For 35 years, Manfrotto has been building the world’s widest range of tripods, heads .. RC2. Geared Head. Two-way Head. G. Can anyone tell me if it is possible to download a user manual for a manfrotto rc2 tripod head as I just bought a demo model from a calumet. I don’t use my tripod extensively in the same way a landscape shooter does, but I do consider a tripod an essential part of a photographer’s arsenal. With regard.

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

In Stock Update Location close. Turns out that cleaning with isopropul alcohol the head and tightening the bolt really helped.

And finally we set the ISO to Started Sep 19, Discussions. Is there any special precautions other than commonscence to keep the head in tiptop condition. 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. Too early to tell on that, but there are a few minor complaints I have: 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 manuwl.

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Review of the Manfrotto 322RC2 Joystick Tripod Head

By squeezing the control handle’s integrated trigger, the head’s ball-and-socket joint can be quickly swiveled, angled, fully tilted, or returned to its upright position. I then placed my camera and lens onto the quick release plate, and made further adjustments allowing for the weight of both.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Easy to mankal, even for a left-handers I bought this head when I upgraded from my RC and head and tripod combination to the Manfrotto XPROB tripod, and have been very happy with the convenience and ease of use of this head.

Maybe it is just my unit.

I had to hold the camera with one hand and move the lever with the other. I had based my comment about the tension wheel applying to the handle on the earlier comment jmanx. This may sound fickle. Just keep the parts clean and dry. John — hide signature I was sure that I had done something wrong and needed to buy a new one!

Unless there is some additional friction at the far pivot point at the top of the handle that the wheel affects. I’ve had mine for over a year and love it–a huge improvement over the earlier wonky joystick head. Reports of requiring a gorilla’s grip are false.

Figure 2 Figure 3. Figure 11 Figures illustrate how to assemble one of the three frames that the shooting room consists of.

The grip needs to stand straight up when stored in a bag mounted to your tripod so make sure you account for the handle length.


This result shows the effect the fill has on the subjects. Login Join for Free. Thanks to the OP and thanks to the replies.

Mnual the easy release mechanism, you can put your camera on and take it off quickly. The small red strip is the tension indicator which moves to the left or right manuql you adjust the friction wheel.

Figure 25 Figure A thumbwheel set within the control handle can be rotated to apply tension control to the ball-and-socket joint’s movements. Cleaned it up tightened up the screw, now it works better than new!!

Review of the Manfrotto RC2 Joystick Tripod Head

Once we had the camera and tripod set in place we asked our model to go to the surf line on the beach and strike a few manuxl, so we could shoot a few shots to show you what the direct light looks like figure 2 and 3.

To lower mqnual tripod we must adjust the length of the legs. The head appears to have 3x sets of fixing holes with only 2x allen head fixings screws being used to secure the head plate to the head. If in doubt read the manual ; I had already realised that it was possible to modify this head.

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