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B&H# MA498RC4 MFR# 498RC4
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The Manfrotto 498RC4 Midi Ball Head with RC4 Quick Release is constructed of die-cast aluminum, strong enough to support an SLR camera with a medium lens, and light medium format cameras. It has a single repositionable locking lever for 360° panoramic rotation and ±90° tilt movement, plus a friction control for precise positioning. Cameras are attached to the ball head with the RC4 Quick Release and 410PL Plate with 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 male threads. The head to tripod attachment has 3/8" female threads. Additionally, the Quick Release has a safety system to prevent an accidental detaching from the head.

Material Aluminum
Type Ball Head
Load Capacity 17.64 lb (8.0 kg)
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16 Female thread
Camera Mount Thread Size 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16
Quick Release Yes, RC4 with 410PL camera plate
Adjustments ±90°
Panning: 360°
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tension Control Yes
Ball Sphere Diameter Not specified by manufacturer
Bubble Level Yes
Base Diameter Not specified by manufacturer
Dimensions Working height: 5.3" (13.5 cm)
Weight 1.54 lb (0.7 kg)
Manfrotto 498RC4 Midi Ball Head with RC4 Quick Release
  • 410PL Quick Release Plate - for RC4 Quick Release System
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 8-Year Warranty Extension after Online Registration