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Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead

B&H # VEPHD52QMG Mfr # PHD-52Q
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Product Highlights
  • Magnesium Panhead
  • Independent 4-Way Pan and Tilt Motion
  • Sliding Lockable Quick-Release Platform
  • Supports Up to 13.2 Lbs (5.98 kg)
  • Weighs Just 1.16 Lbs (530 g)
  • 1/4" and 3/8`' Thread Connections
  • Includes QB-62 Quick Shoe

The Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead offers independent 4-way pan and tilt motion for forward and back tilt, as well as left and right tilt(with handles that can be operated left- or right-handed). There's also a sliding lockable quick-release camera platform, sturdy magnesium alloy construction, and 1/4" and 3/8" thread connections. This smooth panhead will support up to 13.2 lbs (5.98 kg) and weighs only 1.16 lbs (530 g). A magnesium QB-62 quick shoe is included.

Magnesium 4-way panhead
Independent 4-way pan and tilt motion
Sliding lockable quick-release camera platform
Supports up to a maximum of 13.2 lbs (5.98 kg); ideal load is 6.6 lbs (2.99 kg)
Weighs just 1.16 lbs (530 g)
Includes 1/4" and 3/8" thread connections
Pan and tilt levers can be operated right handed and left handed
Load Capacity 13.2 lbs (5.98 kg)
Quick Release Yes
Spirit Level 3
Separate Panning Lock Not specified by manufacturer
Tripod Mount Thread Size 1/4" and 3/8"
Height 4.68" (11.9 cm)
Weight 1.16 lbs (530 g)
Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead
  • QB-62 Magnesium Quick Shoe
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
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    VelbonPHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead
     
    4.7

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Attaches firmly (3)
    • Large range of motion (3)
    • Stable (3)
    • Strong clamp (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home (3)
      • Landscape/scenery (3)
      • Portraits (3)
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      5.0

      Very versatile head

      By Roger

      from Holland Michigan

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Firmly
      • Good Stability
      • Large Range of Motion
      • Strong Clamp

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Portraits
        • Video
        • Wildlife

        Comments about Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead:

        Left or right handed use Works great.
        Large knobs on the handle make them easy to tighten or loosen.
        Smooth operation for panning and tilting.
        Im Handicapped and use it clamped to the left handlebar Of my HC Scooter with a RAM mount.

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        4.0

        it works as it's intended to

        By woody

        from US Virgin Islands

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Firmly
        • Good Stability
        • Large Range of Motion
        • Strong Clamp

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Night Shots
          • Portraits
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife

          Comments about Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead:

          There is a single control arm for the pan and tilt. The pan unlocks before the tilt unlocks. Practice with it some to get used to it.

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          5.0

          lightweight luxury

          By joe

          from santa monica, ca.

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Firmly
          • Good Stability
          • Large Range of Motion
          • Strong Clamp

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Portraits
            • Travel

            Comments about Velbon PHD-52Q Magnesium 4-Way Panhead:

            this head is a great match for my velbon carmagne 640 carbon fiber tripod that i've had for at least 15 years and works perfect. with this head i was at first a little muffed to find the tilt and pan are both controlled with the long handle. however, with experimentation i found that by controlling the lock down tension it's pretty easy to tilt and pan independently since it's not a true ball joint. otherwise, it attaches easily and firmly and all movements are silky smooth and when everything's tightened down there is zero jiggle. the handles have nice quality feel. flawless finish and everything else about the head says top quality. i would buy it again.

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