Manfrotto’s 500 Fluid Video Head is the newest and most-compact head in the Bridging Technology™ range of professional fluid heads.
“Designed to deliver a smoother shooting experience, better balance and precise movement, this entry-level lightweight head provides superior camera support.”
The 500 Fluid Video Head is available:
with a 60-millimetre half-ball base (MVH500A):
- Weight: 1.1 kg (2.4 lbs)
- Maximum Load: 5 kg (11 lbs)
or with a flat base (MVH500AH):
- Weight: 0.9 kg (2 lbs)
- Maximum Load: 5 kg (11 lbs)
also, in tripod kits that each include a padded carrying case
All products will be available in Canada at the end of April.
This video presents “Manfrotto 500 Fluid Video Head”:
APRIL 8, 2013
Manfrotto’s compact 500 is the newest model in the Bridging Technology™ fluid video head family.
Gentec International announces the newest and most compact head in Manfrotto’s Bridging Technology™ range of professional fluid video heads, all designed to deliver smoother shooting, better balance, and more precise movement. The entry-level 500 is a lightweight head with a pre-set counterbalance of 2.4 kilograms, but it is able to support equipment up to 5 kilograms.
The 500 provides superior camera support and balance thanks to the Bridging Technology™ structure that features a wider platform and more travel for the sliding plate to accommodate the latest HDSLR cameras and interchangeable lenses. Professional fluid cartridges on both pan and tilt axes ensure smooth, controlled, and precise camera movements. The advanced slide lock system allows fast, easy, and secure camera attachment and removal without the need for a secondary safety lock to keep the camera secure. The camera and quick-release plate simply click into the head from above, instead of needing to be aligned and inserted from the back. The side lock system also makes it faster and easier to lift the camera out of the head. The 500 includes one Easy Link 3/8” connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be attached.
The 500 Fluid Video Head is available with a 60-millimetre half-ball base (MVH500A) or a flat base (MVH500AH) with suggested retail prices of $229.95 and $199.95, respectively.
The 500 Fluid Video Head is also available in tripod kits that each include a padded carrying case. The MVK500AM kit includes the MVH500A head and the MVT502AM aluminium twin-leg tripod with mid-spreader; the suggested retail price is $529.95. The MVK500C kit combines the MVH500A head with Manfrotto’s 535 carbon fibre tripod for a suggested retail price of $899.95. The 500AH755CX kit adds the MVH500AH head to the 755CX3 carbon fibre tripod at a suggested retail price of $799.95, and the 500AH755XB kit offers the MVH500AH head with the 755XB aluminium tripod for a suggested retail price of $579.95. The MVH500A head will also be supplied in a special kit (MVM500A) with Manfrotto’s patented fluid monopod at a suggested retail price of $419.95. All products will be available in Canada at the end of April.
For more information, please contact Samantha Eng, Cohn & Wolfe, at 416-924-5700, extension 4031, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Gentec International
Founded in 1990, Gentec International is Canada’s leading consumer accessory products company, supplying a complete range of photo, video, digital, sport optics, home theatre, electronics, wireless, and mobile audio products to the Canadian retail marketplace. Gentec offers a variety of prominent brands, including Optex, Sigma, SanDisk, Manfrotto, Gitzo, National Geographic, Kata, Avenger, Roots, Gary Fong, Black Rapid, Mobifoto, iQ, Sunpak, Energizer, Bushnell, Tasco, and Zeiss. Gentec operates out of a high-cube, state-of-the-art, fully computerized 100,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution centre that offers efficient, seamless service to our customers. With over 90 employees, Gentec covers the needs of its retailers coast to coast using the latest technology systems, streamlined efficiencies, and customer service that is second to none.
Learn more – visit www.gentec-intl.com.