Manfrotto Launches New Friction Arms to its Line-up


Manfrotto has announced the addition of new friction arms and other allied accessories to its line-up. The new offerings from the company allow photographers and videographers to attach lights, extra cameras and accessories to tripods and, via a clamp, to table tops and other rigid edges.

The new series of friction arms includes a 244 Mini Friction Arm, 244 Micro Friction Arm, 244 Micro Arm with Anti-Rotation and a 244 Micro Friction Arm Kit. In addition, the company has also introduced adapters: Spigot, Anti-rotation, 3/8-inch and 1/4 -inch adapter and a Hot Shoe adapter.

Manfrotto Friction arms and associated accessosries

Manfrotto Friction arms and associated accessosries

The small-size friction arms come in two sizes, 5.5 and 9-inch, and can carry payload up to 3kg. Also, the anti-rotation adapter enables preventing the load from rotating and unwanted movement. The adjustable knob in the friction arms offers maximum torque when securing the arm in place.

The 244 Mini friction arm, Micro friction arm, 244 Micro arm with anti-rotation and Micro friction arm kit are currently available and priced at USD 110 (approx. Rs.6970), USD 90 (approx. Rs.5705), USD 105 (approx. Rs.6655) and USD 130 (approx. Rs. 8240) respectively.

The associated accessories will be available from late July. The Spigot adapter, Anti-rotation adapter, 3/8-inch and 1/4-inch adapter and Hot shoe adapter are priced at USD 27 (approx. Rs.1712), USD 22 (approx. Rs.1395), USD 15 (approx. Rs.950) and USD 27 (approx. Rs. 1710) respectively.

Pricing and availability in India are yet to be announced by the company.

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