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DetailsThe Manfrotto 500 Fluid Video Head with flat base is lightweight, and built with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies and a sliding plate which travels to balance your camera. It ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg of equipment.
The head has professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes to ensure that every camera movement is smooth, controlled and precise. It's the most compact head in Manfrotto's successful Bridging Technology™ range.
It comes with a side lock system, allowing the camera and sliding plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. The side lock system also makes it quicker and simpler to lift the camera out of the head from above.
The head has a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4kg, but is able to support equipment of up to 5kg. It has one Easy Link 3/8'' connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted.
The flat base mount with a standard 3/8'' thread makes the head versatile for different support combinations (tripod, slider, jib or crane).
Weight 31.74 oz 900 g Collection/Series 500 500 Material Aluminium Aluminium Safety Payload Weight 11.02 lbs 5 kg Counterbalance System Fixed Fixed Counterbalance 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 Ball Flat 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 Top Attachment 1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw 1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw Base Diameter 2.36 in 60 mm Powered by (batteries) 0 0 Certifications None None Colour 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 Photo Pro/Amateurs 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.