Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod with 324RC2 Grip Ball Head Kit

BH #MAMT294A3Q (B&H Kit) • MFR #MT294A3
Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod with 324RC2 Grip Ball Head Kit
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 7.7 lb
  • Max Height: 70.5"
  • Min Height: 19.6"
  • Folded Height: 27.6"
This kit from B&H Photo pairs the Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod with the 324RC2 Grip Ball Head. It combines the tripod legs with a fast-action grip ball head that allows single-handed operation while your eye never leaves the viewfinder.
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Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod with 324RC2 Grip Ball Head Kit

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Manfrotto MT294A3 Overview

This kit from B&H Photo pairs the Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod with the 324RC2 Grip Ball Head. It combines the tripod legs with a fast-action grip ball head that allows single-handed operation while your eye never leaves the viewfinder.

Extending to 70.5" with the included head, the 294 tripod is an ideal support for a DSLR or other camera weighing up to 7.7 lb. Its aluminum leg tubes feature a D-shaped cross section to defeat torsion and enhance stability while its flip-type leg locks make setup and breakdown a snap. The standard 23° leg angle can be changed to 51° for shooting as close as 15.6" from the ground.

The lightweight, 1 lb technopolymer 324RC2 Grip Ball Head with quick release offers a uniquely fast, ergonomic way of adjusting and locking your camera down. You can reposition the head easily with one hand while your eye never leaves the viewfinder. Simply grip the head to adjust the camera angle and release; it locks securely in place. The head features a bubble level, friction control, 360° panoramic rotation, -19°/ +90° lateral, and -90°/ +90° front tilt. It can support up to 7.72 lb. A 200PL-14 quick release camera plate is included.

Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod

With its aluminum alloy leg tubes and top casting, the Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod is a sturdy support for a DSLR or other camera. When the three leg sections and center column are fully extended, the tripod reaches a maximum height of 66.5", and its load capacity of 11 lb makes it a good choice for larger cameras. The tripod weighs 4.2 lb, and folds down to 23.6" for transport.

The three-section 294 tripod's universal 3/8"-16 stud makes it ready to attach to most tripod heads. An anti-shock collar protects your camera from accidental impact when the center column is retracted quickly.

UPC: 719821324119

Manfrotto 324RC2 Ball Head with 200PL-14 Quick Release Plate

This 324RC2 Ball Head from Manfrotto has a load capacity of 7.7 lb and can be attached to tripods or other support systems that feature a 3/8"-16 mount. It includes an RC2 quick release cam lock and a 200PL-14 Quick Release Plate. RC2 compatible quick release plates such as the 200PL-14 can be removed from the head by pulling the cam lock's spring-loaded lever, which also allows the plate to be instantly reattached. The cam lock also features a safety catch to prevent a quick release plate from accidentally disconnecting.

The 324RC2 features a ball-and-socket joint with an easy-to-grip control handle. By squeezing the control handle's integrated trigger, the ball-and-socket joint can be quickly swiveled, angled, fully tilted, or returned to its upright position. A thumbwheel set within the underside of the control handle can be rotated to apply tension control to the ball-and-socket joint's movements. Once the squeeze trigger is released, any adjustments to the position of the ball-and-socket joint are locked into place.

Cameras or accessories that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the 200PL-14 quick release plate, which measures 1.7 x 2.1 x 0.4" and has a rubberized, non-slip surface. The 324RC2 is initially configured for use with the right hand. An included hex key allows the RC2 quick release cam lock to be repositioned along with the control handle, enabling left-handed use.

324RC2 Ball Head

  • 7.7 lb load capacity
  • Compatible with tripods or support systems that feature a 3/8"-16 mount
  • Uses ball-and-socket joint with easy-to-grip control handle to help maximize pan-and-tilt flexibility
  • By squeezing the control handle's integrated trigger, the ball-and-socket joint can be quickly swiveled 360°, fully tilted down to a 90° angle, or returned to its upright position
  • When the control handle's squeeze trigger is released, any adjustments to the position of the ball-and-socket joint are locked into place
  • A thumbwheel set within the underside of the control handle can be rotated to apply tension control to the ball-and-socket joint's movements
  • RC2 quick release cam lock
  • Built-in bubble level
  • Can be configured for left-handed use
  • Durable and lightweight aluminum, polymer, and fiberglass construction
  • Hex key to adjust position of RC2 quick release cam lock
  • Hex key to adjust tension on ball-and-socket joint

200PL-14 Quick Release Plate

  • Compatible with Manfrotto RC2 quick release cam lock
  • Measures 1.7 x 2.1 x 0.4" and has a rubberized, non-slip surface
  • 1/4"-20 mount
  • Durable, aluminum-alloy construction
UPC: 719821312529

Manfrotto 294 Aluminum Tripod Specs

Legs
MaterialAluminum alloy
Leg Stages / Sections2/3
Leg Cross SectionD-shape
Leg Tube Diameters26, 22.5, 19 mm
Independent Leg Spread23°, 51°
Leg Lock TypeFlip lock
Spiked/Retractable FeetNo
Center BraceNo
Head Mount Thread Size3/8"-16
Bubble LevelNo
Center Column
MaterialAluminum alloy
TypeRapid, friction lock
Reversible ColumnYes
Physical
General
Load Capacity11 lb (5.0 kg)
Maximum Height66.5" (169 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended55.1" (140 cm)
Minimum Height15.6" (39.7 cm)
Folded Length23.6" (60 cm)
Weight4.2 lb (1.9 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)25.1 x 5 x 5"

Manfrotto 324RC2 Ball Head with 200PL-14 Quick Release Plate Specs

General
Head TypeBall Head
Base Mount3/8"-16 Thread
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type200PL-14
Load Capacity7.7 lb / 3.5 kg
Number of Bubble Levels1
Friction ControlYes
Independent Pan LockNo
MaterialAluminum, Technopolymer
Pan & Tilt Range
Lateral Tilt-19° to +90°
Vertical Tilt-90° to +90°
Panning Range360°
Physical
Ball Sphere Diameter1.38" / 35 mm
Base Diameter2.36" / 60 mm
DimensionsH: 4.0" / H: 10.1 cm
Weight1.0 lb / 0.45 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.85 x 5.1 x 4.15"
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