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(From company literature) Gitzo G1378M Magnesium Center Ball Head with Quick Release. Exceptional smooth movement is what the new G1378M is all about. An innovative Teflon coating applied to the ball surface makes camera positioning adjustments smoother than ever before by eliminating all traces of jarring and skipping. In addition, the G1378M features a redesigned quick release adapter system for total locking stability.


With the G1378M's ergonomic design, it is easy and intuitive to use, while its advanced precision engineering guarantees high performance locking with a wide range of camera equipment.


Features:


• Made of high quality low weight magnesium
• Spirit level ensures head is perfectly level
• Secure locking system for the plate so equipment cannot accidentally fall off the head, even if it has not been locked down. To remove the equipment and plate, simply press the lock release button and slide the plate out
• A non-keyed square plate: Keeping any side of the plate parallel to the back or front of the camera ensures perfect alignment without having to worry how the plate fits on the adapter
• Separate friction control which can be set to counterbalance the weight of the camera, giving total control over the finest of adjustments
• 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


Suggested Tripods:


• MOUNTAINEER STUDEX CARBON FIBER TRIPOD W/ GROOVED RAPID COLUMN [ G1327 ]
• MK2 MOUNTAINEER INTER-PRO STUDEX TRIPOD W/ FLAT PLATE [ G1348 ]
• INTER-PRO STUDEX PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/ FLAT PLATE [ G1345 ]
• INTER-PRO STUDEX PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/ GROOVED RAPID COLUMN AND FLAT PLATE [ G1341 ]
• INTER-PRO STUDEX PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/ FLAT PLATE [ G1340 ]
• STUDEX COMPACT PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/ GROOVED RAPID COLUMN [ G1326 ]
• MK2 MOUNTAINEER INTER-PRO STUDEX TRIPOD WITH FLAT PLATE [ G1325 ]
• STUDEX PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/GROOVED RAPID COLUMN [ G1320 ]
• STUDEX PERFORMANCE TRIPOD W/ GEARED COLUMN [ G1312 ]



Specifications:

  • Finish: Gray & Black Enamel
  • Material: Magnesium
  • Pan: 360 degrees
  • Tilt: +90 / -40 degrees
  • Leveling Bubble: Yes
  • Quick Release: Yes (G2285MB Plate)
  • Camera Mount: 3/8"-16 or 1/4"-20
  • Tripod Mount: unspecified
  • Height: 14 cm / 5.5 in.
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 8 kg / 17.6 lbs
  • Weight: 1.1 kg / 2.4 lbs

Keywords: Gitzo Ballhead Quick-Release



 






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