The Manfrotto MH057M0-Q6 Magnesium Ball Head with Q6 Quick Release is a heavy-duty magnesium alloy ball head that weighs just 2.87 lb yet is capable of supporting 33.07 lb. Designed to work with the 057-series carbon fiber tripods, it meets the demands of professional photographers who want maximum control with minimal effort The head features tension adjustment and 360-degree panning with a separate lock and a lateral tilt range of -100° / +40°. The housing is notched and features a 90 to 105-degree portrait selector for rapid shifting to vertical format.
The attached Q6 Quick Release includes an Arca Swiss compatible plate that clicks into the base from above, triggering a pin that keeps the plate from sliding out even before it's tightened down. Three built-in bubble levels ensure accurate framing and composition. The MH057M0-Q6 is compatible with Manfrotto MSQ6PL and Arca Swiss brand camera plates but is not guaranteed to work with "Arca-type" plates from other manufacturers.
Manfrotto offers two levels of Warranty:
"Standard Limited Warranty" comes with all products.
This warranty does not cover any defects or costs caused by:
• misuse and subsequent damage.
• modification, alteration, repair or service of this product by anyone other than Manfrotto;
• any use of the product other than that for which it was designed;
"Limited Conventional Warranty Extension", offered by Manfrotto as a special extension to the "standard" Warranty and is free of charge up to 5 years after the original purchase. To take advantage of the “Limited Conventional Warranty Extension” scheme, you must register your product with Manfrotto within 12 months from the date of purchase.
Please go to http://www.manfrotto.com/warranty to register for the extended warranty.
Please ensure that you keep your receipt as proof of purchase for the warranty to be valid: you will need to send Manfrotto your receipt when you service or repair your product under warranty.