Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)

Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)

Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)

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  • Load Capacity: 3.3 lb
  • Max Height: 61"
  • Min Height: 17.3"
  • Folded Length: 17.8"
  • Leg Sections: 5
  • Weight: 2.6 lb
  • Joystick Head
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Photo/Video Functions
  • Carrying Bag Included
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Color: Black

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Manfrotto MKCOMPACTACN-BK overview

  • 1Description

The black Compact Action Aluminum Tripod from Manfrotto is a five-section camera support that can hold up to 3.3 lb. It extends from 17.3" to 61" and weighs 2.6 lb.

The grip head on the tripod has a knob that allows you to select between a photo and video function. When using the video function, the head will keep your camera level on the horizontal plane so that you can achieve smooth pans. When the knob is switched to the photo function your camera will be able to move freely on all axes for maximum control. A carrying bag is included to protect the tripod during transport.

The included quick-release plate attaches to most cameras via a 1/4"-20 tripod mount.
The ergonomic grip has a scroll-wheel locking mechanism that locks and unlocks the movement of the head.
UPC: 719821373452
In the Box
Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)
  • Quick-Release Plate
  • Carrying Bag
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty, Extendable to 5 Years with Product Registration
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Manfrotto MKCOMPACTACN-BK specs

    Head
    Head Type Pistol Grip Head
    Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male
    Pan & Tilt Range
    Lateral Tilt -30 to +90
    Vertical Tilt -30 to +90
    Panning Range 360
    General
    Load Capacity 3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
    Maximum Working Height 61" / 155 cm
    Max Height without Center Column 52.4" / 133 cm
    Minimum Working Height 17.3" / 43.9 cm
    Folded Length 17.8" / 45.3 cm
    Materials Aluminum Alloy
    Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg
    Legs
    Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Leg Sections 5
    Center Column
    Center Column Shape Faceted
    Center Column Sections 1
    Center Column Extension Type Rapid
    Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.394 x 4.331 x 4.016"

    Manfrotto MKCOMPACTACN-BK reviews

    Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 84.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy! Brilliant design I received this product in a good packaged condition. The product itself is really easy to assemble.. the only thing i would have loved is a leveler.. This would have made the product the best. i own other manfrotto tripods (Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fiber) as well, however this little guy is the best.... i absolutely love this.. I tried this with Nikon D90 with the 35mm lens mounted, both put together 32.585 and the tripod holds really good and looks sturdy.. The padded bag that comes along with the product makes it much easier to carry the tripod around... I intend to try this with the 105 mm and then 300mm, hope full this holds...
    Date published: 2016-09-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great compact tripod This isn't a high-end tripod, however it is way nicer than a lot of the other tripods in its price range and cheaper. The pistol grip with thumb adjustment takes a little getting used to, but it is a very quick and easy way to reposition your camera. I also really like the quick adjustment on the head that allows you to go into a video mode where it smoothly pans on the same plane if you need it to. All of the adjustments seem to be quality, and it's a great little tripod in a light-weight, compact version. The ONLY thing I wish this had was a little bubble level somewhere on the head. But it's still nice.
    Date published: 2016-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! I am a novice photographer so this is so perfect for me. Usage is easy to learn, it is sturdy and lightweight. Good for travelers, so far I have tested it with a bit of wind and seemed to hold pretty good, unless of course there is a storm or tornado then that would be a different story or a very strong wind blast. So far, I am loving it and very happy with it. I would recommend this to people who are beginners who does not want to spend too much money and break the piggy bank, it does the job perfectly especially if you have a compact camera like mine alpha 6000.
    Date published: 2016-07-19
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Light, strong, and reasonably priced, but not so stable. I got this tripod primarily to use with a mirrorless system camera. I wanted something compact and lightweight but strong enough to support about 3 pounds and provide quick and efficient video and still-image use. It does all of that reasonably well, but the tripod legs don't lock in position. Every time I make a small adjustment in the placement of the tripod, I need to extend each leg so that they are stable. It is certainly worth the modest price, but for a few bucks more, it would be a much more dependable product.
    Date published: 2017-03-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it. I give it a 5 star but keep in mind it is great for a travel tripod. It fits nicely in my carry-on luggage and is light weight. Although, I prefer a heavier tripod when not traveling, this one is sturdy compared to several wimpy travel tripods I sent back, and superior over any mono-pod. Unless you are anchoring a mono-pod, you will see the result of your heart-beat in the hanging camera strap - not good. With this travel tripod and a little care, it is still, especially if you use a timer. Inside you must be careful about movement and other people's movement, which may cause vibrations easier than with a more sturdy tripod.
    Date published: 2016-08-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for on-the-go and tight quarters! This is an impressive tripod for such a low cost. It's hella lightweight and portable, and can fight in very tight quarters - a staple in my random shoots. But this also means it can't support much weight. It gets very tall, which I didn't expect. The quick release plate is super convenient in use, but the easiest thing in the world to lose if it's not on your camera. I hate the pistol grip. Just don't like it. And I got mine second-hand, so the video switch doesn't lock anything into place, not that the ball head would provide smooth pans anyway. The ability to use the column upside down is pretty nice, even though utilizing a DSLR or Mirrorless in-between the legs is pretty difficult. This has been a super useful tripod and I always have it with me.
    Date published: 2017-04-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So simple to use... I haven't used it yet for actual photography, but I have put it together with my bridge camera.� The first thing I love is that you don't have to totally undo the mount from the camera to change memory cards or batteries like you do with other tripods.� It connects to the camera with a button-like connector that doesn't cover the memory card/battery compartment.� It is very sturdy, but adjusts easily.� And you can't beat the price for a Manfrotto tripod.
    Date published: 2017-11-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from 3 years user It finally died after 3 years of use... not to say abuse. I bought it to use with my D90 and than with my actual D7100. Often put my Nikon 70-300VR on is shoulders with rather good result. Keep in mind though that with this combo, it is not easy to get the whole thing stable. It is also difficult to frame exactly where you are aiming, there is definitely to much weight to expect precision for that matter, many adjustments are required, but yes, it works. But nevertheless, i always made all the pictures i wanted with this little tripod and the though ball head that is mounted on it. Of course, you must be realistic and accept some issues when you put so much weight on a tripod not design for that type of abuse. Now it is gone, the ball head do not hold much than my D7100 with my 35mm f1,8 and it barely keep it locked. Anyway, i never expected this tripod to last that long. It has been a very good surprise. The tripod is still good, it is the ball head that failed.
    Date published: 2017-01-04
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