The Manfrotto 057 Magnesium Ball Head with Q5 QR is the best Manfrotto pro ball head, dedicated to 057 carbon fibre tripods. An extremely precise ball head, providing extra smooth movements thanks to state of the art materials and technology. Innovative and unique features like the exclusive 90°-105° portrait angle selector allows for better camera control for advanced, precise settings. Innovative, compact, ergonomic, powerful and made of lightweight magnesium - it is the ideal tool for durability, high performance and accuracy.



The new magnesium Q5 Quick Release system is compatible with RC5 standard plates and offers increased ergonomics, speed, reduced weight and accuracy - thanks to 3 levelling bubbles. The Q5 with the sliding plate provides a perfect weight balance for heavy equipment and long lenses.




This Manfrotto product comes with a 2 year warranty as standard. But don't forget to register it at for an extra 8 years limited warranty! Click here for registration and terms & conditions.

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lateral tilt -103° / +40° head tilt
load capacity 15 kg / 33.07 lbs
material magnesium
panoramic rotation 360 °
patent pat. pending
plate type 501PL
quick release yes
weight 1310 g / 46.11 oz

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice


* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.