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Lumapod - The World's Fastest Tripod

A project in Grieskirchen, Austria by Lumapod

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An ultra-compact and lightning fast tripod solution for those who enjoy exploring freely.
Backers: 3785
Average Pledge Per Backer: €133

Funded: €501,691 of €35,000
Dates: Sep 12th -> Oct 25th (44 days)
Project By: Lumapod
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Latest News

▶ Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked! 😁

October 23rd - via:
Get your Lumapod Stake Extensions - Now available at a special Kickstarter price for Add-On! Thanks to you guys we have now raised over €450K! We are incredibly grateful and feel so lucky to have such an awesome community behind Lumapod! Only 2... (Read More)

▶ Let’s Talk Materials!

October 16th - via:
Hey Backers!  We want to address 2 questions we often get: 1. What materials are Lumapod made of? Are there any plastic parts? Lumapod is made with high quality materials and uses very little plastic. All load bearing parts are made of high-grade... (Read More)

▶ Announcing Stretch Goal #2!

October 10th - via:
We have a new goal & a new leg extension! Let’s reach €450k and unlock it! Introducing the Lumapod Stake Extensions. Just as the terrain levelers and dolly wheels, the stake extensions are easily swapped in and out on the Go120. These were... (Read More)

'World's fastest tripod' smashes Kickstarter target

October 10th - via:
Lumapod, a dynamic camera gear start-up based in Austria, has announced a Kickstarter crowdfunding campign for its ultra-compact travel tripod, which sets up in only four seconds. With the launch of a Kickstarter campaign it brings its patented technology to amateur and professional photographers around the world. (Read More)

You did it! Stretch Goal #1 unlocked!

October 7th - via:
We hit €350k which means every Lumapod comes with a Free Counterweight Attachment! Now you can easily add additional weight to balance your gear and achieve more stability for more demanding setups.   Stay tuned for more information regarding... (Read More)

Free Gift & Strech Goal Announcement!

October 1st - via:
Thank you to everyone for participating on our survey! We have a FREE Gift and our First Stretch Goal for you! FREE GIFT: We decided to incorporate a carry detail on both models! This allows you to attach a wrist strap and gives you more ways to... (Read More)

The Stretch Goal Options are Here! Your Choice!

September 21st - via:
You all generated the ideas! Now you just need to choose! We had so many great ideas from the first Stretch-Goal Survey. We have compiled the data and narrowed it down to the most requested options. Now it is your turn to choose! Please check out the... (Read More)

Incredible First Week! Stretch Goals?!

September 18th - via:
You guys are truly amazing! Over $250k in Just 5 Days! There is no way to express our gratitude! Thank you all for putting your trust in us! Now it’s time to start talking about stretch goals and we think you should have a say in it! What would you... (Read More)

Lumapod: A Tiny Tension-Held Tripod That Sets Up in 4 Seconds Flat

September 17th - via:
Lumapod is a new tripod design that has caught fire over at Kickstarter, blowing past its initial $40,000 goal in just 90 minutes and currently sitting at over $250,000 raised from over 1,700 photographers. Developed by designer Martin Grabner, Lumapod looks like a thick baton when in its compact, collapsed state. (Read More)

You Guys are Amazing! -100% Funded in less than 90 minutes!

September 12th - via:
Only 90 minutes!At 9am EST we launched our Kickstarter campaign.    Less than 90 minutes later, we reached our funding goal!   Thank you so much for your support, you guys are incredible.   This is just day 1   43 more coming. PS - Let's... (Read More)

Lumapod, the “world’s fastest tripod,” launches on Kickstarter

September 12th - via:
For photographers on the go, the decision to bring a tripod can be a tricky one. There are many excellent lightweight tripods, sure, but in addition to bringing another piece of gear on a trip, you also need time to set up the tripod. For photographers who don’t mind getting low, the Platypod has proven to be a nice option for many. However, what if you want a more traditional tripod working height but don’t want to deal with a heavy tripod or lengthy set-up process? Enter Lumapod, which has just launched on Kickstarter. So far today, Lumapod has gone from a few thousand dollars to exceeding its goal of $40,550 USD. (Read More)

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