Manfrotto MVH 500AH Flat Base Video Head


• Load Capacity: 5kg
• Quick Release/Wedge Plate: 500PLONG               
• Net Weight: 0.9kg
• Bowl Size: 100mm
• Tilt Drag: Yes -  fluid cartridge with fixed drag
• Tilt Range: +90 degrees / -70 degrees
• Spring Loaded Counter Balance: Yes
• Pan Range: 360 degrees
• Pan Lock: Yes
• Pan Bar: 1 included

Regular price $267.67

The MVH500AH is a lightweight head with a wider platform for HDSLR bodies which has a sliding plate which travels to balance the latest interchangeable lens cameras. The entry-level 500 ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg (11lbs) of equipment. It’s the most compact head in our successful Bridging Technology™ range and it replaces the Manfrotto 701HDV video head.

Beautifully smooth shots: the 500 has professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes to ensure that every camera movement is smooth, controlled and precise. .

Faster, easier and safer to use: 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. No secondary safety lock is necessary. The side lock system also makes it quicker and simpler to lift the camera out of the head from above. .
The 500 has a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4kg (5.3 lbs), but is able to support equipment of up to 5kg (11 lbs). The 500 has one Easy Link 3/8” connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted. MVH500AH head with flat base tripod mount for attachment to a hybrid photo/video tripod, a traditional photo tripod, slider, a monopod or other supports.


Technical Specs:

attachment 3/8'' screw attachment type
attachment number 1/4'' and 3/8'' attachment type
bubble spirit level (no.) 1 number
Center Of Gravity 55 mm
Color black color
Counterbalanced Weight 2.4 kg
front tilt -70° / +90° tilt range
independent pan lock yes
independent tilt lock yes
material aluminum
maximum working temperature 60 °C
minimum working temperature -20 °C
pan bars included (no.) 1 number
pan drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag
panoramic rotation 360 °
plate type 500PLONG
quick release yes
Safety Payload Weight 5 kg
secondary safety system yes
spring loaded counter balance yes
tilt drag fluid cartridge with fixed drag
Weight 0.900 kg
working height 10.5 cm
  • Manfrotto MVH500AH Professional Fluid Video Head with Flat Base
  • 500PLONG Quick Release Plate
  • Pan Bars
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty (6 Months + 4 Years & 6 Months Extension with Online Registration)