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(From company literature) Manfrotto 490 Maxi Ball Head with RC4 Rapid Connect System. Same as the 490 but equipped with a 3271 quick-release camera plate with a secondary safety catch and two spirit levels for precise levelling on both vertical or horizontal axis.

The new 490RC4 replaces the 3038 Super Ball Head, and features separate locks on 360 degree pan and -90 to +90 tilt movements, with an additional friction control on the ball movement, giving just the right resistance and smoothness with minimum effort, even when varying weights of equipment.

Please note: not shown is a calibration scale at the base of the head.


  • Finish: Black
  • Pan: 360 degrees
  • Tilt: -90 to +90 degrees
  • Quick Release: Yes
  • Height: 13.3 cm / 5.25 in.
  • Camera Mount: Dual 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16
  • Tripod Mount: 3/8"-16
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 12 kg / 26.4 lbs
  • Weight: 1.13 kg / 2.5 lbs

Keywords: Manfrotto Ballhead Quick-Release


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