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Joby Gorillapod Focus and Ballhead X Combo (GP8-BH) with Universal 1/4" Tripod Screw and 3/8" Adapter, Max Weight: 11 lb, Black

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About the Joby GP8-BH

The Joby Gorillapod Focus/Ballhead X Combo provides a reliable and flexible support for photographers using professional equipment such as digital cameras, camcorders and lenses weighing up to 11.1 (5.3 kg). This tabletop tripod (only 11.4", 29mm tall) features incredibly flexible legs made up of more than two dozen leg joints that can wrap around a wide variety of supports so you can position your camera in a variety positions.

The Ballhead X is portable (only 9.3 oz, 262 g) and compact (only 3.3", 83mm tall). A unique feature of this device is its universal "x-shaped" mounting plate which connects to your camera and easily slides on and off the ballhead. It is equipped with durable adjustment knobs which allow you to rotate your camera smoothly with full 360° panning and up to 90° tilts. Even though this ballhead is optimized for the Gorillapod Focus, it is also compatible with most tripods since it can accommodate both 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threads. Additionally, its durable aluminum construction has an all-black finish which minimizes reflectivity and gives it a professional look.

The Joby GP8-BH is commonly used for Home, Landscape/scenery, Outdoors, Travel and more.The Joby GP8-BH is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Joby GP8-BH is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Joby GP8-BH: Compact, Easily adjusted, Good footing, Lightweight, Locks in tight and Smooth movement.

Joby GP8-BH Includes

  • Joby Gorillapod Focus/Ballhead X Combo
  • 3/8" Adapter Screw
  • Joby 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Compact (8) , Easily adjusted (8) , Lightweight (6) , Good footing (6) , Smooth movement (5) , Locks in tight (5)
Best Uses:
Travel (8) , Landscape/scenery (7) , Home (6) , Outdoors (6) , Wildlife (3) , Portraits (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (7) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Casual photographer (1)

Joby GP8-BH Features

  • Intended for professional camera rigs with large zoom lenses and video cameras weighing up to 11.1 lb (5.3 kg).
  • The Gorillapod Focus has a permanent universal 1/4" tripod screw and 3/8" adapter screw.
  • With over two dozen leg joints you can rotate bend and rotate the Gorillapod Focus 360°. The Ballhead X allows full 360° panning and 90° tilts allow you to position your camera equipment at virtually any angle and capture portrait or landscape shots with ease.
  • The Gorillapod Focus is equipped with rubberized ring and foot grips to provide secure positioning of equipment.
  • The Ballhead X is completely compatible with any camera up to 11.1b (5 kg) and nearly every standard stabilization device.
  • The universal mounting plate stays connected to your camera and slides into the Ballhead X for easy setup and quick interchangeability; switch between cameras in an instant.
  • Machined aluminum sockets and high-quality injection-molded thermoplastic ensure snug joints that stay firm even after lots of action.

Joby GP8-BH Specifications

Load Capacity Up to 11.1 lb (5 kg)
Quick Release Yes
Spirit Level No
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Plate Universal mounting plate (1/4" tripod screw)
Tripod Mount Thread Size 1/4"-20 3/8"-16
Head Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.3" x 2.7 x 2.5" (83 x 68 x 2.5mm)
Head Weight 9.26 oz (262 g)
Male Thread Size 1/4" tripod screw
3/8" adapter screw
Materials Machined aluminum
High quality Japanese ABS plastic
Durable German TPE grip rings
Stainless-steel camera screw
Dimensions (HxWxD) 11.4 x 3.6 x 3.6" (29 x 9.2 x 9.2cm)
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