SLIK USA Introduces New Tripod Line: The SLIK LITE Series

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SLIK USA, manufacturer of tripods for various uses, is launching its latest line of tripods for photographers: The SLIK LITE Series.  This new line of tripods, which is available now at and other retailers, brings to the table a variety of innovations, including an industry-first LED light in the bottom of the center column and the new Rapid Flip Mechanism (patent pending), which allows the legs to flip 180 degrees with ease for more compact storage.

“We are extremely excited about the design of the LITE series,” says SLIK Marketing Manager Michael Burnham.  “SLIK’s long history allows it to spot trends in camera support and improve on those trends, bringing better designed tripods to photographers.  The new easier to use Rapid Flip Mechanism and LED Flashlight in the center column make the LITE series the best travel tripods available.” 

The LITE Series features a detachable LED light, which is an industry first.  It was designed to help photographers find their gear in darker settings.  No more fumbling around for a flashlight or your iPhone.  The Rapid Flip Mechanism (RFM) gives the ability to flip the legs of the tripod 180 degrees, which allows for a superior level of storage and portability.  The RFM has brand new lock/release levers, which make locking and unlocking the legs fast and easy

SLIK USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance tripods for all levels of photographers.  SLIK Tripods was founded in Japan in 1948 and for the past 68 years has been an industry leader in camera support innovation.  Over that time, SLIK products have received numerous design awards.  The USA imprint of SLIK has brought this technology to the US and begun to expand its brand. 

Bert Gragg
Public Relations Coordinator
Capisco Marketing
(714) 335-0941

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