The Manfrotto 635 FST tripod is the start of a new generation of tripods revealed at IBC 2019, changing the design of traditional locking legs. The Manfrotto 635 FST (single Leg Fast) tripod; constructed from carbon fibre, the tripod legs can be deployed quickly through the extra M-Lock system. Once the height has been set, the legs can be locked up just as quickly.
Unlock and SlideFrom using the tripod first hand on the show floor, the extra M-Locks could do with being a bit larger, to get a better grip. A spreader can also be used for stability, with this clipping onto the feet of the tripod. For use with mid-size fluid heads such as the Nitro N8, the Manfrotto 635 FST is designed with a 75mm half ball, but is compatible with a 60mm half ball adapter too. Manfrotto have also….