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Manfrotto 196AB-2 Articulated Arm - 2 Sections, Without Camera Bracket

BH #MA196AB2 • MFR #196AB-2
Manfrotto 196AB-2 Articulated Arm - 2 Sections, Without Camera Bracket
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Manfrotto Articulated Arm Overview

The two-section Manfrotto 196AB-2 Articulated Arm articulated arm supports 3.3 lbs @ full extension and weighs less than 1 lb. It also benefits from the extra versatility given by the sliding extension system which allows easier positioning of lighting fixtures even in awkward and tight spaces.

Maximum Length is 23.8 inches, and the bottom 5/8" spigot (compatible with the Superclamp, sold separately), also has a 1/4" thread.

UPC: 719821244431

Manfrotto Articulated Arm Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.75 x 3.5 x 3.5"

Manfrotto Articulated Arm Reviews

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Are the Manfrotto articulated arms made in Italy ...

Are the Manfrotto articulated arms made in Italy or elsewhere (like China)? Thanks for any information.
Asked by: Gary
The one I purchased here says made in Italy. If you zoom in on the photo here on B&H in the middle of the front arm to the right of the Manfrotto logo you can see it has the model number on the top line and made in Italy in the bottom left portion of the box. Look carefully you can read it.
Answered by: Aaron
Date published: 2021-01-30

Will this Manfrotto 196AB-2 Articulated Arm ...

Will this Manfrotto 196AB-2 Articulated Arm support a Atomos Shogun without batteries attached? If so, does it come with the proper screws, etc to attach to my Mafrotto N8 Fluid Video Head and tripod? Thank you.
Asked by: Gary
This arm would not be recommended. It would be better to use one of these arms. https://bhpho.to/3bxSztP
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-02-14

What is the length? The specs state the box ...

What is the length? The specs state the box length is 13.5", assumption - each leg is 12" folded in box?
Asked by: David
This arm has a combined length of 34".
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2022-05-08

Are the "knuckle joints" plastic or metal?

Are the "knuckle joints" plastic or metal?
Asked by: Brandon
Polycarbonate (plastic)
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-12-13

The description says 34" reach. How far can each ...

The description says 34" reach. How far can each section extend, is it 11"? The specifications section is weak, only packaging info.
Asked by: Ivon
It is approximately 10-11"
Answered by: Shalom
Date published: 2023-01-31

Can this be used to mount an AD200 strobe with a ...

Can this be used to mount an AD200 strobe with a 1'x3' strip box? Does it articulate horizontally and vertically?
Asked by: John
If you purchase the Impact 5/8" Stud with 1/4"-20 Female Threads, B&H # IMSRP112P, the Godox S2 Speedlite Bracket for Bowens, B&H # GOS2, and your softbox with a Bowens speedring adapter, and the setup weighs less than 11 lbs, then yes, the Godox AD200Pro TTL Pocket Flash Kit should be compatible for use with the Manfrotto Double Articulated Arm - 3 Sections With Camera Bracket. The articulating arm will only adjust in one plane of motion; either horizontally or vertically, but not both (depending on how the arm is orientated in the clamp/grip head you are using to hold the articulated arm).
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-06-30

Will this arm work with the OC White Heavy Duty ...

Will this arm work with the OC White Heavy Duty Wall Mount Base (Black ) BH #OC11426B?
Asked by: Tom
Yes. But for better payload support we suggest the following item. Impact Wall Plate with 5/8" Locking Receiver BH #IMSRP123P • MFR #SRP-123P https://bhpho.to/3qCRKtE
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2021-11-15

Does this come with a mounting bracket for a wall ...

Does this come with a mounting bracket for a wall or ceiling?
Asked by: John
No, the Manfrotto Double Articulated Arm - 3 Sections With Camera Bracket, does not come with a mounting bracket for a wall or ceiling.
Answered by: Lenny
Date published: 2023-06-30
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