About this product
Manfrotto’s Befree GT aluminium travel tripod and ball head kit is the ideal solution for professional photographers who need superior performance when they’re travelling. Befree GT is the most professionally advanced solution in Manfrotto’s wide range of Travel Tripods. It is the perfect combination of portability - only 43cm/16.93in when folded - and impressive stability ensuring flawless and effortless operation even with a 10kg/22.03lbs equipment load.This tripod is kitted out with Manfrotto’s advanced 496 aluminium Centre ball head (MH496-BH) a portable yet powerful and intuitive head that allows smooth and precise camera movement. This advanced ball head combines practicality with high performance and features three independent controls that give it the versatility to suit any environment. A main ergonomic knob manages the sphere lock an integrated friction control knob adjusts the ball tension so that equipment weight is always perfectly balanced and shots framed effortlessly; an independent panoramic knob keeps the horizon flat and moves the camera horizontally enabling astonishing landscape shots. Framing on the 496 is easier and opens limitless options so you can pursue any angle you can think of. The head mounts a unique plate that makes it fully compatible with the world’s most widespread standard head attachments: Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-swiss style. With this aluminium plate fixed to the camera all Manfrotto heads and almost all tripod heads on the market featuring Arca-swiss style attachments can be set up rapidly and effortlessly with no need for disassembly components.