Dedicated to photographers who love to travel, VEO tripods offer a new breed of super lightweight, compact usability.

  • Exclusive rapid column rotation for compact transportation and instant set up
  • High loading performance
  • Includes a smooth ball head
  • 4 section aluminum alloy legs with 3 different angle options
  • Extra low angle photography option
  • Soft rubber handle provides an unbeatable grip in any weather


# VEO 204AB



The VEO 204AB offers an innovative rapid column rotation feature that makes it super compact and allows quick setup and takedown. The 4-section aluminum alloy legs come equipped with extra strong leg locks, giving it a higher loading capacity than other tripods of its kind. Three different leg angle options and a special adapter make extra low angle photography easy. The soft rubber handle provides an unbeatable grip, in any weather. The VEO 204AB is the perfect complement to the traveling photographer not willing to part with versatility or dependability.



Warranty 2 Years
Extended Warranty 5 years
Material Aluminum
Weight (lb) 2.8000
Load capacity (lbs) 8.8
Extended height (in) 53.13
Folded height (in) 15.5
Minimum Height (in) 15 1/2
Leg Sections 4
Leg Lock Flip Lock
Bubble Level 1
Panhead movements 360
Quick Shoe QS-60S
Head Specs TBH-45 ball head with Arca-type compatible quick-release plate

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Is the ball head able to pan without loosening the entire ball head?

Asked by: ajdd
Hello- No there is 1 knob that controls everything. If you need a separate knob to control the head rotation we would recommend the next one up, the VEO 235AB.
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2016-08-18

Seriously frustrated! I can not flip up the tripod mount. Looks so easy in all the videos. Do I need to unscrew something or push a button? Thank you.

Asked by: Karen322
Hello- In the tripods compact mode, the center column has to be all the way down in order for the center column to be swung up. If you can see the spring button while the tripod is folded it will prevent the center column from being flipped up.
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2016-08-02

why don't you have the price of the product with each one, would help me decide on buying right away or saving up for what I'm after.

Asked by: Kenny2meny
Hello- The price for the Veo 204AB is $119.99.
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2016-07-05

Can you remove that ball head from the tripod legs?

Asked by: jmatt
Hello- Yes the head is removable from the legs.
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2016-05-27

Wanted to get a quote on a tripod. I just purchase a Sony A6300 

Asked by: Ted24
Hello- The price for the Veo 204AB is $119.99 you can find it on our website at
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2016-05-16

What is the maximum height with and without the center column extended, and what is the minimum height?

Asked by: ChrisB
The minimum height i'd say is 0, because the center column with the ball head attached is longer than the collapsed leg segments. The center column can flip around beneath the tripod legs, the legs can extend and lock at an angle greater than 45 degrees.  Its 43-1/8" tall with the ball-joint head. and 39-1/2" without the ball joint head. At maximum it is about 55" if weighted and legs in. Otherwise the maximum is 52-3/4" with legs extended. You do not need a 1/4"-20 thread mount, just remove the ball joint by unscrewing (do not remove) the two hex screws on the top of the center column, tighten the ball joint and unscrew the whole assembly from the center column.    
Answered by: Kitsune
Date published: 2016-04-13

What is the weight for this tripod/ball head combo?

Asked by: ChrisB
The VEO 204AB weighs 2.8 pounds.
Answered by: Vanguard
Date published: 2016-03-21
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