The notion of virtual reality as a novelty is long gone, and photographers, filmmakers and videographers are only becoming more innovative as they create their 360º content. With the debut of its 360o Virtual Reality range, Manfrotto aims to provide high-quality gear that will make VR content creation easier and more effortless for both professionals and enthusiasts.The Manfrotto 360o Virtual Reality products range from bases to booms, tripods to dollies, in addition to a selection of kits. Creatives can customize the gear to meet their individual photographic or production needs. The products are also compatible with popular VR cameras, as well as Manfrotto’s 360Rize VR rigs.
Here’s a list of the current 360o Virtual Reality accessories, plus prices, which are available now:
- M035VRUS—VR SUPER CLAMP: $34.99
- MKPROVRUS—VR MINI TRIPOD KIT: $69.99
- MBASECONVRUS—VR ALUMINUM BASE: $79.99
- MCUPVRUS—VR PUMP CUP W/ SPIGOT ADAPTER: $99.99
- MBOOMCFVR-SUS—VR CARBON FIBER BOOM SMALL: $179.99
- MDOLLYVRUS—VR ADJUSTABLE DOLLY: $199.99
- MBOOMCFVR-MUS—VR CARBON FIBER BOOM MEDIUM: $219.99
- MBASEPROVRUS—VR ALUMINUM BASE WITH HALF BALL: $259.99
- MHPANOVRUS—VR PANORAMIC HEAD: $449.99
- MBOOMCFVR-LUS—VR CARBON FIBER BOOM LARGE: $449.99
- MTCFVRUS—VR CARBON TRIPOD: $759.99
See the press release below:
For Immediate Release
Manfrotto 360o Virtual Reality
The first dedicated range of solutions supporting virtual reality creation
Upper Saddle River, N.J. (August 17, 2017) – Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, is excited to introduce the brand new 360º Virtual Reality range, dedicated products designed to support professionals and enthusiasts shaping the future of photography and videography. Manfrotto’s 360o Virtual Reality offering includes bases, accessories and extension booms that make it easier and more fun to create amazing 360 degree videos and photos.
With this new range, Manfrotto is facilitating the transition that is taking immersive content creation into the mainstream: from niche professional to widespread consumer application. Leveraging Manfrotto’s innovative offering, photographers and videographers can effortlessly capture entire scenes around their camera, enabling anyone viewing the content to look around and feel like they are experiencing the scenery in real life.
Manfrotto’s new 360o Virtual Reality range provides a wide choice of combinations for individual content makers to select according to their specific needs and objectives.
Manfrotto’s VR bases provide reliably stable support and are compact enough not to show in 360° shots. They guarantee the stability photographers and videographers need to get a few meters off the ground and are available in a variety of sizes and materials to suit individual creative requirements.
Manfrotto’s VR accessories range makes flawless 360° shooting quicker and easier. These innovative accessories are compatible with all products in the range for the best results every time.
Manfrotto’s VR boom extensions maximize camera height when required. They can be connected to all the bases in the Manfrotto VR range, enabling users to achieve a wide variety of heights for the most breathtaking content.
The Manfrotto 360° VR range features a convenient selection of kits designed to make 360°content creation incredibly easy and are compatible with the most popular 360° cameras. These products share Manfrotto’s renowned dedication to offering the highest quality and pair seamlessly with their exclusive 360Rize VR rigs.
- Pro and enthusiast solutions for immersive content creation
- Reliable, high-performance bases, accessories and extension booms
- Engineered with high-quality materials and careful attention to ergonomics and detail
The following models are now available nationwide:
Model # Description Price
M035VRUS VR SUPER CLAMP $34.99
MKPROVRUS VR MINI TRIPOD KIT $69.99
MBASECONVRUS VR ALUMINUM BASE $79.99
MCUPVRUS VR PUMP CUP W/ SPIGOT ADAPTER $99.99
MBOOMCFVR-SUS VR CARBON FIBER BOOM SMALL $179.99
MDOLLYVRUS VR ADJUSTABLE DOLLY $199.99
MBOOMCFVR-MUS VR CARBON FIBER BOOM MEDIUM $219.99
MBASEPROVRUS VR ALUMINUM BASE WITH HALF BALL $259.99
MHPANOVRUS VR PANORAMIC HEAD $449.99
MBOOMCFVR-LUS VR CARBON FIBER BOOM LARGE $449.99
MTCFVRUS VR CARBON TRIPOD $759.99
About Manfrotto (Vitec Group) – manfrotto.us
Manfrotto is the world leader in the design, production and distribution of professional products for photography, video and entertainment. The company was founded in 1972 based on Lino Manfrotto’s experience, and its mission has always been to support and simplify the work of reporters, photographers and producers. The Imagine More project adds to this historical mission the idea of fuelling the enthusiasm of weekend photographers and supporting the surge of new amateurs. Part of the UK-based Vitec Group since 1989, Manfrotto has now become a worldwide presence. In its nine key markets – Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hong Kong, the United States and from 2016 in the Netherlands – it is represented by its own direct distribution system, Manfrotto Distribution, whereas in 80 other countries sales are handled by independent distributors. Through the Imaging Division of Vitec Group, Manfrotto Distribution owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Lastolite by Manfrotto, Avenger and is the U.S. distributor of Gossen, Metz, 360Rize, Shoulderpod and National Geographic.