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Manfrotto-545b.32651743
9.0 out of 10

Manfrotto 545B

The Manfrotto 545B is a two stage, twin leg, lightweight aluminu Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Manfrotto 545B

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Overall 2
2.0

Mid-lever spreader will break

Ryan L., B&H Photo
2 April 2014
  • Excerpt: If you do a little research on this particular tripod, you will learn that the mid-level spreader is very cheaply built, and eventually breaks forcing you to buy a replacement (537SPRB which retails for around $60-100).Check the reviews for that part on B&H and you'll see feedback from unhappy 545B customers.I have no experience with the ground spreader version, but I do know that the 536 carbon fiber tripod is much more durable.
  • Cons: Poor Design, Poor Performance, Pricey / Poor Value
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Overall 10
10

Flexible & Stable

WaveReflections, B&H Photo
19 November 2013
  • Excerpt: This is my first pro video tripod and I'm very please with it! I mostly use it with a jib setup which works very well - strong & stable. I also purchased the Manfrotto MBAG90PN Padded Tripod Bag to protect and transport it. I'd highly recommend a nice bag to protect this investment. Quality construction and design - I can see myself having this tripod for a long time!
  • Pros: Compact Design
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad for price

Gillet Productions, B&H Photo
11 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Using with a HDV cam with Prompter. Steady sticks good value.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight, Professional Quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Manfrotto 545b w/ mid level spreader

Stammina, B&H Photo
3 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Great product only wish the leg clamps where easier to open and close, for fast change of camera height. Maybe i need to break them in a little bit. But unless you want to spend big money, i dont think you'd be able to find them out there. Like the ones i use in reality tv shows i work on.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability
  • Cons: Unfolds Slow
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome

cineclepictures, B&H Photo
30 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Only used on one shoot so far, but love it! Solid, strong, Manfrotto quality.
  • Pros: Good Stability
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Overall 10
10

Solid, feels great.

kevinklar, B&H Photo
29 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Sturdy and reliable tripod legs. Not the lightest in the world but for the price they do the job well.
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
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