The SLIK Pro 500DX has a ABLE 300DX HEAD 3-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR or mirrorless camera. The head can hold up to 6.0 kg of equipment. The PRO 500 series are capable of handling the weight of a professional full-frame DSLRs or mirrorless cameras with heavy lenses. It can handle up to 6.0 kg of equipment yet it keeps itself light in case the tripod needs to be moved around. It offers professional photographers and advanced amateurs the strength and stability they need. SLIKs exclusive AMT super titanium alloy legs make the PRO 500 tripods rock steady yet lighter than it looks. Ã¢â¬ÅWhats so great about AMT alloy?Ã¢â¬Â You may be thinking. AMT has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum. The legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in most of todays tripods. This lightweight comes with a price comparable to other standard aluminum tripods. The SLIK Pro 500DX also makes setting up easy with secure, speed-release leg locks. A gearless center column and 3-position, adjustable angle leg locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps. The SLIK Pro 500DX center column is two threaded pieces that convert the top piece to a short column. Combined with the adjustable leg angle locks the tripod lowers to 350mm for low angle or macro photography.