With its solid aluminum construction and phenolic resin ball, the Bogen-Manfrotto 488RC4 head is the ideal support for all traditional or digital small or medium format cameras. It features separate fast action "ratchet" locks on 360-degree pan and +90 to -90-degree tilt movements. You can position your camera anywhere in 180-degree sphere with confidence and ease. Equipped with a quick release 410PL camera plate system with a secondary safety catch and two spirit levels for precise leveling on both vertical or horizontal axes. Camera plate has 1/4-inch male thread. Head to tripod attachment is 3/8-inch female.