How much are the Sirui ET Series Flip-Lock Travel Tripods?

How much are the Sirui ET Series Flip-Lock Travel Tripods?

Anamika Hossain

Are you searching for the best flip-lock tripod? Choosing the best flip lock tripod can be difficult because there are a variety of options from different brands on the market!

Flip locks are exactly how they sound: a locking mechanism that flips up to release the tripod leg section and flips down to secure it into place. These locks make deploying the tripod fast and easy. Flip locks can be made of a variety of materials and vary in strength accordingly. For most people it is just a personal preference. Some say the flip locks are more bulky and can get snagged on objects. Some will tell you that one or the other is faster to set up and take down.

Sirui presents  ET Series Flip-Lock Travel Tripods which are the best flip-lock tripods that you can ever have!

The Sirui ET Series Tripods cost between $179.90 USD to $299.90 USD. This price includes delivery and warranty.

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SIRUI ET Series tripod have a uniquely designed leg mechanism that lets you to flip the legs up 180o. This allows the tripod to be folded significantly smaller than comparably sized tripods with conventional leg designs. And you can keep a ball head on the tripod and it will still fit in the compact case.
The SIRUI Flip Leg Lock System makes setup and breakdown fast and easy. Simply open the leg locks and the legs smoothly slide open. Thanks to the use of Magnesium leg clamps (for added strength) and SIRUI’s superior design, the flip locks provide a solid grip, enhanced stability and reliable performance.

The tripod is precision built from aircraft grade Aluminum or strong, lightweight 8 layer 100% Carbon Fiber, for maximum performance, stability and long life. The matching E-10/20 Ball Head provides full creative control with a separate panning and main locking knob and useful bubble level. Easily create panoramas with the exposed calibration scale.

Sirui E-10 Ball Head with TY-50E Plate

The E-10 Ball Head with TY-50E Plate from Sirui is a 10.6 oz aluminum camera support that features an Arca-type compatible quick release system. The head has two separate knobs, the larger knob unlocks to release the ball movement, and the independent pan lock releases the 360° panning base, which has 5° scale markings.
The weight capacity of the ball head is 17.6 lb, which makes it suitable to support large DSLR and medium format cameras. Furthermore, inside the clamp there is a safety stop and on the side of the clamp a security pin release button, which prevents the plate from accidentally sliding and falling out. The included TY-50E plate has a machined eyelet for a hand or shoulder strap.

The E-20 Ball Head with TY-50E Plate from Sirui is a 12.7 oz aluminum camera support that features an Arca-type compatible quick release system. The head has two separate knobs, the larger knob unlocks to release the ball movement, and the independent pan lock releases the 360° panning base, which has 5° scale markings.
The weight capacity of the ball head is 26.5 lb, which makes it suitable to support large DSLR and medium format cameras. Furthermore, inside the clamp there is a safety stop and on the side of the clamp a security pin release button, which prevents the plate from accidentally sliding and falling out. The included TY-50E plate has a machined eyelet for a hand or shoulder strap.

Sirui VA-5 Ultra-Compact Video Head

The SIRUI VA-5 Ultra-Compact Video Head uses a fluid system to produce smooth pans and tilts for DSLRs and compact video cameras weighing up to 6.6 lb. It features independent pan and tilt locks and uses an internal spring-assisted counterbalance mechanism for smoother tilt movements with heavier cameras. A TY-70A quick-release plate comes included, for forward/backward adjustment possible when attached to the head to help balance your camera. A dual safety lock system prevents the plate and your camera from falling off the head when the primary locking mechanism is loosened. To release the plate, simply press the secondary release button. To assist in horizontal alignment of your shots, the head has two bubble levels: one on the base of the head to align the tripod and one on the top of the head to align the camera. One pan handle comes included.

Now, lets take a look at the specifications of each tripod.

Sirui ET-1004 Aluminum Tripod with E-10 Ball Head

The ET-1004 Aluminum Tripod with E-10 Ball Head from Sirui is a 4-section aluminum tripod with an included ball head and quick release plate.
With the center column extended, the tripod's maximum height is 55"  The tripod weighs 3.0 lb and can support up to 18 lb. An included short center column allows for changeover to shoot macro or from low angles. Also, the center column can be inverted to shoot from under the tripod.
The 4-section legs feature flip locks for easy adjustment and each leg can be independently placed at three position angles and automatically lock in place for secure shooting on uneven ground. The legs on the ET-1004 fold up 180º for compact storage and transport; its folded length is just 16.5". The tripod's rugged spider is made from forged aluminum alloy and the legs are made from economical aluminum alloy for stability, performance and longevity.
The E-10 ball head and a quick-release plate are supplied with the ET-1004 tripod . The ball head provides separate adjustment knobs for panning and locking, the locking knob is metal with a solid grip and wear-resistant surface. The E-10 ball head's locking mechanism can support up to 40 lb and is built to for smooth, vibration-free movement. A bubble-level is supplied for fast and accurate alignment.

