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

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

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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
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The Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 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
UPC: 719821246718
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 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)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 5.0 x 4.0"
Manfrotto 468MG Hydrostatic Ball Head with 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

    • 5 Stars

       

      (3)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

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

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (3)
    • Night shots (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    Reviewed by 5 customers

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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.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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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