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Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod & MH494-BH Ball Head
Manfrotto’s Befree advanced Twist carbon fiber travel tripod and ball head kit is the ideal solution for advanced hobbyist photographers who always want maximum performance, including when they’re travelling. Its ergonomic design makes operating the Manfrotto Befree advanced intuitive and fast, enabling even the most demanding photographers to set their equipment up quickly and easily so their focus stays on catching the desired shot. Befree advanced features a new spider developed to ensure perfect stability on all types of terrain, including the most uneven, always keeping the camera completely steady and ready to capture sharp images.
- Advanced Travel Tripod kit Carbon
- Superior performance with maximum lightness
- Center Ball Head with three independent ergonomic controls
- Side pull selector ensures quick setup with both hands
- Unique premium design, 100% Made in Italy
This model introduces a new locking system called the M-lock, the new twist lock developed by Manfrotto to fully satisfy everyone looking for a fast, easy to use, compact solution. Moreover, the M-Lock has no protruding parts and its mechanism closes perfectly around the head, enabling the Befree advanced can slip into and out of its storage pocket effortlessly.
Its ergonomic leg-angle selector is designed to be used by both right and left-handed photographers, enabling everyone to change shooting perspectives intuitively and to find the right tripod height without losing focus on the shot they want.
The Befree advanced can easily be set to three independent leg angle positions, guaranteeing full shooting versatility for all the creative ideas that can emerge outdoors.
The spider featured on this innovative model also provides the Easy Link, just like Manfrotto’s professional 190 & 055 tripods, allowing photographers to enhance their creativity by adding accessories that make their images unique and unforgettable. If you like adding lights or reflectors, you can now capture amazing outdoor shots that were previously only achievable with heavy accessorized tripods.
494 Center Ball
The tripod is kitted out with Manfrotto’s Advanced 494 aluminium Center ball head, a small but powerful and intuitive head that allows quick and precise camera movement. The 494 Center ball head features three independent controls: a main knob for managing the sphere lock, an integrated friction control knob that adjusts the ball tension so that equipment weight is always perfectly balanced and shots framed effortlessly; an independent panoramic knob that keeps the horizon flat and moves the camera horizontally, enabling astonishing landscape shots.
The head mounts a unique plate that makes it fully compatible with the world’s most widespread standard head attachments: Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-swiss style. With this aluminium plate fixed to the camera, all Manfrotto heads and almost all tripod heads on the market featuring Arca-swiss style attachments can be set up rapidly and effortlessly, with no need for disassembly components.
290 Series Aluminum Monopod
Work creatively with total control. The 290 Portable Monopod is designed for ultimate professionals looking for a reliable, user-friendly and high functioning monopod. Much more than you average camera stand, this is a must-have in any kitbag offering superior features, and total convenience from set-up right through to the end of the shoot. And because it’s both lightweight and collapsible, you can easily dismantle it and pack it away when you're finished.
- Lightweight and portable thanks to its aluminum design
- Durable aluminum leg locks
- Monopod comes complete with 6.35m -9.5mm attachments
- Rubber grip and angled strap for extra stability
- Premium Italian design
One of this monopod’s standout features has to be it's lightweight aluminum body. Apart from making this an easy-to-carry piece of kit, this aluminum design means that the legs stay totally rigid when up, so you won't have to worry about them buckling under pressure, or vibrating when you're working to catch that perfect shot. There are 4 legs to this stand, which can be easily folded down when not in use, and speedily put up when you're starting the shoot.
Other great additions include a unique angled wrist strap, giving you extra control of you kit, and a new rubber legwarmer. To combat any signs of wear and tear, the durable, tension-adjustable magnesium leg locks can be tightened as required, extending the stand’s lifespan even further. Getting started is easy, too. You simply screw the monopod directly onto the tripod mount beneath your camera, and adapt for other gear as required with the handy, universal 6.35mm and 9.5mm attachments.
MH494-BH Ball Head
200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate
290 Series Monopod (Aluminum)
Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod & MH494-BH Ball Head
|Safety Payload Weight||8 kg|
|Min Height||41 cm|
|Maximum Height||150 cm|
|Maximum Height (with Center Column Down)||127 cm|
|Closed Length||41 cm|
|Head Type||Ball Head|
|Legs Tube Diameter||11.2, 14.7, 18.2, 21.7 mm|
|Base Diameter||40 mm|
|Leg Angles||22°, 54°, 89°|
|Top Attachment||3/8″ screw|
|Base Type||40 mm|
|Carrying Bag Included||Yes|
|Independent Pan Lock||Yes|
|Leg Lock Type||Twist Lock|
|Maximum Working Temperature||70 C|
|Minimum Working Temperature||-30 C|
|Plate Type||200PL PRO|
|Upper Disc Diameter||40 mm|
Manfrotto 290 Series Aluminum Monopod
|Weight||540 g (19 oz)|
|Minimum Height||49 cm (19.3")|
|Maximum Height||151 cm (59.5")|
|Legs Tube Diameter||26, 22.5, 19, 15.5 mm|
|Safety Payload Weight||5 kg (11 lbs)|
|Top Attachment||1/4" screw, 3/8" screw|
|Carrying Bag Included||None|
|Closed Length||49 cm (19.3")|
|Leg Lock Type||Flip Lock|
|Maximum Working Temperature||60°C (140°F)|
|Minimum Working Temperature||-30°C (-22°F)|
|Pan Bar Included||No|
|Plate Type||Fixed - with 1/4"-20 and 3/8" screws|
|Upper Disc Diameter||60 mm (2.4")|
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