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Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head

B&H # PHPG2EQR Mfr # PCBH-PG2EQR
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You Pay: $279.99
Product Highlights
  • Lever-Operated Arca-Style Quick Release
  • 66.1 lb Load Capacity
  • Separate Pan Base and Ball-Locking Knobs
  • Biaxial Progressive Friction Control
  • Safety Mechanism on Clamp Lever
  • Adjustable Clamp Size
  • 90° Tilt
  • Weighs Just 0.9 lb

The Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head features a lever-operated clamp for its Arca-style quick-release mechanism. Instead of twisting a knob several times, simply flip the lever to change out cameras or to switch over to handheld shooting. In addition to quick & easy operation, the head offers extremely strong ball-locking for a very high 66.1 lb load capacity.

The Pro Gold II Easy QR head features separate knobs for locking the ball and the pan base, enabling you to keep the orientation of your framing locked while you pan. This makes it appropriate for panoramic photography. Within the ball-locking knob there's a dial for applying progressive biaxial friction, to accommodate lighter and heavier camera setups across the head's vast load capacity.

The quick-release clamp is compatible with almost all Arca-style camera plates from both Photo Clam and other manufacturers, such as Kirk, Acratech, Arca-Swiss, and Novoflex. The width of the clamp can be adjusted easily using the included tool in case a particular dovetail plate doesn't immediately fit.

The head features a slot for tilting 90° to portrait orientation. Bubble levels allow you to ensure that your framing hews to the horizon in either landscape or portrait orientation.

Note! After you've adjusted the width of the clamp to fit your camera plate, use a single brand of plate with this head.

The quick-release clamp opens in two steps: the first step allows you to slide out your camera horizontally, and the second (completely open) lets you remove it vertically
The clamp lever features a safety button to eliminate any inadvertent loosening of the clamp
The width of the quick-release clamp can be adjusted to fit almost any dovetail plate
The head attaches to a tripod via its 3/8"-16 threaded mount
Weighs just 0.9 lb
Load Capacity 66.1 lb (30 kg)
Ball Sphere Diameter 1.3" (34mm)
Quick Release Lever-operated Arca-style clamp (plate sold separately)
Spirit Level Yes
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Pan 360°
Tilt 90°
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Height 3.7" (9.5 cm)
Base Diameter 2.1" (54mm)
Weight 0.9 lb (405 g)
Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head
  • Tool for Adjusting Clamp Size
  • 8 Year Limited Warranty
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    Photo ClamPro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head
     
    5.0

    (based on 3 reviews)

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        5.0

        This is a GREAT Ball Head!!

        By Wallaby

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head:

          I was looking for something light weight, but not cheap!! I read the comments about this particular Pro Gold II Ball Head model and was at first a little skeptical, but went ahead and purchased it. Well…all my fears disappeared once I received it and put it to use. This Ball Head is light weight and quality-built, and holds itself up to any of the more expensive models. I would definitely recommend this to anyone seeking a lightweight quality-built Ball Head than doesn't cost an arm and a leg.

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          5.0

          A Clear Winner

          By Da Count

          from N Hutchinson Island FL

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Attaches Firmly
          • Clear Level Indicators
          • Good Stability
          • Large Range of Motion
          • Strong Clamp

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Wildlife

            Comments about Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head:

            I use this ball head for indoor and outdoor photography in all kinds of environments. It is well built, sturdy, stable and easy to use.

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            5.0

            Great Ball head

            By Grafickman

            from Merced, CA

            About Me Semi-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 Photo Clam Pro Gold II Easy QR Ball Head:

              Smooth, stable, well built. Although this brand is unknown to most people, don't overlook it. This is truly well made and will compete the better known brands at a better price for what you get.

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