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About the Gitzo Series 3 Magnesium Ball Head PTFE
PTFE is applied to the ball and blocking pads to eliminate all traces of jarring and skipping. The result is highly accurate positioning adjustments, even with long tele lenses.
Safe Lock is a special techno polymer that maximises locking torque and equipment stabilisation. It is used on the upper discs of tripods and heads, and in applications where the equipment is rotated and screwed onto the support to eliminate micro movements and vibration.
SEPARATE PAN CONTROL
When using a ball head, the ability to lock and unlock the panoramic movement independent of front-back or lateral tilt movements is convenient for panoramic photography and when a high level of control is required.
SEPARATE FRICTION CONTROL
By fine tuning the freedom of movement of the head, friction control makes the head slower and more precise or faster and looser. This feature also helps to make using heavy equipment or long lenses safer. On ball and fluid head models without separate friction controls, slowly adjusting the lock knobs gives similar results.
|load capacity:||17.6 lbs|
|panoramic rotation:||360 °|
|independent pan lock:||yes|
|lateral tilt:||-90° / +40°|
|ball friction setting:||yes|
|plate type:||fixed - with 1/4-20" and 3/8" screws|