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Benro’s New ‘System Go’ Tripod Transforms Into Whatever You Need It to Be

By Anthony Thurston on October 6th 2014

If you are like me, your tripod has one or two clear uses, and only one function. My tripod holds my camera steady at a desired height, or holds my slider steady at a desired height. Benro’s new System Go Tripod looks to merge tripod and slider into one multi-use product that is good in any situation.

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As you will see in the demo video below, the System go is a multi-use tripod that adapts to whatever you need: be that a video slider, a shoulder rig, a macro or still life tripod, even a flipping table!

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This is an exciting product, even if some of the examples used feel a bit forced in real life. I would love to upgrade my single use tripod into a more versatile one like this. I am curious to see what the price point ends up being.

Benro System Go Product Demo


These new System Go tripods are expected to be available in the US around January of 2015. Unfortunately, no pricing information has been released at this time.

I like where Benro is taking these tripods, though the articulating center column alone is not really all that unique – I know Vanguard (and others) have been doing that for a while now.

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What are your thoughts on these new Benro System Go tripods? Do you think that they will actually be used for most of the uses shown in the video, or will most still just be used as a tripod? Leave a comment below!

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Anthony Thurston is a photographer based in the Salem, Oregon area specializing in Boudoir. He recently started a new project, Fiercely Boudoir to help support the growing boudoir community. Find him over on Instagram. You may also connect with him via Email.

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Matt Molloy

    Looks great, which makes me think it will be expensive. Time will tell.

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  2. Phil Bautista

    SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!!! NOW!!!

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  3. Gene Gregory

    this is a nice tripod, saving for this one

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  4. Scott Kuo

    Im down for 10, send it to me!

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  5. Austin Swenson

    I think the guy’s voice in the video came on a little strong like I should also expect it to make me breakfast in bed, a nice shoulder massage, and then do all my post processing for me.

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  6. Ken Yee

    would like a breakdown of what accessories are extras…

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  7. Daniel Jester

    That promo video was kind of a turn off for me. I don’t really know why exactly, but I don’t think I will be knocking any doors down to buy this.

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  8. MARTIN MIANO

    Really cool product especially for a startup….with the multiple uses it should really come in handy

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  9. Rui Pinto

    Real curious about this! Seems pretty cool

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  10. mugur ic

    Interesting product and useful.

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  11. Derek Schwartz

    Really curious about weight limits…

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  12. Harry Lim

    The sliding options seems pretty cool. Not sure how the performance stacks up to an actual slider, but if you’re on a budget…

    The jib option is also intriguing but I assume you would have to buy the extra attachments. I wonder if Benro will make it clear or offer accessories for all those options.

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  13. Brandon Dewey

    I would like to see a hands on review with all of the different products for this system. It look interesting though.

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