Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Head with Fast Twin Carbon Fiber Tripod System and Bag

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Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Head with Fast Twin Carbon Fiber Tripod System and Bag
Key Features
  • Nitrotech 608 Fluid Head
  • Nitrogen Piston Counterbalance Mechanism
  • 0-17.6 lb Continuous Counterbalance
  • Continuously Variable Pan and Tilt Drag
The Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Head with Fast Twin Carbon Fiber Tripod System and Bag combines the innovative Nitrotech 608 fluid head with the 2-stage carbon fiber Fast Twin tripod legs and mid-level spreader, creating an effective combination of stability and smooth, precise control. The legs feature a 100mm half ball with a removable 75mm adapter that permits the mounting of the 608 head. The head features variable pan and tilt drag with independent locks and continuous counterbalance from 0 to 17.6 pounds.
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Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Head with Fast Twin Carbon Fiber Tripod System and Bag

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Manfrotto MVK608TWINFCUS Overview

The Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Head with Fast Twin Carbon Fiber Tripod System and Bag combines the innovative Nitrotech 608 fluid head with the 2-stage carbon fiber Fast Twin tripod legs and mid-level spreader, creating an effective combination of stability and smooth, precise control. The legs feature a 100mm half ball with a removable 75mm adapter that permits the mounting of the 608 head. The head features variable pan and tilt drag with independent locks and continuous counterbalance from 0 to 17.6 pounds.

The carbon fiber legs are durable, strong, salt water corrosion resistant, and feature the Ultra L-Lock that enables you to lock and unlock the legs using only one locking lever located at the top of each leg, so you don't have to bend down to unlock the legs. The legs feature 3 x locking positions for spreader-less operation, or you can use the included mid-level spreader with the legs set to free movement. Included with this system is a padded carrying bag for storage and transport.

Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Video Head

The Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech is a flat base fluid video head designed for the versatility needs of the independent content creator who's engaged in different types of projects. Thanks to its flat base with a 3/8"-16 mounting thread, as well as its relatively compact and lightweight design, the head can easily be moved between a compatible tripod and a slider, jib, monopod, and various other gear. One of the key features of the 608 Nitrotech is its Nitrogen gas piston counterbalance mechanism (hence, Nitrotech), which allows continuous counterbalance adjustment—as opposed to stepped or fixed—for the head's full payload range of 0 - 17.6 lb. Additionally, an upgraded fluid technology significantly improves continuously variable drag performance and enables smooth and judder-free pan and tilt movements.

Providing further flexibility, the head's camera plate system features a side lock mechanism that allows for quicker and safer mounting of your camera plate and camera load. Instead of having to align and slide in your camera plate from the rear, you're able to conveniently tuck in one side of the plate from the top and then push and click in the other side.

The 608 Nitrotech offers two rosette mounts for attaching the included pan bar on either the left or right side. These rosettes also feature Manfrotto's Easy Link system for mounting accessories via an articulating arm. Each rosette has a 3/8"-16 port in the center and both Manfrotto and ARRI anti-rotation slots surrounding the mounting port. The Easy Link system is designed to support Manfrotto articulating arms equipped with anti-rotation pins or those with ARRI locating pins in order to prevent twisting. At the same time, standard articulating arms can also be attached.

Other features of the 608 Nitrotech include improved resistance to lower operating temperatures in comparison to previous Nitrotech models and improved ergonomics and materials used for the different knobs.

Key Features

  • Flat base with 3/8"-16 mounting thread allowing for use on tripods, sliders, jibs, monopods, and other support gear
  • Nitrogen gas piston counterbalance mechanism allowing for continuous counterbalance adjustment for the full payload range of 0 - 17.6 lb
  • Upgraded fluid technology enabling smooth and judder-free pan and tilt movements via continuously variable drag performance
  • Easier, safer side lock camera plate mechanism
  • Two rosette mounts with a 3/8"-16 port and Manfrotto and ARRI anti-rotation slots for attaching the included pan bar and a standard or anti-twist articulating arm
  • 5.9" height
UPC: 719821443070

Manfrotto Fast Twin Leg Video Tripod Legs with Ultra L-Lock and Mid-Level Spreader (Carbon Fiber)

The Manfrotto Fast Twin Leg Video Tripod Legs with Ultra L-Lock and Mid-Level Spreader is a two-stage carbon fiber tripod with a 100mm bowl and a single leg lock mechanism for each leg. A 100-to-75mm bowl adapter is included, so you get the flexibility to use 100 or 75mm video heads. The tripod features twin spiked feet with removable rubber overshoes, allowing for use on various terrain as well as on flat, smooth surfaces. It supports up to 55 pounds and has a maximum working height of 61.8", minimum height of 10.6", and a folded length of 28.7".

The tripod legs are selectable between free movement or having three locking leg positions so you can use the legs without a spreader. The included mid-level spreader has telescopic arms for added stability and independent leg angles. The spreader is removable and the optional Manfrotto MVASPR2N1 2-in-1 spreader can be attached instead.

Leg Locks

The legs feature Manfrotto's Ultra-L Lock for the Twin Fast tripod legs. This allows you to lock and unlock both leg stages using only one locking lever located at the top of each leg, so you don't have to bend down to unlock the legs.

Spreader or Spreaderless

The legs incorporate a locking mechanism that enables the legs to move completely freely, suitable when working with a spreader, or to lock at one of three angles, 70, 50, and 20°, which is suitable for use when working without a spreader.

Mid-Level Spreader

The included mid-level spreader allows you to work on uneven terrain such as stairs or rocks while preventing the legs from flying apart.

Rubber Feet

You can use the included rubber feet to protect delicate surfaces from the tripod's foot spikes.

100-to-75mm Bowl Adapter

The legs feature a 100mm bowl and include a 100-to-75mm bowl adapter. This provides the flexibility to use a video head with either a 100 or 75mm leveling ball.
UPC: 719821446484

Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Video Head Specs

Camera Plate
Camera Plate FeaturesQuick Release
Camera Mounting Screw1 x 1/4"-20 Male with Locating Pin
Tripod Platform
Base Mount3/8"-16 Female
Pan & Tilt
Drag ControlPan: Continuous
Tilt: Continuous
Drag TypeFluid
Vertical Tilt+90° to -70°
Panning Range360°
Physical
Load Capacity0 to 17.6 lb / 0 to 7.98 kg at CoG 2.17" / 55 mm
Counter BalanceContinuous (0 to 17.6 lb / 0 to 7.98 kg)
Pan Handle Fittings2 x Rosette
Bubble Level1 x Illuminated
Accessory Mounting2 x 3/8"-16 Female Thread
Operating Temperature-4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C
Weight4.9 lb / 2.22 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)30 x 20.5 x 20"

Manfrotto Fast Twin Leg Video Tripod Legs with Ultra L-Lock and Mid-Level Spreader (Carbon Fiber) Specs

General
Head Mount Type100 mm Bowl
Load Capacity55 lb / 24.95 kg
Maximum Working Height61.8" / 156.97 cm
Minimum Working Height10.6" / 26.92 cm
Folded Length28.7" / 72.90 cm
MaterialsCarbon Fiber
Weight7.9 lb / 3.58 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeLever Lock
Leg PositionsLocking 3 Positions and Continuously Adjustable
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections3
Leg Diameter0.63" / 16 mm
0.98" / 25 mm
Feet FeaturesRubber, Dual Spiked
SpreaderMid-Level (Included)
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