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DetailsThis version of 290 light is a tripod with head for vlogger and mobile journalist that features the new Befree live fluid video head. This video tripod kit combines great performances and innovative design touches with total durability. The new befree live video head provide professional fluidity on pan & tilt ensuring you’ll have an intuitive video tripod set that will stand the test of time. A clever compact and lightweight design makes it especially easy to carry.
Great user-friendly design features include aluminium leg tubes, built to stay completely rigid for your peace of mind when up. Top castings enhance its stability even further, and aluminium leg locking levers give you the flexibility to tighten as needed. This makes the tripod with fluid head reliable even with heavy use over time. You can have great flexibility to create the perfect footage by adjusting the 2 leg angles and levelling with the centre column. The Manfrotto designed rubber leg warmer increase the grip and makes it very handy.
This tripod with fluid head also comes with the smallest and most lightweight video head in the Manfrotto range. The Befree Live Fluid Head has a dedicated sliding plate to perfectly balance the latest camcorders, DSLRs or mirrorless cameras with video capabilities and it has awesome fluidity on Pan & Tilt thanks to the fluid drag system inherited from all the Manfrotto Video head range. The Befree Live Fluid head is extremely portable and weights just 0.38kg, yet it can support a payload of up to 4kg giving the possibility to better control your movements during your video footage.
Weight 63.49 oz 1800 g Collection/Series Befree Befree Material Aluminium Aluminium Safety Payload Weight 8.82 lbs 4 kg Min Height 16.73 in 42.5 cm Maximum Height 57.48 in 146 cm Maximum Height (with Center Column Down) 50 in 127 cm Closed Length 23.43 in 59.5 cm Head Type Video/Fluid Head Video/Fluid Head Legs Tube Diameter 0.61- 0.75- 0.89 in 15.5, 19, 22.5 mm Leg Sections 3 3 Base Diameter 1.69 in 43 mm Leg Angles 23°, 51° 23°, 51° Top Attachment 1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw 1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw Ball Locking Yes Yes Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 1 1 Center Column rapid rapid Colour Black Black Easy Link No No Friction Control No No Independent Pan Lock yes yes Independent Tilt Lock no no Leg Type Single Single Leg Lock Type Flip Lock Flip Lock Maximum Working Temperature 140 F 60 C Minimum Working Temperature -22 F -30 C Pan Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag Panoramic Rotation 360 360 Plate Type 501PL 501PL Quick Release Yes Yes Tilt Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag Upper Disc Diameter 1.42 in 36 mm
Warranty: 10 years
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 10 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.
M W(Posted on 20 June 2017)Great, light tripod for doing video. Good fluid head. Even works with a 60cm slider. (though use it with the video head off)
Jahed(Posted on 16 May 2017)Perfect for what we need.