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Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)

Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod (Black)
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 4.4 lb
  • Max Height: 61"
  • Min Height: 17.3"
  • Folded Length: 17.8"
The black Compact Action Aluminum Tripod from Manfrotto is a five-section camera support that can hold up to 4.4 lb. It extends from 17.3" to 61" and weighs 2.6 lb.
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Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod Overview

The black Compact Action Aluminum Tripod from Manfrotto is a five-section camera support that can hold up to 4.4 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

Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod Specs

Head TypePistol Grip Head
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
Pan & Tilt Range
Lateral Tilt-30° to +90°
Vertical Tilt+90° to -30°
Panning Range360°
Load Capacity4.4 lb / 2 kg
Maximum Working Height61.0" / 155 cm
Max Height without Center Column52.40" / 133.10 cm
Minimum Working Height17.3" / 43.9 cm
Closed Length17.8" / 45.3 cm
MaterialsAluminum Alloy
Weight2.65 lb / 1.2 kg
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections5
Feet FeaturesRubber
Center Column
Center Column ShapeFaceted
Center Column Sections1
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.394 x 4.331 x 4.016"

Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod Reviews

Great tripod

By Greg
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-16

Compact, light, fast setup. Easy to maneuver. Great value

Flexible for lightweight payload. some control issues

By Loren
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-20

This is a nifty item for photo and some video. I notice my video pans begin to drift and tilt up and down if I don't ride them. The side switch released allows Photo mode: total free-roll movement, useful for swinging to portrait mode, and great to have when I'm searching for an ideal comp; I can then lock it up positively. But when switch is locked into video mode restricting the free roll, it still wobbles a bit, and pans or tilts are not locked. I can get a smooth horizontal pan from this item without positive lock but it's more work to ride it. For instance, I find I must rely on increasing the grip pressure to pan smoothly and try not to apply any tilt pressure. For a few bucks more, you might be able to find a model which adds positive pan and tilt lock, or pan with tilt, with all the other nifty features.

Good solution for streaming

By Kelly
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-17

This is a very light, very compact tripod that can fit into a small backpack. I own several of them and have purchased several for clients that do hybrid events, both in person and where they stream them simultaneously. The kits I create for the clients all fit in a backpack for ease of use. And this is a great solution.

Manfrotto tripod

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-03

It was a gift so I don't know how it has been functioning, but the recipient was thrilled

Great compact tripod

By Paul
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-01

I was able to go in-store to test this and all the other offerings. Fantastic value and the ball mechanism is very convenient for fast set ups.

Good purchase

By Gabriela
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-12

So far so good! I like the design, and its features :)

Light but sturdy

By Jeff
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-21

Seems to hold my Canon 5d quite well and the quick spin knob allows for fast repositioning.


By Julie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-01

Easy to use. Well constructed. And exceptional value.

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How do I mount Manfrotto 322RC2 Grip Action Ball Head to this tripod? Thanks.
Asked by: D C.
The head on the Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod does not come off. It cannot be replaced with a different head.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2022-06-16

Can a weight be added to the center column of ...

Can a weight be added to the center column of this tripod?
Asked by: Erik
Yes! Theres a keychain Where you can join a weight
Answered by: Sylvio
Date published: 2020-03-18


I use my Cotton Carrier when hiking, is the attachment compatible with the joy stick?
Asked by: Anonymous
There are a few different models of Cotton Carriers, so we cannot say if this tripod is compatible with the specific model you have. Feel free to email us directly at [email protected] with more details and the model of Cotton Carrier you have. We'll be better able to assist you from there.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Is it compartible with Nikon D3400?

Is it compartible with Nikon D3400?
Asked by: Victor
It is compatible with anything that has a 1/4-20 threaded connection. Most camera equipment does. Without seeing your camera, I can't be 100% sure, but I'm 99.6% confident that it will work fine.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-01-18

Will it work with the Pentax SP 20x60 WP, with ...

Will it work with the Pentax SP 20x60 WP, with the Barska Bino Adapter AF10546 or Bushnell Bino Adapter 161002CM ? They only weight 3 lbs. Why the hole (depression), at the top where the screw is ? I mean the screw to attach camera or bino.
Asked by: Rejean
You can mount it , tripod Load Capacity: 3.3 lb and Pentax SP20x30 Weight is 49.4 oz 3.1 lb about , very close to max load capacity
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-13

Can it rotate 360° horizontally?? Also can it ...

Can it rotate 360° horizontally?? Also can it rotate on all axis at same time, i.e. can it move diagonally or does it moves only horizontally or vertically at a time?
Asked by: Niranjan
It can rotate 360 degrees and is is able to move on both axis at the same time.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-05-24

What accessory do I need to attach my smartphone?

What accessory do I need to attach my smartphone?
Asked by: Jennifer
Click on the link below to view smartphone mounts;
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-06-29

Smartphone clamp

Smartphone clamp
Asked by: Anonymous
You may use and 1/4"-20 mountable smartphone clamp, such as these:
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-11-30
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