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Manfrotto Befree Live Carbon Fiber Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks

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Manfrotto Befree Live Carbon Fiber 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 carbon fiber 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 carbon fiber 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 16.1" with the head removed, and attaches to any camera with either a 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 threaded screw mount.

  • Compact carbon fiber 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 16.1" 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: 719821419341

Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod System Specs

Head
Material
Aluminum alloy
Load Capacity
8.8 lb / 4 kg
Base Diameter
1.7" / 4.3 cm
Quick Release Plate
Yes; 501PL
Panning Range
360°
Tilt Range
-90° to 65°
Pan & Tilt Drag
Fixed drag, non-adjustable
Separate Panning Lock
Yes
Spirit Level
Yes, 1
Legs
Material
Carbon fiber
Maximum Height
59.1" / 150 cm
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended
50.8" / 129 cm
Folded Length
16.1" / 41 cm
Leg Stages/Sections
4
Leg Lock Type
M-lock twist lock
Independent Leg Spread
Yes
Feet
Rubberized
General
Weight
3.04 lb / 1.38 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
4.105 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.7 x 5.05 x 4.9"

Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod System Reviews

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Will the Blackmagic Pocket camera with a cage ...

Will the Blackmagic Pocket camera with a cage mount flush or will it need a different kind of quick release plate?
Asked by: A L
Yes it would.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-10-20

Does it support a nikkon 5300 and a 70-300 lens?

Does it support a nikkon 5300 and a 70-300 lens?
Asked by: Daya
The Manfrotto Befree Live Carbon Fiber Video Tripod can easily handle the Nikon D5300 and its 70-300mm lens.
Answered by: Dennis L
Date published: 2018-12-17

Can you reverse the center column for really low ...

Can you reverse the center column for really low angel shooting?
Asked by: Colleen
I tried it and works. However, it looks not designed for that after I compared it with my AA version.
Answered by: Junrui
Date published: 2019-04-23

Is there an L-bracket or something I can use to ...

Is there an L-bracket or something I can use to mount my D500 on this for vertical shooting? Thanks.
Asked by: Brad
Yes there is. Manfrotto offers the Q5 L Bracket which has a 501PL style connection plate, BH #MAQ5LB. https://bhpho.to/31HGa3k
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-10-25

Is it possible to somehow use a Manfrotto 200PL ...

Is it possible to somehow use a Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate on this head?
Asked by: Oscar
Yes, you could install B&H # MA323 on top of the head. You would need to attach this quick release assembly to the quick release plate, but from there you will be able to use 200PL-14 plates. https://bhpho.to/2cjY1Xe
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2018-11-30

Can this tripod work with a Panasonic GH5?

Can this tripod work with a Panasonic GH5?
Asked by: Dyan
Yes, this tripod will work just fine with a Panasonic GH5.
Answered by: Zachary
Date published: 2021-02-01

Can I use this tripod system with the Canon ...

Can I use this tripod system with the Canon XF705?
Asked by: Robert
I think (in my opinion) the XF705 is too heavy for this little guy. I have a Sony A7III, and with a 24-105 or a 14-24 lens, it doesn't "feel" super solid. If i leave it for a couple of minutes the head will creep to a slightly different angle. However, if you want to try it, then, i would suggest replacing the head with a more robust one. The legs should handle it.
Answered by: Kris
Date published: 2021-02-18

is the 59.1 inch maximum height the top of the ...

is the 59.1 inch maximum height the top of the tripod or top of the tripod head?
Asked by: Timothy
It's to the top of the tripod head.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-08-22
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