Strong and versatile tripods for both professionals and advanced amateurs. Velbon SHERPA tripods are equipped with the 3-way panhead PH157Q with Quick-release platform system that incorporates some clever features such as a one-touch handle that allows locking of both pan and tilt movements with one twist. The handle is mounted on the left which allows the user to keep their right hand free to operate the camera. Most models in the Sherpa range feature a slanting tooth geared elevator for smooth adjustment and also a friction adjuster that enables tension adjustment of centre-column elevator. The Sherpa 200R comes with Quick Shoe QB-157 has a maximum working height of 167.5mm, a minimum height of 59cm and can carry a maximum load of 3.5kg.