(From company literature) Manfrotto 303PLUS QTVR Panoramic Head Kit. Replaces the 3418 QTVR Kit.
The 303PLUS advanced panoramic photography head is built around the 300N pan rotation unit, with sliding plates for nodal point positioning and an elbow bracket to allow the camera to be mounted in either portrait or landscape orientation.
The 303PLUS incorporates precise geared movements of the two sliding plates used to locate the camera over the panoramic axis of rotation, adding greater accuracy to nodal point positioning.
The micro-positioning plates provide extremely precise fingertip adjustment via a gear drive system; a release button disengages the gear drive to facilitate rapid movement of the plates when required.
The plates are also longer than those of the 303 head, which helps to make this head suitable for use with larger traditional or digital SLR cameras equipped with standard or wide angle lenses, or for medium format cameras.
• Double micro positioning sliding plates - 180mm (7.1 in) long with 120mm (4.7 in) of adjustment for precise nodal point positioning.
• Convenient quick release elbow bracket with 1/4"-20 and 3/8" male screw for camera attachment.
• 3/8" female tripod fitting.
• Dual graduated scale on upper part of 300N rotation unit to set the angle of rotation to any of the following degree settings: 90, 60, 45, 36, 30, 24, 20, 15, 10, 5 (respectively equivalent to 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, 24, 36 or 72 photos to achieve a full 360 degree rotation).
• Graduated scale from 0 to 360 degrees on lower part of 300N rotation unit.
• By removing vertical brackets, the 303PLUS can also be used as an object turntable.
Note: We highly recommend using the optional 3416 (338) or 3502 (438) Leveling Base or a 754, 755B or 756B tripod when using the 300N.
• HOT SHOE TWO AXIS BUBBLE LEVEL [ 337 ]
• LEVELING BASE [ 3416 ]
• COMPACT LEVELING HEAD [ 3502 ]
• MDEVE CARBON FIBER LEVELING CENTER COLUMN [ 554 ]
• MDEVE LEVELING CENTER COLUMN [ 555B ]
• MDEVE LEVELING CENTER COLUMN [ 556B ]
• 3021B PRO TRIPOD (BLACK) [ 3021BPRO ]
• 441 CARBON ONE (3-Section) [ 3443 ]
• PRO GEARED TRIPOD [ 475 ]
• MDeVe CARBON FIBER VIDEO TRIPOD [ 754 ]
• MDeVe ALUMINUM VIDEO TRIPOD [ 755B ]
• MDeVe SHORT ALUMINUM VIDEO TRIPOD [ 756B ]
- Pan: 360 degrees
- Maximum Height: 31.2 cm / 12.3 in.
- Camera Mount: 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16
- Tripod Mount: 3/8"-16
- Maximum Load Capacity: 5 kg / 11 lbs
- Weight: 2 kg / 4.4 lbs