The Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head with Q5 Quick Release is a sturdy, professional ball head with separate controls for tilt, pan, and friction that enable precise positioning. With a 26.5 lb load capacity and a sliding camera plate with 3/8"-16 & 1/4"-20 screws, the durable head is suitable for just about any camera.
The 055 head's lateral tilt ranges from -100° to +40°, and pan is a full 360°. With the head's independent pan lock, its state-of-the-art materials & technology that enable smooth movements, plus the degree markers around the base, the 055 is well-suited for precise panoramic photography.
The head's quick-release mechanism is the innovative Q5 system, which offers excellent ergonomics & speed as well as light weight. The 055 head includes a 501PL sliding plate that enables precise weight balance for cameras with long lenses and other heavy equipment. The plate has a location pin, making it suitable for video cameras.
|Load Capacity||26.5 lb (12 kg)|
|Ball Sphere Diameter||Not specified by manufacturer|
|Quick Release||Yes, Q5 system|
|Camera Mount Plate||501PL sliding quick-release plate with 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screws|
|Spirit Level||Yes, 2|
|Separate Panning Lock||Yes|
|Tripod Mount Thread Size||3/8"-16|
|Tilt Range||-100° to +40° lateral tilt|
|Height||5.3" (13.5 cm)|
|Maximum Diameter||Not specified by manufacturer|
|Weight||2.2 lb (1 kg)|