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Compact Series tripod with built-in photo head - black

Compact Series tripod with built-in photo head - black
Compact Series tripod with built-in photo head - black

Part # MKC3-P01
Limited availability.


A tripod helps improve the results you get from your camera by holding it much more steady than you can yourself, making photos sharper and allowing you to concentrate more on catching the right scene at the right moment. A tripod gives you the flexibility to use camera settings (like low ISO, for example) that produce better quality images, and holds the camera still for longer exposures in low light, producing shake-free photos that really capture the colours and atmosphere.

The MKC3-P01 Photo Kit is a Compact Series tripod with a built-in ball head. A ball head allows the camera to be positioned freely and quickly, at any angle and inclination. The camera can easily be rotated between landscape and portrait positions. The MKC3-P01's ball head has a single easy locking control so you can fix your camera firmly in place before taking a photo.

Compact Series tripods have quick release camera plates so you can attach and detach your camera in seconds. The plate's universal mount fits all cameras' tripod thread (the screw thread on the underside). Compact Series tripods also have ergonomic lever leg locks, to make opening and closing the tripod fast. The centre column can be inverted, which reduces the folded length of the tripod, making it even shorter so it fits in smaller bags or storage spaces.

The Compact Series was designed to be an ideal first tripod: easy to use; quick to attach, detach, extend and fold; ultra-portable when closed yet practical and tall when open, they're among the most compact full-size tripods available; strong and secure enough to support anything from small point-and-shoots and compact camcorders up to entry-level DSLRs with kit lenses. iPhones and other cameraphones can be supported too (check your camera has a tripod thread on the underside, or that you have a tripod thread adaptor for your phone).

    • Warranty Manfrotto Photo Enthusiasts Products

      This products is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.

      How to get an extra warranty coverage
      Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension valid up to 5 years from the date of purchase. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage. To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.

  • centre column rapid rapid
    closed length 15.75 in 40 cm
    Color black color black color
    column tube diameter 22mm 22mm
    front tilt 0° / +90° tilt range 0° / +90° tilt range
    leg angles 21° 21°
    leg sections 5 number 5 number
    material aluminum legs and technopolymer aluminum legs and technopolymer
    Maximum Height 64.96 in 165 cm
    maximum height (with centre column down) 53.54 in 136 cm
    Minimum Height 17.91 in 45.5 cm
    panoramic rotation 360 ° 360 °
    plate type quick release - with 1/4'' screw quick release - with 1/4'' screw
    quick release yes yes
    safety payload 3.31 lbs 1.5 kg
    Weight 2.34 lbs 1.060 kg