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About this product

The Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head with 75mm Half-Ball is an affordable yet remarkably full-featured professional head that represents an advance over the popular 501HDV with sturdier construction and a half-ball for precise leveling on a corresponding tripod. The 502HD comes in two versions -- the inch A inch ball-base version which this one is and the inch AH inch flat-base version which is separately available.Also featuring Manfrotto inch s patented bridging technology (inherited from the 509HD and 504HD heads) the 502HD is designed for executing cinematic moves with compact camcorders and DSLR video cameras. The weight limit is 15.43 lb and counterbalance supports up to 8.8 lb. The balance plate inch s 3.27 inch range allows you to correct for uneven payloads that might be due to matte boxes or exotic DSLR rig configurations.The bridging technology ensures that the pan friction control is intuitive and easy to set but also protected against knocks. There are of course independent locks for pan and tilt and drag for both is selectable in a continuous range from zero to the max level. This allows you to operate the head in a confident smooth manner using the included pan bar.


- For video tripods with 75mm half-balls- 75mm half ball connects to the corresponding bowl in a tripod- Pan drag and tilt drag are continuously adjustable from 0 (no drag) to the maximum level- Sliding quick-release plate secured by secondary safety system


Load Capacity 15.43 lb static weight (7.0 kg) Counterbalance supports 8.8 lb (4 kg)Diameter/Thread 75mm half ball3/8 inch -16 thread to which half ball connectsCounter Balance System Spring-loadedCounter Balance Range One fixed spring for 8.8 lb (4 kg) camera weightCenter of Gravity Not specified by manufacturerQuick Release/Wedge Plate 504PLONG plate with 1/4 inch -20 & 3/8 inch -16 screwsBalance Plate 504PLONG plate slides 3.27 inch (83.0 mm)Tilt Drag Continuously adjustable from 0 to max levelTilt Range -80° to +90° tilt range front to backTilt Lock YesSpring Loaded Counter Balance YesPan Drag Continuously adjustable from 0 to max levelPan Range 360°Pan Lock YesPan Bar 1 included2 possible positionsLeveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes/not specified by manufacturerMaterial AluminumColor BlackTemperature Range -4 to +104 °F (-20 to +60 °C)Height 5.91 inch (15.0 cm)Weight 3.97 lb (1.8 kg)

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