What makes Ultimate's tripods better? Strength and endurance. The finest materials and manufacturing processes glass reinforced polycarbonate fittings, drawn aluminum tubing, and two-step anodizing to give you durable and dependable lightweight tripods that will last a lifetime. Sturdy lightweight aluminum tripods for secure support of speakers and lighting equipment. Load capacity is 100 lbs (45.4 kg). Available in black or silver finish; with or without tote bags. All Ultimate tripods feature a universal center tube: 1 1/2" on one end and 1 3/8" on the other, minimizing the need for extra adapters.