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Manfrotto  400 Geared Head
7.9 out of 10

Manfrotto 400 Geared Head

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8.0

400 Deluxe Geared Head (

Paul R, B&H Photo
5 August 2015
  • Excerpt: I use this with a Nikon 35 mm camera .Perfect for Macro work where small movement are required in any direction Holds camera solid without any movement
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Overall 10
10

Rock solid, panzer feeling.

Costin, B&H Photo
25 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Use it for my Sinar P2 mounted on a column stand. Cast in stone stability. For smaller camera you will need an l bracket for Portait mode. The flip mechanism is replaced with micro horizontal adjustments wich gives maximum precision for those moment when the client wants you to match "this exact...
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Overall 8
8.0

Not for Hasselblad H

Jinming, B&H Photo
19 May 2013
  • Excerpt: This head is super high quality without doubt, but I am having issues with the quick release plates. It seems to me that it is a design flaw, I've try all the combinations of screws and positions, but still could not firmly mount my Hasselblad H5D onto it, the anti-twist screw is just 2mm away from...
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Overall 10
10

The best heavy duty head for LF cameras

Gray Owl, B&H Photo
28 January 2011
  • Excerpt: I use this head on Berlebach heavy duty and Gitzo 5530s tripods with both Sinar P2 and Linhof Kardan GTL cameras. And I feel myself much more comfortable with it than even with Linhof 77mm Levelling Pan/Tilt Head.
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Overall 10
10

Manfrotto 400 (replaces 3263)

Taoseno, Adorama
24 November 2010
  • Excerpt: I have the older Manfrotto 3263 deluxe geared tripod head, now replaced by the 400, which appears to be identical; the elegant Arca-Swiss C1 cube head, the Wimberley tripod head version 2; the Mongoose M 2.3; a couple of relatively high-end ball heads, the Novoflex Classic Ball 5, the Gitzo G1576M,...
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Overall 10
10

Making life simple in Australia

Cutting Edge Outside Broadcast, B&H Photo
8 October 2008
  • Excerpt: I use the Manfrotto 400 geared head for our domestic cricket series in Australia, we have 4 locked off HD cameras mounted up on scaffolding with a shot of the pitch including both wickets, the shot is required to be exact as it is keyed using a graphic representation of the wickets, this is used to...
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Overall 10
10

Rock solid

Peter, B&H Photo
5 September 2008
  • Excerpt: I use this head in my laboratory to support heavy (10-15lbs.) high-speed video cameras. I need to be able to precisely point the camera at the target, and this head works like a dream. The movement about all three angular axes is very smooth, and I don't notice any backlash.
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Overall 10
10

Great head for long lenses

MF digital shooter, Adorama
1 April 2007
  • Excerpt: This is the best head for long lenses, it will help reduce vibrations and movements
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly
  • Cons: Heavy
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