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Manfrotto 290 Light Aluminium Tripod with Befree Live Fluid Head

Sale price$502.55 Regular price$529.00
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This version of 290 light is a tripod with head for vlogger and mobile journalist that features the new 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 head made to Italian quality standards

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: 1.8 kg
Maximum Height: 146 cm
Closed Length: 59.5 cm
Head Type: Video/Fluid Head
Safety Payload Uni/Pdr 105:2021: 4 kg
Safety Payload Weight: 4 kg
Maximum Height (With Center Column Down): 127 cm
Base Diameter: 43 mm
Bubble Spirit Level (No.): 1
Center Column: rapid
Upper Disc Diameter: 36 mm
Colour: Black
Leg Sections: 3
Top Attachment: 1/4" screw, 3/8" screw
Easy Link: No
Friction Control: No
Min Height: 42.5 cm
Independent Pan Lock: yes
Ball Locking: Yes
Independent Tilt Lock: no
Leg Type: Single
Leg Angles: 23°, 51°
Leg Lock Type: Flip Lock
Legs Tube Diameter: 15.5, 19, 22.5 mm
Material: Aluminium
Maximum Working Temperature: 60 °C
Minimum Working Temperature: -30 °C
Pan Drag: fluid cartridge with fixed drag
Panoramic Rotation: 360 °
Plate Type: 501PL
Quick Release: Yes
Tilt Drag: fluid cartridge with fixed drag