The 503HDV has a completely new ergonomic, easy-to-use, functional design; features include large ergonomic locks and knobs allowing for a more solid grip and better control. For enhanced ease of use, the tilt lock and friction controls are located on the left side of the head.It has an improved and adjustable counterbalance capacity.
503HDV Pro Video Head main features
Fluid Movement, Fine-Control Drag Device
The light but positive fluid movement provides exceptionally smooth control, thanks also to its fine-control drag device, which offers continuous adjustment from nearly 0 drag to maximum.
Quick-Release Sliding Plate With VHS Pin
Large Ergonomic Locks and Knobs
Large ergonomic locks and knobs on the 503HDV allow for a more solid grip and better control.
Multi-Spring Adjustable Counterbalance System
The 503HDV pro fluid head comes equipped with Manfrotto's new multi-spring, adjustable counterbalance system. An adjustable switch controls the counterbalance settings, allowing the user to adjust the multi-spring system to accommodate various payloads and for different filming needs. The counterbalance system can be adjusted to four positions ensuring both smoother tilt movements and greater equipment safety.
Pan handle can be mounted left or right. Optional second handle is available. The pan handle rosette on the 503HDV is fully replaceable, allowing users to change out worn rosette without having to send the head away for repair.
Built-in Illuminated LED Bubble Level
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The illuminated LED bubble level makes it easy for shooters to level the camera in low-light conditions.
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