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Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber Tripod

BH #MAMT055CXPRO • MFR #MT055CXPRO3
Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber Tripod
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 19.8 lb
  • Max Height: 66.9"
  • Min Height: 3.5"
  • Folded Length: 24"
The Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber Tripod is a 3-section support that replaces the 055CXPRO3 tripod. It has a load capacity of 19.8 lb and extends from 3.5" to 66.9". Its carbon fiber legs are secured by the Quick Power Locks. These updated flip locks increase the tripod's rigidity by 50% compared to its predecessor.
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Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Overview

The Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber Tripod is a 3-section support that replaces the 055CXPRO3 tripod. It has a load capacity of 19.8 lb and extends from 3.5" to 66.9". Its carbon fiber legs are secured by the Quick Power Locks. These updated flip locks increase the tripod's rigidity by 50% compared to its predecessor.

A redesigned center column has a "one finger" operation, and includes an Easy Link 3/8"-16 attachment for attaching accessories such as an LED light or a reflector via a compatible arm. The center column can be positioned horizontally, allowing for low-angle and macro photography. The upper disc where a tripod head is mounted has been redesigned as well, and now has a bull's eye bubble level that rotates 360° so you can locate it where you can see it. This allows you to level your camera on both the horizontal and vertical planes.

UPC: 719821364641

Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Specs

General
Load Capacity19.8 lb / 9 kg
Maximum Working Height66.9" / 169.9 cm
Max Height without Center Column55.1" / 140 cm
Minimum Working Height3.5" / 8.9 cm
Closed Length24" / 61 cm
Head Mount Type3/8"-16 Screw
Weight4.3 lb / 2 kg
MaterialsCarbon Fiber
Bubble LevelYes
Legs
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections3
Center Column
Center Column Sections1
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnYes
Packaging Info
Package Weight5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)25 x 5.5 x 5.5"

Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Reviews

very sturdy and lightweight

By Samuel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-11

Great tripod

A great tripod.

By Paul
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-08

I am really loving this tripod, it handles my Canon 5D4 and the 500mmf/4 with ease and is very solid. The legs slide in and out very smoothly and the lock levers are easier to use being a bit biger than the ones on my old Manfrotto aluminum tripod and are much more secure no slipping. Time will tell if they remain that way since I haven't had a chance to use it much yet. Also a great value at the sale price.

Very nice quality.

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-24

This is a very nice tripod, so much so that I ordered my 1st for photography, and now a second to be dedicated for telescope use.

Very  stable.

By Caleb
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-02

Harder to snap legs in the cold and fingers can be pinched when opening cam locks but definitely a quality item.

Great Support for Big Lens

By Patrice
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-30

Easy, fast and light. Love it. 500mm birding lens.

Was great until it broke

By Jeffrey
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-28

I had two of these and they both broke in about 18 months. In each case, the leg just pulled out of the upper piece when extending it. The plastic around the rim of the lower part splintered, and I haven't been able to repair it (currently held together with gorilla tape for real estate shoots but it's not very adjustable for anything else). To be fair, I've extended and closed the legs probably 200+ times in that 18 months, but I don't feel like it should splinter like that (especially for a fairly expensive tripod). Going to NY next week - I'll look for something sturdier at B&H when I'm there.

Rock solid and smooth

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-20

I especially like the smooth rotation for building panoramic landscape images ...

Very good for price and weight

By Matthew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-13

I bought an intentionally heavy, extra-tall tripod for video in situation where I needed to be able to get the camera above standing adult height. For more typical situations, this is SOOO much lighter and easier to maneuver and setup.

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