The Manfrotto BO055XDB501K is a professional tripod kit with head, tripod and bag. This kit offers excellent functionality and works well for DV and HDV camcorders 13 lbs and under.
The 055XDB provides speedy setup coupled with added security with quick action, lever-type leg locks, low angle adapter and leg warmers.
The 501HDV Pro Video Head features improved drag in both axes and switchable counterbalance for the latest handheld high-definition camcorders.
- 3-faceted center column which totally eliminates column rotation
- Redesigned more ergonomic flip locks, with only 45° of movement
- Leg warmers on 2 legs ease handling in extreme weather conditions, and help to protect the legs
- Built-in low angle adapter in the center column for ground level shots
- Four leg-angle settings (25, 46, 66 & 88°)
- Fixed counterbalance optimized for 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) payloads
- Special Teflon-coated discs (used instead of fluid cartridges) ensure smooth movement and consistent friction of the head
- Sliding camera plate for uneven camera/lens payloads
- Dual pan arm rosettes for left- or two-handed configurations