Manfrotto Ball Head with Q6



Manfrotto Ball Head with Q6.

  • Flawless smoothness for precise framing
  • Independent friction control to balance equipment
  • Lightweight and strong body holds up to 10kg
  • Arca-Swiss-compatible quick-release lock for greater flexibility
  • Three bubble spirit levels (one for each axis of rotation)

For all photographers looking for a portable yet powerful ball head, the 496 aluminium Centre Ball Head with Top Lock plate enables smooth and precise camera positioning.

This tripod head is made of highly resistant, lightweight aluminium, so it is both portable and strong enough to cope with an impressive payload capacity of up to 10kg/22.03lbs.
It's the perfect solution for all kinds of mirrorless cameras with zoom lenses and DSLRs; the camera sliders and motion controls ensure steadiness and safety.
This advanced ball head combines practicality with high performance and features three independent controls that give it the versatility to suit any environment. A main ergonomic knob manages the sphere lock, and an integrated friction control knob adjusts the ball tension so that equipment weight is always perfectly balanced and shots framed effortlessly. An independent panoramic knob keeps the horizon flat and moves the camera horizontally, enabling astonishing landscape shots. Framing on the new 496 is easier too and opens up limitless options, so you can pursue any angle for new and innovative content creation.

Manufactured to high standards in Italy, the 496 Centre Ball Head mounts an Arca-Swiss-compatible MSQ6PL sliding plate and a Top Lock.

Weight 0.53 Kg
Base Diameter 40 mm
Material Aluminium
Front Tilt -90° / +40°
Safety Payload Weight 10 kg
Plate Type MSQ6PL
Colour Black
Ball Locking Yes
Top Attachment 1/4″ screw
Easy Link No
Friction Control Yes
Head Type Ball Head
Independent Pan Lock Yes
Independent Tilt Lock Yes
Lateral Tilt -90° / +40°
Maximum Working Temperature 70 °C
Minimum Working Temperature -30 °C
Pan Bar Included No
Pan Drag None
Panoramic Rotation 360 °
Quick Release Yes
Tilt Drag None
Working Height 11.5 cm