Manfrotto Befree Live 4-Section Tripod with Fluid Video Head

The Manfrotto Befree Live is a highly portable video tripod kit made specifically for videographers who love to travel and wish to carry light. The whole video tripod kit weighs only 1.8kg and features a tiny closed length of only 40cm, but can support up to 4kg of gear and reach a height of up to 1.5m. The Befree Live comprises of a 4-section befree aluminium tripod and a Befree Live fluid video head with a 501PL plate. Although the tripod is light and compact, it does not compromise on rigidity, build quality or features. Features includes leg angle settings, an invertible centre column, fixed drag fluidity, and a sliding plate.
  • Aluminium construction
  • Leg angle settings
  • Lightweight and durable
  • 4kg load capacity
  • Befree fluid video head
  • Quick release plate
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SKU
TPMFKBFR-LIVE
R3,600.00
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Portable

The tripod legs folds compactly next to the head to reduce the overall size down to a 40cm height.


Lightweight

The tripod features an aluminium construction and weighs only 1.8kg


Low angle shooting

The tripod leg settings can be adjusted to increase the angle limit making the tripod sit lower and the centre column can be used upside down for even lower angles.


Befree fluid video head with 501PL sliding quick-release plate

The Befree video head is extremely light and features a fluid cartridge to provide fixed drag fluidity on both pan & tilt axis for smooth movement and professional looking video. A dedicated Manfrotto 501PL sliding plate helps to achieve optimal balance, and the pan bar is removable and folds for extra portability.


4kg load capacity

The Befree video head can carry up to 4kg, this is perfect for DSLR's with small to medium lenses and mid-sized video camcorders.


4 Section design

The Tripod features a 4 section design, 3 extendible sections, 1 top section. Each extendible section can easily be locked and unlocked via a flip switch for easy adjustments

  • Manfrotto Befree Live Tripod
  • Manfrotto Befree Live Fluid Video Head
  • Manfrotto 501PL sliding quick-release plate

Weight

18000 g
Collection/Series Befree
Material Aluminum
Safety Payload Weight 4 kg
Min Height 43 cm
Maximum Height 151 cm
Head Type Video/Fluid Head
Leg Sections 4
Legs Tube Diameter 12, 15.5, 19, 22.5 mm
Quick Release Yes
Closed Length 40 cm
Base Type Ball
Attachment 1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw
Base Diameter 40 mm
Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 1
Carrying Bag Included 110340
Center Column rapid
Color Black
Easy Link No
Front Tilt -90°/+65°
Leg Single
Leg Angles 25°,51°
Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
Maximum Height (with Center Column Down) 128 cm
Maximum Working Temperature 60 C
Minimum Working Temperature -30 C
Pan Bar Included Yes
Pan Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag
Panoramic Rotation 360
Plate Type 501PL
Tilt Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag
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