Manfrotto 496 Ball Head with 200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate

The Manfrotto 496 Center Ball Head is the perfect solution, enabling smooth and accurate camera positioning. The 496 Center Ball Head is constructed from highly resistant, lightweight aluminium – making it durable enough to cope with an impressive load capacity of up to 10 kg. With this load capacity, you’ll surely be able to attach all kinds of mirrorless cameras with zoom lenses and even medium-format DSLRs with maximum steadiness and safety.
With high-performance and practicality, the ball head features three independent controls that provides versatility to perform in all kinds of environments, that includes the main ergonomic knob to manage the sphere lock, an integrated friction control knob to adjust the ball tension so that equipment weight is always perfectly balanced and shots framed effortlessly, an independent panoramic knob keeps the horizon flat and moves the camera horizontally, enabling superb landscape shots.The 496 Ball Head from Manfrotto also mounts a unique plate, making it compatible with one world most widespread standard camera plate: Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-swiss style. Easily attach the plate to your camera to allow an easy setup with a quick release or a quick clip in to get you started.

  • Load Capacity: 10 kg
  • Height: 11.5 cm
  • Weight: 400 g
  • RC2 Quick Release Cam Lock
  • Up to 90° Portrait Angle Tilt
  • Independent 360° Rotation with Lock
  • Ball-and-Socket Tension Control
  • 200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate
  • RC2 Lock and Arca-Type Clamp Compatible
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SKU
TPMFH496-BH
R2,250.00
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  • Manfrotto 496 Ball Head with 200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate
  • 200PL-Pro Aluminium Plate
Weight400 g
Collection/SeriesBefree Advanced
Safety Payload Weight10 kg
MaterialAluminium
Head TypeBall Head
Top Attachment1/4″ screw
Base Diameter40 mm
Plate Type200PL PRO
Friction ControlYes
Front Tilt-90° / +40°
Lateral Tilt-90° / +40°
Panoramic Rotation360
Base Type39 mm
Ball LockingYes
ColourBlack
Easy LinkNo
Independent Pan Lockyes
Independent Tilt Lockyes
Maximum Working Temperature70 C
Minimum Working Temperature-30 C
Pan Bar IncludedNo
Pan DragNONE
Quick ReleaseYes
Working Height11.5 cm
Tilt DragNONE
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CANON

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Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
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Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
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