Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head with Q2 Quick Release, Up to 26.5 lbs Load Capacity

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About the Manfrotto MH055M0Q2

The Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head with Q2 Quick Release is a sturdy, professional ball head with separate controls for tilt, pan and friction that enable precise positioning. With a 26.5 lb load capacity, the durable head is suitable for just about any camera. The 055 head's lateral tilt ranges from -100Deg. to +40Deg. and pan is a full 360Deg.

With the head's independent pan lock, its state-of-the-art materials & technology that enable smooth movements, plus the degree markers around the base, the 055 is well-suited for precise panoramic photography. The head's quick-release mechanism is the innovative Q2 system, which offers excellent ergonomics & speed as well as light weight.

Manfrotto MH055M0Q2 Includes

  • Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head
  • Q2 Quick Release System
  • 200PL-14 Rectangular Quick Release Plate
  • 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Thread
  • Manfrotto 2 Year Warranty (Additional 8 Years with Online Registration)

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Manfrotto MH055M0Q2 Features

  • Perfect companion for Manfrotto 055 carbon-fiber tripods
  • Magnesium Q2 quick-release system is compatible with RC2 standard plates
  • Portrait angle selector (90-100deg.) for finer control over positioning
  • Dual spirit levels for both portrait & landscape orientations
  • Constructed of lightweight magnesium (weighs 2.0 lb)
  • Patent-pending design

Manfrotto MH055M0Q2 Specifications

Load Capacity 26.5 lb (12 kg)
Quick Release Yes, Q2 system
Camera Mount Plate 200PL-14 quick-release plate with 1/4"-20 screw
Spirit Level Yes, 2
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Tilt Range -100Deg. to +40Deg. lateral tilt
Pan Range 360Deg.
Material Magnesium
Height 5.2" (13.1 cm)
Weight 2.03 lb (0.92 kg)
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