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Manfrotto Befree Advanced Travel Aluminum Tripod with 494 Ball Head (Lever Locks, Black)

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Manfrotto Befree Advanced Travel Aluminum Tripod with 494 Ball Head (Lever Locks, Black)
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 19.8 lb
  • Max Height: 59.1"
  • Minimum Height: 15.8"
  • Folded Length: 15.7"
Sporting a 19.8 lb load capacity at a weight of only 3.6 lb, this black Befree Advanced Travel Tripod from Manfrotto is a robust support option that can serve as a convenient travel companion for professional photographers and passionate hobbyists alike. It is made of aluminum alloy and reaches a maximum height of 59.1" with its column extended, folding down to 15.7" in length for simplified transport in its included carrying case.
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can the Wimberley 200-II Gimbol head be mounted ...

can the Wimberley 200-II Gimbol head be mounted on this tripod?
Asked by: William L.
The Befree has a standard 3/8-16 mounting thread, and I have used different heads on mine. Your Wimberley Gimbal head should have that same standard thread so I see no reason why it cannot be mounted on this tripod. The only downside is that this tripod comes with a 494 ball head which you will remove, and unless you have some other use for it, you might want to consider a travel tripod that comes without a head (B&H lists 54 of them).
Answered by: Ted
Date published: 2020-07-07

Can I use this with iOptron SkyTracker pro ...

Can I use this with iOptron SkyTracker pro between tripod and ball head?
Asked by: Fabio
Yes, you can mount the iOptron SkyTrackerPro camera mount on the Manfrotto Befree Advanced Travel Aluminum Tripod with 494 Ball Head and mount the ball head on the SkyTracker mount.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2022-11-09

How long is the center Column?

How long is the center Column?
Asked by: Bradley
The center column is 11" long and allows the head to be raised/lowered 9".
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-08-25

Will the plate on this work with a Canon sx 40 ...

Will the plate on this work with a Canon sx 40 bridge camera?
Asked by: Carol
I would think it would fit, but do not definitely know.
Answered by: Carl
Date published: 2020-12-10

Does this work with the Sony A1 Camera?

Does this work with the Sony A1 Camera?
Asked by: Linda
Yes, the 1/4 20 thread on the tripod works with all cameras
Answered by: Bill
Date published: 2022-07-14

Does this have a built in bubble level?

Does this have a built in bubble level?
Asked by: Brian
No, it does not.
Answered by: Dave
Date published: 2021-11-25

I have a Nikon D750 with a 200-500mm lens, will ...

I have a Nikon D750 with a 200-500mm lens, will this tripod support this?
Asked by: Daniel
Specifications say that it supports 17.6 lb. I have used mine with a large format rail camera that weighs over 10 lb, and it has handled that load very well. I normally use it with a medium format film camera too. I don't particularly like this ball head as it can sometimes be a bit squirrelly with a heavier camera.
Answered by: Ted
Date published: 2020-01-09

What's the diameter of this tripod at it's ...

What's the diameter of this tripod at it's largest point while folded? I'm trying to determine if I have space in my hard case next to my light stands for this.
Asked by: Isaac
4 1/4".
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-08
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