Manfrotto 494 Centre Ball Head with Universal Round Disc

SKU: MH494
Sale price$179.55 Regular price$189.00
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For all amateurs and advanced photographers looking for a small yet powerful ball head, the 494 aluminium Center ball head enables fast and precise camera positioning.

Flawless smoothness for easy framing
Independent panoramic movement for easy landscape shots
Independent friction control to balance your equipment
Universal round disc camera attachment
Unique premium design, strong and lightweight

Lightweight and compact, the 494 Center ball head is ideal for anyone looking for a quick and easy solution that helps frame shots precisely. This tripod head is made of highly-resistant, lightweight aluminium, so it is both extremely portable and strong enough to cope with a payload up to 8 kg. It is the perfect solution for all kinds of mirrorless cameras with zoom lenses and even medium-format DSLRs. This advanced ball head combines practicality with high functionality and features three independent controls: a main knob for managing the sphere lock, an integrated friction control knob that adjusts the ball tension so that equipment weight is always perfectly balanced and shots framed effortlessly; an independent panoramic knob that keeps the horizon flat and moves the camera horizontally, enabling astonishing landscape shots. The 494 Center ball head presents an upper disc which acts as a universal attachment for extreme solidity and grip between the 494 Center ball head and your camera. The upper disc ensures maximum safety that your camera will remain safe in place throughout the whole photographic session. The 494 Center ball head with the universal upper disc performs perfectly for sports photography and studio photography styles. The 494 Center ball head’s design make it both extremely easy to set up and reliable to use in any configuration.

Specifications

Weight: 0.31 kg
Base Diameter: 40 mm
Material: Aluminium
Front Tilt: -90° / +40°
Safety Payload Uni/Pdr 105:2021: 9 kg
Safety Payload Weight: 8 kg
Colour: Black
Base Type: 55 mm
Ball Locking: Yes
Top Attachment: 1/4? screw
Easy Link: No
Friction Control: Yes
Head Type: Ball Head
Independent Pan Lock: yes
Independent Tilt Lock: yes
Lateral Tilt: -90° / +40°
Maximum Working Temperature: 70 °C
Minimum Working Temperature: -30 °C
Pan Bar Included: No
Pan Drag: NONE
Panoramic Rotation: 360 °
Quick Release: No
Tilt Drag: NONE
Working Height: 10 cm