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An innovative 3D Head unlike any other! Cast from lightweight magnesium, the head can be positioned in virtually any position to get the exact framing of the image. The lock-system using spring-loaded conical joints allows greater flexibility than any other 3D head whether mounted on a tripod centre column or lateral arm.
The rubber grip knobs provide finger tip control and won't poke you in the eye like conventional handles do. The 460Mg is the ideal head in combination with the MagFibre line for 35mm SRLs and medium format cameras, both digital and traditional.
Camera attachment via the included 200PL quick release plate: 1/4".
Optional Plates: 200PL-38, 200PLARCH-14, 200PLARCH-38.
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Does the job well
About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast
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Comments about Manfrotto 460MG 3D Magnesium Head:
Bought this to go with the Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod and it works just as I hoped. Not too bulky but stable for heavy lenses and camera.Not ideal for rapid movement (i.e. sport) of course but ideal for general use.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A(head) of the rest
from North Yorkshire
About Me Semi-Professional
This really does what it says on the tin. It's compact and easy to set up and use with all the knobs locking it tight. If I had to make any negative comment it would be that you can't rotate it in portrait format both ways - it only tilts to the left (looking from behind the camera)
Very well made and easy to use.
from London SW11
I use this mainly for macro and landscape and am very happy with it. I find it reassuringly well made.
By Mrs C
About Me Casual user
I bought this after much deliberation and on the whole I'm very please with it, lightweight and quick to adjust.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
wonderful, what you need.
Brilliant, stable, easy to use.
Superb versatile head
By Snapper 1959
The use of short knobs to lock this head instead of long handles are a definite boon so far as I am concerned. everything about this head pleases me and it is a pleasure to use in the field. Can be a bit slow to set up but that goes with this sort of head.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Everything as expected
It's not the most expensive of the Manfrotto heads, but you still get everything you expect. Magnesium alloys are used in aero engineering and motor racing, so while it feels flimsy I have no doubts about it's durability.It's all very logical, and it's design lends itself to quick and accurate repositioning, placing it in a nice middle ground between ball and pan/tilt heads. However I do have qualms with the quick release plate, which as with many manfrotto heads works more comfortably when fitted backwards, it's a minor irritation, and not as bad as the difficulty to get it to collapse down in any convenient way.Overall it's a well engineered head, and would be a perfect partner to a carbon fibre tripod.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Good to carry around because of compact size. Can set camera in steady position in any angle. Not so slow to manoeuvre as you might be thinking. Good build. Not from good looking ones but very practical.
Must have accessory...
from London, UK
For architectural shots, at least, as its ability to point your camera in virtually any direction that you want (even straigth back at you!) is amazing. Also, the fact that it uses standard quick-release plates, allowing you to use different heads for different type of photography.The only word of warning that I would give is that you may need to be a contortionist to look through your viewfinder in some positions!
Excellent compact head
from Kent, UK
I was looking for a tripod head that could do everything I needed yet be as compact as possible. I am more than pleased with the 460MG, it is compact, extremely well built and quick & easy to adjust.I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants a head that doesn't have long knobs getting in the way.
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