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Manfrotto 290 Light Kit
Aluminum Three-Section Tripod with Mini Ball Head


Made with hobbyist photographers in mind, Manfrotto's 290 Light is the smallest tripod in the 290 range.
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Made with hobbyist photographers in mind, Manfrotto's 290 Light is the smallest tripod in the 290 range. This three-section tripod features aluminum leg tubes and aluminum top casting for enhanced rigidity, durability and performance. Its aluminum leg-locking levers are tension-adjustable, so they can be tightened to counteract any effects of aging or wear, keeping the tripod fully functional throughout its long lifespan. Two leg angle position settings enable low-angle shooting, and a rapid centre column adds flexibility extending the min-max height range. A new rubber legwarmer guarantees comfortable grip and maximum ergonomics.

The 290 Light comes as a kit with a mini ball head specifically designed for compactness and transportability. Its broad, spherical movement together with its quick release plate mechanism enable rapid, easy framing. The head is fully made of aluminum and features friction control to help photographers make the finest adjustments to their compositions even with heavy equipment.

Manfrotto 290 Light Kit Features:

  • Two leg angle positions
  • Rock solid aluminum adjustable leg locks
  • New rubber legwarmer to increase the grip
  • Center Ball head ideal for fast action and quickframing
  • Outstanding Premium Italian Style dictated by function

Manfrotto 290 Light Kit Specifications:

  • Part Number: MK290LTA3-BHUS
  • Weight: 3.59 lbs (1.63 kg)
  • Collection/Series: 290
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Safety Payload: 8.82 lbs (4 kg)
  • Minimum Height: 16.42" (41.7 cm)
  • Maximum Height: 56.69" (144 cm)
  • Maximum Height (with Center Column Down): 49.41" (125.5 cm)
  • Closed Length: 22.17" (56.3 cm)
  • Head Type: Ball Head
  • Legs Tube Diameter: 0.61", 0.75", 0.89" (1.55, 1.9, 2.25 cm)
  • Leg Section: 3
  • Base Diameter: 1.57" (4 cm)
  • Leg Angles: 23°, 51°
  • Attachment: 1/4" screw
  • Base Type: 1.02" (2.6 cm)
  • Ball Locking: Yes
  • Carrying Bag Included: None
  • Center Column: Rapid
  • Color: Black
  • Easy Link: No
  • Friction Control: Yes
  • Front Tilt: -90° / +90°
  • Independent Pan Lock: No
  • Independent Tilt Lock: No
  • Lateral Tilt: -90° / +90°
  • Leg Type: Single
  • Leg Lock Type: Flip Lock
  • Maximum Working Temperature: 140ºF (60ºC)
  • Minimum Working Temperature: -22ºF (-30ºC)
  • Pan Drag: None
  • Panoramic Rotation: 360º
  • Plate Type: 200LT-PL
  • Quick Release: Yes
  • Tilt Drag: None
  • Upper Disc Diameter: 1.57" (4 cm)

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