Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y features 3-way aluminum head that has separate pan and tilt locks, a quick release plate and a short ergonomic pan bar, particularly useful for panning or tracking moving subjects. Improved leg locking levers that can be set independently in two different angle positions thanks to a new designed selection system and also it completed with a carrying bag. The Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y has maximum height of 56.3 in, maximum height (with cent tre column down) 49.61 in, minimum height 14.17 in, and weighs 3.68 lbs/1.67 kg. It’s perfect for small DSLR and compact video cameras.
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Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y Expert Reviews
Cameralabs reviews the Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y and writes;
“The Manfrotto M-Y 7301YB is a good, solid tripod, which may be classed as entry-level for Manfrotto, but out-classes typical budget models. It’s ideal for anyone with an entry-level DSLR or super-zoom compact who wants an easy-to-use sturdy support without going for the complexity of higher-end models. The build quality is very good for its class with sturdy construction and firm locks. The three-way head feels well-built with relatively smooth motion for video panning, and again secure locking on the three axes and quick-release plate. Overall it feels more confident in use than you’d imagine for an ‘entry-level’ tripod.”
Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y User Reviews
Good starter tripod
“I’ve owned this for a few months, and it is great for what it is. A small tripod for small (rebel size) DSLR. The details and specs are there for you to read. Decide if it is for you, as far as the size, to begin with. Nothing feels cheap as someone else suggested. It is a quality product, just not rated for heavy use. Max weight load = 7.7 pounds. “ – By Stuntman Mike
Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y User Manual
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Manfrotto 7301YB-BB M-Y Features & Specifications
The Manfrotto 7301YB Tripod is a compact and lightweight tripod primarily designed for compact digital point and shoot cameras or lighter SLR cameras with lenses up to a moderate telephoto. It has 26mm maximum upper diameter leg segments and a 3-way head with separate pan/tilt locks and a quick release plate.
The 7301YB’s small head allows smooth motion with panning for a variety of light-duty video cameras but can also achieve any position necessary for a still camera. It weighs just ~3.7 pounds and at 20″ collapsed can be carried almost anywhere, including inside the cabin of nearly all commercial aircraft.
• Dual 25/52° deployment angles for legs to allow lower minimum operating height, with improved angle selection mechanism
• Tri-faceted leg segments with 26mm maximum diameter suitable for light to medium SLR applications
• 3-Way pan/tilt head with panning handle and quick release plate
• Accepts 341 Junior Elbow vertical bracket
• Includes carrying bag
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