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Orion Telescopes
Orion Compact Lightweight Tripod
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  • Highly portable tripod can be taken virtually anywhere!
  • Measures just 19" long when fully collapsed and weighs only 1.7 lbs.
  • Great for use with small cameras, small binoculars, or small monoculars and spotting scopes
  • Features pan-tilt-swivel head, removable mounting plate equipped with a 1/4"-20 threaded post, 9.5" extendable central column, and extendable legs with quick-release cam locks
  • Minimum height of 18", extended height of 38.5". Maximum height is 48" with central shaft and legs fully extended

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Item #  05381

This affordable, compact and lightweight tripod is ideal for on-the-go use with a small point-and-shoot camera, small binocular, monocular, or small lightweight spotting scope. The Orion Compact Lightweight Tripod weighs a mere 1.7 lbs. and measures just 19" long when fully collapsed, so it’s easy to take virtually anywhere you go!

The Compact Lightweight Tripod is loaded with useful features including a pan-tilt-swivel head, removable mounting plate with captive 1/4"-20 threaded post, extendable 9.5" central column, and three-section extendable legs with quick-release cam locks.

With all three legs fully extended, the tripod will hold an instrument 38.5" above the ground. The tripod’s center column can be extended to achieve a maximum height of 48", if desired. For stable tabletop use, the Compact Lightweight Tripod can be set to a minimum height of approximately 18" with the tripod legs spread out, but not extended.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-676-1343.

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.


This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states, APO/DPO/FPO addresses and US territories/protectorates. Delivery is not available to Canada.

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