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Manfrotto 055XB Tripod with 498RC2 Midi Ball Head Kit

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Manfrotto 055XB Tripod with 498RC2 Midi Ball Head Kit
Key Features
  • 055XB 3-Section Aluminum Tripod
  • 498RC2 Ball Head with Quick Release
  • Maximum Height: 70"
  • Minimum Height: 2.8"
The Manfrotto 055XB Tripod with 498RC2 Midi Ball Head Kit by B&H is comprised of the 3-section, aluminum 055XB tripod legs with independent leg angle selection and the Q90 horizontal center column feature that combined, allow a minimum height of 2.8". The 055XB, which has a maximum height of 70", is paired in this kit with the 496RC2 Mini Ball Head with quick release and camera plate. The ball head features a tilt adjustment range of -90° / +90° as well as tension control and 360° panning.
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Manfrotto 055XB Overview

The Manfrotto 055XB Tripod with 498RC2 Midi Ball Head Kit by B&H is comprised of the 3-section, aluminum 055XB tripod legs with independent leg angle selection and the Q90 horizontal center column feature that combined, allow a minimum height of 2.8". The 055XB, which has a maximum height of 70", is paired in this kit with the 496RC2 Mini Ball Head with quick release and camera plate. The ball head features a tilt adjustment range of -90° / +90° as well as tension control and 360° panning.

3-faceted center column which totally eliminates column rotation
Redesigned more ergonomic flip locks, with only 45° of movement
Leg warmers on 2 legs ease handling in extreme weather conditions, and help to protect the legs
Four leg-angle settings (25, 46, 66 & 88°)

Manfrotto 055XB Specs

General
Load Capacity13.2 lb (6 kg)
Maximum Height74.3" (188.7 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended58.1" (147.6 cm)
Minimum Height6.8" (17.3 cm)
Folded Length28" (71.1 cm)
Leveling Bubble/IlluminatedNo
Weight6 lb (2.7 kg)
Head
Head Type496RC2 Compact Ballhead
PlateRC-2
Rotating Head360°
TiltLateral: ±90°
Tripod Mount Thread Size3/8" female thread
Height3.94" (100.07mm)
Weight0.93 lb (0.42 kg)
Legs
MaterialAluminum
Head Attachment Fitting3/8"
Leg Stages/Sections2/3
Leg Lock TypeFlip levers
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Spiked/Retractable FeetOptional (190SPK2N)
Center BraceNo
Center Column
Center Column TypeRapid sliding
Center Column Sections1 (with built-in low angle adapter)
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Can I use manfrotto 502hd for my manfrotto 055 tripod?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. The Manfrotto 502HHD head has a 3/8 thread and the tripod has a 3/8 screw.
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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