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Manfrotto 496 Compact Ball Head
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    Manfrotto 496 Compact Ball Head

    Manufacturer: Manfrotto Distribution

    Item #: 496   •   MFG #: 496


    List Price:$89.00
    Our Price:$79.88

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    Availability: Usually ships in 3-10 business days
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      The Compact Ball Head is strong enough to take 35mm SLR cameras with medium lenses, light medium format cameras or small hand held DV cameras. The Manfrotto 496 has a single indexed "ratchet" locking knob for 360 degree pan and +90 degree -90 degree tilt movements. Camera attachment is via a 50mm platform with 1/4" male thread. Head to tripod attachment is 3/8" female. All aluminum construction and black finish.

      • Specifications

        • Attachment (Bottom): 3/8" Female Thread Attachment Type Color: Black Color Height: 3.62 in Independent Pan Lock: No Lateral Tilt: -90 Degree / +90 Degree Tilt Range
          Load Capacity: 13.23 lbs
          Material: Aluminum Panoramic Rotation: 360 Degrees
          Plate Type: Fixed - with 1/4" - Retractable 3/8" Screw
          Quick Release: No
          Weight: 0.71 lbs
          Working Height: 3.54"

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