The Manfrotto 504HD Fluid Video Head introduces a revolutionary new design that improves performance while reducing weight, as well as offering a soupçon of style. The head's patented Bridging Technology allows for a wider top plate and longer sliding plate that add stability and balance to a set of state-of-the-art professional features.
With its ability to support up to 16.5 lbs, the 504HD can be used with a variety of video and photo cameras. The newly designed counterbalance system includes four presets--from 0 to 16.5 lbs--enabling proper balance no matter what the camera's size or weight.
At the same time, redesigned variable friction components--with clearly marked degree scales and vibration-free movement--bring new levels of fine tuning to your tilts and pans. An illuminated leveling bubble keeps horizons from tilting, even in the dark, while independent disc-brake locks make sure the head stays secure when at rest.
Whether you're using a pro camcorder or a highly accessorized video DSLR on a rod/rail system, the 504HD takes some of the strain off your support rig by providing two 3/8" threads integrated into the sides of the top plate. These Easy Link Connectors allow attachment of monitors, arms, and other accessories directly to the head, making the camera less top-heavy while reducing setup time. All while being oh-so-stylish!
|Load Capacity||16.5 lbs (7.5kg)|
|Diameter/Thread||75mm 3/8" Half Ball|
|Counter Balance System||4 Step|
|Counter Balance Range||
|Center of Gravity||Not specified by manufacturer|
|Quick Release/Wedge Plate||Yes|
|Balance Plate||Sliding, 1/4" and 3/8" Screws|
|Tilt Range||-60° / +90°|
|Spring Loaded Counter Balance||Continuous|
|Temperature Range||-4° to 140°F (-20° to 60°C)|
|Weight||6.39 lbs (2.9kg)|