906752103197
Supplier Code: SLK500DXC

Looking for a tripod that can handle some serious camera and lens combinations but isn’t too big or expensive?  Then take a look at the Slik PRO 500 DX series of tripods. All the complete kits in this series have the PRO 500 DX tripod as there base and have different heads . 

The SLIK Pro 500 DX has a SH-705E  3-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR or mirrorless camera. The head can hold up to 11.0 lbs of equipment.

The PRO 500s are capable of handling the weight of a professional full-frame DSLRs or mirrorless cameras with heavy lenses.  It can handle up to 11.0lbs of equipment yet it keeps itself light in case the tripod needs to be moved around.  It offers professional photographers and advanced amateurs the strength and stability they need. SLIK’s exclusive AMT super titanium alloy legs make the PRO 500 tripods rock steady yet lighter than it looks.

“What’s so great about AMT alloy?” You may be thinking. AMT has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum. The legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in most of today’s tripods. This lightweight comes with a price comparable to other standard aluminum tripods. 

The SLIK Pro 500 DX also makes setting up easy with secure, speed-release leg locks (pictured left). A gearless center column and 3-position, adjustable angle leg locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps. The SLIK Pro 500DX center column is two threaded pieces that convert the top piece to a short column. Combined with the adjustable leg angle locks the tripod lowers to 13.8 inches for low angle or macro photography.

Tripod Head

Head Type Pan & Tilt Head
Base Mount 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Threads
Camera Mounting Thread 1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Number of Bubble Level(s) Not Specified by Manufacturer


Load Capacity 11 lb / 5 kg
Maximum Working Height 64" / 62.6 cm
Max Height without Center Column 53.8" / 136.7 cm
Minimum Working Height 13.8" / 35.1 cm
Folded Length 27.4" / 69.6 cm
Materials Aluminum Alloy, Magnesium Alloy, Titanium Alloy
Weight 5.5 lb / 2.5 kg


Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
Leg Positions 3 Positions
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Leg Sections 3
Bubble Level No

Center Column

Center Column Sections 2
Center Column Extension Type Rapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No

Packaging Info

Package Weight 7.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 31.0 x 7.0 x 6.0"
  • Slik Pro 500 DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head
  • Pan/Tilt Head
  • Tripod Bag
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