Benro announces Benro Polaris – the world's first ever electric tripod head

Benro Polaris tripod head
(Image credit: Benro)

Benro has announced its latest tripod head, an innovative new product called Polaris. This unusual tripod head features electrical controls along with programmable features via the use of an app. The Benro Polaris also includes the ability to connect to your cameras for more complex movements and features. Through the use of Wi-Fi, the Polaris can use its connection with your camera to help the photographer create precise compositions. 

As a tripod manufacturer, Benro has a vast catalogue of products ranging from small travel tripods to huge studio tripods. More recently, Benro has started to to produce gimbals and now the world's first electric tripod head. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!