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Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head

with flat base

Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head

Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head

with flat base


Cat no: 39577

  • Variable fluid Drag System on PAN & TILT, performed by new fluid
  • 4 steps counterbalance system up to 6,5 kg
  • Flat base for shooting on sliders, jibs or other accessories
  • Sliding plate side lock attachment
  • Easy link connectors with Manfrotto anti rotation technology
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Estimated Delivery 2-4 Weeks

£324.13 (ex vat) £388.96 (incl vat)

Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head

Manfrotto's 504X is the successor and evolution of the sucesfull 504HD. This is the more compact and lighter version that finally comes with flat base, developed to satisfy videographers’ needs.

Eyecatching design with flat base - Perfect balance of design and performance for optimum balance of strength and size. The flat base ensures versatility.

4 steps CBS and fluidity on both PAN & TILT powered by new fluid technology - 4 steps counterbalance systemup to 6,5 kg/14,3 lb at 55 mm/2,2 in C.O.G ensures quick set up and optimal performance. Extremely smooth movements are guaranteed by the fluidity function on PAN & TILT.

Great payload - The head has a maximum payload up to 12 kg / 26,5 lb.

Size and portability - More compact and lighter then ever with feature an alluminum design ensuring it will last you a life time.

4 steps CBS - The head offers unrivalled stability and allows smooth shooting thanks to 4-steps counterbalance system up to 6,5 kg/14,3 lb at 55 mm/2,2 in C.O.G.
STEP 0: off
STEP 1: 2,2 kg / 4,8 lb
STEP 2: 4,4 kg / 9,7 lb
STEP 3: 6,5 kg / 14,3 lb

Flat base - to have more options for shooting on sliders, jibs or other accessories.

New easy link connectors - comes with Manfrotto anti rotation technology and Arri pin. The pan bar attachments on both left and right sides of the head give maximum flexibility. On the left side a cap, that cover 3/8” easy link connector, to avoid cutting during the use.

Sliding quick release plate - sliding plate attachment side-lock mechanism allows safe, quick and easy camera attachment, keeping video equipment stability and balance.

New fluid technology - The variable continuous fluid drag system is powered by a new fluid technology, which sets a new level of performance in the Manfrotto range, boosting the smoothest and judder-free pan and tilt movements.

Brakes - Independent brakes on TILT and PAN axes. The 504X increases the capability of keeping the heavy equipment safe, stable and in position.

Bubble level - The back bubble level lets you level the heads even in low light conditions.

Product Specification


2 kg

Ball Flat


Counterbalance System

Variable Steps

Base Diameter

75 mm

Bubble Spirit Level (No.)



Easy Link


Head Type

Video/Fluid Head

Maximum Working Temperature

60 °C

Pan Bar Included


Panoramic Rotation

360 °

Quick Release


Working Height

14.9 cm

Top Attachment

1/4″ screw, 3/8″ screw

Safety Payload Weight

12 kg

Powered by (batteries)

 Counterbalance Weight  2.2, 4.4, 6.5 kg
 Center of gravity  55 mm
 Colour  Black
 Front Tilt  -70° / +90°
 Material  Aluminium
 Minimum Working Temperature  -30 °C

Pan Drag

continuously adjustable from 0 to max level

Plate Type


Tilt Drag

continuously adjustable from 0 to max level

Accessory Compatibility


  • 504X Video Head
  • Pan bar
  • Plate 504PLOGR-1

To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at

This product is warranted to be fit for the purpose for which it has been designed, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee does not cover the product against subsequent damage or misuse. The period of validity of the Standard Limited Warranty is defined by the law in force in the country, state or region where the product is sold. Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase to repair your product under warranty.

Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty extension. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension does not affect the standard compulsory coverage.

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