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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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$98.99
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Does Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head work for ...

Does Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head work for Manfrotto befree (MKBFRA4-BH)?
Asked by: barbara
Yes, the Manfrotto 438 compact leveling head will have no issues attaching between the Manfrotto Befree head and legs. However, it will likely interfere with the compact fold-up form during travel.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-09-05

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

will this work with a Be Free MH494-BH?

will this work with a Be Free MH494-BH?
Asked by: Francis
Yes, the Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head is compatible with the BeFree MH494-BH.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2023-10-26

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: Nick
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

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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
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