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(From company literature) Manfrotto 718SHB Compact Digi with 3-Way Head. Like the 714SHB, the 718SHB is an extremely compact 4-section tripod with a short folded length that will fit in your luggage with space left over.

The 718SHB has a built-in hybrid video/photo 3-Way head with a "dovetail" quick release camera plate (can be locked in place one-handed), separate pan and tilt locks, and a short pan/tilt bar for more ergonomic use while panning or tracking moving subjects.

The leg pivot system uses a unique single hinge design in aluminum which both keeps the cross section smaller and allows the leg to fold shorter than conventional tripods. The tripod is built with "D" profile tubular legs for extra torsional rigidity and quick flip leg locks for ease and speed of set-up. A quick action lever also blocks the reversible center column extension.

The 718SHB comes complete with a rucksack-style bag (MBAGD).


  • Panhead: 3-Way Pan/Tilt with Quick Release
  • Number of Leg Sections: 4
  • Leg Locks: Lever
  • Maximum Operating Height: 123.2 cm / 48.5 in.
  • Maximum Height w/o Column Extended: 104.6 cm / 41.2 in.
  • Minimum Operating Height: 39.6 cm / 15.6 in.
  • Folded Length: 40.6 cm / 16 in.
  • Maximum Load: 2.5 kg / 5.5 lbs
  • Weight: 1.18 kg / 2.6 lbs

Keywords: Manfrotto Tripod Rapid Panhead Quick-Release


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