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Meade Classic 30 Photo Tripod
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  • Adjustable height ranges from 24" to 61"
  • Long handle attached to the panhead provides precise motion control
  • A bubble level helps to ensure the tripod is level when setting up on uneven terrain
  • Weighs 3.7 lb.
  • Can be used with full-sized binoculars or spotting scopes weighing up to 6.6 lb.

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Item #  55855b
Mfg Model #  608050

This entry level tripod provides a stable foundation for your camera, binocular or spotting scope.

The tripod height is adjustable from 24" to 61" and has a maximum recommended payload of 6.6 lb. (3kg). It features a long handle for precise panhead movements along with a bubble level, and weighs just 3.7 lb. This tripod can used with full-sized binoculars, spotting scopes, cameras, and any other accessory that uses a standard 1/4"-20 tripod attachment socket.

Note that a binocular tripod adapter L-bracket) will required to connect most binoculars to the tripod.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & terrestrial
  • User level
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & terrestrial
  • Weight rating
    6 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    3.7 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    3.7 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Can be used with binoculars and spotting scopes
  • Other features
  • Warranty
    Two year

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.


This product is available to ship Standard delivery US except for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii. Delivery is available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates. Delivery is available to Canada.

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