Manfrotto 055XPROB and 496RC2 head review

Heavyweight photography credentials yet still light enough to carry with ease

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TechRadar's rating

Average user rating

For
  • Tough, sturdy and dependable build quality
  • Quick and easy adjustment of all controls
  • Very stable, even at the maximum height of 187cm
Against
  • Pivoting centre column lacks 180-degree versatility
  • No carrying case supplied with tripod
  • Ball head lacks a separate pan-only control
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