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(From company literature) Manfrotto 785SHB Modo Mini. Modo Mini is the perfect "take-along-anywhere" tripod due to its ultra-compact 36.5 cm (13.98 in) size, yet still stands tall at max height of 114.5 cm (45.08 in), with column extended.

  • Hybrid joystick head shape for photo and video use - comfortable, natural grip to easily position your camera.
  • Ball Head - unlimited positioning to achieve any angle.
  • Thumb lock button - to lock, push down on the lever with your thumb, release by pullung up with your index finger.
  • Photo/Video selector button - when shooting stills, choose the digital camera symbol and enjoy the freedom to move the head on any axis. For video simply turn the dial to the video symbol, and use the grip bar as a pan-handle for tilt and pan movements.
  • Small Dovetail Quick release plate - ultra compact quick release plate to match the same small size of your digital camera. For video use, the plate comes equipped with an anti-twist alignment pin.
  • Quick release plate button - With the quick push of this button you can take your camera off the tripod. The button is specifi cally situated to prevent accidental disengagement.
  • 3 leg angles + selector - Turn the dial to select normal leg angles (25 deg), medium leg angles (45 degrees) or low-angle (80 degrees) to achieve ground level shots.
  • Column Lock - Hidden away between the tripod legs, but easy to find, the lever quickly locks and unlocks the column to obtain higher camera positioning or to remove the column for low angle positioning.
  • 2 section split column - the column unscrews and splits into 2 sections. In combination with the low angle leg setting you can get your camera all the way to the ground.
  • Oval leg shape - a natural anti-rotation shape to ensure the legs don’t turn. The elliptical shape also provide greater to rigidity at the point where the legs attach tom the tripod.
  • Quick flip leg locks - quick and easy to open and close the Modo.
  • 5-section telescopic legs - to allow the Modo to fold up to its compact size, yet reach great heights when fully extended.
  • Rubber feet - non-slip rubber feet offer protection to delicate floors and surfaces while maintaining a secure grip.

  • Head: Ball head, joystick style with quick release
  • Number of Leg Sections: 5
  • Leg Lock Type: Flip Lever
  • Maximum Operating Height: 114.5 cm / 45.1 in.
  • Maximum Height w/o Column Extended: 96.5 cm / 38 in.
  • Minimum Operating Height: 15.5 cm / 6.1 in.
  • Folded Length: 36.5 cm / 14 in.
  • Maximum Load: 1 kg / 2.2 lbs
  • Weight: 0.87 kg / 1.92 lbs

Keywords: Manfrotto Tripod Rapid Ballhead Quick-Release


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