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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

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.

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 :)

Great little tripod

By Clyde
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-12

Picked this up when an old cheap tripod I had been using broke. Love this thing. The attachment mechanism for the camera is super easy to use. The head moves smoothly and locks tight. Definitely worth the money for my workflow and use case.


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

Easy to use. Well constructed. And exceptional 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.

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