The new Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO premium travel tripod is specially designed for macro use. It offers
foldable centre column, which can be folded 90° if necessary and rotated 360° in this position. This makes it possible to shoot close to the ground as well as vertically from above. The minimum height is 9cm.
The Befree GT XPRO is equipped with the Manfrotto Advanced 496 aluminum ball head with independent panoramic locking and friction control for 10 kilograms payload. Also included is a 200PL PRO plate that is both RC2 and Arca Swiss compatible. Like the rest of the Befree Advanced family, the tripod features the M-Lock screw lock system for quick set-up, a selector switch for adjusting the leg angle and an Easy-Link 3/8" female thread connection for quick and easy attachment of accessories. The pack size is 43cm.
The Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO is available from mid-July in two versions, one in aluminium for 287.58 Euro (weight 2KG), the other in carbon for 426.11 Euro (weight 1.76Kg).
Also new is the Arca-Swiss compatible TOP LOCK travel quick change adapter, which is suitable for attaching Arca compatible plates to the Manfrotto ball heads 494, 496 and 498 of the Befree series. A two-axis spirit level is integrated in the adapter made of lightweight aluminium in order to align the camera precisely and vertically for taking pictures (RRP 39.66 Euro).