Ferno ArachniPOD - Advantage Tripod

Brand: Ferno

Product Code: APOD-ADV

Availability:In stock

The Ferno ArachniPOD Advantage Tripod is a perfect confined space entry system which comprises one Standard Leg, a Pulley Leg and a Lazy Leg. The system provides two load attachment points, three stabilisation rigging points, a double-grooved pulley plus the versatility to configure more technical A-Frame systems. 

The ArachniPOD's uniquely designed head system allows the legs to be quickly dismantled from each other for flat, compact storage and transportation. Each of the legs is supplied with an upgraded Standard Foot.


  • Rectangular, adjustable legs with leg pins
  • Two stainless steel swivel eye bolt anchor points
  • Stainless steel double-grooved pulley accommodates 8mm steel wire rope and fibre rope up to 13mm
  • The versatile Lazy Leg also functions as a Standard Leg
  • Each leg includes a stabilisation attachment point
  • Upgraded Standard feet suits both flat and uneven surfaces, pivot to adjust to ground variations and incorporate an aggressive non-slip tread pattern 


  • 1 x Transport Bag
  • 1 x Feet Rope and Rope Grab
  • 1 x Standard Legs feature rated load attachment points that swivel 360 degrees, along with an additional D-shackle attachment point for stabilisation rigging 
  • 1 x  Pulley Leg incorporates a pulley designed to accommodate up to 13 mm fibre rope as well as up to 8 mm steel/stainless steel wire cable rope
  • 1 x Lazy Leg 2 incorporates a swivelling, rated load attachment point, is used to in the formation of A-Frames and Gin/Mono Pole system
  • 1 x Lazy Leg Adaptor accessory which morphs the Lazy Leg into a Standard Leg 

The Advantage Tripod can be configured into

  • Tripod
  • Handrail Recovery Monopole 
  • A-Frame (Rigging Plate required - sold separately)
  • Sideways A--Frame (Rigging Plate - sold separately)
  • A-Frame with Lazy leg (Reverse Head and Quad Plate required - sold separately)


  • Max. Inside Clearance Height - 2671mm / 105"
  • Inside Feet Footprint - 2533mm / 99.7"
  • Configured Device Weight - 26 kg / 57 lb
  • WLL External Anchor Point - 400 kg / 880lb at max. height
  • Minimum Breaking Strength - 40kN
  • WLL Load Anchored to Leg - 220kg / 485lb
  • CertificationCertified in 3 and 4 leg configurations to CEN/TS 16415:2013 for max 2 persons and EN 795:2012 for single person use