• Webcode: 247972 • Mfr: 498RC2
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Product Highlights
  • 8 kg (17.6 lbs) Max. Load Capacity
  • 0.61 kg (1.34 lbs) Weight
  • -90° / +90° Tilt Range
  • 1/4'' Attachment Type
  • Quick Release
  • Aluminum Material Construction
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The Manfrotto 496 Compact Ball Head with RC2 Quick Release Plate is constructed of die-cast aluminum, strong enough to support an SLR camera with a medium lens, and light medium format cameras. It has a single repositionable locking lever for 360° panoramic rotation and ±90° tilt movements, plus a friction control for precise positioning. Cameras are attached to the ball head with the 200PL-14 Plate and RC2 Quick Release Plate with 1/4'' male threads. The head to tripod attachment has 3/8'' female threads. Additionally, the Quick Release Plate has a safety system to prevent an accidental detaching from the head.


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications
Attachment 1/4" screw 
Attachment(bottom) 3/8" thread female
Colour Black
Height 12.5
Independent Pan Lock Yes
Lateral Tilt -90° / +90°
Load Capacity 8
Material Aluminum
Panoramic Rotation 360
Plate Type 200PL-14
Quick Release Yes
Secondary Safety System Yes
Weight 0.61

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Manfrotto 498RC2 Midi Ball Head Friction with 200 Plate

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