The ” J100-2 ” Tripod

$ 625.00$ 921.00 USD

Professional Photographer’s Choice and Industry Standard for Electronic Testing Laboratories – Lowest Vibration Tripod Made 

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Our #1 Best Seller.  The J100-2 is the heavy duty version of the J100 tripod.  Perfect because of its wide range of formats and at just 10 pounds / 4.53 kg with standard anodized aluminum knobs, it is extremely portable.  If you prefer the bronze knobs, as shown in the photos, they are available at an additional $96, and add one (1) pound / .45 kg to the weight of the tripod.  The J100-2, with a crown size of 3.9 inches / 9.9 cm, is for professional DSLR, medium format, large format 4 x 5, 5 x 7 and 8 x 10 cameras,

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J100-2 Tripod shown with optional J250 Head

and professional video cameras up to 55 pounds / 25 kg.  However, when the J250-2 head is used in conjunction with this tripod, the weight can be increased to 65 pounds / 29.5 kg.  Ries J 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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The J Series Head is recommended for use with this tripod.  Maximum camera weight is 65 pounds / 29.5 kg, not including the weight of the head if used in conjunction with a J200 or J250 head.  When used with a J250-2 head, the weight can be increased to 65 pounds / 29.5 kg.  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.  It is available with either a 1/4″-20 or 3/8″-16 mounting screw.



Shown here with optional J250 Head


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 – 10 Pounds / 4.53 kg, bronze knobs add 1 Pound / .453 kg

  • Crown Size  –  3.9 Inches / 9.906 cm
  • Maximum Camera Weight  –  65 Pounds / 29.5 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, Starlight Aluminum, or Luster Bronze (additional Charge)




Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 8 x 8 x 42 in

Maple 625.00, Jatoba 825.00, Sapele 825.00


Black Knobs 0.00, Luster Bronze Knobs 96.00

Tripod Screw

1/4 – 20, 3/8 – 16

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