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Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head

B&H # MAMH055M0 Mfr # MH055M0
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • Separate Tilt, Pan & Friction Controls
  • Lightweight Magnesium Construction
  • 90-100° Portrait Angle
  • Fixed Plate with 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Studs
  • Sturdy & Precise with Smooth Movements
  • Weighs 2 lb
  • Supports Loads Up to 26.5 lb

The Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head is a sturdy professional ball head with separate controls for tilt, pan, and friction that enable precise positioning. With a 26.5 lb load capacity and 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screws, the durable head is suitable for just about any camera – or attach a screw-on quick-release assembly of your choice (not included).

The 055 head's lateral tilt ranges from -100° to +40°, and pan is a full 360°. With the head's independent pan lock, its state-of-the-art materials & technology that enable smooth movements, plus the degree markers around the base, the 055 is well-suited for precise panoramic photography.

Perfect companion for Manfrotto 055 carbon-fiber tripods
Portrait angle selector (90-100°) for finer control over positioning
Constructed of lightweight magnesium (weighs 2.0 lb)
Traditional disc attachment (no quick-release mechanism)
Patent-pending design
Load Capacity 26.5 lb (12 kg)
Ball Sphere Diameter Not specified by manufacturer
Quick Release No
Camera Mount Plate Fixed, with 1/4-20" and 3/8"-16 screws
Spirit Level No
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Tilt Range -100° to +40° lateral tilt
Pan Range 360°
Material Magnesium
Color Smoke
Height 4.9" (12.4 cm)
Maximum Diameter Not specified by manufacturer
Weight 2.0 lb (0.9 kg)
Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head
  • 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Screws for Camera
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty + 8 Year Extension upon Online Registration

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    Manfrotto055 Magnesium Ball Head

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    By Hezekla

    from Chesapeake VA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer


    • Good Stability
    • Strong Clamp


    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Video

    Comments about Manfrotto 055 Magnesium Ball Head:

    I prefer having the system with quick release. Plus the ball head is smaller and lighter. Works well with Mark IV, 5d II, & 7D.

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