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About this product

Hydrostatic ball head with RC3 rapid connect system.


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 quick release sliding plate - with 2x1/4 inch and 2x3/8 inch screws + vhs pin quick release yes secondary safety system yes safety payload 16 kg weight 0.8 kg working height 12.0


accurate degree markingsAccurate degree markings on rotation axes allow for precise positioning of the camera ball frictionSeparate control for pre-setting the friction of the ball when unblocked. secondary security lockThis head features a secondary security lock so you can inch t accidentally release the plate (and camera) without meaning to. The lock stops the quick release lever from opening fully separate pan lockA separate lock on the panoramic axis allows for rotation adjustment or panning to be carried out without losing framing 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 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. hydrostatic locking systemHydrostatic locking system manfrotto world firstManfrotto world first

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