The Manfrotto 055 Series 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod has 100% carbon fiber tubes that increase the tripods rigidity absorb vibrations and reduce weight significantly. The key feature of the 055XPRO4 is its 90-degree center 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. Additional features: 4-section legs for more compact size; Quick Power Lock levers; rotating bubble level; Easy Link connector for supporting accessories; 4-angle legs; plus more! Supports up to 19.8 pounds (9kg). Weighs just 4.6 lbs. (2.1kg).