Libec adds new professional tripod for the camera-plus generation

Date: 25/01/2013
Making its first appearance at Londons BVE 2013 is Libecs new LX10, which redefines the concept of affordable, professional tripods.
 
At NAB 2012, Libec launch its new LX series to replace its popular LS range. With improved counter-balance, smoother action and an appealing new look, the LX5 and LX7 won plaudits for offering quality, stability and refinement at such an attractive price point. Now with the LX10, Libec has achieved another breakthrough: a very cost-effective 100mm ball tripod with an impressive maximum payload of 16kg. This specification is available from a tripod which is also 13cm (5) taller than its predecessor and yet loses nothing in terms of all-important rigidity.
 
On first glance you could think the LX10 is actually over-specified, but with crews increasingly looking for lightweight supports for their broadcast cameras, Libecs new product really hits the mark. Models such as Panasonics HPX3700, Sonys PDW-F800 or even the Blackmagic Cinema Camera plus batteries, encoders, transmitters, recorders, monitors and lights - can weigh as much as 9 or 10kg, worryingly close to the maximum limit of many pro tripods. With LX10, users now have an affordable support that can operate comfortably at these levels. Said Nick Allen-Miles of Ianiro International, Libecs regional distributor.
 
 
Also available with dolly wheels and dual extendable pan handles, the LX10 is a true multi-functional support, ideal for field production or studio use. As with the LX5 and LX7, a high-grade spreader either floor level or mid-level - with large rubber feet is included with the standard package. 
 
LX10 will be available from resellers as of March 2013.


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