Jobu Design Killarney Review

  1. Introduction & Specifications
  2. Design & Operation
  3. Test Results
  4. Head Choice
  5. Comparison & Conclusion


This tripod was purchased through retail channels.  I was not paid by any party to write this review, and the opinions are entirely my own.

NameJobu Design Killarney
ClassAll Purpose
Yaw Stiffness1303 +/- 3 Nm/rad
Yaw Damping0.162 +/- 0.016 Js/rad
Pitch Stiffness3884 +/- 17 Nm/rad
Pitch Damping0.655 +/- 0.066 Js/rad
Retail Price$850
Weight4.2 lbs (1.907 kgs)
Manufacturer weight rating55.1 lbs
Maximum Height53.1 in (134.9 cm)
Minimum Height4.0 in (10.2 cm)
Center ColumnNo
Base Diameter3.0 in (7.6 cm)
Folded Length24.5 in (62.2 cm)
Folded Circumference13 in (33.0 cm)
Folded Volume329.0 cu. in. (5.4 liters)
Leg MaterialCarbon Fiber
Leg Sections3
Primary Leg Angle25.0 deg
Leg LocksTwist
Top Tube Diameter36.0 mm
Second Tube Diameter32.0 mm
Third Tube Diameter28.0 mm
Exchangeable FeetNo
Foot TypeRubber/Spike
Bottom HookNo

The test results are included here as I consider them to be part of the tripod’s specification.  For full discussion of the stiffness and damping, see the test results page of the review.

Specs Discussion

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