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Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support with Quick Release Adapter and Plate

BH #MA393 • MFR #393
Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support with Quick Release Adapter and Plate
Key Features
  • Supports Telephoto Lenses with Camera
  • Easily Tilt and Lock Lens in Place
  • 3 Height Settings for Lens and Camera
  • Load Capacity: 44.1 lb
The Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support is designed to allow a telephoto lens and camera combination weighing up to 44.1 lb to be easily tilted and locked into place. It features a swing positioned inside a frame that can be attached to tripods or other support systems with a 3/8"-16 mount. Pushing a lens and camera placed on the swing raises the front of the lens upward, while pulling the lens and camera points the front of the lens towards low-angle subjects.
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Manfrotto 393 Overview

The Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support is designed to allow a telephoto lens and camera combination weighing up to 44.1 lb to be easily tilted and locked into place. It features a swing positioned inside a frame that can be attached to tripods or other support systems with a 3/8"-16 mount. Pushing a lens and camera placed on the swing raises the front of the lens upward, while pulling the lens and camera points the front of the lens towards low-angle subjects.

A telephoto lens with an integrated foot or lens collar that is compatible with a 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 mount can be connected to the included 357PLV Quick Release Plate, which measures 2.2 x 5.5 x 0.5" and has a rubberized, non-slip surface. The quick release plate and the attached lens can then be set and locked within the 357PL Quick Release Adapter at the center of the Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support's swing, which is attached to both sides of the frame using two screw-in locking knobs. While loosened, both locking knobs allow a lens and camera placed on the swing to be pushed and pulled until the desired angle is obtained. The locking knobs can then be tightened, preventing further movement of the swing.

Before a telephoto lens is secured to the Manfrotto Heavy Telephoto Lens Support, the locking knobs can be fully unscrewed and removed from the frame, which also detaches the swing. Three pairs of threaded screw holes each along both sides of the swing allow it to be elevated or lowered relative to the frame. Higher swing positions can provide a lens and camera with additional height when needed, while the lowest position can be maintained to help maximize stability.

Heavy Telephoto Lens Support

  • 44.1 lb load capacity
  • Features a swing positioned inside a frame that can be attached to tripods or other support systems with a 3/8"-16 mount
  • Designed to allow a telephoto lens and camera combination to be easily tilted and locked into place before the lens is focused on a subject
  • Pushing a lens and camera placed on the swing raises the front of the lens upward; pulling the lens and camera points the front of the lens towards low-angle subjects
  • Swing can be elevated or lowered within the frame
  • Higher swing positions can provide a lens and camera with additional height when needed, while the lowest position can be maintained to help maximize stability
  • Durable, aluminum-alloy construction

357PL Quick Release Adapter and 357PLV Quick Release Plate

  • Quick release adapter with RC3 quick release clamping lock
  • Safety catch for clamping lock prevents quick release plate from accidentally disconnecting
  • Quick release plate measures 2.2 x 5.5 x 0.5" and has a rubberized, non-slip surface
  • 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 mount
  • Removable, anti-twist index pin
  • Durable, aluminum-alloy construction
UPC: 719821288657

Manfrotto 393 Specs

General
Head TypeTilt Head
Base Mount3/8"-16 Thread
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male, 3/8"-16 Male
Load Capacity44.1 lb / 20 kg
Number of Bubble LevelsNone
Independent Pan LockYes
MaterialAluminum
Pan & Tilt Range
Panning Range360°
Physical
Dimensionsø: 2.0 x H: 6.7" / ø: 5.0 x H: 17.0 cm
Weight3.97 lb / 1.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.995 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.9 x 9.55 x 4.35"
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