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The Manfrotto BeFree GT Carbon Fibre Tripod is the ideal choice is the uncompromising solution for professional travel and adventure photographers. Its advanced carbon fibre construction delivers impressive stability and a 10kg max payload for uncompromised results in a broad range of shooting conditions.

Lightweight Carbon Fibre

Made from 100% Carbon Fibre legs, the Befree GT Carbon features a 4-section design to reduce weight whilst retaining maximum rigidity and portability. Perfect for overseas holidays, its length is short enough to allow you to slip the tripod into a carry-on sized bag, saving valuable space in check-in luggage.

M-Lock Twist Lock Legs

Manfrotto's M-Lock twist lock is an updated design that makes adjusting and fine-tuning your composition height a breeze. The simple twist to unlock efficiency means you can work quickly, critical if you're chasing a sunrise or when you're working with fading light.

Ergonomic Leg Angle Selectors

Leg angle selectors which deliver quick adjustment between the pre-set 22°, 54°, 89° angles enable you to quickly transition between high and low angle shooting for more versatile compositions.

Easy Link Connector

Filtering down from Manfrotto's professional 055 and 190 series of studio and outdoor tripods, the Be Free GT features an EasyLink Connector, allowing you to connect a broad range of accessories to enhance your image or add shooting convenience. The EasyLink's 3/8" thread accepts arms and mounting hardware making it easy to add a LED light, external monitor, audio gear and more.

Maximum 162cm Height

Its carbon fibre centre column pushes the maximum height of the tripod to 162cm and provides rapid adjustment enabling you to fine tune your desired shooting height for pixel perfect framing.

12kg Maximum Load Capacity

A professional 496 aluminium ball head delivers fast, simple adjustment and supports a 12kg maximum payload to ensure rock solid stability. Ideal for a wide range of gear including DSLR and Mirrorless cameras, professional and broadcast video cameras, cinema cameras and camcorders.

Includes Padded Carry Bag

Complete with a stylish padded carry bag, the Manfrotto Befree GT Carbon Tripod + 496 Ball Head (MKBFRTC4GT-BH) is perfect for the photography professional who needs to travel light.

Weight 1.55kg

Top Attachment

3/8" screw

Leg Sections


Base Type


Min Height


Ball Locking


Maximum Height (With Center Column Down)


Maximum Height


Base Diameter


Closed Length


Safety Payload Weight


Carrying Bag Included


Center Column


Upper Disc Diameter




Easy Link


Friction Control


Head Type

Ball Head

Independent Pan Lock


Leg Type


Leg Angles

22°, 54°, 89°

Leg Lock Type

Twist Lock

Legs Tube Diameter

14.7, 18.2, 21.7, 25.3mm


Carbon Fibre

Maximum Working Temperature

70° C

Minimum Working Temperature

-30 C

Panoramic Rotation


Plate Type


Quick Release


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Manfrotto BeFree GT 4-Section Twist Lock Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • 496 Aluminium Ball Head
  • 200PL-14 Quick Release Plate
  • Padded Carry Bag


* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.