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Orion Telescopes
Orion Tritech CFX Carbon Fiber Tripod with 3-Way Pan Head
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Expected Ship Date: 09/15/2024

  • Rugged all-purpose carbon fiber field tripod provides stable and portable support with smooth motion control
  • Supports spotting scopes, small telescopes, binoculars, cameras, and other instruments weighing up to 15 lbs.
  • Exceptionally smooth fluid pan-head provides 360-degrees azimuth rotation and over 90-degrees altitude motion with twist-lock handle grips on each axis
  • Weighs about 30% less than similarly sized metal tripods for enhanced portability
  • Collapses to just 29" long and includes fully padded carry case with shoulder strap

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Item #  40811b

Thanks to its carbon fiber construction, the Orion Tritech CFX Tripod is about 30% lighter than metal tripods of similar size. Plus, the carbon fiber tripod legs also dampen vibrations more effectively compared to metal tripods for steadier performance and more stable images.

The Tritech CFX tripod legs boast three extendable sections with robust flip-lever leg locks for fast setup, takedown, and length adjustments. What's more, each tripod leg can be set at four different angle positions for optimal setup on any terrain. Foam hand grips on all three tripod legs make the Tritech CFX easy to grab and move, even in cold or damp weather. Threaded rubber feet at the end of each tripod leg can be retracted to expose metal spikes for extra stability in especially rugged settings. 

On top of the tripod sits a sturdy aluminum fluid pan-head with three axes of motion and two twist-lock handle grips for exceptionally smooth altitude and tilt control. The two twist-lock handle grips are delightfully easy to locate and manipulate while peering through attached instruments such as spotting scopes and binoculars. A handy bubble-level on the pan head provides an easy way to ensure attached instruments are kept level when desired.

An included quick-release mounting plate features a captive "-20 threaded post with D-ring for tool-free attachment of cameras, spotting scopes, small telescopes, binocular adapters, and more. The Tritech CFX provides stable support for instruments weighing up to 15 pounds. To keep attached instruments safe and secure, the mounting plate is held captive until released by depressing a button on the pan head.
With an extended height of 54.5" plus 10.5" additional height with the center column extended, the Tritech CFX can hold attached instruments at a maximum height of 65". A secondary 3/8" threaded mounting post on the bottom of the central column comes in handy when low instrument positioning is desired.

Includes fully padded soft carry case with shoulder strap. The Tritech CFX collapses down to just 29" long for convenient transport and storage. 

Weighs 6 lbs., 2.3 oz.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-447-1001.

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  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & terrestrial
  • User level
  • Weight rating
    15 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    6.1 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    6.1 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
  • Other features
    Padded carry case with shoulder strap
  • Warranty
    One year

Orion Tritech CFX Carbon Fiber Tripod with 3-Way Pan Head
Short and long panning handles
Padded carry case with shoulder strap

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.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $0.00
3 Day Delivery: $23.00
2 Day Delivery: $23.00
Next Day Delivery: $31.00

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