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3 Legged Thing Jay Carbon Fiber Tripod with Quick Leveling Base with AirHed Cine-A Fluid Head (Matte Black)

The 3 Legged Thing Jay Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod with AirHed Cine-A Fluid Head System includes the 3 Legged Thing Jay 5-section carbon fibre tripod legs and AirHed Cine-A fluid head, which features an Arca-Swiss compatible sliding baseplate. The flat base head features a fixed pan and tilt drag and fits on top of the tripod legs with a levelling base that has integrated fluid drag adjustments. The system has a height range of 19.61 to 120.80 cm and supports up to 10 kg of camera and camera rig.

This combination allows you to quickly compensate for uneven surfaces using the tripod legs levelling base. The system features a total of 3 bubble levels, and the flat base of the AirHed allows the fluid head to sit lower than if it were a bowl base fluid head when mounted on other platforms such as sliders and car mounts. The Jay tripod legs feature eight-layer carbon fibre construction and each leg can detach from the levelling base to be used as a monopod or boom arm. Optional accessories allow you to turn the levelling base into a Hi-Hat to get remarkably low-angle shots with the AirHed Cine.

  • For Flat Base Tripod Heads
  • Quick Setup Levelling Base System
  • 10 to 111.2 cm Tripod Height Range
  • 8-Layer Carbon Fibre Construction
  • All Legs Detachable for Tabletop Use
  • Rapid-Latch Angle Adjustment System
  • Use Detached Legs as Monopods, Booms

A levelling-based video tripod that helps you get a level set up on all types of terrain.

3 Legged Thing Jay Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod Legs with Quick Levelling Base

The 3 Legged Thing Jay Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod Legs with Quick Levelling Base is part of the Legends range and is for flat-base tripod heads with either a 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 threaded mounting hole. It is a carbon fibre levelling-base tripod, with friction control on the underside to finely adjust the position of the levelling base. The 5-section removable legs have a height range of 10 to 111.2 cm and are made from eight layers of carbon fibre and feature twist-lock leg locks with an improved shim system for greater strength.

The Rapid-Latch Angle adjustment system allows you to quickly set the angle of each leg independently, even when wearing gloves. All three legs are detachable, allowing you to use the quick levelling system, with optional accessories, as the base for a high hat for low-angle shots, or for working on a tabletop setup. Each detached leg can be used as a monopod or as a boom arm.

Detachable Legs

With three detachable legs, the Jay tripod can be converted to a tabletop tripod by using optional 3 Legged Thing footwear, and the legs can be used as monopods or boom arms.

Levelling Base with Friction adjustment

The levelling base incorporates a bubble level and allows you to quickly level your head on the tripod, even when working on uneven terrain. A D-ring on the bottom of the base enables attaching the weight to the legs for increased stability and also allows you to adjust the friction on the levelling base.

Rapid-Latch

The Rapid-Latch angle adjustment system was designed to be easy to use, even for those with impairments or those wearing thick gloves.

Leg Locks

The twist-lock leg locks feature 3 Legged Thing's O-Pads, which provide improved grip, torque, and water displacement.

Replaceable Feet

Detachable rubber "Bootz" can be replaced with a variety of foot accessories for maximum stability on any terrain.

3 Legged Thing AirHed Cine-A with Arca-Swiss Compatible Video Plate

The compact, yet robust, 3 Legged Thing AirHed Cine-A with Arca-Swiss Compatible Video Plate weighs less than 566 g and can support cameras and rigs weighing up to 10 kilogram. The head has a fixed fluid drag system and fixed counterbalance, with 165° of tilt and 360° of pan rotation for smooth camera moves. There are separate pan and tilt lock levers for locked-off shots, and the pan axis is indexed for repeatability.

The included plate features both 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera tie-down screws and has a sliding range of 8.99 cm. The AirHed Cine-A accepts Arca-Swiss compatible quick-release plates, making it easy to find spares or replacements. The integrated bubble levels aid in setting up level horizons. The adjustable pan handle can be mounted onto either side of the video head using the built-in ARRI-compatible rosettes. The AirHed Cine-A can be mounted on ball adapters, tripods, and other camera supports via the 3/8"-16 threaded female receiver on the magnesium alloy flat base.

  • The AirHed Cine-A features a fixed fluid pan and tilt drag, as well as a fixed counterbalance to help support your camera. It enables smooth cinematic camera moves with cameras and rigs weighing up to 10 kg.
  • The head's mounting base and camera platform each incorporate a bubble level for confirming that the head is level while shooting. Building a bubble level into the top of the head, the camera platform enables you to confirm that the tilt angle has levelled the camera on the head.
  • The pan axis is indexed with markings from 0 to 180 on each side of the base.
  • The AirHed Cine-A's Arca-Swiss compatible mounting plate is made from anodised magnesium alloy and includes movable tie-down screws, The top of the plate features rubberised pads to keep your camera from twisting on the plate.
  • The sliding balance plate features a sliding range of 9 cm.
  • A 1/4"-20 accessory mounting hole on the side of the head is useful for attaching monitor arms or French Flags.

Tripod Heads

Head Type
AirHed Cine Arca-Swiss
Material
Magnesium
Quick Release
Yes
Plate Type
Arca-Swiss Type
Load Capacity
14 kg
Weight
2.16 kg
Working Height
Max Height - 1.20 m
Range of Motion
Tilt Range 165˚ (90˚ down, 75˚ up)
Panning Range 360˚
Friction Setting
Tilt Friction
Independent Pan Lock
Yes
Motorised / Automated
No
Battery Pack
No

Tripods

Material
Carbon Fibre
Leg Segments
5
Locking System
Twist Lock
Centre Column
No
Lowest Usable Height
19.6 cm
Maximum Usable Height
1.20 m
Folded Length
50.1 cm
Maximum Load Capacity
14 kg
Weight
1.41 kg
Feet Type
Rubber, Removable
R 12,995 Awaiting Stock
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What's in the box

3 Legged Thing Jay Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod

  • Carry Strap
  • Carry Bag with Carabiner Clip and Storage Pocket
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty

AirHed Cine-A Fluid Head System

  • Arca-Swiss Compatible Balance Plate
  • Pan Handle
  • Storage Bag
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty

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