Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Manfrotto 808 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head Conversion set

Fallowing conversion set for Manfrotto 405 and 410 gear head I did machine similar plate for Manfrotto 808   3-Way Pan/Tilt Head. This combination of plate and clamp (F63) will let you use Manfrotto  head with any arca swiss equipment.
After removing lock down level on 808 head you can connect conversion plate using two 10-32 flat head screws.
Clamp at top of conversion plate can be oriented in three different direction. It can not be oriented with knob  facing bubble level.

available in my store 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Manfrotto 057 Magnesium Ball Head Arca Swiss Clamp

Clamps for Manfrotto 057 Magnesium Ball Head
It will also works with  Manfrotto  054, 055 Mag Ball Head and  Manfrotto M496 and M498.
Clamp will let you use any arca type equipment with Manfrotto ball head.
Clamp Specification:.

  • 2.6 mm deep relief grooves guarantee compatibility with most plates/rails.
  • Relief groove prevents free fall when the clamp is not fully closed and your plate has safety stops
  • Knob is captive. Knob stops at maximum opening - cannot be lost in the field
  • Back side has grove to match ball heads post and preventing it from twisting.
  • Tongue-in-pocket Design - Clamps have a tongue-in-pocket design that protects internal parts from dust and grit. It does prevent the tendency of the moving jaw to hinge backward during clamping, It keeps the jaws aligned with the geometry of the plate and eliminating unwanted bending forces on the threaded stud.
  • Precision C.N.C. machined from 6061-T6 Aluminium
  • Compatible with Kirk, R.R.S., Arca-Swiss, and many other Arca-Swiss style Quick release plates.
  • Stainless steel hardware.
  • Black hard coat anodized surface
  • Made in USA
Smaller 2.375 inch clamp weight 4.9oz (135g) 
Bigger 3.25 inch clamp weight  6.2oz (176g)