09 480 5903


9 Mokoia Road

Birkenhead, Auckland 0626

OPEN: 9am to 5pm

Monday to Saturday




Click the image to enlarge



Our Price


Pickups and Delivery

In-store pickup

We don't have this item in our store right now. Please enquire for availability.

If you come to pick up your order please bring photo ID, if someone else is picking it up on your behalf please contact us prior to pickup.

Delivery estimates

Once your order has been picked up by the courier please allow 2 working days for North Island addresses, for the South Island allow 3 working days. Rural deliveries and extra-large items may take several additional days.

Shipping costs

Shipping costs are automatically calculated during checkout. The price of shipping varies based on the delivery location. Select items may be be eligible for free shipping.

Delivery of oversize items

Oversize items such as very large telescopes may only be available via pickup from a depot or a business address. For a list of available depots, click here


To ensure the safe delivery of your order we require a signature with all parcels. Some exceptions may be made if you give the courier company authority to leave parcels at your preferred address.

About this product

The 468MG Hydrostatic Ball head is the most advanced ball head of the entire Manfrotto range. Designed to meet the demand of professional photographers for a lightweight but heavy duty load capacity ball head. Intended for camera and lens loads of up to 16 kg this head has a magnesium die cast body a 5cm PTFE coated aluminum ball combined with specially designed tension surfaces provides movements as smooth as silk. The oversized lock knobs combined with the patent pending hydraulic locking mechanism provides the ultimate positive lock with the least amount of effort. Truly an engineering marvel.


attachment 3/8 inch female thread attachment type ball friction setting yes Color black color independent pan lock yes lateral tilt -90° / +90° tilt range material magnesium panoramic rotation 360 ° patent pat. pending plate type fixed - with 1/4 inch - retractable 3/8 inch screw quick release no safety payload 16 kg weight 0.65 kg working height 13.0


1 bubble levelThe built-in carefully hand-set bubble spirit level helps make sure your horizons really are horizontal. 222-322 ball frictionSeparate control for pre-setting the friction of the ball when unblocked. The position of the red line indicates the approximate amount of friction applied. carrying handleIncluded carrying handle makes the tripod more comfortable to transport and stays conveniently and unobtrusively attached during use separate lock each axisWith a separate lock on each axis of movement this head can be precisely adjusted and panning/tracking can be achieved on any axis sturdy all-metal constructionSturdy all-metal construction double 90° grooveThe double 90° groove (one on each side of the head) means switching from landscape to portrait is convenient however you inch re set up ergonomicErgonomic and easy to use weight-saving constructionMaterials design and construction techniques have been carefully selected to help save weight without sacrificing stability or strength wing-nut leg locksWing nut leg locks are slightly slower to use than inch Quick Action inch flip lever leg locks but give total control over locking force and are so easy to service out in the field that they inch ll never let you down. hydrostatic locking mechanismThe Hydrostat ball locking system is based on a chamber containing fluid which when pressurised by the tightening of the lock knob exerts an even locking force on the ball. The evenness of the force applied by this system compared to the traditional mechanical blocking technique is what gives this head its remarkable load capacity. The Hydrostat system also reduces framing deviation during blocking for greater accuracy. manfrotto world firstManfrotto world first

Special order

This item is an ident item. We will order in for you when an order is recieved. Once ordered item can not be cancelled.

Contact us

Customer Reviews

Recently Viewed Products