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Giottos MH1300-657 Ball Head (Black)

Part #: MH1300657
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The Giottos MH-1300 Pro Series II Large Ballhead with MH-657 Quick Release System is a large "socket & ball" head that is strong enough to support the heaviest of professional SLR cameras. It has been carefully designed and manufactured to precisely position the camera easily and securely.

In order to cut back on its weight, this head features a hollowed out heavily anodized aluminum ball. The body shell (socket) follows a slimmer and lighter structure design, yet offers increased hardness. Three separate knobs provide optimal security and convenience. In addition to the main locking knob, it also features a friction control knob, and a separate locking knob for pan control.

The attached MH-657 is a clamp style quick release system that is compatible with plates that fit the Arca Swiss standard. It comes with horizontal and vertical bubble levels, and anti-twist reversible tabs on the plate to prevent slippage when using the head in a vertical position.

  • Features an independent calibrated pan bed
  • Hollowed out ball
  • Sliding calibrated quick release plate

  • MH-647 Quick Release Plate for MH-657
  • Draw String Pouch
  • 1-Year Warranty


Load Capacity: 25 lbs (11.3 kg)

Height: 4.4" (113 cm)

Quick Release: Yes

Spirit Level: Yes; horizontal & vertical

Tension Control: Yes

Separate Panning Lock: Yes

Tripod Mount Thread Size: 3/8" (1/4"-20 reducer bushing is provided)

Weight: 1.4 lb (612 g)

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Tripod Heads Information
Head Type Ball Head
Maximum Load Capacity 25
Load Capacity Over 20 Pounds
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