Manfrotto introduces BeFree One, the smallest in the series
Manfrotto has announced a new travel tripod in the BeFree series. Only the second BeFree model, the BeFree One is designed to fold away into a compact form and to be lightweight for easy transportation.
The new aluminum model uses 4-section legs to collapse to just 32cm/12.6in from a maximum height of 130cm/51.18in. It comes with an aluminum ball and socket head and is capable of supporting up to 2.5kg/5.5lbs. It weighs only 1.3kg/2.86lbs itself.
The tripod has a two-section center column, clasp leg locks and the head is fitted with a quick release plate. The 100% made-in-Italy BeFree One comes with a 10-year warranty and its own padded shoulder-bag. It will cost £124.95 and will be available in black, grey or red.
For more information visit the Manfrotto website.
November 2015 - Manfrotto, the world leader in photography, imaging equipment and accessories industry, announces the BeFree One, the most compact travel tripod in the BeFree range.
For passionate travellers who want to carry what is needed to capture how they feel when they meet people and visit places, the BeFree One is ideal for those who want to take along a tripod, without worrying about weight and size.
Fast to set up and intuitive to use: the BeFree One tripod captures sensationally precise and sharp images and fits most DSLR and CSC cameras.
The BeFree One tripod is lightweight, ultra compact and with a stylish design you will want to take everywhere, folding down to just 32cm.
BeFree One is always comfortable to carry everywhere with its own padded carry bag: it easily fits into your luggage and its extra padding protects the tripod from any accidental damage.
SOLID AS A ROCK
BeFree One comes with an ultra-compact aluminium ball head with quick release plate and safety locks, and sturdy aluminium leg locks.
The patented leg-angles selector ensures quick and secure set up and the customized quick release adaptor enables the foldable legs to pack very tightly.
The tripod delivers sharp images by keeping your camera steadily locked in the desired position to obtain high image quality, and can also be used in portrait mode. BeFree One has 4 sections to ensure stability and performance: it’s the most reliable tripod in such a compact folded size.
IMPRESSIVE ITALIAN STYLE
Befree One is the only 100% Made in Italy ultra compact tripod, carefully designed and superbly crafted and available in three different colour options.
Premium materials and advanced engineering processes guarantee maximum quality and up to 10 years warranty.
Its reliable performance and stylish design make Manfrotto’s BeFree One the perfect travel tripod for passionate photographers who want to take amazing pictures that truly represent their own travel experiences.
The BeFree One is available from selected retailers at RRP £124.95.
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