Manfrotto Launches New Compact Series Tripod & Monopod Kits

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Manfrotto has launched a new Compact Series Tripod Series featuring three different kits that are lightweight and affordable.

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The new line includes:

  • Compact Advanced Kit – Designed for use with entry-level DSLRs, the Compact Advanced kit offers separate pan and tilt handles for fine tuning adjustments, while maintaining an overall small and light package.
  • Compact Action Kit – Features a dual-purpose pistol grip head that allows adjustments for both photo and video use with smooth operation for video at the flip of a switch.
  • Compact Light Kit – Designed for mirrorless cameras, it is ultra lightweight and portable. It features a ball head with an integrated mounting screw and no separate tripod plate.

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Additionally, Manfrotto unveiled a pair of new Compact Series monopods. The standard Compact Monopod is designed for use with compact and mirrorless cameras, while the Compact Advanced Monopod is designed for use with DSLRs.

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The Manfrotto Compact Series of tripods and monopods range in price from $28 to $112 and are available in multiple colors. Check them out here at B&H Photo.

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Comments

  1. Brian says

    If these are sturdy, then the prices aren’t too bad. Personally, I’d go with a Benro branded support if someone is looking for cost savings. I’m still shocked that Manfrotto hasn’t jumped on the monopod/tripod combo unit design yet.

    The monopods look decent for the prices if the locks are tight. If the bottom foot was a 3/8″ screw on, that would have been fantastic – they do not look like any of them are from the limited photos.

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