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Giottos MH-1301 Pro Series II Medium Socket & Ball Head with MH-656 Quick Release System - Max Load: 20 lbs.

SKU: GTMH1301656 MFR: MH1301656
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About the Giottos MH-1301

Giotto's Pro II ball head series features light and Medium size balls with a hollowed structure designed and manufactured to precisely position the camera both easily and securely.

Each has a stable and smooth base allowing fluid effect pans. Pro II features a slim and light body structure yet it is hardness strengthened, with heavily anodized aluminum strong enough to support the heavy professional SLR's.

Each head features 3 separate safety knobs which provide optimal security as well as convenience. A friction control knob, and a separate locking knob for pan control are provided in addition to the main locking knob.

Giotto's has designed various camera mounts and sliding plates to fit these socket bases.

All of the plates feature safety locks with an "auto lock" retaining system and flanged edges to prevent camera slippage when shooting vertically. It is reversible when not needed.

The MH-656 clamp style quick release system is compatible with plates that fit the Arca Swiss standard. It features b oth horizontal and vertical bubble levels.

The Giottos MH-1301 is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Portraits and more.The Giottos MH-1301 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Giottos MH-1301: Attaches firmly, Large range of motion, Stable and Strong clamp.

Giottos MH-1301 Includes

  • MH-1301 Medium Ball Head
  • MH-656 Quick Release System, with MH-646 Quick Release Plate for MH-656
  • Draw String Pouch
  • Giottos One year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Large range of motion (7) , Stable (7) , Attaches firmly (6) , Strong clamp (5)
Best Uses:
Portraits (6) , Landscape/scenery (4) , Long exposures (3) , Night shots (3) , Photography (3) , Reducing noise (ISO reduction) (3) , Stabilization (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (3) , Semi-pro photographer (2) , Photography student (1) , Pro photographer (1)

Giottos MH-1301 Features

  • Light & Extra Large Hollow ball
  • Slim & Light Design, Hardened for Strength
  • Locking Knob for Ball, Prevents Ball from Accidental Movement
  • Locking Knob for Tension Control with Precision Scale, Prevents Ball from Accidental Movement
  • Stable & Smooth Base with Fluid Effect Pans
  • MH-656 Quick Release System (Arca Swiss type)

Giottos MH-1301 Specifications

Warranty: Giotto's One Year Warranty
Ball Head Height 5.0"
Ball Head Diameter 2.9"
Ball Head Load 26.5 lbs., 12 kg.
Ball Head Weight 2.2 lbs.
Tension Control Yes
Safety Auto Lock Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8-1/4"
Spirit Level Yes, Horizontal/Vertical
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