Manfrotto Compact Advanced Tripod Review

By Will Mosley / Friday, January 7, 2022

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Is the Manfrotto Compact Advanced Tripod too expensive? Is it worth it if you’re a vlogger? What’s the build quality? I answer all of this and more in my review!

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good morning okay so as far as build

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quality goes this guy is built like the

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tank seriously it feels really good in

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your hands almost too good and it has

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these really nice clever like things

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that you can kind of fold the entire

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thing out it comes with this really

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really nice quick-release plate that you

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just kind of take off like that and then

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you can kind of attach right back on has

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this nice trigger thing you used to

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rotate to kind of take it off your try

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it off your camera it has two different

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handles that you literally can screw in

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screw out to kind of rotate the you know

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up down and tilt everything you want to

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do make it vertical etc and then also

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has this base part right here where you

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can unscrew it and extend it longer

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which makes for a really really really

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tall tripod and a small package so it’s

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safe to say that I’ve had my fair share

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amount of tripods in my life and this

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one like I said works really well it’s

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really steady but the problem that I

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have with this guy is that it’s it’s

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heavy like carrying this tripod or the

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second tripod just doesn’t make sense

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and that’s typically what happens when

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you’re carrying we’re vlogging with like

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a Joby Gorillapod

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and then you have one that’s kind of

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dedicated to getting you know much

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easier nicer shot so with that being

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said why do I love this tripod who is it

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really for and when does a monopod or a

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stabilizer make more sense so I think

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that this tripod would be a great

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addition to almost any pack especially

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for people that are like doing studio

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stuff this this makes a lot of sense

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or if you’re doing vertical film as well

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this makes a ton of sense because you

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can like rotate it all the way out like

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this and then you know with your camera

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monopods are perfect and great because

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they’re like really you know they’re

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really like this is like super light but

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they have a tendency to be too long so

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this is already pretty long but this is

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like an extra few inches and that

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matters when you have to put it in your

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van and that matters when you have to

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put it in your bookbag like you know on

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top of if it’s it sticks out stabilizers

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in general are just to take way too long

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to set up so like I love this guy I love

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putting my camera on this and be able to

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kind of get all these nice cool shots

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and everything but at the same time it

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takes too much to set this up tripods

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are super simple to set up

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it’s just a matter of what can really

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fit in your bag and do you need to use

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an additional tripod for vlogging and

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for me this doesn’t really fit my day to

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day pack simply because of the weight

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that it takes I use this Joby Gorillapod

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for pretty much everything that I do

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it just works I’m sitting on top of the

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car but carrying this in my book bag as

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well as this in my hand makes for a

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really heavy load this guy’s perfect

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because you it’s really tiny take it

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into stores it’s not that noticeable

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people don’t really hear that much but

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you take one of these huge you know

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things and in the store and people look

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at you like oh you’re a professional you

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you you know what are you doing here

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what are you doing here but look out

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look out all they get look how right

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it goes all the way up to this roof

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pretty much short oh that’s amazing

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pretty crazy pretty awesome so hope you

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enjoyed this one hope this helps you

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make a decision and buying you know

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tripod monopod Manfrotto I really think

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it’s great for the price just know what

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you’re doing like know what you’re gonna

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tip we do a lot of day-to-day if you’re

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gonna be vlogging maybe skip that but if

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you’re really doing a lot of studio

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stuff definitely recommend alright catch

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you on the next one bye oh and it’s I

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believe $100 maybe $80 bye

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