Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fibre Tripod

Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fibre Tripod

The Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fibre Tripod is an update to the already popular 055 range, offering 50% more rigidity than its predecessor and a new QPL (Quick Power Lock) leg locking system to ensure your equipment is fully stabilised under any conditions. The main feature of the 055CXPRO4 is its 90° centre column mechanism, which allows the column to be extended vertically, or horizontally to open up a wide range of photography and video applications. The Easy Link connector with 3/8” female thread enables the attachment of photo or video accessories via the MN125 Adapter Spigot (not included) to expand your shooting possibilities. An integrated levelling bubble on the top plate ensures accurate framing and a level horizon, which is particularly useful if you’re into architectural or landscape photography. The MT055CXPRO4 accepts up to 9kg of weight, extends to 170cm in length, retracts to 9cm for macro shooting, and closes down to a portable 54cm. 

Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fibre Tripod - Key Features

  • Suitable for all sorts of shooting situations
  • Made of lightweight, durable Carbon Fibre & magnesium castings
  • QPL single-hand opening mechanism, quick setup
  • Horizontal column mechanism
  • Easy Link attachment for attaching accessories
  • Rotating bubble level
  • Max Load: 9 kg
  • Max height: 170 cm (140 cm with centre column down)
  • Min height: 9 cm
  • 4 leg sections
  • Leg angles: 25°, 46°, 66°, 88°
  • Closed length: 54 cm
  • Weight: 2.1 kg

The new 055 carbon fibre 3-section tripod delivers maximum rigidity from the lightest components; a masterpiece of engineering designed for photographers who want the best from their tripod and need it to be easily transportable. The 100% carbon fibre tubes and new QPL leg locking system increase the tripod’s rigidity and absorb vibrations, stabilizing camera equipment under any conditions. Carbon fibre tubing and magnesium castings also reduce the weight of this tripod compared to the equivalent aluminium version.

90° Centre Column mechanism

The key feature of the 055CXPRO4 is its 90° centre column mechanism, which allows the column to be extended vertically as normal, or horizontally to open up a wide range of framing and shooting possibilities; this makes the 055CXPRO4 an extremely versatile tripod, suitable for a wide range of photography and video applications. The horizontal column mechanism is housed within the tripod's top casting for compactness, but it is easily and quickly extended whenever you need it. Switching between vertical and horizontal column orientation requires no disassembly, and can even be done with a camera attached.

Quick Power Lock levers

The legs of the 055CXPRO4 tripod are also fast to extend and adjust, thanks to the Quick Power Lock levers that block and unblock each leg section. The special design of the QPL levers allows a more comfortable single-handed opening of all leg sections in one action. QPL’s lever design also offers more powerful locking of each section, meaning the tripod is more stable and rigid than with traditional lever designs. Intuitive and ergonomic leg angle selectors allow each leg to be independently and solidly set to any of the preset angles, again allowing considerable positioning freedom.

Rotating Bubble Level
Easy Link Connector
The MT055CXPRO4 is made in Italy by Manfrotto.