The Manfrotto 161MK2B is the tallest tripod head in our range. The super tall Super Professional Studio Tripod Mk2 gives you all the scope you’ll need to capture that perfect shot, whatever the angle. It’s also ideal for large format cameras, so even in the most demanding shoots, you can be sure this tripod head will be up to the challenge. It can support gear up to 20kg, making it a true, heavy-lifting piece of kit. And it’s made to Italy’s leading quality standards, giving you total peace of mind that it’s built to last.
With a maximum operating height of 2.67m, the sky really is the limit with this must-have camera head. But it’s not just a stand for those extra high shots. It can be reduced right down to 44cm, so you’ll have full range of movement, giving you all the creative flexibility you could ask for. Not only this, it also has high telescopic struts on it’s legs for extra strength and stability, so you’ll never have to worry about slips and wobbles again.
To add to it’s list of great features, this nifty stand has an ingenious self-locking centre column. This allows you to have complete control of every single movement, even when you’re under pressure. In addition, the spiked, rubber feet give you even greater stability on any type of terrain, making this stand super steady. Plus, each leg can be adjusted individually for complete flexibility while you work. Each leg’s diameter measures 40mm by 35mm by 30mm.
Bubble Spirit Level (no.)
Carrying Bag Included
Leg Lock Type
Maximum Height (with Center Column Down)
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Minimum Working Temperature
Upper Disc Diameter
sturdy all-metal construction
Sturdy all-metal construction
digi single hinge crown design
The DIGI design uses a single-sided pivot between the tripod leg and the shoulder casting to keep the tripod’s cross section even more compact and to reduce overall weight.
Warranty Manfrotto Photo Pro/Amateurs Products
This product is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.
How to get an extra warranty coverage
Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension valid up to 10 years from the date of purchase. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage. To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.
anti-rotation leg sections
Anti-rotation tubing and leg collars make for a tripod (or monopod) that’s easier and faster to open, position and close. Manfrotto uses several different types of anti-rotation system: on Magfiber and Digi series tripods, the elliptical or three-faceted shape of the concentric tubes means they cannot rotate, while on round-tubed tripods small protrusions down the length of the tube keep sections perfectly aligned
retractable spiked feet
Retractable spiked feet mean you can use this both outdoors (with the spike extended for better grip on soft terrain, moss, plants, etc) and indoors on delicate floor surfaces (with the rubber foot covering the spike to avoid damage and give more stable non-slip support)
geared centre column
Geared centre column allows safe, precise height adjustment even under heavy loads