Interactive Lens Reviews and Opinion.
Digital Camera Reviews

Reviews Views Date product posted
0 8088 3/31/2006
Recommended By Average Purchase
No recommendations None indicated
Reader Review Rating Averages
Readers' rating for
Construction Quality
Readers' rating for
Image Quality
Overall Rating
No ratings No ratings No ratings

(From company literature) Manfrotto 488 Midi Ball Head. The new 488 Midi Ball Head answers the needs of the medium format user. With its solid aluminum construction and phenolic resin ball, this head is also ideal for all 35mm and digital cameras.

The 488 features a double-groove for rapid side-to-side movement, and a separate fast-action ratchet lever for 360 degree pan and easy to grip locking knob for -90 to +90 degree tilt movements. Camera attachment is via a 2" platform with a 1/4"-20 male thread, and head to tripod attachment is 3/8" female.

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: No
  • Height: 10.8 cm / 4.25 in.
  • Camera Mount: 1/4"-20
  • Tripod Mount: 3/8"-16
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 8 kg / 17.6 lbs
  • Weight: 0.54 kg / 1.2 lbs

Keywords: Manfrotto Ballhead


This document copyright © 2009-2018,, all rights reserved.