The Manfrotto 294 Series MT294A4 4-section Aluminum Tripod is the larger tripod of the 290 family that combines great performance with compact dimension. The large tubes and the new top casting made with high quality aluminum guarantee great rigidity and light weight, while the 4 sections make this tripod the best solution for compactness. The ergonomic controls are designed for a safer and more enjoyable experience and the anti-shock collar protects your camera from accidental impact. Thanks to the aluminium disc with a 3/8" universal attachment and to the embedded features, the tripod is ideal solution for improver photographers.
The Manfrotto 498RC2 Compact Ball Head with RC2 Quick Release and 200PL-14 QR Plate is constructed of die-cast aluminum, strong enough to support an SLR camera with a medium lens, and light medium format cameras. It has a single repositionable locking lever for 360° panoramic rotation and ±90° tilt movements, plus a friction control for precise positioning. Cameras are attached to the ball head with the 200PL-14 Plate and RC2 Quick Release with 1/4'' male threads. The head to tripod attachment has 3/8'' female threads. Additionally, the Quick Release has a safety system to prevent an accidental detaching from the head.