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Manfrotto 502HD Fluid Head

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The Manfrotto 502HD is a lightweight fluid head that’s ideal for DSLRs and smaller video cameras. Key features include:

  • Maximum static load: 12 lbs.

  • Maximum counterbalance load: 8.8 lbs.

  • Flat base

  • Sliding quick-release system

12.2-lb. Capacity. The head is rated to hold up to 12.2 lbs. static weight, with the counterbalance supporting up to 8.8 lbs. This is perfect for DSLRs and smaller interchangeable lens camcorders.

Flat Base. With its 3/8"-16 threading, the 502HD is easily attachable to standard tripods. This also makes it a great choice for slider use.

Sliding Quick-Release System. Enables more balancing options for front or back-heavy rigs. Features a secondary safety system to keep your camera secure. Two 1/4"-20 screws and a single 3/8"-16 adapter are included for attaching a variety of cameras.

Spring-Loaded Counterbalance. With up to 8.8 lbs., the head provides -80° to +90° tilt range front to back, with continuously adjustable drag from 0 to max level.

Attachment 3/8" female thread attachment type
Balance Control one fix spring for 4kg camera weight
Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 1 number
Color black color
Front Tilt -80° / +90° tilt range
Independent Pan Lock yes
Independent Tilt Lock yes
Material aluminum
Maximum Working Temperature +60 C°
Minimum Working Temperature -20 C°
Pan Bar Positions 2 number
Pan Bars Included (No.) 1 number
Pan Drag continuously adjustable from 0 to max level
Panoramic Rotation 360 degrees
Plate Type 504PLONG
Quick Release yes
Secondary Safety System yes
Sliding Travel of Plate 3.27 in
Spring Loaded Counter Balance yes
Tilt Drag continuously adjustable from 0 to max level
Load Capacity 8.82 lbs
Weight 3.53 lbs
Working Height 5.12 in

Manfrotto 502HD Fluid Head

3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing

Support Accessory - Manfrotto 502HLV Pan Bar

Support Accessory - Manfrotto 509PL QR Plate