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2013-01-03 11:33:04

What: New Davis & Sanford Pro Elite Tripod Now Shipping Where: Order through Tiffen Global Dealer Network When: Available Today   Hauppauge, NY – January 3, 2013The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer and distributor of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture, and broadcast markets, today announced that the new Davis & Sanford® Pro Elite Tripod and Head models 5075-15 and 5100-25 are now shipping.   The new Davis & Sanford Pro Elite Series two-in-one spreader feature includes snap-in center support brace with boots for uneven ground plus adjustable ground spreader for maximum rigidity and a true fluid head design, providing shooters a system that performs flawlessly on both flat and uneven surfaces. The ergonomically designed lever offers shooters incredibly smooth pan, scan and tilt with counter balance control capabilities that support a wide range of camera weights. The variable quick release lets users easily fine-tune the camera balance.   Davis & Sanford Pro Elite Tripods Pricing and Specifications The new Davis & Sanford Pro Elite tripods are offered through the Tiffen Dealer Network at a price point of 699.99USD for the PE 5075-15 model and 1099.99USD for the PE 5100-25 model.   Pro Elite 5075-15 -- 75mm two-in-one video tripod w/ 5-15 fluid head • Two-in-one spreader feature includes snap-in center support brace with boots for uneven ground plus adjustable ground spreader for maximum rigidity. • All aluminum tripod legs, canopy and head structure two-stage quick-lock leg clamping system • Rapid action transport clips • Spike feet or rubber feet option included • 515 head has selectable four-position pan and tilt drag • 515 head has selectable five-position plus zero counterbalance system • 515 head has 80mm sliding camera plate range and bubble level • Heavy duty ballistic nylon padded tripod bag included   Maximum Height: 64" / 162.56 cm; Minimum Height: 23.6" / 59.94 cm; Folded: 35.4" / 89.92 cm Mid Level Spreader: snap in w/ stationary 47" / 119.38 cm floor diameter Leg Diameter & Stages: 17mm & 25mm-2 stage Quick Release: QR515, 80mm sliding range Floor Spreader Diameter Min: 25" / 63.5; Max: 41" / 104.14 cm Tripod Capacity 88 lbs, Head Payload: 2 lbs-15 lbs Head Tilt & Pan: 4 step (0+3) Tilt Range +90 -75 degrees Counterbalance: five steps (0+4) Bowl Diameter: 75mm Box Size: 29" x 9" x 9" / 73.66 cm x 22.86 cm x 22.86 cm; Master Pack: 4 pc; 30” x 19” x 19" / 76.2 cm x 48.26 cm x 48.26 cm Total Weight: 13 lbs. / 5.9 kg Leg Lock Type: Flip   Pro Elite 5100-25 -- 100mm Video Tripod w/3-25 fluid head • Adjustable ground spreader for maximum rigidity • All aluminum tripod legs, canopy and head structure • Two-stage quick-lock leg clamping system • Rapid-action transport lock • Spike feet option included • 3-15 head has selectable four-position pan and tilt drag • 3-15 head has selectable three-position counterbalance system • Head has mini Euro quick release plate and bubble level • Heavy duty ballistic nylon padded tripod bag included   Maximum Height: 64" / 162.56 cm; Minimum Height: 23.6" / 59.94 cm; Folded: 35.4" / 89.92 cm Floor Spreader Diameter Min: 25" / 63.5; Max: 41" / 104.14 cm Leg Diameter & Stages: 17mm & 25mm-2 stage Quick Release: QR325 Leg Lock Type: Flip Tripod Capacity 88 lbs / 39.9 kg, Head Payload: 2 lbs-15 lbs / 0.9 kg-6.8 kg Head Tilt & Pan: 4 step (0+3) Tilt Range +90 -75 degrees Counterbalance: 3 step Bowl Diameter: 100mm Box Size: 29" x 9" x 9" / 73.66 cm x 22.86 cm x 22.86 cm; Master Pack: 4 pc; 30” x 19” x 19" / 76.2 cm x 48.26 cm x 48.26 cm Total Weight: 15 lbs. / 6.8 kg   For more information about Davis & Sanford tripods, please visit http://www.tiffen.com/results.html?search_type_no=603&tablename=davissanford.   About Davis & Sanford Davis & Sanford, one of America’s oldest, most respected tripod manufacturers, has been a major force in the advancement of modern tripod design for nearly 80 years. The company grew out of the renowned Davis & Sanford Photo Studio on Fifth Avenue in New York. Founded in 1892 it catered to members of New York’s high society, including such notables as Andrew Carnegie. In 1930, Davis & Sanford was re-established as a tripod manufacturer specializing in super-rigid, light- weight metal tripods that set a standard for the industry. That spirit of functional excellence, technical innovation, and outstanding value continues today, with the latest line of Davis & Sanford tripods.   About Tiffen Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for over 70 years. The company has a rich history of innovative product design, superior optical consistency, and unparalleled quality. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning two Technical Achievement Awards and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as multiple Emmy® Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen® filters, Steadicam® camera stabilizing systems, Lowel® lights, Listec™ teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx® digital imaging software, Domke® bags, Davis & Sanford® tripods, Genustech® camera accessories, Zing® camera covers, Stroboframe® flash brackets, Saunders® professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten® filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the image-making accessory industry.   For more information on Tiffen, please visit: http://www.tiffen.com.   Tiffen is a registered trademark of The Tiffen Company. All other trademarks and products mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.   Press Contacts Tiffen North America Anya Oskolkova Zazil Media Group anya@zazilmediagroup.com (p) 617.817.6559 (skype) anya.oskolkova   Janice Dolan Zazil Media Group janice@zazilmediagroup.com (p) 617.817.6595 (skype) janicedolan   ####

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