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The New Manfrotto 290 Dual Kit
A combination of sturdiness and innovative high-end technical features.
The ideal solution to enable hobbyist photographers to get extremely creative on their shoots.
The 290 Dual is a 3-section tripod featuring aluminium leg tubes and top casting enhancing rigidity, durability and performance. Its aluminium leg locking levers are tension-adjustable, so they can be tightened to counteract any effects of aging and wear, keeping the tripod fully functional throughout its long lifespan.
This tripod’s key feature is the patented 90° center column mechanism, which allows the column to be extended vertically as normal, or horizontally, effortlessly opening up a wide range of framing options. This makes it an extremely versatile tripod, suitable for a wide range of photography applications. Moreover its choice of four leg angle positions maximize shooting creativity, getting right down to ground level. A new rubber legwarmer guarantees comfortable grip and maximum ergonomics.
The new 290 Xtra Carbon comes in a kit with the new updated 804 three-way photo head with quick release plate, specifically designed for compactness and transportability. This patented head ensures precise framing and solid support of medium-heavy camera equipment. The key feature of this new head is its retractable levers which fold away when not in use, making it more compact for easier portability. Its newly-designed ergonomic handles are made of special, grip-increasing rubber. The three-way head is made of Adapto, a lightweight polymer which keeps weight low while ensuring high mechanical resistance for sturdy support.
3 Way Head with RC2 in Adapto w/ Retractable Levers
The new 290 Xtra Carbon comes in a kit with the new updated 804 three-way photo head with quick release plate, specifically designed for compactness and transportability. It is constructed of ultra durable and lightweight technical polymer, and is now even more compact thanks to the new retractable levers. Its newly-designed ergonomic handles are made of special, grip-increasing rubber. The three-way head is made of Adapto, a lightweight polymer which keeps weight low while ensuring high mechanical resistance for sturdy support. The new patented 804 has a unique spring feature to assist in the tilt motion of the head to compensate for heavier, off-center loads. Moreover the standard quick release plate fits snugly in the low-profile receiver.
3 Way Head
Shoulder Carrying Bag
Manfrotto 290 Dual Kit with MT290EXPA3 with Aluminum Tripod & MH804-3W Head
|Weight||2590 g (5.7 lbs)|
|Safety Payload Weight||4 kg (8.8 lbs)|
|Min. Height||5.5 cm (2.17")|
|Max. Height||175.5 cm (69.1")|
|Max. Height (with Center Column Down)||151 cm (59.4")|
|Closed Length||74 cm (29.13")|
|Head Type||3 Way Head|
|Legs Tube Diameter||26, 22.5, 19 mm|
|Base Diameter||60 mm (2.36")|
|Leg Angles||25°, 46°, 66°, 88°|
|Top Attachment||1/4″ screw|
|Bubble Spirit Level (No.)||1|
|Carrying Bag Included||None|
|Front Tilt||-30° / +90°|
|Independent Pan Lock||Yes|
|Independent Tilt Lock||Yes|
|Lateral Tilt||-30° / +90°|
|Leg Lock Type||Flip Lock|
|Maximum Working Temperature||60° C (140° F)|
|Minimum Working Temperature||-30° C (-22° F)|
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Manfrotto 290 Dual Kit with MT290EXPA3 Aluminum Tripod, and MH804-3W Head
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