Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 Magnesium Photo-Movie Tripod Head with Quick Release Plate

Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 Magnesium Photo-Movie Tripod Head with Quick Release Plate
Regular price 1,677.00


The clever, functional and innovative photo head. You’ll never get caught out with the super smart Magnesium Photo-Movie Head with Quick Release Plate in your kit bag. This tripod head even comes complete with a 501PL camera plate, so you’ll have everything you need to do a great job in one handy package. And it’s brimming with user-friendly features, giving you total control and absolute flexibility to take beautiful photos, even in the most pressurised situations.  

To add to its appeal, this sleek tripod head looks stylish, and is completely practical. You can use it for both videos and photos, and switching from one format to the other is smooth, fuss-free and incredibly easy. Designed to match even the latest high-definition equipment, it’s the ideal tripod head for new DSLR cameras with an embedded video function. Simply use the smart photo-movie selector to switch formats when you need to. Plus, it holds up to 7kg, so you can pair it up with a variety of cameras to suit you.  

This ingenious photo head is designed with integral fluid cartridges and adjustable balance control, which gives you accurate framing every time. The ball head allows you to move quickly and without any hitches along the way, and you can pan and tilt a full 360° with smooth friction control when you need to capture a great shot double-quick. It’s even flexible enough to suit right and left hand users. Just use the easy to find reversible function on the tripod leg to customize your tripod head. 




45.85 oz 

Safety Payload Weight 

15.43 lbs 



Head Type 

Video/Fluid Head 

Top Attachment 

1/4″ screw 

Base Diameter 

2.36 in 

Plate Type 


Friction Control 


Front Tilt 

-90° / +90° 

Lateral Tilt 

+90° / -20° 

Panoramic Rotation 


Ball Locking 


Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 




Easy Link 


Independent Pan Lock 


Independent Tilt Lock 


Maximum Working Temperature 

140 F 

Minimum Working Temperature 

-22 F 

Pan Bar Included 


Pan Drag 

continuously adjustable from 0 to max level 

Quick Release 


Working Height 

5.31 in 

Tilt Drag 

continuously adjustable from 0 to max level