The Manfrotto Chroma Key FX foldable portable background was introduced last month is now available to buy on the Bhphotovideo store. At the moment, the Manfrotto Chroma Key FX foldable background kit has the largest dimensions on the market, and the kit is completely ready to work on location.
In the working position, the size of the ChromaKey background is 4.2 m wide and 3 m high. The backdrop is compactly folded, it can be easily and quickly removed in a convenient carrying case, the dimensions of which are only 103 cm x 30 cm, weight 9.8 kg. When folded, the background kit can be conveniently placed in the luggage bag, which is especially appreciated by mobile videographers and cameramen.
The fabric can be purchased separately and the background options can be changed depending on the scenario or subject. As a result, the Manfrotto Chroma Key FX background provides a versatile solution for many different shooting conditions.
The kit consists of a fabric background held up by a three-part rigid aluminum frame with four clips and two tension rods. The frame has an elastic cord that runs through it, so no parts can be lost, and the rods hold the fabric tight with minimal wrinkles which makes accurate keying in post faster and easier. The frame can be configured to your needs: Curved to be free-standing or straight and leaned against a wall or other support for access to the entire workable surface area.
Price and availability
Manfrotto Chroma Key FX foldable portable background kit is now available to buy on the Bhphotovideo.com website, and pricing starts from $284.95 for the Cover only or $759.95 for the Kit with cover, frame, and bag. It is available in two color options: Green and Blue.
Last year, Lastolite has also introduced the Chroma Key Blue cover and panoramic chroma background 13′ Kit and a height of 2.3 m. The background folds into a compact case that fits in any car trunk.