Slik launches new PRO CF carbon fibre tripods and Pro Ball Heads

Slik PRO CF-834

Tripod maker Slik has been pretty quiet recently, but now it’s back, and with two new PRO CF carbon fibre tripods, and two pro ball heads to go with them.

It's already tough enough trying to choose the best tripod, but these two new Slik models do seem to be priced pretty keenly. The largest is the Slik PRO CF-834, which measures 48cm when folded and has a maximum height of 165cm, excluding the head. It’s designed to support a payload of 7kg.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at