Best Tripod & Head for the DCR-VX2100

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    • #39301
      AvatarRayPaula
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      X-D Hi,
      I’m looking to purchase a tripod & a "true fluid head" for my soon to be
      DCR-VX2100. My budget is right around $500.00.
      What do you use? Are you happy with it?
      πŸ˜‰ Your input & suggestions would be most appreciated! Thanks, Ray

    • #170151
      AvatarRayPaula
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      Hi,
      X-D Well I decided & ordered a Bogen / Manfrotto 755B MDeVe Aluminum Tripod Legs with a 3460 (503) Fluid Head which also comes with an awesome padded tripod bag. I also "just had to get" the Universal Professional Remote 523PRO to complete it. Of course, I went ahead and ordered the DCR-VX2100! I mean, what good would this tripod setup be without an awesome video camera!
      Like most everyone else, I went with B&H Photo, which by the way was very friendly.
      πŸ˜‰ Just had to pour out my excitement to everyone! Thanks, Ray

    • #170152
      AvatarRB
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      compusolver Wrote:

      Ray, if you use the Search feature in these forums, for "tripod", you’ll see that I and many others have been recommending the 503. I got a ball leveller to go with mine, and a heavy set of legs to help with smooth tilts and pans.

      Enjoy your rig!

      I just got a set up similar to compusolver’s. Used for the first time last Saturday, and it was smoooooth. πŸ˜€

    • #170153
      AvatarRayPaula
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      Hi,
      X-D Thanks for the replies! Yes, your views & equipment experiance along with many others is what helped me with my choices! The nice thing about the Bogen / Manfrotto 755B MDeVe Aluminum Tripod is that it has the ball leveler incorporated into it.
      πŸ˜‰ Thanks again, "everyone" for your input! Ray

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