The XPROB is part of Manfrotto’s X family, designed for general-purpose use indoors and out. There are no fewer than 12 models in the. Find great deals for Manfrotto XPROB Tripod. Shop with confidence on eBay!. The Manfrotto XPROB Tripod Legs Kit includes a RC4 Midi Ball Head with PL QR Plate. This plate allows you to easily remove or replace your.

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There are also mounting brackets for straps between the tops of the legs, but no carrying options supplied manfroto standard. The design of this tripod, well thought out, has many features including a telescoping neck that comes completely out and can re attach horizontally to the top of the tripod to make unique shots unlike any other tripod I’ve ever seen!

As a PRO model, the centre column can be reconfigured into a horizontal orientation in just a few seconds, further increasing flexibility.


Although not super compact it is manffotto stable and super easy to use. Moving onto the larger aluminium XPROB with the centre column down, the vibrations dissipated in an average of 3. Alternatively you could go for the less extreme 65 or 45 degree leg angles, reverse the column and hang the camera below the legs. Yes Center Column Sections: The range also obviously has more room for growth — if not in height, then in camera system weight.

Given a typical head weighs between 0. The resulting high magnification is a very demanding environment for any tripod, even when supporting a relatively light camera. It can then be pushed back through the oval section and locked as before using the wing-nut.

I love the height and strength. This involved simply giving the grip-side of the tripod-mounted camera a sharp tap by hand and timing how long it took for the vibrations to dissipate and become imperceptible on-screen at high magnification. We also tested each tripod with their centre columns down and fully extended for comparison.


And the difference between vibration dissipation on carbon fiber and aluminium models may be a lot more than you thought. Categories Drones Gimbals Drone Accessories. Some will find this more convenient than carbon fiber tripods, which generally need to have their lighter legs extended and pushed back again by hand. Cannington Store 12 Cecil Ave. The column can then be lifted slightly further, allowing it to fall down 90 degrees into a horizontal position. The bigger versions of the tripods may have been more stable than the smaller ones, but given an average load, the difference was actually very small.

Most importantly the more sections, the less rigid and stable the entire tripod will be. This is a good compromise between lightweight and heavy duty.

With a maximum height of The leg tubes and centre column are made of aluminium with a smooth finish. Rapid sliding Spiked Feet: The carbon fiber models are also available with three 055zprob four leg sections, the latter folding-down to a shorter length for transportation, but at 055xprrob cost of slightly heavier weight, greater flex and slower setting-up; look for the numbers 3 or 4 at the end of the model name to indicate the numbers of leg sections.

Under extreme conditions, this may allow the aluminium XPROB to be fully extended or packed-away fractionally faster than the carbon fiber CXPRO3 version; those who operate in a hurry take note.

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The bottom line is there may be a number of compelling reasons to choose the range over thebut few should honestly reject the latter for inadequate load handling alone. The camera plate will hold cameras weighing up to The legs are stable and sets independently to make photography easier on rough or uneven surfaces while the tips of each leg are fitted with standard rubber feet. The XPROB tripod has has a range, aluminum construction, quick center column adjustment, and three legs.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Rated 4 out of 5 by Lynnie from Recommended Tripod I’m an amateur and this tripod was recommended by two professional photographers. For the lens we once again opted for a popular focal length of mm, although due to availability the model used was the less common Canon EF mm DO.


No available specification for this product. It is ideal for use with 35mm and light medium-format photographic cameras, and digital or conventional type video camcorders.

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The only real downsides to the XPROB are its weight, and to a lesser extent, its size when folded down. Horizontal configurations allow the camera to be mounted clear of the legs when shooting documents face down or for alternative macro positions. You can see the effect of a single tap on each tripod configuration in our video below. With the centre column raised though, we measured much the same time as the smaller model: With the column raised, the vibrations took 6.

Manfrotto found much of the studio equipment 05x5prob the day cumbersome and neglected to include basic stands and clamps.

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Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See any errors on this page? There are no fewer than 12 models in the current X family, divided equally between the and ranges.

The manfrottk features individual leg spreading with 4 angle settings instead of the usual 3. Then press the spring-loaded button in the end of the column — this lets you push the column up further still until it pops through the top of the legs and into the oval section.

Height is one of the 055xxprob differences between the and series. It also features improved ergonomic design plus a counter spring system to compensate for off-center loads. We timed the vibration dissipation on-location using the screen, but also recorded the results for presentation here.