The Velbon PHD-64Q 3-Way Magnesium Pan Head is a sturdy head for large DSLR and other cameras – its load capacity is a heavy 23 lb. The head features four dimensions of adjustment: 360° panning, back-to-front tilt, and tilt to either side.
The PHD-64Q has three separate controls for side-to-side tilt, front-to-back tilt, and pan lock. The head can tilt 90° forward and 45° back. The side tilt handle and also the panning lock knob are interchangeable to accommodate both right- and left-handed operation.
The PHD-64Q head features a thread for a 3/8"-16 tripod screw and includes an adapter for a 1/4"-20 attachment. It comes with a QB-635L quick-release plate, which features a 1/4"-20 screw to attach to a camera. The head also fits the Velbon QB-157 plate.
The side lever extends and retracts to create a more compact profile for storage or transport