The Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre 3-leg section tripod is an update to the popular 055 range, offering 50% more rigidity and a Quick Power Lock leg locking system to ensure your equipment is fully stabilised under any conditions. It accepts up to 9 kg, can extend to 170 cm, close down to 63 cm, and its 90° centre column mechanism allows the column to be extended vertically or horizontally.
This carbon fibre 3-section tripod delivers maximum rigidity from the lightest components; a masterpiece of engineering designed for photographers who want the best from their tripod and need it to be easily transportable. The 100% carbon fibre tubes and new QPL leg locking system increase the tripod’s rigidity and absorb vibrations, stabilising camera equipment under any conditions. Carbon fibre tubing and magnesium castings greatly reduce the weight of this tripod when compared to the equivalent aluminium version.
This item is eligible for a free Limited Conventional Warranty Extension of 8 years – totalling 10 years from the date of purchase. You must register your purchase via the Manfrotto website within the first year to receive this offer.
Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod Key Features:
- Suitable for all sorts of shooting situations
- Made of lightweight, durable carbon fibre and magnesium castings
- QPL single-hand opening mechanism with quick set-up
- Horizontal column mechanism
- Easy Link attachment for attaching accessories
- Rotating bubble level
- Max Load: 9 kg
- Max height: 170 cm (140 cm with centre column down)
- Min height: 9 cm
- 3 leg sections
- Leg angles: 25°, 46°, 66°, 88°
- Closed length: 63 cm
- Weight: 2 kg
Expanded Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod Key Features:
90° Centre Column Mechanism
The key feature of the 055CXPRO3 is its 90° centre column mechanism, which allows the column to be extended vertically, as normal, or horizontally to open up a wide range of framing and shooting possibilities. This makes the 055CXPRO3 an extremely versatile tripod, suitable for a wide range of photography and video applications. The horizontal column mechanism is housed within the tripod's top casting for compactness, but it is easily and quickly extended whenever you need it. Switching between vertical and horizontal column orientation requires no disassembly, and can even be done with a camera attached.
Quick Power Lock Levers
The legs of the 055CXPRO3 tripod are also fast to extend and adjust, thanks to the Quick Power Lock levers that block and unblock each leg section. The special design of the QPL levers allows a more comfortable single-handed opening of all leg sections, in one easy action. The QPL lever design also offers more powerful locking of each section, meaning the tripod is more stable and rigid than with traditional lever designs. Intuitive and ergonomic leg angle selectors allow each leg to be independently and solidly set to any of the pre-set angles, again allowing considerable positioning freedom.
Rotating Bubble Level
A bubble level is built in to the top of the centre column for precise framing. The bubble level rotates freely around the centre column, so it can be positioned wherever it's easiest for you to see it while adjusting the tripod, and without it either being obscured by the mounted head and camera, or getting in the way of head or camera controls.
Easy Link Connector
The top casting of the 055CXPRO3 has an Easy Link connector for supporting a photo or video accessory (such as an LED light, flash, reflector, or other piece of equipment) on an extending arm or bracket, and making the tripod into a practical mobile studio.
Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod Product Videos:
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Horizontal centre column
Buy Now Pay Later
With the no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Call us to place your order and you can also make a partial payment, the interest charged will be based on the remaining balance. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £11.71
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan. You will also receive reminder letters and text at the end of the deferral period to remind you when your first payment is due.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.