This kit consists of the 509HD video head and 545 aluminum tripod system with mid level spreader and padded bag. The 509HD video head features an exclusive Manfrotto patent, Bridging Technology, which allows for greater load capacity as well as revolutionary performance levels. The 'bridge' design also assists the PAN friction control to be more intuitive and easy to set while protecting against any knocks that may occur during the recording process.
The 509HD's FDS Fluid Drag System is variable and directly controls action and resistance on both axes; the ergonomics of the controls have been noticeably improved to make use of the FDS even easier. Another unique feature is the ABR Advanced Balance Recorder. This new patented electronic solution permits the head to record the perfect balance position of the equipment and recall it any time. By using LED lights controlled by a proximity sensor, it is easy to quickly slide the camera to the previously set perfect balance.
The 545B video tripod legs feature a 2-stage design. Offering a total load capacity up to 55 lb (25 kg), the legs comfortably support the 509HD head and professional camera equipment. Lightweight aluminum construction ensures sturdy built and lightweight (7.7 lb / 3.5 kg) design for a professional video camera tripod. The collars of the tripod legs can be aligned with single tube tripods. The leg angle selector allows you to quickly adjust the leg angles in a precise way. The built-in 100 mm interface bowl can be adapted to 75 mm half-ball heads.
In conjunction with a mid-level spreader, the 545B tripod legs offer improved stability. The leg section features quick on-off rubber shoes for better grip on smooth floors. A padded bag included in the kit is useful to store as well as carry the 545B tripod legs with the 509HD head.
|Load Capacity:||29 lb (13.1 kg).|
|Counter Balance System:||Yes|
|Quick Release/Wedge Plate:||Yes|
|Spreader:||Mid level - variable arm length|
|Head Attachment Fitting:||100 mm interface bowl|
|Leg Stages/Sections:||2-stage / 3-sections|
|maximum height:||168.5 cm|
|minimum height:||44.5 cm|