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Manfrotto - Element 65" Tripod - Red-Angle_Standard

Manfrotto - Element 65" Tripod - Red

Model: MKELEB5RD-BHSKU: 5884340

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does the job

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    SonyAlphaGuy
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    I did a lot of research for great compact travel tripods since I love to hike and explore outdoors, carrying the big one I have gets tiresome quickly. I use a Sony a7r iii with a 16-35 GM and the 24-70 GM. It can support the weight, but ball head does take some adjusting to compensate for it. The plate needs to be affixed to the camera very firmly to reduce movement, not the easiest plate to screw/unscrew, but so far it's doing ok. Wish it was clip locks instead of twist locks.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

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    Speedyr64
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    This is my first quality tripod. I have no regrets buying this. This was one of the best investments I have purchased for my camera. I have Nikon d810, and this tripod holds it solidly with no worries. I have used this in various terrains with no issues with stability. I’ve used it during windy times and have had no issues with movement. I do extended exposure photos and this has worked like a champ! I highly recommend! I got the blue color and it’s a beauty!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    All around good choice for any photographer

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    DNA1
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    The tripod is one of the best-kept secrets! It's strong enough for almost any DSLR camera and able to support my entire 3 axles gimbal dual handle setup that includes stereo mic amp, LED light kit, 7" monitor, batteries and attachments. This tripod is full size in height but reduces to a size that fits in my bag. With all that said, it's light weight, has a professional look with a decent price point for the average consumer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Manfrotto Tripod

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    mfz1
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    I have been looking for a reasonally priced tripod, and this fits just right for what I wanted to spend and the quality of the tripod. It is built very well, can convert to a mono pod. It is not the lightest for travel, but it works to me. The ball head seems to be able to support my full frame camera and long lens. This works well for steady tripod work.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ok

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    Drock
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    I’ve used it once and it seems to be ok for the price it’s nice it folds down to a real small size so it fits onto my backpack almost it pans real fluidly compared to my cheap amazon tripod. It comes with a bag but it’s jot as nice as the be free bags which sucks cause they cost the same price and with this one you get this piece of s***t bag that has a draw string and not a zipper. But the tripod is defiantly nice quality the few times I’ve used it so far

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Compact Tripod

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    Eric
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    I did a lot of research and landed on this one, it's great for photos but probably not the best option for video since there's no fluid head but you can alway pack one since it's the universal tripod mount size if you want to swap it out. Very sturdy and I can't wait to bring it with my in two week to Jamaica to test it out. It does fit in my suitcase no problem.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sturdy

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    Longfoot
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    In the capacity I've used it so far, seems very sturdy and have enjoyed it so far. Plan on using more in-depth with traveling but around town, so far so good. My only complaint would be I've seen similar ball heads with indications on what the knobs controlled. I eventually figured it out but some type of arrows or painted words would've been nice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Compact and light

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    Chezdude
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    You can get lighter and more compact, but trade off cost and stability. I think this pod is a good blend. I got it on sale and took advantage of a buy 3 camera accessories and get one at 25% off to really save on this. It seems stable and folds well. Time will tell how easy it is to use in the field as I just got it and haven’t really been able to use it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quality product

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    Jim3
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    Well made quality product. Will definitely be proud to own. Smooth precise movement with a weighty feel exudes premium quality. Heft allows this tripod to function in breezy conditions while providing a solid foundation for your equipment. My only complaint is that the telescoping legs loc with a screwing motion verses the cam levers that are quicker to set up.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Durability and quality!

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    Annette
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    I am a plein air painter and I will use this for outdoor painting to support my pochade box. Manfrotto is always the recommended tripod to use and most artists who paint own one! The price was reasonable and I could have upgraded but I think this tripod will serve me well. Not super heavy and easy to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice sturdy and mobile tripod

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    Soulfire
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    This tripod is great and big upgrade over my old tripod. It has the ball head which makes it easier to level the camera. The weight of the tripod is good enough for my camera equipment. It is sturdy and very stable. It also has replaceable feet stakes to get better grip on dirt.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very versital Tripod

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    MetalPirateGirl
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    This is amazing I use it on my desk and also standing. It also has a mono pod I have yet to use but happy it is there. I can put it on several positions I use one leg on a tree outside or a wall to fit in tight places. Love it use it for my YouTube videos all the time

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awsome tripod for beginner or advanced photographe

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    31011CM
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    I bought this for a Christmas gift for my Granddaughter She got a nice camera from my son and daughter in law It is very compact and has so many different adjustment features and is very sturdy Makes a great gift for any photography enthusiast

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great travel tripod

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    OutlawMC
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    I wanted a tripod that was sturdy but also light/compact for travelling. It will fit in most carry-on bags which I wanted for travelling abroad. I also like using it for hiking and astrophotography because I don't like lugging my larger tripod around.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super solid tripod

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    BrianG
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    I used this tripod at a wedding and reception. It got bumped and accidentally kicked a few times and didn't budge. I didn't even know that I could remove the padded leg to convert the tripod into a monopod and that was a very nice surprise.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic tripod

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    PoLander
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    I purchased this tripod as an open box item in store. It had a few issues. Who ever tried to pack it back into the box dismantled the legs. I took it home and after a little work it is like new. Very light. The monopole feature is great. A nice investment purchased at a great price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super sturdy! Rock-solid construction!

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    DesFit
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    For being a travel tripod, this thing is super sturdy. High weight capacity combined with awesome ergonomics. Check out my video review on YouTube. Search "DesFit" or "Manfrotto Element Tripod." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzUIPwkIfRc

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good value, well made

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    JRey
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    I got this for Nikon DSLR. It is very solid and works well with full size camera. It is heavier then I expected but it holds the camera well. The color options are a nice touch. I would highly recommend this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

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    GameRDad
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    Great little tripod for the money. It’s a name you can trust. I have several heavy tripods by the same brand and trust them to work consistently for my business. If you need something light, this will definitely fit the bill.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent travel tripod

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    lomama
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    I am quite impressed with the compact size of the Manfrotto - Element 65" Tripod. Fully extended it is still sturdy enough for a Nikon DSLR with mid-range zoom lens attached. My only complaint is how tiny the plate is.

    I would recommend this to a friend