Our NYC store will close early Friday Oct 3rd at 2:00 PM and will reopen Sunday Oct 5th at 9:30 AM for Yom Kippur. See Our Holiday Calendar
Manfrotto

Manfrotto 494RC2 Mini Ball Head 494 with RC2 Rapid Connect Plate, Maximum Load: 8.8 lbs/ 4 kg

SKU: BG494RC2 MFR: 494RC2
Why Adorama?
Easy Returns, Fast Shipping, Trusted for over 35 years.

Need help? Call 800-223-2500 212-741-0052

$89.00 List Price

Our Price

$79.88
Free Shipping
Qty:

Add to Wishlist In Stock

About the Manfrotto 494

Manfrotto ball head family has been completely updated to be more ergonomic and easier to handle. Payloads range from 4.4 lbs (2kg) to 17.6 lbs (8kg). Features include a new friction control knob which allows micro movements without having to engage the head locking mechanism.

The friction control is present in all models except the small 492 head. The locking lever can be moved to the most convenient position, making it easierand quicker to work with this head.

All models featuring the quick release plate include an additional safety system that helps to prevent an accidental detaching of the camera from the head. These new Manfrotto heads are the ideal support for all needs!

The 494 and 494RC2 (will replace the 484 and 494RC2) is available in two different models: one is featuring a standard platform and one featuring a quick release plate. The 494 series is designed to be used with compact, 35mm and small digital cameras. Max load 8.8 lbs. (4kg).

The Manfrotto 494 is commonly used for Home, Landscape/scenery, Night shots, Travel, Wildlife and more.The Manfrotto 494 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Manfrotto 494 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Manfrotto 494: Attaches firmly, Large range of motion, Stable and Strong clamp.

Summary of Customer Reviews

(9)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Attaches firmly (7) , Stable (6) , Strong clamp (5) , Large range of motion (5)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (7) , Travel (6) , Home (5) , Night shots (4) , Wildlife (4) , Portraits (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (4) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Photography student (2)

Manfrotto 494 Features

  • The 494 series is designed to be used with compact, 35mm and small digital cameras. Max load 8.8 lbs. (4kg).
  • The new friction control knob allows the photographer to achieve superior control when handling the camera and making micro movements without having to totally lock and unlock the ball head
  • The elliptical lines and curves recall the design of the latest launched tripods. The hollows make the head lighter
  • The knobs have been redesigned to be more ergonomic, easier to handle and more user-friendly. The ergonomic shape allows the user to better lock the ball.
  • A smart repositionable locking lever allows the user to place it in a comfortable position in order to use it in the most convenient way. Just pull it outwards, put it in the best working position and then release it.
  • The models featuring the quick release plate include an additional safety system that prevents the accidental detaching of the camera from the head.
  • The locking lever securely locks the head both in the +90° -90° ball positioningand in the 360° pan movements.

Feedback
Adorama.com is top rated for customer service HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime. BBB Accredited Business