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MeFoto Travel Tripod Kit, Green (A0350Q0G)

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  • 360-degree Panning
  • Accurate panoramas can be easily orchestrated using the graduated panning scale for accurate image alignment.
  • Two Leg Angle Positions
  • For an extra measure of flexibility, tripod legs can be independently locked into place at two different angles to enable shooting in cramped quarters, on irregular surface areas, or at ground level.
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MeFoto Travel Tripod Kit, Green (A0350Q0G) + SET OF 2 Replacement Quick Release Plates for the Benro A0350Q0K MeFoto Backpacker Travel Tripod Kit (Black)
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Product Details

Color: Green
  • Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 3 x 3 inches ; 2.6 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00820A82K
  • Item model number: A0350Q0G
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: May 10, 2012

Product Description

Color: Green

Product Description

The MeFOTO BackPacker is a super compact travel tripod that folds up inversely and fits inside most backpacks and suitcases. It's available in eight different colors and can be used for many different style cameras such as: point and shoot, smartphones and mirrorless. The BackPacker comes with a dual action Q series ballhead with Arca-Swiss style quick release plate. Carry case with shoulder strap included.

From the Manufacturer

MeFOTO BackPacker
The MeFOTO BackPacker Travel Tripod Kits provide an exceptional combination of materials, construction and features - plus a splash of color!

Great for point & shoot, mirrorless and micro 4/3 cameras. Only 12.6" when folded yet 51.2" extended, it weighs 2.6 lbs and can support up to 8.8 lbs.
MeFOTO BackPacker Features

8 colors Choose from 8 colors: black, blue, gold, green, orange, purple, red or titanium. tripod legs can be invertedThe tripod legs can be inverted and folded back 180° giving it a compact size of 12.6". five extendable leg sectionsFive extendable leg sections give you a height range of 16.5"-51.2". weighs only 2.6 lbs., but can support up to 8.8 lbs.The BackPacker only weighs 2.6 lbs but can support up to 8.8 lbs making it perfect for your point-and-shoot, mirrorless or smaller DSLR cameras.
two leg angle positionsTwo leg angle positions provide flexibility and enable shooting in cramped quarters or on irregular surface areas. twist lock legs Twist lock legs with anti-rotation system, paired with rubberized locking grips enable fast and fumble-free set-up plus weather and dust resistance. Q series ballheadComes with a precision matched Q series ballhead, Arca-Swiss style compatibility quick release plate and integral bubble level to prevent uneven pans and head movements. separate head and pan lock Separate head and pan lock secure your camera at any desired angle and obtain accurate panoramas with 360-degree panning.
  carry caseComes with a carry case for transport and protection. 5-year warrantyBacked by MeFOTO's 5 year warranty: 2 years at purchase + 3 years after registration.  
MeFOTO BackPacker Specifications

Maximum Load 8.8 lbs
Max Height (24° Leg Angle) w/ Column Extended 51.2 in (1310 mm)
Minimum Height 16.5" (420mm)
Folded Length 12.6 in (320 mm)
Number of Leg Sections 5
Leg Lock Type Twist lock
Center Column Fixed center column
Tilt Range -45° / +90°
Drag Control No
Panning Range 360°
Spiked Feet N/A
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Quick Release (QR) Plate Arca-Swiss Style (PU50)
Bubble Level Yes
Head Mount Thread Size 3/8”-16
Weight 2.6 lb (1.2 kg)
USB None
Housing High impact plastic with captive battery door
Weight 3.9 ounces (110 grams) with batteries installed
Dimensions Height: 4.2 inches (10.7 cm)
Width: 2.1 inches (5.3 cm)
Depth: 1.2 inches (3.0 cm)
Operating Temperature Above 5° F (-15° C) and below 120° F (50° C)
Storage Temperature Above -22° F (-30° C) and below 185° F (85° C) (without battery)
Input/Output 3.5mm (1/8”) stereo miniphone jack, hot shoe
Mounting Hot shoe, lanyard/D-Ring loop, ¼-20 threaded insert
In the Box Quick Guide
Stereo 3.5mm (1/8”) miniphone to miniphone cable
Mono 3.5mm miniphone to locking PC cable
Stereo 3.5mm miniphone to 6.3mm (¼”) adapter
Lanyard
RoHS Compliant Yes
Optional Accessories Isolation bar, trigger buttons, camera motor drive cables, PC cables and adapters, flash sync cables and protective case

Customer Reviews

Build quality and design are very good.
D. Boland
It's compact, comes with a carrying case and will fit in my travel backpack.
Jon Thomas
The Benro Mefoto tripod is a very solid little travel tripod.
M. Mullins

