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Manfrotto Lightweight MDeVe Fluid Head Aluminium Tripod System


Lightweight head with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies
  • Professional Fluid Drag System on PAN and TILT movements
  • Counterbalance system on TILT movement
  • Sliding plate for the fastest camera connection and set up
  • Leveling bubble for easy setup
  • Aluminum leveling tripod for lightness and fast setup

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Exc VAT Price £306.63
Inc VAT Price £367.96
Cat no. MVH500AH,755XBK

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The MVH500AH is a lightweight head with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies and the sliding plate travels to balance the latest interchangeable lens cameras. The entry-level 500 ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg (11 lbs) of equipment. It’s the most compact head in our successful Bridging Technology™ range and it also replaces the Manfrotto 701HDV video head.

Beautifully smooth shots: the 500 has professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes to ensure that every camera movement is smooth, controlled and precise. Faster, easier and safer to use: the side lock system allows the camera and sliding QR plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. No secondary safety lock is necessary. The side lock system also makes it quicker and simpler to lift the camera out of the head from above.

The 500 has a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4kg (5.3 lbs), but is able to support equipment of up to 5kg (11 lbs). The 500 has one Easy Link 3/8” connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted. .

The 755XB MDeVe tripod is a hybrid two-stage (or 3-section), aluminum single leg-tube tripod that’s compact and lightweight. It has a flat head plate, but a built-in MDeVe 50mm half-ball levelling system (locked by a rotating grip at the bottom of the centre column), which allows the camera operator to level the camera without needing to make micro adjustments to each individual tripod leg. Tension-adjustable flip leg levers make setting up and packing away the tripod fast and easy. This tripod is supplied with a padded carrying bag.

Leg TypeSingle
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Closed Length73 cm
Max Height174 cm
Min Height51 cm
Plate Type500PLONG
Head TypeVideo/Fluid Head
Base TypeFlat
Safety Payload5 kg
Counterbalanced Weight2,4 kg
Maximum Height (with Center Column Down)149,5 cm
Weight4700 g
Leg Angles23°, 45°, 65°, 88°
Bubble Spirit Level (no.)1
Centre Columnrapid
Panoramic Rotation360
Front Tilt-70° / +90°
Pan Dragfluid cartridge with fixed drag
Top Attachment1/4" screw, 3/8" screw
Tilt Dragfluid cartridge with fixed drag
Maximum Working Temperature60 C
Minimum Working Temperature-20 C
Quick releaseYes
Center of gravity55 mm
Legs Tube Diameters20, 25, 29.4 mm
  • MVH500AH fluid head (flat base)
  • MDeVe Aluminum Tripod 755XB
  • Padded Carry Bag
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