The ” A100-2 ” Tripod

$ 959.00$ 1,264.00 USD

For Heavy Large Format, Film & Digital, Best Choice for Reducing Vibration in Digital Backs 

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The A100-2 with a crown size of 6 inches/15.24 cm is for long lens digital cameras with digital backs, professional video cameras, and 8 x 10 and larger format cameras up to 145 pounds/66 kg. Ries A Series Tripods feature the Tri-Lock mechanism making them the most stable tripod in the industry. They are made standard from Eastern Hard Rock Maple or custom made from one of our Special wood selections.

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Ries A100-2 Tripod

The A100-2 is available with 1/4″-20 or 3/8″-16 mounting screws. With the standard anodized aluminum knobs the A100-2 weighs just 14 pounds/6.35 kg. Optional bronze knobs, as shown in the photos, are available for an additional $105, and add 1.25 pounds/.57 kg to the total weight. The A Series Head is recommended for use with this tripod. Maximum camera weight is 145 lbs/66 kg, when used in conjunction with an A Series Head. If you prefer a tripod at a different height, please contact us or call and we can customize a tripod for you, up to an additional 12 inches/30.48 cm, for an additional charge.


All Performances are based on Ries models manufactured after January 2014 when the Ries factory converted from cast aluminum to the current wrought 6061-T6 aluminum alloy.  Though similar in appearance to the older cast aluminum the older Ries models are not rated to the same specifications as our newer models.


  • Weight – 14 Pounds / 6.35 kg, bronze knobs add 1.25 Pounds / .57 kg

  • Crown Size  –  6 Inches / 15.24 cm
  • Maximum Camera Weight  –  145 Pounds / 66 kg, does not include weight of head
  • Minimum Height  –  12 Inches / 30.5 cm
  • Maximum Height  –  62 Inches / 152 cm
  • Folded Length  –  40 Inches / 101.6 cm
  • Camera Screws  –  1/4″-20 or 3/8″-16 available
  • Knob Finish  –  Black Aluminum or Luster Bronze (additional Charge)




Additional information

Weight 14 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 9 x 45 in

Maple 959.00, Jatoba 1159.00, Sapele 1159.00


Black Knobs 0.00, Luster Bronze Knobs 105.00

Tripod Screw

1/4 – 20, 3/8 – 16

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