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Manfrotto 502AH Video Head & MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Kit

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Manfrotto 502AH Video Head & MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Kit
Key Features
  • 502AH Pro Video Head with Flat Base
  • MT055XPRO3 Tripod with Center Column
  • 22 lb Payload, 8.8 lb Counterbalance
  • 67" Max Height with Column Raised
This B&H Kit includes the Manfrotto 502AH Pro Video Head and the MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod. The 502AH features a flat base and 22 lb payload, and the tripod offers a max height of 67" with the center column raised. The standard max height is 55".
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Manfrotto MVH502A Tripod System Overview

This B&H Kit includes the Manfrotto 502AH Pro Video Head and the MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod. The 502AH features a flat base and 22 lb payload, and the tripod offers a max height of 67" with the center column raised. The standard max height is 55".

Manfrotto 502AH Pro Video Head with Flat Base

The Manfrotto 502AH Pro Video Head with Flat Base is an affordable yet remarkably fully featured professional head that represents an advance over the popular 501HDV, with sturdier construction and featuring Manfrotto's patented bridging technology (inherited from the 509 and 504 heads). This head is designed for executing cinematic moves with compact camcorders and DSLR cameras. The 502AH comes in two versions—the "AH" flat base version with a 3/8"-16 mounting hole such as this one, and the "A" ball base version, which is separately available.

The weight capacity is 22 lb and the counterbalance supports 8.8 lb. The balance plate's 3.27" range allows you to correct for uneven payloads due to matte boxes or DSLR rig configurations.

The bridging technology ensures that the pan friction control is intuitive and easy to set but is also protected against knocks. There are independent locks for pan and tilt, and drag for both is selectable in a continuous range from zero to the maximum level. This allows you to operate the head in a confident, smooth manner using the included pan bar.

Pan drag and tilt drag are continuously adjustable from 0 (no drag) to the maximum level
Sliding quick release plate secured by a secondary safety system
The flat base has a 3/8"-16 female threaded mounting hole for attaching to tripods, sliders, and other platforms
UPC: 719821334651
Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod

The Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod is a three-section support that replaces the 055XPROB tripod. It has a load capacity of 44 lb and extends from 3.5" to 67". Its legs are secured by the Quick Power Locks. These updated flip locks increase the tripod's rigidity by 50%, and its load capacity by 4.4 lb over its predecessor.

A redesigned center column has a "one finger" operation, and includes an Easy Link attachment for attaching accessories such as an LED light or a reflector. The center column can be positioned horizontally, allowing for low-angle and macro photography. The upper disc where a tripod head is mounted has been redesigned as well, and now has a bull's eye bubble level that rotates 360° so you can locate it where you can see it. This allows you to level your camera on both the horizontal and vertical planes.

UPC: 719821364634

Manfrotto 502AH Pro Video Head with Flat Base Specs

Key Specs
Camera Mounting Screw
1x 1/4"-20 Male
1x 3/8"-16 Male
Camera Plate
Quick Release: 504PLONG
Head Type
Fluid Head
Drag Control
Yes
Load Capacity
22 lb / 10 kg
Weight
3.73 lb / 1.69 kg
Camera Attachment
Camera Mounting Screw
1x 1/4"-20 Male
1x 3/8"-16 Male
Camera Plate
Quick Release: 504PLONG
Head
Head Type
Fluid Head
Base Mount
Flat Base with 3/8"-16 Female
Counter Balance
Fixed (8.82 lb / 4 kg)
Head Dimensions
Base Diameter: 2.95" / 7.49 cm
Height: 5.12" / 13.00 cm
Pan & Tilt
Drag Control
Yes
Vertical Tilt
+90° to -80°
General
Load Capacity
22 lb / 10 kg
Accessory Mounting
1x 3/8"-16 Female Thread
2x Pan Handle Fitting
Bubble Level
Yes
Weight
3.73 lb / 1.69 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
15.1 x 8.6 x 8.6"

Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Specs

Key Specs
Head Mount Type
3/8"-16 Male
Primary Leg Material
Aluminum
Load Capacity
44 lb / 20 kg
Maximum Working Height
67" / 170.2 cm
Max Height without Center Column
55" / 139.7 cm
Minimum Working Height
3.5" / 8.9 cm
Closed Length
24" / 61 cm
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Legs
Head Mount Type
3/8"-16 Male
Primary Leg Material
Aluminum
Leg Lock
Flip Lock
Leg Sections
3
Independent Leg Spread
Yes
General
Load Capacity
44 lb / 20 kg
Maximum Working Height
67" / 170.2 cm
Center Column
Yes: 90°-Lateral Support
Max Height without Center Column
55" / 139.7 cm
Minimum Working Height
3.5" / 8.9 cm
Closed Length
24" / 61 cm
Bubble Level
Yes
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
6.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
25.5 x 5.5 x 5.3"

Manfrotto MVH502A Tripod System Reviews

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is there any compatible head for photography to ...

is there any compatible head for photography to use with this tripod ? thank you.
Asked by: Josue
You can remove the head it comes with and put on a Photography style ball head.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-11-01

Will this work with the Blackmagic Design Studio ...

Will this work with the Blackmagic Design Studio 4K Pro?
Asked by: Elian
Yes
Answered by: Roderick
Date published: 2022-09-24

Is the video head removable? If so could it be ...

Is the video head removable? If so could it be placed on a monopod?
Asked by: Alan
Yes, and yes.
Answered by: Roderick
Date published: 2022-06-16

question

Does the fluid head have fluid in it if so then when does it freeze
Asked by: Cabot S.
This product does have a fluid head, however the Temperature Range is -4 to 104 F. You would need to be in extremely harsh conditions before it stopped working properly or froze.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-26

How stable/solid is it at full height? Can you ...

How stable/solid is it at full height? Can you adjust rings, set focus point on the screen at 20x without shaking the picture?
Asked by: Richard
This is a very stable tripod.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-03-07

Is this compatible with blackmagic designs 4k pro ...

Is this compatible with blackmagic designs 4k pro g2 ?
Asked by: Daniel
Yes, the Manfrotto 502AH Video Head in this tripod kit has a 1/4 20 screw connection that would work with the Black Magic Pocket Camera 4k and 6k, Pro, and G2 models.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-08-12

question

Will this work with Panasonic AG-DVX200?
Asked by: Rodrigo C.
Yes it will. The 502HD head has a 15.4 pound load capacity, which is more than enough to handle the DVX200.https://bhpho.to/2cLklsC
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Can I put this head on a dana dolly?

Can I put this head on a dana dolly?
Asked by: Joseph
Yes, The Manfrotto 502AH Video Head is compatible with the Dana Dolly 75mm adapter. Please add the following tie down to secure the 502 head to the Dolly. Manfrotto Manfrotto 520BALLSH 75mm Short Half-Ball https://bhpho.to/33tor3M
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2022-02-16
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