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Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with None - 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw

B&H # MA468MG Mfr # 468MG
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You Pay: $214.25
Product Highlights
  • Load Capacity: 35 lb
  • Magnesium Alloy Construction
  • 1/4"-20 Tripod Screw
  • Working Height: 5"
  • Weight: 1.4 lb
  • Hydraulic Locking System
  • Adjustable Tension
  • 360° Pan with Independent Pan Lock
  • -90 to +90 Degree Tilt Range

The Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with None - 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw is a heavy-duty magnesium alloy ball head that weighs 1.4 lb yet is capable of supporting 35 lb. Designed to meet the demands of professional photographers who want maximum control with minimal effort, the 468MG uses a hydraulic system that requires very little force for an exceptional strong lock-down. The head features tension adjustment and 360 degree panning with a separate lock and a lateral tilt range of -90° / +90°.

The head comes with a retractable camera screw that will fit 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 female threads. It's fully compatible witht the wide range of Manfrtto quick release systems.

Magnesium cast head, with 2" aluminum ball, Teflon coated
Independent pan lock, with calibrated 360° panning bed
Oversized ball locking knob
Material of Construction Magnesium allow, aluminum ball
Type Hydrostatic ball head
Load Capacity 35 lb (16 kg)
Dimensions Working height: 5.0" (13 cm)
Base diameter: not specified by manufacturer
Ball sphere diameter 2.0" (51 mm)
Adjustments Panning: 360°
Lateral tilt: -90° / +90°
Quick Release None - 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw
Independent Pan Lock Yes
Tension Control Yes
Tripod Attachment 3/8"-16
Spirit Level 1
Weight 1.4 lb (0.6 kg)
Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with None - 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 8-Year Extension Warranty after Registering Online
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    Manfrotto468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw
     
    4.6

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (3)
    • Solid/sturdy (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (3)
      • Night shots (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      A PLEASURE TO USE

      By CHUCK

      from NASHVILLE, TN

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Wildlife

          Comments about Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw:

          VERY SMOOTH IN OPERATION AND WELL MADE. I WAS A BIT FOOLED AT FIRST BY THE CAMERA MOUNTING SCREW LOOKING LIKE IT WOULD NOT WORK ON 1/4 THREAD BASED CAMERA'S BUT IT DOES WELL. JUST READ THE DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO USE .

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          5.0

          Smooth, Compact, and Solid

          By Dark Sky Seeker

          from Long Beach, CA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Solid/Sturdy

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Astrophotography
          • Night Shots

          Comments about Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw:

          Well engineered. Tension on the ball is adjustable to adapt to whatever is mounted on it. Easy to use and lock down tight.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great ball head

          By Tob

          from Sydney, Australia

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fits Well
          • Improves Tripod Function
          • Solid/Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Night Shots
            • Portraits

            Comments about Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw:

            This head is so quick and easy to adjust. It's a pleasure to use.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Easy to use

            By Tackc

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fits Well
            • Improves Tripod Function
            • Solid/Sturdy

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Night Shots
            • Portraits
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife

            Comments about Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw:

            Great ball head. It is a little bit larger than I expected though.

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            (0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            we have 2 of this

            By Renato - Expedition Films

            from São Paulo - Brasil

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Stabilization

              Comments about Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 1/4"-20 / 3/8"-16 Camera Screw:

              we use with a super grip

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