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

58 of 59 people found the following review helpful By M. Mullins on June 26, 2012
Color Name: Blue Verified Purchase
The Benro Mefoto tripod is a very solid little travel tripod. It's very stable with my Nikon D7000 and 18-200MM lens attached and in fact will support up to 8.8 pounds. It folds to about 12.5 inches, comes with a nice carrying case and will fit nicely in a daypack. The ball head is of high quality and has seperate knobs for pan and head tilt. It also is compatible with readily available arca swiss type mounting plates. It even has a bottom mounting hook to which you can attach a weight if you need more stability. The only small downside is that it takes a little longer to extend the legs with the twist locking mechism. All in all I'm very impressed with the Mefoto tripod. It compares very favorably with the Gitzo Traveler series at 1/5 the price. As the British would say "It's a solid piece of kit".
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27 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Meghan on February 19, 2013
Color Name: Titanium Verified Purchase
Due to the weight of some of my camera gear, I have a nice, sturdy (but compact) Gitzo tripod setup for traveling and "serious" tripod work. But I really wanted something lighter and even more compact that I could carry around in my daily walking bag, since I spend a lot of time walking through Seattle. Enter the Benro MeFoto. This tripod popped up on a Lightning Deal not very long ago, and after a quick look at the specs (height, max weight, folded length) I decided to take a risk and give it a try.

When it arrived, I was very impressed with the construction, it's well-put together for such a little thing. It also comes with a nice carrying case which I don't use often. The folded length is indeed nice and short, and fits perfectly in the bottom of my Timbuk2 "Small" Messenger bag. The attached ball head is Arca Swiss compatible, and has a twist clamp, so I can use it with the QR plates that are already on my camera. Folding the legs down and extending them is pretty quick work, although being twist lock legs I always have to triple-check the locks, because I usually miss one.

Once the tripod is set up, attaching the camera and adjusting the view is a quick and easy process, in either landscape or portrait orientation. I was pleased to find that it can, indeed, hold my Canon 60D with a 24-105mm lens attached - this is a moderately heavy setup, but the tripod doesn't even rock (unless, as another reviewer mentioned, it's in a windy area.) Since my main reason for the tripod was use around the city, particularly at night, I packed it around and did some long exposures in a few places to try it out.
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43 of 46 people found the following review helpful By Vikas Garg on October 18, 2012
Color Name: Titanium Verified Purchase
Pros:
Weight, size (it fits any carry on baggage for travel), easy setup and build quality. Really stable!

Cons:
Head is not the best. The plate and screw used to attach the camera is poorly designed. Repeated use in vertical orientation (for portrait shots) the screw loosens under the weight of the camera (Nikon D7000 with Tamron 17-50mm) and this was after I tightened the screw using a coin.
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on February 12, 2013
Color Name: Titanium Verified Purchase
I bought this after returning the useless (for a heavy DSLR anyway) Sprint Mini II Tripod with Ball Head. I wanted small, lightweight with a heavy load capacity. This, I thought, was the answer to my problems.

Well, I can say it is of very solid construction but the functionality leaves little to rave about. For myself, I do prefer clips to secure the telescoping legs as opposed to the screw tighteners on this. I'm a pretty coordinated person but I can not seem to extend or retract and tighten the legs smoothly to save my life. I look like a first-time user every time I bust it out. I've always preferred the click click click to loosen and extend the legs, then the click click click of the clips to tighten and secure them in place. I know that's just a matter of opinion but if you are a clips rather than a screw person, this tripod can be a source of much annoyance. Once it is set up it can be quite solid but with the legs extended completely, it shakes a bit with heavy gear on it. I have to use a cable release when the legs are fully extended or the gear will shake all the way thru an 8 second exposure. I think that is due to the fact that the center column can not be lowered to allow your gear sit almost directly atop the intersection of the 3 legs. It sits about 9 or 10 inches above the intersection. I use a Canon 60D with a battery grip and 70-200 f2.8 L series zoom. The whole set-up weighs about 8 pounds. While the ball-head is solid and secure and holds that weight effortlessly, the quick release shoe mount is laughably designed. The knob that secures the camera in the shoe mount is very similar in size and identical in feel to the adjustment knobs on the ball-head.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Rob on June 10, 2012
Color Name: Titanium
I've used many inexpensive tripods in the past and none have ever worked well until I bought this one. Although I have never owned a really expensive tripod I have at least checked them out at my local camera shop. First of all, this tripod is built like a tank. Incredibly sturdy and it provides a stable platform for my SLR with telephoto lens attached. There is a hook located on the bottom if you need to add some weight. I've yet to use the hook but it is nice to know it is there. It folds up very compact something like 12-13" and expands only to about 52". Kind of low but for using this strictly for when I go hiking or long day of walking, it pays for itself in portability. It only weighs about 2.5 lbs which is really light for what it is. I look forward to using this on an upcoming trip to DC. I really can't see walking around the city with my bigger, and heavier, tripod. Everything is engineered well. The legs are strong but it can be a small task unlocking all the twist locks, albeit, it allows the tripod to fold small. It has a ball head knob with a separate pan control knob which is a real plus. Everything works smoothly and locks secure. The only complaint is that there is no D-ring for attaching to the camera, however, it does come with an allen key and the screw is slotted for use with a screwdriver or coin for locking it down.
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