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Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video Tripod System

  • mfr: MVK500AM
  • SKU: MVK500AM
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Product highlights

  • Telescopic twin leg tripod
  • Professional Fluid Drag System on PAN and TILT movements
  • 5.29 lbs counterbalance system on TILT movement
  • Sliding plate for the fastest camera connection and set up
  • Mid-level spreader
  • Built-in leveling bubble for easy setup
  • Rubber feet for stability and adjustable even on rough ground
  • Aluminum construction

Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video Tripod System

The Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video Tripod includes the fluid video head (60mm half ball) MVH500A and the twin leg video tripod MVT502AM (aluminum, middle spreader). The MVH500A has a lightweight head with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies and includes a sliding plate to balance the latest interchangeable lens cameras. The 500 ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg (11 lbs) of equipment. The MVH500A comes with a 60mm half ball video tripod mount. It has professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes to ensure that every camera movement is smooth, controlled and precise. The side lock system allows the camera and sliding QR plate to click quickly into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and slid in from the back. The side lock system also makes it quicker and simpler to lift the camera out of the head from above. The 500 is able to support equipment of up to 5kg (11 lbs), and has one Easy Link 3/8” connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted.

The tripod portion of this tripod system is a traditional 2-stage, aluminium twin-tube video tripod. It has telescopic aluminium legs for compactness and reduced weight; and leg locking collars give it excellent rigidity and stability. The first-stage spreader has improved ergonomics and ease of use, while the tripod’s rubber feet improve grip on all floor and ground surfaces. A rubber strap ensures easier, safer transport. This is an ideal way to shoot fluid panning video.

 

Specifications

General
Material Aluminum
Weight 125.56 oz
Bubble Level Yes
Head
Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type 500PL
Legs
Leg Positions 3 Positions
Leg Lock Type FlipLock
Independent Leg Spread No

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You will receive a full refund when you return an item in its original manufacturer’s packaging, undamaged and unmarked. If the item you are returning is priced at less than $35, you will be charged a 15% restocking fee. Please note you will not be refunded any shipping charges. 
You have 30 days to make a return. During the holiday season, from November 1 to December 31, we extend the return window to 60 days. 
If your order has been noticeably damaged in transit, we strongly recommend that you refuse delivery and notify us immediately. Claims for missing items or items damaged in transit must be made within 48 hours of delivery. If there is carrier damage, please contact [email protected] with your order number and a description of the damage. 
Oh no! Please contact our customer service team so we can resolve the issue immediately. You can call us on 1.800.221.0828, email us at [email protected], or send us a message here.  
We do not currently offer exchanges. Please return the item you purchased within 30 days and order what you’d like instead. 
If you ordered a kit, you must return all components and accessories to receive a full refund. 
If you ordered a product that included a free item, you must include the free item with your return. If not, your return will not be accepted and you will not receive a full refund. 
We currently only offer camera repairs at our Brooklyn store. The item must be dropped off and collected in person as we do not accept shipped items for repair. For more information, please call our Brooklyn store on 1.718.431.7900. 
Most items can be returned within 30 days for a full refund. Click here to read our full return policy. 

Shipping and Returns

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Flexible, Easy Returns

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Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video Tripod

Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video Tripod System SKU: MVK500AM

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