The Slik Compact-XL is a sturdy and lightweight tripod that can support compact, point-and-shoot and SLR cameras weighing up to 2.75 lbs. Featuring four-section legs with twist lock mechanism, this Slik tripod is easy to set up and dismantle within minutes. Thanks to the double extension column, this lightweight tripod can extend up to 43 inches, thus allowing for excellent top angle photography. Weighing less than 1.5 lbs and folding down to less than 16 inches, this Slik tripod is just right for hikers and travel photographers, as it packs neatly inside a suitcase. The Slik Compact-XL makes an excellent addition to your camera kit.