The Manfrotto 500 Pro Fluid Video Head with 60mm Half Ball is a lightweight head with large platform base and is suitable for HDSLRs weighing no more than 5kg. This entry-level 500 fluid head is supplied with a 60mm half ball video tripod mount which ensures smooth shots and fine control of your camera. The side lock system allows the camera and sliding QR (Quick Release) plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. The 500 has a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4kg, but is able to support equipment of up to 5kg. The 500 has one Easy Link 3/8" connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted. The Manfrotto 500 is the successor to the Manfrotto 701HDV video head.
Manfrotto description: The 500 is a lightweight head with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies and the sliding plate travels to balance the latest interchangeable lens cameras. The entry-level 500 ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg of equipment. It’s the most compact head in our successful Bridging Technology range, it also replaces the Manfrotto 701HDV video head. The 500 is available as a stand-alone head or in pre-matched kits with twin-leg or single-tube tripods.
Eligible for a free Limited Conventional Warranty Extension of 8 years – totalling 10 years from the date of purchase. Item must be registered on www.manfrotto.co.uk within the first year to receive this.
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||3/8 inch male
||Pro Fluid Video Head
|Maximum Load (grams)
||1/4 inch and 3/8 inch male