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9.1 out of 10

Manfrotto 128RC

A lightweight fluid head with pan bar and quick release camera p Read more

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Overall 10

Tripod head

Larry P., Eagle Optics
26 April 2013
Overall 10

Good value

DJ_Frappy, Adorama
10 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This works well on my Glidetrack which is why I bought it. It does the job it was designed to do. Obviously not as smooth and perfect as much more expensive units but it does well what I'm using it for.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion
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Overall 10

Smooth, compact, inexpensive fluid head

Videoguy, Adorama
2 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Definitely the best value in a semi-compact fluid head tripod. Very smooth. Fairly compact. Great combo with the Manfrotto 190XPROB legs.
  • Pros: Affordable, Amazingly smooth, Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: As expected a bit heavy
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Overall 10

Smooth operator

William, Eagle Optics
26 April 2012
  • Summary: The 128RC is a high quality piece of equipment that makes it very easy to shift from camera to telescope to binoculars. Just insert hear a snap, and feel solid support. Highly recommended.
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Overall 2

Does not fit Pentax Spotting Scopes

Buzz, Adorama
19 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Locator pin is not the spring loaded metal pin you might expect.It's a push-in plastic pin and it's way too large to fit the locator pin hole on a Pentax PF80EDA or PF65EDA II Spotting scope. Amazingly cheap part on what is otherwise seems to be a really nice head.
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Overall 10

Manfrotto 128RC tripod head

Chris, Eagle Optics
18 April 2012
Overall 10

Excellent for the price

M.Grenier, Adorama
3 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Good video head for the price. I start to do some videos with my 5DMKII and I am very happy with this economical video head.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 6

It's Small

Niles, Adorama
12 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I got this with the 190XBPRO sticks. It is fine for say a 5D with a 50mm lens but if I put my 70-200mm on there it is a little bit overwhelmed. If your camera is small and light it is great but I'd probably get the 701HDV head instead. This one only attaches to the base on one side and when you tighten and loosen the drag it tends to sag to the side that is not supported. I use it as a head on my slider mostly now.
  • Pros: Light, Small
  • Cons: Weak
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Overall 10

Great head

Nicole, Eagle Optics
7 February 2012
  • Summary: This is the highest quality head I've ever used. It is very smooth and easy to adjust quickly. It is, unfortunately, on the heavy side. I use it with my carbon fiber legs and it accounts for most of the weight of the system; however, a lighter head is not available that I know of, so it is the best option regardless.
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Overall 10

Perfect choice.

Gary, Eagle Optics
31 January 2012
  • Summary: This tripod head I paired with some Vortex CBX tripod legs and it rocks! Well built, easy to use, at a great price.
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