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Deals: Peak Design HUGE Sale - Weird Times. Weird Sales.



Our good friends over at Peak Design is having a HUGE sale right now. Despite what is going on around the world.
These are weird times.

As the economy slows in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic affecting all corners of the globe, our sales at Peak Design have ground to a halt. This doesn’t just affect our 40-person core team; it is devastating to our thousands of partners in manufacturing, customer service, logistics, and retail, all around the world.

We realize many folks are not in a position to be spending right now. But if you’re in the market for brilliant gear that’s guaranteed for life, we’re making it a little easier for you to buy it. In doing so, we hope to gas up the economic engine that we and our many partners depend on. Use our dealer locater to find a shop near you, and give them a call.
For one, they're launching the Travel Tripod globally on April 7th and donating 100% of tripod profits to coronavirus relief and climate change.

From now until then, they're having a big ass sale. Through April 6th, get 20-40% off almost every PD product at peakdesign.com or at participating local retailers such as AmazonB&H Photo and Adorama. And it wouldn't be a promotion without terms & conditions.

Details:
  • 20% off all products except Travel Tripod + tripod accessories
  • 40% off all V1 Everyday Bags (while supplies last)
  • Other discounts/coupons, including bundle discounts, will not be valid during this site-wide sale
  • Sale prices do not apply to IPP/EPP members
  • Discount not valid on previous purchases
  • Discount applies to product prices only, and not tax/shipping
  • Sale runs 3/31 through 4/6 midnight PT
Be sure to check out our affiliate/discounts for additional discounts codes and offers from other affiliates.

Thank you for your support. Be safe and healthy.


Kickstarter: Platypod Platyball Ergo and Elite Tripod Heads



Our good friends over at Platypod just launched their latest product on Kickstarter called Platyball. The Platyball is an inverted ball head with some really interesting design choices and features such as replacing knobs with buttons and bubble levels with a much more modern LED-based leveling system.

The Platyball Ergo's inverted design is made up of three elements: a stainless steel-reinforced 3/8-inch tripod socket, an Arca-Swiss compatible quick-release clamp with a twist-locking collar and safety button, a built-in panning turntable with a locking wheel and 360° markings/indicator arrows, supports payload of up to 22lbs (10kg), and (of course) a bottom-mounted ball-head that uses “progressive variable tension locking and unlocking buttons” instead of your typical knobs that are found on conventional ball heads.

With the Elite version, you also get “a patented and incredibly accurate LED-based leveling indicator that makes it stand out from other ball heads on the market.” The level uses a standard A23 alkaline battery for power, works in any orientation, and features three brightness levels so you can use it in a variety of lighting conditions.

The Platyball is currently available on Kickstarter for $199 for the Ergo model or $249 for the Elite with the LED level with shipments going out March 2021. For an extra $20 (Ergo - $219 or Elite - $269), you can get your Platyball December 2020.



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