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Manfrotto’s Befree 3-way Live Advanced Travel Tripod Kit is Designed for Versatility

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Shooting creative and versatile shots are important for the solo creator. Now, it’s easier than ever with the first travel tripod specifically designed for both Photo and Video. Manfrotto’s Befree 3-Way Live Advanced is an ultra compact travel tripod gives you the best of both worlds. Perfect for creatives on the move who shoot a variety of content. It features the first ever foldable 3-way travel kit perfect for photo and video creators. Combining Manfrotto 3-Way head, a staple for photographers, with Manfrotto’s excellence in smooth fluid technology used by videographers all around the world.


The Befree 3-Way Live Advanced is an innovative model joining the Manfrotto’s flagship tripod family, Befree Advanced, for travel photography and videography, specifically developed for hobbyist and amateur photographers and videographers who want maximum performance and versatility in an all-in-one compact support.

The Befree 3-Way Live Advanced is the first travel tripod kit on the market developed for both photo and video applications. It combines both precision and versatility with innovative and unique features to help photographers and video artists create premium quality video or stills capture. All the users must do is unleash their creativity.

The kit consists of the brand-new Manfrotto Befree 3-way Live Head kitted out with the successful Befree Advanced aluminium tripod. It fulfils the need of a dual-purpose photo/video camera kit, following the current camera trend and usage, which see new cameras combining high-quality photo performances with a full-frame sensor and 4K video recording and the complementarity of these two worlds in daily use.


Skyblue Overland founder Brian Hamilton using the Manfrotto’s Befree 3-Way Live Advanced to take a few photos of the flatirons in Boulder, Colorado.

The Manfrotto’s Befree 3-way Live Head, the innovative Manfrotto’s travel 3-way fluid head, features fully foldable handles for unparalleled compactness, and remarkable sturdiness, carrying a payload of up to 6kg. This pioneering head perfectly meets the customer need of experiencing video and photo applications with only one ultra-versatile support.

Featuring the high-performance Befree Fluid Drag System, with its smoothest level of control, both on panoramic and tilt movements, this head is exceptionally easy to fine-tune the composition to frame and film as accurately as possible. The high-performance fluid used represents the latest in Manfrotto’s fluid head technology, built to offer the smoothest level of control and movements and exceptional stabilityeven in extreme temperatures (-30°/ +70°).

The long panoramic handle, the portrait position and the 3 bubble levels complete the head, guaranteeing full shooting precision and versatility, to promote creative ideas and stunning outdoor shoots.

Key Features

High-performance photo/video kit in an ultracompact size

  • Sturdy fully foldable 3-Way Fluid Head with 6kg payload

  • Fluid Drag System both on panoramic and tilt movements

  • Compatible with Arca-swiss and Manfrotto 501PL video plate

  • Optimal combination of portability, solidity and easy set-up

3-Way head for precise composition

Accurately compose your shot with the 3-Way fluid head giving you maximum control over each axis with 3 independent handles that fold away flush for travel.

Fluidity for Video

Now complete with Manfrotto’s fluid technology the Befree 3-Way Live Advanced is ideally suited for all your video applications too. Use the Fluid Drag system to fine tune and dampen the movement according to your shot.

Portrait Mode

Create social content by easily shifting your camera to portrait mode for photography or video.

Befree 3-Way Live Advanced travel tripod

Manfrotto’s Befree 3-Way Live Advanced is an ultra compact travel tripod gives you the best of both worlds. Perfect for creatives on the move who shoot a variety of content.

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