The Dolica MT-700 professional video tripod designed for amateurs and pro's that need a heavy-duty and elegant video tripod for serious shooting. Built to handle up to 17.6lbs, its suitable for professional camcorders as wells as DSLR's with HD videofunction. The MT-700 is made from upgraded thicker aluminum legs. This helps support the ultra-smooth video panhead. TheMT-700 pan head includes a quick release plate with both 1/4" and 3/8" screws. The fluid tilt motion is accomplished through acounter weight spring and the pan motion is fluid damped. This style of fluid damping makes the MT-700 panhead very durableand resilient. An adjustable handle is included for mounting on left or right side of the head. Included with the MT-700 is a paddednylon case for storage and handling.