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Manfrotto-117b.3805667
9.2 out of 10

Manfrotto 117B

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Reviews and Problems with Manfrotto 117B

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Overall 10
10

Similar to the old 3051

Charlie, B&H Photo
16 October 2012
  • Excerpt: While this is a great heavy duty tripod, the leg adjusters are similar to the older 3051 (Bogan) tripod's adjusters and while I am EXTREMELY carefull with such things, the adjustment knobs eventually end up stripping and will just turn and not TIGHTEN. I had 3 tripods like this in the past and still have the 3051.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly, Very Heavy Duty And Stabl
  • Cons: Adjuster Knobs Strip, Cumbersome, Heavy
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Overall 10
10

If I need it, I will buy this again

Makasci, B&H Photo
17 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I will use it with the Manfrotto 131DD cross arm for four video camera heads in order to videotape sports performances. I have been well satisfied using this product so far... The product does not come with carrying bag / case. If you travel with that you must need very strong bag since it is heavy... Good job, B&H photo that provided the lowest price on the market and excellent delivery.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: Heavy, Not included carrying bag
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Overall 8
8.0

Very Sturdy Traditional Video Tripod

Sam D., B&H Photo
2 January 2011
  • Excerpt: These legs are a serious heavy duty set of sticks. The diameter of the legs and fact that there are only two sections combined with the spreader make it very stable. It takes a bit longer to set up than my 3021, and is much larger and heavier. But that extra weight helps when you're outside dealing with wind.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Smooth Operation
  • Cons: Heavy, Setup takes a bit of time
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Overall 8
8.0

Great

bucky21182, B&H Photo
16 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Very durable and sturdy.
  • Pros: Good Stability
  • Cons: Cumbersome, Heavy
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Overall 10
10

A Goldilocks tripod - just right

Jim, B&H Photo
29 July 2008
  • Excerpt: With the leveler and fluid mounts I attached to this tripod, it's perfect for use with the Sony HD 11 camcorder. Smooth action, steady. And not too heavy to tote around.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Julie, Henrys
2 September 2011
  • Summary: I do videography as a hobby and had a chance to use this tripod to do the wedding video for a friend. I had 3 camcorders for the wedding and needed a third tripod. A friend lent me this tripod and now I don't know how I'll ever go back to using my cheap tripods. I had never used a tripod of this quality and will never do another event without one. First, it swivels around and up and down as smooth as butter.
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Overall 8
8.0

Schwer aber nützlich

Videograph, Amazon
18 July 2013
  • Summary: Ich habe mir das Stativ für meine große Panasonic Videokamera gekauft. Vom Gewicht her ist es sehr standfest und individuell justierbar. Mit einer offiziellen Tragkraft von 18 kg kann man so ziemlich alles draufbauen, von der Fotokamera mit einem Riesentele bis hin zu allen Arten von Videokameras. Das Stativ selber hat keinen Kopf, den muss man noch separat hinzukaufen. Ich empfehle einen guten Videoneiger von Manfrotto.
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Overall 8
8.0

Schweres Teil, aber robust !

Daniel Bitto, Amazon
20 March 2013
  • Summary: Wie der Titel es schon verrät ist das Stativ sehr schwer, 7 kg. Trotzdem bin ich mit dem Teil sehr zufrieden, das Stativ steht Stabil auf und lässt sich auch gut einstellen mit Hilfe dieser ''Wasserblasentechnik'' . Die Beine lassen sich weit herausziehen, und man kann den Kopf (der leider separat dazu gekauft werden muss) noch ein gutes Stück per Handkurbel hochkurbeln.
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