Manfrotto 494 Center Ball Head MH494-BH

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  • 8 kg Load Capacity
  • 10 cm Working Height
  • RC2 Top Attachment
  • Tension Control
  • 360° Pan with Independent Pan Lock
  • Arca-Type and RC2 Compatible QR Plate
  • -90 to 40° Lateral Tilt
  • Aluminum Plate with Rubber Inserts

Manfrotto 494 Center Ballhead is precision-machined, strong die-cast construction that provides excellent smooth movements across -90° to 40° lateral tilt positions. It has a working height of 10 cm and 360° pan with independent pan lock. The Arca-Type and RC2 Compatible QR Plate is of aluminum plate with rubber inserts and weighs 0.32 kg. The camera head can safely carry up to 4 8g which allows you to use it with small format cameras.

Product Features in Detail

Lightweight and compact

For all amatuer photographers looking for a small yet powerful ball head, the 494 aluminium Center ball head enables fast and precise camera positioning. 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.

Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-swiss Compatible

The 494 Center ball head mounts a unique plate that makes it fully compatible with the world’s most widespread standard camera plates: Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-swiss style. With this aluminium plate fixed to the camera, all Manfrotto heads and almost all tripod heads on the market featuring Arca-style attachments can be set up rapidly and effortlessly, with no need for disassembly components.

Easy to Set Up

The 494 Center ball head’s design make it both extremely easy to set up and reliable to use in any configuration.

Collection/Series Befree Advanced
Safety Payload Weight 8 kg
Material Aluminum
Head Type Ball Head
Top Attachment 1/4″ screw
Base Diameter 40 mm
Plate Type 200PL PRO
Friction Control Yes
Front Tilt -90° / +40°
Lateral Tilt -90° / +40°
Panoramic Rotation 360
Base Type 32 mm
Ball Locking Yes
Color Black
Easy Link No
Independent Pan Lock yes
Independent Tilt Lock yes
Maximum Working Temperature 70 C
Minimum Working Temperature -30 C
Pan Bar Included No
Pan Drag NONE
Quick Release Yes
Working Height 10 cm
Tilt Drag NONE
This product comes with 6 Months Warranty + an additional 9 ½ Years FREE Extended Warranty Once the product is registered on Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty. Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.

494 Center Ball head
200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate
6 Months Warranty + an additional 9 ½ Years FREE Extended Warranty Once the product is registered on

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Manfrotto 494 Center Ball Head MH494-BH
Manfrotto 494 Center Ball Head MH494-BH
Regular Price A$177.00 Special Price A$128.53 save: A$48.47

SKU: Manfrotto MH494-BH

UPC: 8024221652994