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Ambico Tripods Tripods

1.71/5 (7 Reviews)


  • Tripod TypeTripod
    Head TypePanhead
    Folded Length24 in.
    Weight2.8 lbs.
    MPNv-0552a
    Product ID21782321

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by DoctorBlackwell@aol.com a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: November 30, 2007

Bottom Line:   
Purchased my 2nd Ambico Tripod 5 weeks ago. The first one I had lost the lower leg (it just fell out while I was walking). I had only used it about 15-20 times, but figured it was just "one of those things that happens" occasionally.
Bought a 2nd one 5 weeks ago. Used it 3 times, and the lower leg fell out. Attempted to fix it, but cannot make it tight up enough to stay it.

Will never buy another Ambico product again. They may be well priced, but even at $20 or so, I don't want to replace them everytime I do some photography!

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $20.00

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by muffindog a Casual

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2005

Strengths:    None

Weaknesses:    Poor quality if parts break off

Bottom Line:   
Had this tripod for about 3 yrs. The crank broke off so we cannot extend the height of the tripod. Emailed Ambico as the box states it has a lifetime warranty. No reply even after emailing them twice.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $29.00

Purchased At:   Circuit City

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by pontifex bmp a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: July 11, 2004

Strengths:    -very light weight
-cheap (if not free)
-movelble head
-for the price not bad at all!


Weaknesses:    -not srong at all
-no level
-for the price not bad at all!


Bottom Line:   
i got this tripod a while back for free (not a good model came with a camera bag or somthing). I clip it to my camera bag and go it's very light. if you use a heavey bodied camera on it you probly will snap it (it wobbes when i but my elan on it)

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Purchased At:   N/A

Similar Products Used:   sliks, ambico, bogen

Type of photography:   Other


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by mskracken a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: November 9, 2003

Strengths:    it is strong, and it doesn't wobble, plus the built in level is very useful

Weaknesses:    the swinging platform, as well as the metal dents very easily

Bottom Line:   
i bought the tripod because i thought it was a good deal, but i was mistaken. the tripod pivots and it swings from a 0 degree angle to a 90 degree angle, but when it is at 0, it is off by at least five degrees

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by todd embelton a Intermediate from mapleton me 04757

Date Reviewed: December 27, 2002

Strengths:    good looking and light

Weaknesses:    parts availibility

Bottom Line:   
i purchased a ambico tripod v-0552 and used it for about a month,the plastic piece that mounts to the camcorder broke the second time i used it. i do like the tripod but its useless without the plastic piece. i have tryed several places to get parts but no help. as far as going back to sears well i cant say enough,when your looking to spend money its the place to go but when your looking for help after the sale forget it they are useless.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $6999.00

Purchased At:   sears

Similar Products Used:   none first one

Type of photography:   Other



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