Gitzo Offset Ball Heads are renowned for smooth operation and positive locking. The rotating conical socket is unique to Gitzo and provides a range of movement impossible with conventional heads. The graduated base, with its independent lock, allows perfect panoramic positioning.
The complete range is now available in magnesium, which is 20% lighter, and a significant saving for photographers on the move. A Teflon-based anodizing process gives the ball a refined, even smoother movement.
Both fixed plate and quick release versions are available throughout the range. All fixed plate models have single "I" slot for the camera fixing screw to allow fine positioning of the camera on the head. Magnesium Center Ball Head High performance 3 Series ball head suitable for loads up to 8 kg.
At the heart of this ball head is a precision-machined, Teflon coated aluminum ball for ultra-smooth operation. The new ball head incorporates a separate friction control, which can be set to counterbalance the weight of the camera, giving total control over the finest of adjustments.
This head is supplied with a fixed round plate with reversible 1/4" or 3/8" camera fixing. There are two optional extra quick release adapters available. The standard Gitzo Quick Release Adapter (G1285) and a Universal Dovetail Quick Release System (G1387) which accepts standard Gitzo, Arca, Graf, Kirk, Foba plates.
Independent pan and tilt controls lock the head exactly where it is set, without movement. All locking knobs have a rubber coating, for a softer touch and excellent grip. The combination of smooth performance, controllability and accuracy once again sets new standards in ball head design.
|Max. load Capacity||11.02 lbs.|
|Female Thread size (Connect to Tripod)||3/8"-16|
|Notes||Lateral Tilt 90°/-10°
Vertical Tilt 360°