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Manfrotto Befree Live Aluminum Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks

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Manfrotto Befree Live Aluminum Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks
Key Features
  • Designed for Travel and Mobile Use
  • 8.8 lb Capacity Fluid Drag Head
  • Separate Pan and Tilt Locking Knobs
  • 59.1" Max Height with Column Raised
A compact support system designed for travelling and shooting on the go, the Befree Live Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks from Manfrotto is composed of sturdy aluminum tripod legs paired with a fluid video head and a quick release plate. With a load capacity of 8.8 lb, the head offers fluid movement that is aided by separate pan and tilt locking knobs for precise control over your composition. Included with it is a pan bar and a sliding quick release plate, both of which are removable to help enhance its portability.
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Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod System Overview

A compact support system designed for travelling and shooting on the go, the Befree Live Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks from Manfrotto is composed of sturdy aluminum tripod legs paired with a fluid video head and a quick release plate. With a load capacity of 8.8 lb, the head offers fluid movement that is aided by separate pan and tilt locking knobs for precise control over your composition. Included with it is a pan bar and a sliding quick release plate, both of which are removable to help enhance its portability.

The legs reach a maximum height of 59.1" with the column raised, and can be extended and secured in seconds thanks to the M-lock twist locks that engage with a simple 90° turn. The sliding leg angle selector is easy to reach and can be operated with a single finger, making adjustments significantly easier to perform. Found at the top is an Easy Link connector, which allows you to attach compatible accessories such as flashes or reflectors. The Befree Live can be folded down to 15.7" with the head removed, and attaches to any camera with either a 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 threaded screw mount.

  • Compact aluminum tripod kit designed for travelling; ideal for mobile uses such as vlogging
  • Holds equipment as heavy as 8.8 lb
  • Fluid head with spirit level and quick release plate
  • Pan and tilt locking knobs allow for single axis movement
  • Legs extend as high as 59.1", and fold down to 15.7" in length
  • Twist leg locking system, enabled by simply turning each knob 90°
  • Intuitive sliding leg angle selector operated with the push of a single finger
  • Easy Link attachment at the top of leg section; connects to compatible accessories
  • Pan bar included for fluid movement; can be removed
UPC: 719821419334

Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod System Specs

Head
MaterialAluminum alloy
Load Capacity8.8 lb / 4 kg
Base Diameter1.7" / 4.3 cm
Quick Release PlateYes; 501PL
Panning Range360°
Tilt Range-90° to 65°
Pan & Tilt DragFixed drag, non-adjustable
Separate Panning LockYes
Spirit LevelYes, 1
Legs
MaterialAluminum alloy
Maximum Height59.1" / 150 cm
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended52.4" / 133 cm
Folded Length15.7" / 40 cm
Leg Stages/Sections4
Leg Lock TypeM-lock twist lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
FeetRubberized
General
Weight3.6 lb / 1.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)18 x 5 x 5"

Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod System Reviews

The upgrade I was looking for

By Ryan
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-30

I've been using the Manfrotto Element for a couple years and finally got tired of 1) the allen nuts coming loose at the joints and 2) not being able to see the leveling bubble. This solves both of those and I gain a fluid head with a ball joint to boot, love it so far.

Very small and portable

By Eliezer
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-17

A bit expensive because it's a Manproto but it's really good I personally bought it on sale so it was worth it to me

Great deal!

By Elisa
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-14

I was looking for a small lightweight tripod to take with me in travels and that is just it! The tripod is reliable, excellent construction and you know, Manfrotto's quality. I'm totally satisfied! It was a GREAT deal!

Perfect!

By Jackie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-14

Easy to carry around for weddings. Lightweight but still sturdy!

Great for photography

By Henry
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-14

This little tripod is so compact that I took it overseas. having the level grip right at your fingertips is just well done. for video this tripod did not work for me, that is if you are shooting slow motion, as in real time the tripod shakes if you are following a subject with your camera.

wears out quickly

By sumner
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-13

this tripod wears out quickly and the video head is unstable and wobbly

Wedding Video Tripod

By Rush
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-15

Great tripod and plate holder is standard size for Manfrotto tripods, so interchangability is great for run and gun between tripods, monopods, etc.

Caused me lose my opera lens

By Wedlin
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-24

Was shooting a home for a real estate company. I had my canon 6d Mark 2 with the Tokina Opera 16-28. Why I was hiding myself from the shot inside the kitchen, a chiwawa just slid out of nowhere and hit the tripod. it was too late to catch the tripod. My opera lens hit the ground (from about 4.5ft). One facet of the lens hood broke off. Very disappointed. If you are going to shoot with this, please make sure at least one hand and your site are on it at all time. Do not attached heavy things to this set. I do own other tripods. The Vanguard Alta Pro 2 , which I have own for years, knock this tripod on all considerations (sturdiness, and quality). I wish I could returned this thing before it did deceived me, I did not have a chance to take it out for a shoot except open the box and check the height.

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