The Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod is a three-section support that replaces the 055XPROB tripod. It has a load capacity of 19.8 lb and extends from 3.5" to 66.9". Its legs are secured by the Quick Power Locks. These updated flip locks increase the tripod's rigidity by 50%, and its load capacity by 4.4 lb over its predecessor.
A redesigned center column has a "one finger" operation, and includes an Easy Link attachment for attaching accessories such as an LED light or a reflector. The center column can be positioned horizontally, allowing for low-angle and macro photography. The upper disc where a tripod head is mounted has been redesigned as well, and now has a bull's eye bubble level that rotates 360° so you can locate it where you can see it. This allows you to level your camera on both the horizontal and vertical planes.
The MVH500AH Fluid Video Head with Flat Base from Manfrotto is designed with a wide platform, optimal for HDSLR camera bodies. Smooth and precise, it has a maximum weight load of 11 lb and professional quality fluid cartridges on both its pan and tilt axes. It has a pre-set spring-loaded counterbalance of 5.3 lb, its lateral tilt range is -70°/+90° and it provides 360° panning rotation.
The side lock system on the MVH500AH allows the camera and sliding QR plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. This makes it easier and safer to mount your camera on this head. The head attaches to a tripod via a 3/8"-16 thread and offers both a 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera attachment. It also provides an Easy Link 3/8" connector on the side of the head to attach accessories such as a video monitor. The 500PLONG quick release plate is included with this head.
The MVH500AH is made from aluminum alloy, measures 3.74" high and provides a bubble level and precision control handle.
NOTE :Replacement for Manfrotto 701HDV Pro Video Fluid Head with Quick Release
|Attaches by||3/8 Attachment Type|
|Column Cross Section||Three-Faceted|
|Column Tube Diameter||28mm|
|Leg Angles||25deg., 46deg., 66deg., 88deg.|
|Leg Cross Section||D Shape|
|Legs Tube Diameter||30-26-22.5mm|
|Section Centre Column||1|
|Load Capacity||19.84lbs (8.99kg)|
|Closed Length||24.02" (61.01cm)|
|Height||Min: 3.54" (9.0cm) |
Max: 66.93" (170.00cm)
Maximum Height (with Centre Column Down): 55.12" (140.00cm)