Excerpt: The Manfrotto 190XDB tripod is a 3-section aluminum tripod that runs about $105. The Manfrotto 190XDB tripod legs are essentially a more basic version of the 190XB and 190XBPRO tripod legs. The biggest difference is the use of twist-lock legs instead of the flip-lock legs found on the more expensive versions.
Excerpt: The Manfrotto 190XDB is a budget priced model from the Italian manufacturer who's led the way in tripods for many years. It's a relatively light weight model available as a stand-alone tripod base or in kit-form with various heads. Here we review the £120 Photo kit which comes with the 804RC2 three-way head.
Pros: Solid metal construction, Light weight, Leg splay to 90deg, Leg angle locks easy to release
Cons: Quite light on soft ground, No spikes on feet, No sponge leg grips, Low angle shooting limitations