Manfrotto 290 Light Tripod with Befree Live Fluid Head

Combines great performances and innovative design touches with total durability

Manfrotto 290 Light Tripod with Befree Live Fluid Head

Manfrotto 290 Light Tripod with Befree Live Fluid Head

Combines great performances and innovative design touches with total durability

SKU: MK290LTA3-V

Cat no: 23931

  • Flexible shooting with 2 leg angles
  • Durable aluminium adjustable leg locks
  • Firm grip thanks to rubber leg warmers
  • Smoother movement with Fluid Drag System

Estimated Delivery 10 to 14 days

£91.00 (ex vat) £109.20 (incl vat)

Manfrotto 290 Light Tripod with Befree Live Fluid Head

Combines great performances and innovative design touches with total durability

This 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.

Key Features:

  • Flexible shooting with 2 leg angles
  • Durable aluminium adjustable leg locks
  • Firm grip thanks to rubber leg warmers
  • Smoother movement with Fluid Drag System

Product Specification

Weight: 1800 g
Collection/Series: Befree
Material: Aluminium
Safety Payload: 4 kg
Minimum Height: 42.5 cm
Maximum Height: 146 cm
Maximum Height (with Center Column Down): 127 cm
Closed Length: 59.5 cm
Head Type: Video/Fluid Head
Legs Tube Diameter: 15.5, 19, 22.5 mm
Leg Sections: 3
Base Diameter: 43 mm
Leg Angles: 23°, 51°
Attachment: 3/8" screw
Ball Locking: Yes
Bubble Spirit Level (No.): 1
Center Column: Rapid
Colour: Black
Easy Link: No
Friction Control: No
Independent Pan Lock: Yes
Independent Tilt Lock: No
Leg Type: Single
Leg Lock Type: Flip Lock
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
Upper Disc Diameter: 36 mm

  • 1 x 290 Light Tripod
  • 1 x Befree Live Fluid Video Head

To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.

This product 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.

Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage.

Questions & Answers

1 Question

Can the centre column on this tripod be removed for use on a hide clamp? On the video head does the pan and tilt have independent locks? 1 Answer

Posted on: Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Posted by: Jo Horton

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1 Answer

Posted on: Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Posted by: Steve Gover

Hi,

The tripod comes with independent Pan Lock but not on the Tilt.  The centre column on this tripod can’t be removed.

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