$19.10 + $6.49 shipping
Only 1 left in stock. Sold by J-Electronics
FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Cosmetic damage (Less than 5% ) on the bottom of the item. Item has no cracks or dents. Item will come in original packaging. Packaging will be damaged.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
& FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Details
Sold by: Amazon.com
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Targus Digital Tripod with 3-Way Panhead, 58-Inch (TGT-58TR)

3.5 out of 5 stars 311 customer reviews
| 27 answered questions

List Price: $28.00
Price: $19.10 + $6.49 shipping
You Save: $8.90 (32%)
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by J-Electronics.
8 new from $12.99 3 used from $11.37

Get paid for your referrals with Amazon Associates
$19.10 + $6.49 shipping Only 1 left in stock. Ships from and sold by J-Electronics.

Frequently Bought Together

  • Targus Digital Tripod with 3-Way Panhead, 58-Inch (TGT-58TR)
  • +
  • Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - iPhone Tripod Mount - SE 6 6S Plus 5 5S 5C 4 4s Clip Holder Connector Head Smartphone Attachment Samsung Galaxy S7 S6 S5 S4 S3 S2 - DaVoice (Black)
Total price: $27.05
Buy the selected items together

Special Offers and Product Promotions

Size: 58-Inch

Technical Details

Product Description

Size: 58-Inch

The Targus Digital Tripod with 3-Way Panhead fully extends to 58 inches. It extends to over 4 feet and folds down to only 23 inches when not in use. There is a 3-way fluid panhead with bubble level. Each tripod has a quick release plate and quick release leg locks for ease of use. With a 5 lb. load capacity, rubber grip feet and an included carrying handle, the Targus Digital Tripod will suit your tripod needs. What makes Targus Cases and Accessories stand apart? Years of manufacturing experience, innovation and customer feedback go into every one of our Targus Cases and Accessories. At Targus, we craft cases that will endure the demands of your schedule without losing their stylish appearance.

Product Information

Product Dimensions 4.5 x 4.9 x 25 inches
Item Weight 3.5 pounds
Shipping Weight 3.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Item model number TGT-58TR
Customer Reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars 311 customer reviews

3.5 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #494 in Camera & Photo > Camera & Photo Accessories > Tripods & Monopods > Complete Tripods
Date first available at Amazon.com January 9, 2007


Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Size: 58-Inch
This is an excellent tripod for the money!


The tripod is well-built and should have no problem standing up to ordinary wear-and-tear. The aluminum frame is pretty solid. Although the various adjustment knobs and height-crank are made of plastic, they are durable and should last quite a while so long as they aren't abused.


Unlike my older tripod, the TGT-58TR has a handle mounted to the center beam. This is an excellent feature, especially for shooting in colder climates during winter. Aluminum bars can be very cold on the hands in such conditions, so having a durable plastic carrying handle is a welcome relief.

Expensive tripods usually advertise the ease of making height, rotation, and angle adjustments. Although this tripod is undoubtedly a budget model compared to high-end pieces of equipment, the controls work rather well. It has no problem supporting the weight of my Nikon D5000.


The Targus TGT-58TR is a budget tripod, so you shouldn't expect miracles from it. Considering its modest cost, however, it performs commendably and should last a while if it isn't excessively abused. I'm definitely happy with this piece of equipment.


In September 2010, this tripod finally broke. In all, it lasted for about 3/4 of the year in 2010 and faithfully held my camera for roughly 200 miles of hiking all over Connecticut (as well as in Alabama, Vermont, and Maine). It got more than its fair share of abuse over the course of my travels, and considering its low price, this tripod definitely served me well.

I'm writing this update in February 2011 and I've long-since replaced this tripod with a more expensive Manfrotto unit that allows for use of a ball-head...
Read more ›
10 Comments 35 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Size: 66-Inch
This model is actually tons sturdier than the smaller model the other reviewer mentioned. The 55" is very small, thin, and flimsy while the 66" model has thick legs, an oversized head, oversized knobs, swivel feet. Great item for the price (i paid $40) i think...
Comment 37 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Size: 58-Inch
I've never owned a tripod before, so I was pleased to find that this tripod is very easy to use. Packed & folded, it's about two feet long. Once you've extended the legs, and raised the platform, you're at about five feet, and rock solid. Pull back a release lever, and the video/photo platform detaches from the tripod (making it MUCH easier to attach the camera). And you can thread the platform screw into the camera from underneath (with an easy to grip handle attached to the screw), so you don't need to "spin" the camera onto the platform (I admit, I did this the first time before I noticed the handle underneath). Snap the camera/platform back onto the tripod (securing it again with the release lever), and your camera is practically at eye level (I'm about 5'8"). A nice large handle extends horizontally, making any up-down or left-right adjustments very easy.

Besides that, there are two bubble level indicators (so no more crooked photos, I guess). There are flexible rubber "feet" at the end of each leg, so you'd be nice and stable on, say, a smooth floor (the camera won't slide away from you - and the legs won't scratch the floor). Well, I'm good to go, but there are a couple of other handles, levers & knobs on there - let me check the booklet...

Well, the big handle right under the top of the legs is for lifting and moving the whole tripod (duh!). And here's a good one: the little knob on the side of the platform loosens a hinge, so you can tilt the whole camera up to 90 degrees sideways (perfect for those tall family members, or to get the whole waterfall into the picture). While we're on the topic of freedom of movement: you can aim the camera straight up to the sky - and then some; and you can aim it directly down to the ground - and then some.

A great product.
Read more ›
Comment 32 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Size: 50-Inch
I just got back from the neighborhood Ross Dress For Less, where I just pick this up for $8.99. I had been wanting a tripod since I replaced by first digital camera with the Canon A590.

My former roommate had a tripod lying around and so it wasn't urgent that I get one immediately, but since I recently moved the time had definitely come. If I'm not mistaken, he also had a Targus tripod--the model # escapes me. I skimmed through Amazon some months back pricing models, but uncertain about how much to spend versus what could I get by with. I decided in the end to table the matter.

About this Targus tripod... it's a good deal, if you can get it for $10. Why? It has two extensions beyond its standard height and I would only cautiously recommend extending this only once, but not fully extended. This model is designed to extend up to 4'. Once you take it out of the box--nicely packaged, btw-- you discover that the tripod "feet" have three (3) "secure" locks which keeps the two remaining extensions firmly in place. The problem is, if you attempt to use the lower legs (forgive that description) it is very, very flimsy. It looks like that fold-out toy you got when you were a kid and if you played too hard with it the legs would bend and you could never get it back to its original position. It's that flimsy.

Targus is attempting to tell you that you can use a number of cameras (SLR, Digital, pocket) as well as a camcorder. Don't believe them.

If you've got a shoot and you need a tripod for a camcorder or you've got a digital or an SLR with those heavy lens'-- the weight of that outfit will definitely not hold up if you're thinking about putting this extendable tripod.
Read more ›
2 Comments 29 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Targus Digital Tripod with 3-Way Panhead, 58-Inch (TGT-58TR)
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Targus Digital Tripod with 3-Way Panhead, 58-Inch (TGT-58TR)