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Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 Video Head & 545GB Dual-Leg Tripod System with Ground Spreader

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  • Nitrotech N12 Fluid Head
  • 26.4-Pound Load Capacity
  • 8.8 to 26.4-Pound Counterbalance Range
  • 75mm Flat Base
  • Left Side Controls
  • Illuminated Bubble Level
  • 536 Carbon Fiber Legs with 75mm Bowl
  • System Height Range: 16.54 to 85.83"
  • Half Ball Leveling Adapter, Padded Case

This tripod system consists of:

  • Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 Fluid Head
  • 545GB Professional Tripod Legs with Floor Spreader
The Manfrotto 545GB Professional Tripod Legs with Floor Spreader is a lightweight, aluminum, twin leg tripod. The tripod guarantees more torsion rigidty and supports a payload of up to 55 lbs with improved shooting performance. Redesigned collars align with single tube tripods and features a floor-level spreader. 
  • Built-in 10mm interface bowl, can be adapted to a 75mm if needed
  • Rubber shoes guarantee a better grip on smooth floors
  • New designed collars, integrated in the overall product ergonomics for improved rigidity
  • Floor-level spreader for improved tripod stability

The Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 Video Head offers state-of-the-art technology and pro-style features that allow for precise control of a camera and accessories. The fluid head utilizes a Nitrogen pison mechanism that serve the continuous counterbalance system. Variable fluidity function on both pan and tilt enable smooth, judder-free movement of equipment weighing up to 26.4 lvs. The N12 was designed to be used with a variety of video or DSLR/MFT camera rigs but also features a 3/8" Easy Link equipped with an anti-rotation function that allows external monitors or other accessories to be fitted. 

The sliding plate attachment side-lock mechanism allows safe, quick and easy camera attachment. The NITROTECH head has a flat base mount with a standard 3/8” thread that is highly versatile for different support combinations (tripod, slider, rig or crane).


  • Innovative nitrogen-piston counterbalance system provides precise adjustment based on your camera rig's weight
  • Fluid drag system for smooth pan and tilt moves
  • Lightweight head with 75mm flat base can be used with a half-ball adapter (available separately) for flexible configurations when using tripods, sliders etc.
  • An Easy Link Connector is embedded in each panhandle mounting rosette, which enables the attachment of an accessory to the head itself, reducing weight on the camera body
  • Left-sided controls free your right hand for operating the panhandle
In the Box
  • Nitrotech N12 Video Head
  • 545GB Professional Tripod Legs with Floor Spreader
  • Half Ball Adapter
  • Padded Carrying Case
More Information
SKU 67103

Nitrotech N12

Load Capacity 26.4 lb / 12.0 kg
Payload Range 8.8 to 26.4 lb / 4.0 to 12.0 kg
Tripod Head 75 mm flat base
Balance Plate Sliding, 1/4" and 3/8" screws
Center of Gravity 2.2" / 55 mm
Tilt Drag Fluid
Tilt Range +90 to -70°
Counterbalance System Continuous, nitrogen piston
Pan Range 360°
Pan Drag Fluid
Leveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes/Yes
Material of Construction Aluminum
Height 5.8" / 14.7 cm
Weight 5.0 lb / 2.3 kg

545GB Tripod 

Weight 126.97 oz
Material Aluminum
Safety Payload Weight 55.12 lbs
Min Height 11.81 in
Maximum Height 60.63 in
Closed Length 27.17 in
Spreader low level - variable arm length
Ball Flat 100 Ball
Leg Type Twin
Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
Accessory Compatibility 114MV; 181B; 537SPRB; 565
Carrying Bag Included None
Center Column No center column
Color Black
Easy Link No
Leg Angles from 30° to 66°
Leg Sections 3
Legs Tube Diameter 0.98- 0.63 in
Maximum Working Temperature 140 F
Minimum Working Temperature -22 F
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