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Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head - Ball Camera Leveler - Supports 33 lb (15kg)

BH #MA438 • MFR #438
Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head - Ball Camera Leveler - Supports 33 lb (15kg)
Key Features
  • Replaces #3502
The Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head provides fast leveling for tripods without built-in levels. It fits between the center column and head and has 10° range of adjustment.

This item replaces old catalog #3502.

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$96.00

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Manfrotto 438 Overview

The Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head provides fast leveling for tripods without built-in levels. It fits between the center column and head and has 10° range of adjustment.

This item replaces old catalog #3502.

Features a 3/8" socket at its base, and a 3/8" screw at its top.
Three anti-twist screws prohibit unwanted rotation of tripod head, camera or other attached device
UPC: 719821288725

Manfrotto 438 Specs

Load Capacity33 lbs (15kg)
Levelling BubbleYes (1)
Height2" (5cm)
Weight1.4 lb (650g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.245 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.25 x 4.9 x 3.75"
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Can the tightening knob be repositioned?

Can the tightening knob be repositioned?
Asked by: John
No the knob can not be repositioned.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2021-08-02

Would this work with a Manfrotto Befree GT XPro ...

Would this work with a Manfrotto Befree GT XPro tripod?
Asked by: Michael
It should as your tripod has the 3/8" Base mount. I have a Manfrotto 502AH Video Head & MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Kit and I used this leveling head on it.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2021-03-14

Would this usable on #075 tripod?

Would this usable on #075 tripod?
Asked by: Anonymous
I don’t see an 075 tripod on Manfrottos website for photos. Theater is an 057 photo tripod. If that is what you meant, it should work.
Answered by: wayne
Date published: 2021-02-28

Will the bubble scratch if you put a video head ...

Will the bubble scratch if you put a video head that is wider than the top?
Asked by: Andre
It should be fine. My head is bigger and although the bottom of it covers the bubble, there is maybe 1 or 2 mm clearance between the head and the bubble.
Answered by: Diana
Date published: 2021-04-17

question

Is the 438 leveling head oil/grease lubricated, or is it dry ?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Manfrotto 438 is greased.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Would this head be suitable for a 4x5 field ...

Would this head be suitable for a 4x5 field camera?
Asked by: Jim
Yes. I use it with a fairly heavy 4x5. But make sure you have a solid head on top of it. RH
Answered by: richard
Date published: 2021-01-15

question

how do you change the 3/8 screw at the top? I need a longer one
Asked by: Anonymous
Unfortunately, the 3/8 screw cannot be changed on the Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-11-16

question

does the tightening lever extend below the base of the unit? In other words could this be mounted on a flat plane of metal?
Asked by: Anonymous
I mounted this leveler on a flat plate and could not move the locking lever. I had to use a fender washer between the leveler and the plate to make room. which, of course, allowed the leveler to spin a bit. I then had to tighten it down extremely well to get it to sit still.
Answered by: Ivan O.
Date published: 2021-08-04
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