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Hire Manfrotto 055CL Tripod & Fluid Video Head

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One of the most versatile and popular tripods in the Manfrotto range. Lighter than most carbon fibre tripods of the same size. Lightweight and portable enough to take in the field, yet strong enough for a medium format camera, small view camera and spotting scope.


• Four leg angle settings
• Centre column with an innovative three-faceted design
• Low angle adapter built in the centre column for ground level shots
• Rapid action lever leg locks with just 45 degree run
• Closed length: 61 cm
• Minimum height: 8 cm
• Maximum height: 178 cm
• Maximum height without centre column: 135 cm
• Maximum load capacity: 6 kg
• Weight: 2.3 kg


The Manfrotto 500 Fluid Video Head with flat base is lightweight and built with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies and a sliding plate which travels to balance your camera. It ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg of equipment.

The head has professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes to ensure that every camera movement is smooth, controlled and precise.

It comes with a side lock system, allowing the camera and sliding plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. The side lock system also makes it quicker and simpler to lift the camera out of the head from above.

The head has a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4kg, but is able to support equipment of up to 5kg. It has one Easy Link 3/8'' connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted.

Description Quantity
Quick Release Plate1
1/4 Inch Screw1
3/8 screw adapter (in insert on side of head)1
Panning Arm with Thumb Turn1
Tripod Bag with Shoulder strap1
Triangular counterweight attachement (in position at base of centre column)1
Tightening Thumb Screw1
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