Manfrotto 55 Mag Photo-Movie Head Q5 with Quick Release, Supports 15 lbs.

SKU: BGMH055M8Q5 MFR: MH055M8-Q5
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About the Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5

The innovative photo-movie head is developed to simply be the best and most ideal solution for the new HD DSLRs with embedded video functions. With a single product it is possible to take advantage of an extraordinary Photo Head and a Fully Featured video head. The unique Photo-Movie selector makes switching from shooting photos to videos quick and immediate, experiencing the best of both worlds.

In Photo mode the head provides the speed and maximum freedom in all directions, like a ball head combined with an incredibly precise, smooth and controlled movement never experienced before, thanks to the fluid cartridges and an adjustable counter balance control. In Video mode a fully featured video head allows for a precise and fluid movement for pan and tilt with all of the typical video settings, including friction control. The pan bar is reversible for right or left hand users and it can quickly be removed and fixed on a tripod leg, thanks to the included rest clip.

The Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 is commonly used for Home, Landscape/scenery, Portraits, Travel, Video, Wildlife and more.The Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5: Easily adjusted, Locks in tight and Smooth movement.

Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 Includes

  • Manfrotto 55 Mag Photo-Movie Head Q5
  • Pan Bar
  • Rest Clip
  • Quick Release Plate
  • 1/4-20'' & 3/8'' Screws
  • Manfrotto 2 Year Warranty (Additional 8 Years with Online Registration)

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easily adjusted (4) , Locks in tight (4) , Smooth movement (4)
Heavy (3)
Best Uses:
Video (6) , Landscape/scenery (5) , Portraits (5) , Wildlife (5) , Home (4) , Travel (4) , Sports/action (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2) , Casual photographer (1) , Pro photographer (1)

Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 Specifications

Front Tilt -90deg. / +90deg.
Head Bowl 60mm
Lateral Tilt +90deg. / -20deg. tilt range
Load Capacity 7 kg / 15.43lbs
Material Magnesium
Pan Drag Continuously adjustable from 0 to max level
Panoramic Rotation 360 degrees
Spring Loaded Counter Balance Proportional / free / off
Tilt Drag Continuously adjustable from 0 to max level
Weight 1280 g / 45.15oz
Working Height 135.0 mm
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