Manfrotto 055CX3 is light and compact with 3 sections, aluminum top spider die casting, aluminum center column and aluminum top plate. The tripod features 3-faceted aluminum center column which totally eliminates column rotation, aluminum top spider, aluminum casting and top plate with Four leg-angle settings 23°. 47°. 66°. 89°. The Manfrotto 055CX3 has maximum height of 69.68 in, maximum height (with cent tre column down) 53.54 in, minimum height 2.56 in, and weighs 3.92 lbs/1.78 kg.
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Manfrotto 055CX3 User Reviews
“An excellent tripod. It stood up very well to the rigors of sea-watching, wind and rain on a recent trip. Its size and weight allows easy packing in luggage. “ – By Carol Thompson
Solid. Light. Smooth leg action. What else is there in a tripod?
“Reasonably compact (though if you’re going to hike with it, maybe look at a 4-section leg model), quite light for being as beefy as it is, and the good quality and level of “finish” you’d expect from Manfrotto. Legs extend very smoothly and lock solidly into the different angles. For the price, I couldn’t find a better CF tripod. “ – By Jeff Vier
Recommnded over the more popular 055CXPRO3
“Stability is the key strength of this tripod. If you use your camera for long exposures, very detailed work, and or heavy camera setup then you might want to get this Tripod over the other two carbon fiber tripods in the same series from Manfrotto. The reason being the PRO attachment, which allows for the vertical center column to go horizontal, is less stable than the fixed center column included with this tripod. If stability is not an issue then nothing beats the pro head in speed and convenience. “ – By Abdulrahman Aljabri
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Manfrotto 055CX3 Features & Specifications
Developed to meet the needs of the most demanding professionals and photography enthusiasts who want the best in terms of performance and quality, the 055CX3 carbon fiber tripods are extremely versatile and feature an eye-catching, ergonomic design. This tripod presents outstanding qualities in terms of height, rigidity, payload and setup, offering incredible lightness thanks to the carbon fiber structure.
The 055CX3 is light and compact with 3 sections, aluminum top spider die casting, aluminum center column and aluminum top plate. One of the core pillars for Manfrotto is design. With the 055CX3, all the locking collars, levers and main castings have been redesigned to allow for reliable, ergonomic and lighter tripods.
The 055CX3 incorporates the use of 100% carbon fiber tubes for the legs. By using 100% carbon fiber tubes, and not mixing any other types of fiber, the quality and performance is uncompromised. High-quality “Pull-Winding” production technology has been used in order to guarantee constant high quality tube construction. The structure combines a perfect harmony between the number of layers and angle of the fiber directions to achieve an optimum balance between rigidity and compression resistance.
The 055CX3 incorporates the new 3-layered rounded 100% FULL CARBON TUBES for improved rigidity and lightness. Available in 3 sections, it has an aluminum top spider, aluminum casting and top plate and tri-faceted aluminum center column with low-angle adapter.