• Using a damaged product, for example, due to accidental knocks or falls, may compromise its
• In such cases, contact your reseller or the manufacturer directly via the Contact Us section
• Dry the product after use in damp conditions to avoid corrosion.
• Especially when using the product in the vicinity of a marine environment.
• The product is not designed to be used immersed in liquids.
• Avoid exposing the product to sunshine for long periods or leaving it inside a vehicle, where high
temperatures can be reached.
• Do not expose to direct heat sources that may cause temperatures to exceed the maximum
temperatures specified in the "Working Temperature" section.
Never use any battery, power supply or accessory that is not specified by this manual.
Only use CR1220-3V batteries.
The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. When needed, please
check for updates to this manual by visiting the Products section on manfrotto.com or by requesting an
updated copy in the Contact Us section. Manfrotto assumes no liability whatsoever for any damage that
may, directly or indirectly, result to persons, things or animals as a consequence of failure to comply
with all the requirements specified in this document, (in particular with regard to product installation,
use and maintenance), as well as injury and damage deriving from incorrect use or purposes that go
beyond the normal operating conditions and restrictions. Any changes or modifications to the product
not expressly approved by Manfrotto shall automatically result in the exclusion of Manfrotto's liability.
INFORMATION FOR USERS
In accordance with Article 10 of Directive 2012/19/UE of the 04/07/2012 concerning Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The above symbol, also present on equipment,
indicates that, at such time as the user should decide to dispose of the equipment, it must
NOT be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste, but must be collected separately. The same
applies to all components of the equipment and any recharge or refill elements that the product
For information on the waste collection systems suitable for this equipment, contact the seller or any
authorised member of the National Registers in EU countries. Household (or similar) waste may be
disposed of via standard municipal differentiated waste collection schemes.
If you purchase a new version of this model or similar equipment - or if your existing equipment
measures less than 25 cm - you may return the items you no longer require to your retailer who will
take care of contacting the company or organization handling the proper collection and management
of used equipment.
Correct separate collection and specific treatment of WEEE are necessary to avoid potential damage
to human health and the environment, and favour the recycling and recovery of component materials.
Improper or illegal disposal of this product by the user will result in punishments or fines being applied
in accordance with national Decrees based on Directive 91/156/EC and 2008/98/EC.
DECLARATION REGARDING PRESSURE RISK ASSESSMENT
The Nitrotech series heads include a gas spring used in their counterbalance system.
This component is designed and manufactured according to the best construction practices and
complies with the General Product Safety Directive.
TECHNICAL PRODUCT SHEET
Max Gas Pressure: 88bar @20°C
Illuminated Bubble Battery: NO. CR1220-3V
Degree of product protection: IP5X
Weight produced with drive lever: 2,22 kg / 4.9 lbs
Thank you for purchasing a Manfrotto product.
Manfrotto products are warranted to be fit for the purpose for which they have 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.
How to get an extra warranty coverage
Beyond the standard compulsory coverage outlined above, this product is eligible for a warranty
extension valid up to 5 years from the date of purchase. The Limited Conventional Warranty Extension
does not affect the standard compulsory coverage.
To take advantage of the warranty extension scheme, you must register your purchase at
8 kg / 17.6 lbs
6,8 kg / 15 lbs
5,7 kg / 12.6 lbs