Pole Series 1 Complete consists of two units - UPPER and LOWER
Fanotec Carbon Fiber Poles Series 1 Upper:
The community has been waiting for a portable, easy to use and yet rigid enough pole for making aerial panoramas using typical DSLRs in the market. Fanotec poles are easy to operate and carry. They can be extended to maximum height in minutes by pushing up and locking each telescoping section. Made of carbon fiber tubes, they are lightweight, portable and are ideal for on-the-go situations and areas not accessible to vehicle mounted units.
Fanotec poles are modular in design. Users can start up with a small module and gradually build up the height by stacking it to a larger module. Each module can be used independently (additional parts needed), creating an array of short poles with different stiffness for different applications, such as horizontal pole for cliff panoramas.
Aerial panoramic photography is ideal for tourism, festivals, surveys, construction planning, and many other applications. It provides a new, exciting perspective of landmarks and landscapes at elevated height. Obstacles no longer obstruct the view at the location.
Features and Highlights:
|Max Height||2.75m (9’)|
|Contracted Length||0.81 m (2’ 8”)|
|Number of Sections||4|
|Number of Modules||1|
|Tube Diameters||20, 24, 28, 32 mm|
|Max Load||15 kg (33lb)|
|Max Load at Max Height||2kg (4.4lb)|
|Weight||0.75 kg (1.6lb)|
|Attachment Size||3/8" stud and 3/8" female receiver|
|Suitable for Horizontal application||No|
Pole Series 1 Lower:
This is actually the Pole Series 2 LOWER Unit which can be used to extend the height of Pole Series 1. The Pole Series 2 Lower unit can also be used with Pole Series 1 to extend the maximum height to 550cm (216.53" or 18ft). The Pole Series 2 Lower unit consists of 3 tubes with diameters of 36mm, 39.75mm and 43.5mm (1.4", 1.56" and 1.7").
Closed length is 107cm (42.13").
Maximum extended height is 283cm (111.42")
After Combined with Pole 1 upper Specs:
Maximum extended height is 5.5m (18’)
Closed length is 1.22m (4’)
Maximum load at maximum height: 2kg (4.4lb)
For help in deciding which pole best suits your needs Wim Koornneef, expert in pole panoramic photography, has shared with us images made with Pole Series 1 and 2 - click here
Wim also shares sample scenarios for use of each series of poles (1&2) and displays poles at various extensions. Learn some great insider tips from the author as well.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES:
* Fanotec Carbon Fiber Poles conduct electricity very well. Please take extreme caution when raising and using these poles around electrical wires.
* Fanotec poles are NOT designed to be mounted onto a rigid tripod. The pole base can be damaged by the added torque generated with the use of camera and lens at full extension. Please see Tripod Adapters Type A and Type B
MFG Part No: P-1-C