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Manfrotto 496RC2 Compact Ball Head w/ QR Plate

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  • Manfrotto 496RC2 Compact Ball Head with RC2

List Price: $189.00 On Sale: $128.85 (GST Included) (You save 31.83%)

SKU: 496RC2

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Product Info

Product Info

Check out the Manfrotto 496 Compact Ball Head with RC2 Quick Release Plate's Key Features
(Manfrotto 496RC2)

  • Genuine Australian Manfrotto Warranty
  • Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee (bottom of page)
  • Replaces 486RC2
  • Medium ball tripod head
  • Aluminium design
  • Essential quick release camera plate for fast setup
  • 6 kg total load capacity


The Manfrotto 496 is a medium-sized compact ball head made from diecast aluminium with a total load capacity of 6kg. Perfect for amateurs and professionals wishing to mount a DSLR camera with a medium-sized zoom lens the 496 allows smooth 360º pan and +/- 90º tilt movement.

The RC2 quick release plate, includes an additional safety system that avoids accidental detaching of the camera from the head.

Manfrotto, Imagine More

Based in Northern Italy at Cassola, Manfrotto designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of camera and lighting support equipment for the professional photographic, film, theater, live entertainment and video markets. Their product line includes an extensive range of camera tripods and heads, lighting stands and accessories. Manfrotto have embraced the recent increase in popularity of photography as the advent of digital technologies has created millions of new photo enthusiasts around the world. Catering for the professional, and now amateurs alike, Manfrotto products are sure to be of great help when creating your masterpieces. We stock and endorse a range of quality Manfrotto products including tripods, monopods, lighting accessories and protective cases and bags.

Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee
This product is supplied via Manfrotto Australia and enjoys the FULL benefits of the 'Genuine Manfrotto Australian Warranty'. (You may also be entitled to other consumer warranties as provided by the Australian Consumer Guarantee and these entitlements are not limited by this warranty). In the event that this product should fail please contact our service department or you can speak with Manfrotto Australia directly.

We are a FULLY AUTHORISED Australian retailer for Manfrotto Australia.

Due to differing operating costs associated with selling products via different marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon or our Online Store, our pricing may vary as a result.

Tech Specs

Technical Specifications

attachment 3/8" female thread
colour black
independent pan lock no
lateral tilt -90° / +90°
load capacity 6
material aluminum
panoramic rotation 360
plate type 200PL-14
quick release si
weight 0.42
working height 10.0
In The Box

What's Included?

  • Manfrotto 496 Compact Ball Head
  • Manfrotto RC2 Quick Release Plate

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