Manfrotto 290 Light Video Tripod Kit

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  • Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Befree live fluid video head
  • Flexible shooting with 2 leg angles
  • Durable aluminium adjustable leg locks
  • Firm grip thanks to rubber leg warmers
  • Smoother movement with Fluid Drag System
  • Tripod with the head made to Italian quality standards
  • Manfrotto BeFree Live
  • Flexible shooting with two leg angles
  • Durable aluminium adjustable leg locks
  • Firm grip thanks to rubber leg warmers
  • Smoother movement with a fluid drag system
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The Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Befree live fluid video head includes a Manfrotto 501PL Sliding Quick Release Plate with 1/4"-20 Screw

The Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Befree live fluid video head with a head for vlogger and mobile journalist features the new Befree live fluid video head for smooth pans & tilts. 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 the 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 weighs just 0.38kg, yet it can support a payload of up to 4kg giving you the possibility to better control your movements during your video footage.


Key Features of the Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Befree live fluid video head

  • Flexible shooting with 2 leg angles
  • Durable aluminium adjustable leg locks
  • Firm grip thanks to rubber leg warmers
  • Smoother movement with Fluid Drag System
  • Tripod with a head made to Italian quality standards

 

Manfrotto BeFree Live

The Manfrotto's Befree Live Video Head  first traveller-style fluid video head. Supporting up to 4 kg loads, it's suitable across a large variety of applications. At the same time, its minimalist, compact design makes it ideal for mobile video applications, such as vlogging. This head features a 40mm flat base with a 3/8"-16 mounting thread. Although compatible with any 3/8"-16 flat base tripod, it's best used with equally compact photo tripods and monopods that offer a matching 40mm base. Among these is a variety of Manfrotto Befree and Element tripods and monopods. Many of them come with a ball head, but the ball head can be removed to reveal a 40mm flat base.

The Befree Live Video Head offers pan and tilt functionality and two independent knobs for controlling pan and tilt drag separately. A Manfrotto 501PL sliding quick release plate is included and can be released by another knob on top. A pan bar is also supplied and is removable to allow even more portability.


Key Features of the Manfrotto BeFree Live

  • Minimalist, traveller-style fluid video head weighing under 0.45 kg
  • 4 kg payload
  • 40mm flat base compatible with many photo tripods and monopods, including Manfrotto Befree and Element models
  • Separate pan and tilt drag knobs
  • 360° pan movement
  • Includes 501PL quick release plate and pan bar
  • Bubble level

  • MPN - MK290LTA3-V
  • GTIN - 8024221667486
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Manfrotto 290

General

Load Capacity 8.82 lb (4 kg)
Maximum Height 57.48"(146 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 50" (127 cm)
Minimum Height 16.73" (42.5 cm)
Folded Length 23.43" (59.5 cm)
Levelling Bubble/Illuminated Yes
Weight 4 lb (1.8 kg)
Disc Diameter Upper: 1.42" (36 mm)
Working Temperature -22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)

Head

Counter Balance System No
Quick Release/Wedge Plate Includes Manfrotto 501PL sliding quick release plate with 1/4"-20 screw
Tilt Drag Fluid cartridge with fixed drag
Tilt Range Front Tilt: -90° / +65°
Tilt Lock No independent lock
Pan Range 360°
Pan Lock Yes (independent)
Pan Drag Fluid cartridge with fixed drag

Legs

Material Aluminium
Head Attachment Fitting 1/4"-20 screw
3/8"-16 screw
Leg Stages/Sections 2 / 3
Leg Lock Type Flip-lock
Leg Tube Diameters 0.61" (15.5 mm)
0.75" (19 mm)
0.89" (22.5 mm)
Independent Leg Spread Two Positions: 23° and 51°
Spiked/Retractable Feet No
Center Brace Rapid
Ball Locking Yes
Base Diameter 1.69" (43 mm)

Manfrotto BeFree Live

Camera Plate

Camera Plate Features Sliding Balance Plate, Quick Release
Camera Plate Type 501PL
Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male

Tripod Platform

Base Mount 3/8"-16 Thread

Pan & Tilt

Drag Control Fixed
Panning Range 360°

Physical

Material Aluminium
Load Capacity 8.8 lb / 4 kg
Counter Balance Fixed
Bubble Level 1
Base Diameter 1.57" / 40 mm
Dimensions 3.8" / 9.7 cm
Weight 0.8 lb / 0.4 kg
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What’s In The Box
  • Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Befree live fluid video head
  • Manfrotto 501PL Sliding Quick Release Plate with 1/4"-20 Screw
  • 1/4"-20 Camera Tie-Down
  • 1/4"-20 to 3/8"-16 Adapter Bushing
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