Manfrotto 290 collection

A completely renewed range of tripods, kits and monopods, the new 290 range keeps the heritage of the previous 290 family, whilst upgrading to a new premium style with innovative functions. Aimed at passionate hobbyists, the new collection is the perfect starting point for photographers who are developing their skills and gaining experience.

290 Xtra

Manfrotto 290 Xtra

Manfrotto 290 Xtra

The 290 Xtra boasts a completely new style and outstanding technical functions and allows users to realise their creative streak thanks to the flexibility offered with the new 4 leg angle positions. Available in aluminium and carbon fiber, the robust construction and ergonomic control provide a constant rock solid support thanks to the adjustable aluminium leg lock. The carbon fiber version features lightweight carbon composite tubes. Coming with a dedicated shoulder bag, the 290 Xtra is the perfect companion for both indoor and outdoor photography.


290 DUAL

Manfrotto 290 Dual

Manfrotto 290 Dual

The 290 Dual represents the natural connection between the 290 and 190/055 tripod ranges. It has kept the sturdy construction of the 290 range and features the innovative 90° center column mechanism. When required, use one finger to lift up the center column and swing it to the horizontal position without having to remove the camera or head. This feature, alongside the 4 leg angle position, enables the tripod to reach ground level. Boasting robust aluminium construction and ergonomic control, the 290 Dual is the ideal support for photographers to discover new shooting perspectives and express maximum creativity. 



The updated 804 3-way head which features new retractable levers, with rubber handles. Thanks to the new levers and its Adapto body, the new 804 has become even more compact and lightweight.



The new 290 collection includes an updated version of the Manfrotto 290 Monopod. With new rubber legwarmers and an angled wrist strap, together with an upper disc with integrated ¼” and 3/8” attachment, the monopod represents a constant rock-solid support thanks to the adjustable aluminum leg lock. Also available in a carbon fiber 4 section version.


Prices start from £49.95. For more information please see

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