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DetailsA must-have, versatile, high-functioning tripod video head. The Lightweight Fluid Video Head with Flat Base includes all the great features you’d expect from a classic video head, with extra innovative touches to make your job even easier. Thanks to a long list of intuitive design features, you can concentrate on getting perfect results, without the fuss. It’s extra-lightweight and compact, making it a cinch to slot into your kit bag and transport, but it can carry up to an impressive 5kgs, blending strength with portability.
Standout features include the patented Bridging Technology™ which enables you to move smoothly from one position to the next. In fact, using this tripod video head couldn’t be easier. Fluid cartridges on the pan and tilt axis gives you all the control you need when getting into precise position, without troublesome jerky movements. A counterbalance system manages heavier equipment such as interchangeable lens cameras like a breeze, and a wider platform supports HDSLR bodies.
Adding to its user-friendly features is a clever, accessible side lock system. It enables you to quickly click the camera in from above, rather than the back. And this lock is totally secure, eliminating the need for a secondary lock, so you can work even faster with confidence. Plus, it comes with a universal 6.4mm fitting, and a 9.5mm adapter to easily link your accessories like a monitor. And the flat base mount enables you to connect a variety of supports, from hybrid photo, and video tripods, traditional photo tripods, through to monopods.
Weight 31.74 oz 900 g Collection/Series 500 500 Material Aluminium Aluminium Safety Payload 11.02 lbs 5 kg Counterbalanced Weight 5.29 lbs 2.4 kg Tilt Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag Pan Drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag Plate Type 500PLONG 500PLONG Base Type Flat Flat Center of gravity 2.17 in 55 mm Front Tilt -70° / +90° -70° / +90° Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 1 1 Accessory Compatibility 500HLV, 560BALLSH 500HLV, 560BALLSH Attachment 1/4" screw, 3/8" screw 1/4" screw, 3/8" screw Base Diameter 2.36 in 60 mm Certifications None None Color Black Black Easy Link Yes Yes Head Type Video/Fluid Head Video/Fluid Head Maximum Working Temperature 140 F 60 C Minimum Working Temperature -4 F -20 C Pan Bar Included Yes Yes Panoramic Rotation 360 360 Quick Release Yes Yes Working Height 4.13 in 10.5 cm
Warranty Manfrotto Video Products
This products 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 5 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.