Hybrid stills and video shooters can benefit greatly by the addition of the 755CX3 MagFiber Tripod & MH055M8-Q5 Photo-Movie Head with Q5 QR Plate from Manfrotto to their kit. Starring a dual-purpose head with a 15.4 lb capacity paired with a two-stage tripod with flip locks, shooters will be able to get going quickly and effectively. The head uses a 501PL sliding quick release plate, an adjustable counterbalance control, and friction control for pan and tilt. Also, it has a photo mode that offers a ball head type all-direction movement. The legs have a leveling column with 50mm half ball, can be independently adjusted, and offer a height range of 23.6 to 69.9".
755CX3 MagFibre Video Tripod Legs with Rapid Center Column
The Manfrotto 755CX3 MagFibre 2-Stage Tripod is intended for high-definition camcorders weighing up to 15.4 lb (7kg). It features carbon fiber composite leg tubes and fast-action stage clamps. There is also a built-in 50mm half-ball leveling system that can be locked via a detachable rotating grip. This facilitates camera platform leveling without adjusting leg length. The rapid center column adds 10" to the maximum height of the cameras platform.
The system is covered by a 2-year warranty with an additional 3 years by registering online or by mail.
Magnesium Alloy Castings
Lightweight magnesium alloy is used for die-cast parts. Magnesium alloy has a density of 1.74g/cm3 as opposed to aluminum alloy's 2.70g/cm3 - a 35% reduction. Despite its lower weight, magnesium alloy is more rigid than aluminum alloy and has the same strength per volume.
100% Carbon Fiber Tubes
Manfrotto tubes are made of 100% carbon fiber in order to reach high quality standards and high levels of performance, rigidity and lightness. Manfrotto pull winding technology (to maximize performance, resistance and reliability.
Built-in bubble level
MH055M8-Q5 Photo-Movie Tripod Head With Q5 QR Plate
The Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 Photo-Movie Tripod Head offers optimal function for still photo shooting as well as videography. Primarily designed for DSLR cameras with movie shooting ability, the tripod head features a Photo-Movie selector to quickly switch between the 2 modes.
In Photo mode, the MH055M8-Q5 head offers free movement in all directions just like a typical ball head. Equipped with fluid cartridges and an adjustable counter balance control, the tripod head provides precise, smooth, and controlled movement.
In video mode, the head restricts all-direction movement to precise pan-and-tilt operation, which is just perfect for videography. The MH055M8-Q5 head comes with a pan bar and offers fluid movement along with friction control. The pan bar is reversible for right- or left-hand users and can be quickly detached. An included rest clip allows the pan bar to be attached to a tripod leg after being removed. A Q5 quick-release plate is included.
Tripod head to support still photo and video shooting
Ideal for HDSLR cameras that are capable of photo and video shooting
60mm head bowl
Photo mode provides free movement in all directions just like a typical ball head
Fluid cartridge ensures precise and smooth movement
Adjustable counterbalance control
Video mode restricts all-direction movement to precise pan-and-tilt operation, which is just perfect for videography
Fluid movement suitable for jerk-free movie recording
Reversible pan bar
Suitable for right-handed as well as left-handed users
Rest clip (included) allows pan bar to be removed from head and attached to a tripod leg