Full smoothness control while shooting thanks to the variable fluid mechanisms. Ideal for latest camcorder and HDSLR cameras supplied with external accessories (4kg max capacity). The head can be combined with all photo tripods, thanks to the 3/8” female thread.
The Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head with Flat Base (3/8"-16 Connection) is an affordable yet remarkably full-featured professional head that represents an advance over the popular 501HDV, with sturdier construction and featuring Manfrotto's patented bridging technology (inherited from the 509HD and 504HD heads). This head is designed for executing cinematic moves with compact camcorders and DSLR video cameras. The 502HD comes in two versions -- the "AH" flat-base version, which this one is, and the "A" ball-base version, which is separately available.
Weight capacity is 12.2 lb and counterbalance supports 8.8 lb. It can support 13 lb as a static weight. The balance plate's 3.27" range allows you to correct for uneven payloads that might be due to matte boxes or exotic DSLR rig configurations.
The bridging technology ensures that the pan friction control is intuitive and easy to set, but also protected against knocks. There are of course independent locks for pan and tilt, and drag for both is selectable in a continuous range from zero to the max level. This allows you to operate the head in a confident, smooth manner using the included pan bar.
Pan drag and tilt drag are continuously adjustable from 0 (no drag) to the maximum level
Sliding quick-release place secured by secondary safety system
Warranty Manfrotto Video Products
This products is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.
How to get an extra 3 years' warranty coverage
Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension up to 3 years. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage. To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at warranty.manfrotto.com.
attaches by. 1/4'' and 3/8'' attachment type
attachment 3/8'' female thread attachment type
balance control one fix spring for 4kg camera weight
bubble spirit level (no.) 1 number
Center Of Gravity 55 mm
Color black color
Counterbalanced Weight 4 kg
front tilt -80° / +90° tilt range
independent pan lock yes
independent tilt lock yes
maximum working temperature 60 °C
minimum working temperature -20 °C
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
Safety Payload Weight 7 kg
secondary safety system yes
sliding travel of plate 83 mm
spring loaded counter balance yes
tilt drag continuously adjustable from 0 to max level
Weight 1.691 kg
working height 13 cm