Lewisville, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/20/2013 -- Manfrotto Company Ltd based in Italy announces update for small frame camera tripod system and cam recorders. The Manfrotto 498RC2 Head base support for camera and cam recorders. Manfrotto 498RC2 a mini ball head for small frame camera ideal for photo shooters doing shoots in 360 degrees angle. Manfrotto 498RC2 design friction control knob allows the photographer to achieve superior control when handling the camera and making micro movements without having to totally lock and unlock the ball head.
Manfrotto 498RC2 Compact Ball Head with RC2 Quick Release and 200PL-14 QR Plate is constructed of die-cast aluminium, strong to support an SLR camera with a medium lens, and light medium format cameras. With 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 with 1/4'' male threads. The head to tripod attachment has 3/8'' female threads. Additionally, the Quick Release has a safety system to prevent an accidental detaching from the head.
Manfrotto 498RC2 Technical Specification and Package
- Load Capacity 17.64 lb (8 kg)
- Ball Sphere Diameter
- Quick Release RC2
- Spirit Level No
- Tension Control Yes
- Rotating Head 360°
- Tripod Mount Thread Size
- 1/4" screw (attachment)
- Plate 200PL-14
- Height 4.92" (124.96mm)
- Tilt Lateral: ±90°
- Weight 1.34 lb (0.61 kg)
- Manfrotto498RC2 Midi Ball Head with 200PL-14 QR Plate
- 200PL-14 Rectangular Quick Release Plate with 1/4"-20 Screw
- 1-Year Limited Warranty + 3-Year Extension (Free After Registration)
- Supports up to 17 pounds
- Repositionable locking lever for most comfortable use.
- New ergonomic design.
- New friction control for better control.
- Quick release system features a new style secondary lock.
With company site http://www.manfrotto.com based in Italy and supported by Lino Manfrotto + Co., S.P.A. Via Valsugana 100 Cassola Italy makers of fine quality accessories for camera enthusiast and camera studio equipment. Manfrotto 498RC2 as a premier product for small frame camera head base support and wide angle camera with use of tripods.