Sirui ET-1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-10 Ball Head

The ET-1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-10 Ball Head from Sirui is a 4-section carbon fiber tripod with an included ball head and quick release plate.
With the center column extended, the tripod's maximum height is 55"  The tripod weighs 2.5 lb and can support up to 18 lb. An included short center column allows for changeover to shoot macro or from low angles. Also, the center column can be inverted to shoot from under the tripod.
The 4-section legs feature flip locks for easy adjustment and each leg can be independently placed at three position angles and automatically lock in place for secure shooting on uneven ground. The legs on the ET-1204 fold up 180º for compact storage and transport; its folded length is just 16.5". The tripod's rugged spider is made from forged aluminum alloy and the legs are made from lightweight 8-layer 100% carbon fiber for stability, performance and longevity.
The E-10 ball head and a quick-release plate are supplied with the ET-1204 tripod . The ball head provides separate adjustment knobs for panning and locking, the locking knob is metal with a solid grip and wear-resistant surface. The E-10 ball head's locking mechanism can support up to 40 lb and is built to for smooth, vibration-free movement. A bubble-level is supplied for fast and accurate alignment.

Sirui ET-1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with VA5 Video Head Kit

Gain the advantage of using the ET-1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with VA5 Video Head Kit from Sirui, where features from both the photo and video worlds combine into one tripod. With the quickness of the tripod's flip leg lock system and the compact size of the fluid head, you can be ready to go and capture video at a moment's notice.

Sirui ET-2004 Aluminum Tripod with E-20 Ball Head

The ET-2004 Aluminum Tripod with E-20 Ball Head from Sirui is a 4-section aluminum tripod with an included ball head and quick release plate.
With the center column extended, the tripod's maximum height is 57"  The tripod weighs 3.5 lb and can support up to 26.5 lb. An included short center column allows for changeover to shoot macro or from low angles. Also, the center column can be inverted to shoot from under the tripod.
The 4-section legs feature flip locks for easy adjustment and each leg can be independently placed at three position angles and automatically lock in place for secure shooting on uneven ground. The legs on the ET-2004 fold up 180º for compact storage and transport; its folded length is just 17". The tripod's rugged spider is made from forged aluminum alloy and the legs are made from economical aluminum alloy for stability, performance and longevity. Feet with retractable spikes provide further stability when shooting on soft or slippery surfaces.
The E-20 ball head and a quick-release plate are supplied with the ET-2004 tripod . The ball head provides separate adjustment knobs for panning and locking, the locking knob is metal with a solid grip and wear-resistant surface. The E-20 ball head's locking mechanism can support up to 44 lb and is built to for smooth, vibration-free movement. A bubble-level is supplied for fast and accurate alignment.

Sirui ET-2204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-20 Ball Head

The ET-2204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-20 Ball Head from Sirui is a 4-section carbon fiber tripod with an included ball head and quick release plate.
With the center column extended, the tripod's maximum height is 57"  The tripod weighs 3.0 lb and can support up to 26.5 lb. An included short center column allows for changeover to shoot macro or from low angles. Also, the center column can be inverted to shoot from under the tripod.
The 4-section legs feature flip locks for easy adjustment and each leg can be independently placed at three position angles and automatically lock in place for secure shooting on uneven ground. The legs on the ET-2204 fold up 180º for compact storage and transport; its folded length is just 17". The tripod's rugged spider is made from forged aluminum alloy and the legs are made from lightweight 8-layer 100% carbon fiber for stability, performance and longevity. Feet with retractable spikes provide further stability when shooting on soft or slippery surfaces.
The E-20 ball head and a quick-release plate are supplied with the ET-2204 tripod . The ball head provides separate adjustment knobs for panning and locking, the locking knob is metal with a solid grip and wear-resistant surface. The E-20 ball head's locking mechanism can support up to 44 lb and is built to for smooth, vibration-free movement. A bubble-level is supplied for fast and accurate alignment.

This wraps up the intro for Sirui ET Series tripods. Now we will give you the space to make your absolute best decision.