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Hydrostatic Ball Head with Top Lock Quick Release

Availability: SKU 468MGQ6 (Available)

Hydrostatic Ball Head with Top Lock Quick Release

Availability: SKU 468MGQ6 (Available)

  • Unique hydraulic locking mechanism allows strong lock effortless
  • Friction control allows accurate use with heavy gear
  • The magnesium body ensures payload performance and lightness
  • Leveling bubbles for precise framing
  • Top lock quick release system, Arca-Swiss compatible
$264.99
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$264.99
Hydrostatic Ball Head with Top Lock Quick Release
  • Unique hydraulic locking mechanism allows strong lock effortless
  • Friction control allows accurate use with heavy gear
  • The magnesium body ensures payload performance and lightness
  • Leveling bubbles for precise framing
  • Top lock quick release system, Arca-Swiss compatible
Description

Details

The 468MG Hydrostatic Ball head is designed to meet the demands of professional photographers; its unique hydraulic locking mechanism provides an incredibly strong lock from minimal operator effort, in a very compact head.
Suitable for heavy camera equipment, this version of the 468MG is fitted with the new Q6 Top Lock quick release system, developed to offer photographers a fast, easy to use and very secure camera quick release mechanism suitable for heavy pro equipment. The camera plate clicks into the clamp from above, and as soon as it engages, it triggers a safety pin that stops the plate and camera from sliding out accidentally. Even before the clamp is locked, the camera is securely supported. The clamp has 3 bubble spirit levels (one for each axis of rotation) to facilitate precise framing and help produce straight images in-camera, ensuring the camera's full frame is usable and reducing post-production time. The Q6 system is also compatible with Arca-style quick release plates and heads from other manufacturers.
Specifications

Additional Information

Weight 25.46 oz 722 g
Safety Payload 22.05 lbs 10 kg
Material Magnesium Magnesium
Head Type Ball Head Ball Head
Top Attachment 1/4" screw 1/4" screw
Base Diameter 2.36 in 60 mm
Plate Type MSQ6PL MSQ6PL
Friction Control Yes Yes
Front Tilt -19° +19° -19° +19°
Lateral Tilt -90° / +90° -90° / +90°
Panoramic Rotation 360 360
Ball Diameter 1.38 in 35 mm
Ball Locking Yes Yes
Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 3 3
Color Black Black
Easy Link No No
Independent Pan Lock yes yes
Independent Tilt Lock yes yes
Maximum Working Temperature 158 F 70 C
Minimum Working Temperature -22 F -30 C
Pan Bars Included No No
Pan Drag NONE NONE
Quick Release Yes Yes
Working Height 5.12 in 13 cm
Tilt Drag NONE NONE
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Warranty
Warranty Manfrotto Photo Pro/Amateurs Products

This products is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.

How to get an extra warranty coverage
Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension valid up to 10 years from the date of purchase. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage. To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.

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