Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber Tripod 3-Section with Q90 Column Magnesium Castings

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About the Manfrotto 055CXPRO3

The Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 tripod is specifically designed for extreme outdoor assignments. The legs and the column are made of 100% carbon fiber combined with magnesium die-casting quick action lever locking collars. Each leg can be independently set at four different angle positions. This professional tripod provides great rigidity and lightness, combined with the best professional features such as the patented Q90° center column system. The magnesium top plate integrates a leveling bubble.

The Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 is commonly used for Home, Landscape/scenery, Long exposures, Night shots, Portraits, Sports/action, Travel, Video, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Manfrotto 055CXPRO3: Folds away, Lightweight, Stable and Unfolds quickly.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Lightweight (41) , Stable (39) , Unfolds quickly (32) , Folds away (13)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (34) , Night shots (28) , Wildlife (28) , Portraits (26) , Travel (21) , Sports/action (13) , Home (10) , Weddings (8) , Video (5) , Long exposures (4) , Photography (3) , Stabilization (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (28) , Semi-pro photographer (12) , Pro photographer (2) , Casual photographer (1)

Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 Features

  • Four pre-set independent leg angles give the tripod great positioning flexibility and versatility and allow all intermediate heights from the stated minimum to maximum levels to be reached. Stability is assured at all 4 angles by the spring-loaded step mechanism.
  • The PRO model has a unique design which allows the center column to be used horizontally as an extending arm, or vertically (both right-way-up and upside-down)
  • Q90° quick center column system. This model include the patented Q90° system. This ingenious system allows the user to move the central column from vertical to horizontal position in just seconds without having to disassemble the column.
  • This tripod features a newly designed ergonomic leg angle selector. This new angle selector improves the comfort and the precision in use.
  • A leveling bubble is integrated on the magnesium top plate. Top plate designed to maximize lightness and resistance.
  • Manfrotto tubes are made of 100% Carbon Fiber in order to reach high quality standards and high levels of performance, rigidity and lightness.

Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 Specifications

Attachment 3/8" screw attachment type
Center column rapid
Closed length 25.59 in / 65 cm
Color black background Color
Column cross-section three-faceted
Column tube diameter 28mm
Leg angles 23°. 47°. 66°. 89°
Leg cross-section round
Leg sections 3 number
Legs tube diameter 29.2 . 24.8 . 20.4 mm
Load capacity 17.64 lbs / 8 Kg
Material carbon fiber tubing + magnesium castings
Maximum height 68.90 in / 175 cm
Maximum height (with center column down) 55.12 in / 140 cm
Minimum height 4.53 in / 11.50 cm
Weight 3.64 lbs / 1.65 kg
Warranty Manfrotto 2 year limited warranty
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