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Manfrotto Midi Ball Head with RC2 (498RC2)

Item # MF498RC2 (Part # 498RC2)
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Item Description:
Bigger size, lightweight, with quick release - perfect for advanced amateurs and professionals.

Bigger size, lightweight, with quick release - perfect for advanced amateurs and professionals.

This ball head has been total redesigned for better ease of use. A new design friction control knob allows the photographer to achieve superior control when handling the camera and making micro movements without having to totally lock and unlock the ball head. The knobs have been redesigned to be more ergonomic, easier to handle and more user-friendly. The ergonomic shape allows the user to better lock the ball securely. A repositionable Locking lever allows the user to place it in a comfortable position in order to use it in the most convenient way. Just pull it outwards, put it in the best working position and then release it. This model features a RC2 quick release plate including an additional safety system that prevents the accidental detaching of the camera from the head. The locking lever securely locks the head both in the +90 Degrees -90 Degrees ball positioning and in the 360Degrees pan movements. With solid aluminum construction, this head is the ideal support for all traditional or digital small or medium format cameras weighing up to 17 pounds. This replaces the Manfrotto 488RC2.

Product Details:

  • Supports up to 17 pounds
  • Repositionable locking lever for most comfortable use.
  • New ergonomic design.
  • New friction control for better control.
  • Quick release system features a new style secondary lock.

Product Specifications:

Attaches By - 1/4" screw attachment type
Attachment - 3/8" thread female attachment type
Color - black background Color
Independent Pan Lock - yes
Lateral Tilt - -90 Degrees / +90 Degrees tilt range
Material - aluminum
Panoramic Rotation - 360 Degrees
Plate Type - 200PL-14
Quick Release - yes
Secondary Safety System - yes
Load Capacity - 17.64 lbs
Weight - 1.34 lbs
Working Height - 12.5

This Kit Includes: