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DetailsThe 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.
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
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.