Manfrotto 501HDV Fluid Video Head with 546B Aluminum Tripod Legs, Maximum Height 65", Supports 13 lbs.


About Manfrotto

The Manfrotto 501HDV Head with 546B 2-Stage Aluminum Tripod System combines the workhorse 501HDV Fluid Video Head with the 2-stage aluminum 546B Pro Video Tripod--bringing affordability, stability and light weight into one sturdy package. Inspired by Manfrotto's top pro systems, this compact combo provides the support and smooth, fluid action demanded by today's videographers and DSLR shooters.

Manfrotto Features

  • 501HDV Fluid Video Head: Designed to accommodate evolving video technology, the 501HDV features improved drag in both axes and switchable counterbalance for the latest ultralight HD camcorders and DSLRs
  • 546B Tripod: This aluminum two-stage tripod combines stability and strength with affordability. Reaching a maximum height of 60.6" (154cm), the 546B is capable of supporting up to 44 lbs (20kg).

Manfrotto Specifications

Head: Counter Balance System
Fixed Spring
Head: Quick Release/Wedge Plate
Head: Balance Plate
Sliding, w/58mm of Travel
Head: Tilt Drag
Head: Tilt Range
-60° / +90°
Head: Tilt Lock
Head: Pan Drag
Head: Pan Range
Head: Pan Lock
Legs: Material
Legs: Head Attachment Fitting
75mm Bowl
Legs: Leg Stages/Sections
Legs: Leg Lock Type
Flip Levers
Legs: Independent Leg Spread
Legs: Spiked/Retractable Feet
Yes, w/rubber covers
Legs: Center Brace
Mid-level Spreader
Load Capacity
13.2 lbs (6kg)
Leveling Bubble/Illuminated
Maximum Height
65.1" (165.4cm)
Minimum Height
17.1" (43.5cm)
Folded Length
31.7" (80.5cm)
11.2 lbs (5.1kg)

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 2 customers


This is a great package!


from Traverse City,Mi.  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Comes with high quality bag


Great Item!


from Mt. Pleasant, MI  -  Pro Photographer

I've used this product with Panasonic HPX170s and HPX370s for football, theatre, weddings, documentaries, interviews, and canoe races! Durable and dependable item.


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Questions about this item:

Shopper  Does the kit includes the Manfrotto Bag shown in the photo?
DENISE S  Yes, the bag comes with the tripod. BTW this is an amazing tripod and the price is excellent. I bought a similar tripod 5 years ago for a lot more money.

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