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9.3 out of 10

Manfrotto 504HD

Great Deal: $1,149.88

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Overall 8
8.0

Perfect head for wedding Video

Nadroj, B&H Photo
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: Great drag options for smooth pans and tilts.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Large Range of Motion
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for the money...

Mr. Bill, B&H Photo
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: I use the 504HD head with a DSLR Canon Mark II & a JVC790 video setup. The counterbalance system is a great help for the different weights of the two cameras. For still photography, the system works well for lockdown shots. As for video, tracking a moving shot is fine until the subject stops. I find I must hold the shot steady or I get slight movement as I bring the shot to a stop while continuing to shoot.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 8
8.0

GREAT PRICE

TJ, B&H Photo
15 July 2014
  • Excerpt: WORKS GREAT, LIGHT AND HANDY
  • Pros: Compact Design
  • Cons: Limited Compatibility
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Overall 8
8.0

Great system, great price

Relwof, B&H Photo
16 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I've used this tripod system almost exclusively for about 8 months and I love it. Great mechanics, really wide range of adjustments for any application, and a really nice value for the build quality and durability of the product. The included bag is super easy to carry and store as well, which is great for when you're packing up the car to travel.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability
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Overall 8
8.0

Got good head for low cost

Zan Shin, B&H Photo
16 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Only used it once videoing a dance recital, but it was nearly non-stop panning to follow dancers. My previous head was a Sachtler DV6SB, which is pretty good but won't fit in the 75mm bowl adapter on a Manfrotto 536 tripod... the screw isn't long enough to attach the handle. So I thought I'd try out the new design Manfrotto. My first head was the iconic flat-bottom 501, a friction head, not a fluid head.
  • Pros: Didn't Get Spring-back, Great Head Low Price, Smooth pans and tilts
  • Cons: Counter Balance Limits
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Fluid Head at Reasonable Price

John Giannini, B&H Photo
2 June 2014
  • Excerpt: As a video journalist and one man band, I need a head that is full functioned, light, yet stable and this head fills those requirements. I bought this head because I found that the tilt controls for the Manfrotto 502 head I had been using were difficult to operate and caused camera shake when I moved from a stable shot. The 504HD solves this problem, because it has a tilt release lever on the left side of the head, where it belongs.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 10
10

Great Fluid Head

Far East Arts, B&H Photo
22 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I shoot documentaries, training videos, commercials and narrative movies and this fluid head works perfectly with my Panasonic AG HPX250. It is easy to set up and use and works exactly as advertised. Pans and tilts are butter smooth, giving very professional looking results on screen. A good fluid head like this gives the onscreen impression of "inertia," i.e. the indication of a much heavier camera being used.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Engineering, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp, Well Built
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Overall 10
10

Great product

Studioel, B&H Photo
15 May 2014
Overall 10
10

Simply the best for the price

Mr. K, B&H Photo
30 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I never considered a near 1K investment until I used this tripod with my rig!Not as efficient when going over 16 lbs. This limit is real!
  • Pros: Good Stability, Robust
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

If Ferrari made tripods...

Trance Productions, B&H Photo
23 March 2014
  • Excerpt: The 504HD Head, and 546B Tripod look fierce, and perform even better than their looks. All the little built in extras make this system a true gem. The extended quick release comes in handy when mounting large rigs. The light up level feature seemed a little silly at first but now I cannot imagine going anywhere without it. The extending arm handle is fantastic when using a seated dolly. Any solutions to even the most minimal shooting fatigue is highly welcomed.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, The Bag, Unfolds Quickly
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