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Manfrotto MK290DUA3-3W 3-Section Dual Aluminium Tripod with 3-Way Head

Manfrotto MK290DUA3-3W 3-Section Dual Aluminium Tripod with 3-Way Head


The Manfrotto MK290DUA3-3W comprises of the 290 dual aluminium tripod and a 804 3-way head. The tripod features aluminium leg tubes and top casting, enhancing rigidity, durability and performance; and the 3-way head features panoramic rotation, lateral tilt, and front tilt controls.

  • Aluminium construction
  • 4 Leg angle settings
  • Lightweight and durable
  • 4kg load capacity
  • 3-way head
  • Quick release plate
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Available to Order. Usually ships within 2-3 days
Brand Manfrotto

290DUA3-3W tripod features:

Aluminium construction

The 3-section 290 tripod is constructed around aluminium leg tubes and an aluminium top casting for rigidity, durability and performance.

Tension adjustable leg locking levers

The tripod's leg locking levers are tension-adjustable, so they can be tightened to counteract any effects of aging and wear, keeping the tripod fully functional throughout its long lifespan.

Four leg angle settings

Four-position leg angle settings make low-angle shooting possible, and a rapid centre column adds flexibility and extends the minimum and maximum height range.

90 centre column

The Manfrotto 290's centre column can be flipped 90 from vertical to horizontal orientation. The 90 column mechanism is hidden inside the tripods top casting until its needed; the mechanism can then be raised, allowing the centre column to swing to the horizontal position. Together, the 90column and the 4 leg angles enable you to get low down to the ground like no other tripod.

Rubber leg warmer

A rubber leg-warmer guarantees a comfortable grip and maximum ergonomics.

804 head features:

3-Way head

A 3-way head provides panoramic rotation, lateral tilt, and front tilt

Lightweight adapto construction

The head features an adapto construction to keep it lightweight while also ensuring a high mechanical resistance for sturdy support.

4kg load capacity

The 3 way head can carry up to 4kg, this is perfect for DSLR's with small to medium lenses and mid-sized video cameras.

Retractable handles/levers

The Manfrotto 804 head handles/levers are retractable, and decreases the overall size when not in use.

Tilt compensating spring

A built-in spring assists with tilting motion by compensating for heavier lenses and cameras with off-center loads

Other features:
  • Quick release plate
  • Level bubble on head
In the box
  • Manfrotto Manfrotto MK290DUA3 3-section 290 Aluminium Tripod
  • 804 3-Way Head
  • Quick release plate
attachment number1/4 attachment type
centre columnrapid
closed length74 cm
Colorblack color
column tube diameter25mm
leg angles25°.46°.66°.88°
leg sections3 number
legs tube diameter26. 22.5. 19 mm
materialaluminium magnesium
Maximum Height175.5 cm
maximum height (with centre column down)151 cm
Minimum Height5.5 cm
safety payload4 kg
Weight2.590 kg

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1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.


Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.


Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.


 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.


2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

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   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

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   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information


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Delivery Charges:

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