Manfrotto has launched a new lighter version of its 190Go travel tripod that is made with carbon fiber. The new model joins the aluminum version of the existing 190Go, and is essentially the same other than the amount it weighs – and costs. While the aluminum version weighs 1670g / 58.9oz, the new carbon fiber model is notably lighter at 1350g / 47.61oz. Both can manage 7kg / 15.43lbs of equipment and have a maximum shooting height of 147cm / 57.87in.
The 190Go Carbon fiber will be available legs-only or in a kit with the 496RC2 ball and socket head or the new 804 Mark ll 3-way pan-and-tilt head. UK prices are as follows (US pricing is yet to be announced):
- 190Go! Carbon fiber 4-section – £309.95
- 190Go! Aluminium 4-section (for reference) – £159.95/$199.99
- 190Go! Aluminium kits with 3 way head or ball head – £214.95
- 190Go! Carbon fiber kits with 3 way head or ball head – £359.95