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(From company literature) Manfrotto 486 Compact Ball Head. Compact, yet strong enough to support heavier camera loads than its predecessor, the 3413 Pro Ball Head, the new 486 is a great choice for 35mm SLR cameras with medium lenses, and light medium format cameras.

A strong die-cast construction, precision machined aluminum housing, and an extremely hard phenolic resin ball provides smooth movements across all tilt positions.

The 486 features a single ratchet locking knob for 360 degree pan and a double groove 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.


  • Finish: Black
  • Pan: 360 degrees
  • Tilt: -90 to +90 degrees
  • Quick Release: No
  • Height: 9.5 cm / 3.75 in.
  • Camera Mount: 1/4"-20
  • Tripod Mount: 3/8"-16
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 6 kg / 13.2 lbs
  • Weight: 0.38 kg / 0.84 lb

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