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Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod (Black)

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Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod (Black)
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 4.4 lb
  • Max Height: 51.6"
  • Min Height: 15.4"
  • Folded Length: 15.7"
The black Compact Light Aluminum Tripod from Manfrotto is a four-section camera support that can hold up to 4.4 lb. It extends from 15.4" to 51.6" and weighs 2 lb.
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Manfrotto Compact Light Tripod Overview

The black Compact Light Aluminum Tripod from Manfrotto is a four-section camera support that can hold up to 4.4 lb. It extends from 15.4" to 51.6" and weighs 2 lb.

The ball head on the tripod has a single knob to control all movements of the ball, and a quick-wheel to attach a camera to the 1/4"-20 threaded stud. A padded carrying bag is included to protect your tripod during transport.

Manfrotto Compact Light Tripod Specs

Key Specs
Head Type
Ball Head
Camera Mounting Screw
1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type
No Quick Release
Drag Control
No
Load Capacity
3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
Maximum Working Height
51.6" / 131 cm
Minimum Working Height
15.4" / 39.1 cm
Head
Head Type
Ball Head
Base Mount
1/4"-20 Female
Camera Mounting Screw
1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type
No Quick Release
Drag Control
No
Independent Pan Lock
No
Lateral Tilt
-90° to +90°
Vertical Tilt
+90° to 0°
Panning Range
360°
General
Load Capacity
3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
Maximum Working Height
51.6" / 131 cm
Max Height without Center Column
40.6" / 103 cm
Minimum Working Height
15.4" / 39.1 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.189 x 4.173 x 4.095"

Manfrotto Compact Light Tripod Reviews

Broken lock harness

By Zhiwen
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-01

Do NOT buy this product, I had similar product many years ago, and the plastic locking broke in less than 2 years with light usage. The manufacturer can do nothing about it. Search web, this is a notorious issue from this producer, avoid this tripod and this brand.

Great product

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-10

Gray product great entry level tripod . I used it on my trip to San Francisco . I was using a small lens but it got the job done.

Nice, compact tripod

By Walter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-16

I use it to attatch my ICOM 705 amateur radio to it as an alternative to carrying a table and it's stable, quick to attatch and detach and it's compact so it fits in my bag. So far it's working better than expected.

Light Travel Tripod

By Joe
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-04

Perfect for strapping onto your backpack or inside a carry on bag. Well made and functional. Easy to deploy. My favorite Tripod to date.

Flimsy

By Clay
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-03

Not worth it. Better off spending a little more on something more sturdy.

Used for a small web cam for you tube live

By Zhiguo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-19

It's much better quality than the nobrand tripod it replaced. I have been using several Manfrotto Tripod in the past. It's the go to brand. For the purpose of my need, this is good.

Amazingly sturdy for the price/size!

By Darwin
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-31

Although I didn't buy this tripod from this store I will still wright my review here. I got this tripod form my school when they were going to get rid of it to get a bigger tripod. Even when this tripod is fully extended it is super stable and can hold a small mirrorless camera and lens. The only things that makes this a 4 star tripod and not a 5 star one is the fact that you can't change the head or the angle of the legs, but having these features would send it over $100. Overall This tripod is a great option fir anyone with a small camera that is concerned with space.

great for a compact

By Brittni
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-13

love this tripod! Only thing I wish it had was a level. Other than that its great and super easy to use!

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Could I attach a "smartphone tripod adapter" to ...

Could I attach a "smartphone tripod adapter" to this tripod?
Asked by: Deborah
Yes, you may use the Oben ASPTA-20 Smartphone Tripod Adapter, BH # OBASPTA20 along with this Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod. https://bhpho.to/3342yrz
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-08-04

Canon EOS RP and 35RF lens? Can tripod support or ...

Canon EOS RP and 35RF lens? Can tripod support or not recommended?
Asked by: Colin
Hi, I would not recommend this tripod for that camera and lens combination. I would recommend a minimum load capacity of 9 lbs for that.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2020-03-27

does this work for a Pentax k1000?

does this work for a Pentax k1000?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod can support the Pentax K1000.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-04-24

Can the center post be reversed to get a lower ...

Can the center post be reversed to get a lower camera angle for close up and macro?
Asked by: Dano
Yes, it can. On the center column, there is a safety pin to prevent the center column from being removed. Depress the silver safety pin when the column in unlocked to release/remove the column from the tripod's spider. Insert the center column from the bottom while holding the safety pin down in order to insert it reversed.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-10-24

Does this work for a Kodak picpro?

Does this work for a Kodak picpro?
Asked by: Joy
Yes it will. But just know the build quality of this particular tripod is pretty weak. I have a Canon 750D and it felt very top heavy and unbalanced.
Answered by: Paul
Date published: 2021-10-22

Can this hold a Canon m50?

Can this hold a Canon m50?
Asked by: Tien
Certainly, the M50 is a lightweight camera and this tripod can support it with ease.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-13

Can this extended?

Can this extended?
Asked by: Tien
Yes. Maximum Working Height 51.6" / 131 cm Max Height without Center Column 40.6" / 103 cm Minimum Working Height 15.4" / 39.1 cm Folded Length 15.7" / 39.8 cm
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-13

Do you need a tripod head to use with d800?

Do you need a tripod head to use with d800?
Asked by: Melvin
This tripod comes with a head but this model is too lightweight for your camera, I would recommend a tripod with at least a 8lb load capacity.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-02-19
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