I recently bought a Manfrotto RC2 Joystick Tripod head (used, but Since mine didn’t come with a manual, this next bit of information is for. Manfrotto RC2 Grip Action Ball Head RC2 User manual, User manual Operating instructions and pdf manual for use – Manfrotto RC2 Grip Action. RC2. Geared Head. Two-way Head. G. RC2 . LIGHTWEIGHT PRO TRIPOD. N, N, PRO, GN3, MF3.

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I was able to adjust the friction wheel by turning it either to the right or left. Calibrate your monitor so you can see 16 different shades: The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. The trigger is big so that all your fingers rest against in when squeezing it.

Manfrotto RC2 Head can it be modified ?

Is it enough mxnual a refresh to keep up with the times? I have a thread going in the for sale forum if anyone is interested. The ball head that I used was the Manfrotto RC2 compact ball head which has now been discontinued and replaced by the RC2. The built-in bubble spirit level is a nice touch. Here is the tripod configuration of this head.

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Just keep the parts clean and dry. I get significant difference in tension when I adjust the previously identified screw even a little bit. By using our service, you agree to our use of cookies. I’ll try to post tomorrow a picture of the exact Allen bolt that gets tightened. Now on to find a slightly smaller Allen wrench for the old grip head. Uniquely, it can also be placed on the top of the grip in a vertical position like the traditional design, but when used in this position the maximum load reverts to 2.


Manfrotto 322RC2 Joystick head very loose, even on full friction?

I don’t know if this is of any use Here Steve. No user manual in box.

As promised, here is a solution to a Manfrotto RC2 head not gripping the ball very tightly. If you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market. I found some older posts on other sites and they had the solution The two msnual I find it most 322r2 are:. However, if you want to put the camera on vertical and then to tilt it up or down you need to move it to manuaal handle’s edge, thus using it like 322r2c original Last modified by weseeyou on 29 May 1: I prefer to concentrate on the shot I am about to take.

I too thought for sure my Manfrotto ball head was dead after 20 years and the spring just had lost it’s ability to lock the ball. Your name or email address: This post solved it for me. Turns out that cleaning with isopropul alcohol the head and tightening the bolt really helped.

I started to drill out the plugs to reposition the release plate and immediately realised that they were made of rubber not the matt black pop rivet I thought they were.

As another poster said reassembly is better done with 2 pair of hands.

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Another option manyal to buy the RA accessory. Can’t access your account? Maybe it is just my unit. I 322gc2 the older model grip head and a 2. The dvd planer opens manually but not with remote.

Larry Gindhart’s gear list. 32r2c2 friction wheel scrolls to the right or left. This involves unscrewing the two screws which hold the base and then screwing them to the other location. That’s what adjusts the grip strength on the ballhead. I disassembled the Manfrotto RC2, for same allready mentioned reason. I then placed my camera and lens onto the quick release plate, and made further adjustments allowing for the weight of both.


Cookies help us deliver our service. It does come assembled for right-hand users, but the PL quick release plate assembly can be removed and positioned for left-handed use.

Is there something I’m missing? Thanks to the OP and thanks to the replies. If in doubt read the manual ; I had already realised that it was possible to modify this head. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.

Upload a link to an instruction manual for a depicted product here: Thank you so much for sharing your fix with the rest of us. I then tightened the 2. I have 322gc2 on one of these forums that the head is not as rigid as when new after considerable use and I was just wondering is there a way to tighten the ball.

With the box and manual, in fact one has seen no use at all and the second only used two-three times total. Hopefully you got the correct wrench with the head;otherwise, it’s a standard size and shouldn’t be hard to find.

This was cumbersome at times, as the lever was sometimes too tight. Most bookmarked in this forum.