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DetailsThe Compact Action is the best choice for owners of entry level DSLRs with standard kit lenses who like to shoot a lot of photos and movies. The ergonomic joystick head with scroll-wheel locking mechanism is very intuitive and easy-to-use. Its comfortable grip allows you to capture smooth movies and great images with little effort.
The innovative circular quick release plate is perfect for effortless camera attachment by hand without any need for coins or screwdrivers. Thanks to its shape, camera orientation will never be an issue again. Simply close the lever just above the joystick handle.
In addition, the Regulating Dial, together with the round quick release plate allows you to perfectly adjust every camera to the tripod thereby enhancing its stability.
Last but not least, the photo-movie selector allows maximum freedom in any circumstance. Switching to the desired mode only takes a second and ensures you always obtain great photos and smooth movies. For more information please refer to the product instruction manual.
The Compact Action is designed to work perfectly with entry level DSLRs with standard kit lenses but is compatible also with any device up to 1.5kg/3.3lbs such as Compacts, Compact System and Bridges Cameras. Please consider that a lot of semi-professional and professional equipment exceeds these requirements.
If you own a compact device with the tripod thread in an off-centre position please be aware that there are some limitations on how close to the side of the camera the ¼” thread can be. The minimum distance of the ¼” thread from the lateral edge of your device must be 13mm to guarantee the declared performance.
If you own a Sony Nex 5R/5T you have certainly noticed that these particular models have a very small surface area around the mounting thread. For this reason, in each Compact Light box, you will find a special adaptor that will increase the surface area of these specific cameras in order to better grip the tripod and obtain maximum stability.
The Compact Action is available in three colours: black, white and red/anthracite. The black and red come with a black padded carrying bag whereas the white comes with a white one. To preserve and protect its finishing and original colour we recommend cleaning it with a standard white pencil eraser. Special products or water could damage the finishing.
Weight 42.36 oz 1201 g Collection/Series Compact Compact Material Aluminum, Technopolymer Aluminum, Technopolymer Safety Payload 3.31 lbs 1.5 kg Minimum Height 17.32 in 44 cm Maximum Height 61.02 in 155 cm Maximum Height (with Center Column Down) 52.36 in 133 cm Closed Length 17.83 in 45.3 cm Head Type Other Other Legs Tube Diameter 0.48- 0.6- 0.73- 0.85- 0.98 in 12.2, 15.2, 18.5, 21.7, 24.9 mm Leg Section 5 5 Leg Angles 21° 21° Attachment 1/4" screw 1/4" screw Base Type 1.42 in 36 mm Ball Locking Yes Yes Carrying Bag Included CBAG-WH CBAG-WH Center Column rapid rapid Color White White Easy Link No No Friction Control No No Front Tilt -30° / +90° -30° / +90° Independent Pan Lock No No Independent Tilt Lock No No Lateral Tilt -90° / +90° -90° / +90° Leg Type Single Single Leg Lock Type Flip Lock Flip Lock Maximum Working Temperature 140 F 60 C Minimum Working Temperature -22 F -30 C Pan Drag NONE NONE Panoramic Rotation 360° 360° Plate Type ROUND-PL ROUND-PL Quick Release Yes Yes Tilt Drag NONE NONE
Warranty Manfrotto Photo Enthusiasts Products
This products is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.
How to get an extra warranty coverage
Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension valid up to 5 years from the date of purchase. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage. To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.