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Sunwayfoto FB-36DL Ball Head With Duo-Lever Clamp

B&H # SUFB36DL Mfr # FB-36DL
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Product Highlights
  • Separate Tilt, Pan & Friction Controls
  • Arca-Style Clamp
  • Safety Stops on Quick-Release Platform
  • Ellipsoidal Ball for Off-Center Loads
  • Supports Loads Up to 39.7 lb
  • Weighs Just 10.72 oz

The Sunwayfoto FB-36DL Ball Head With Duo-Lever Clamp is an extremely sturdy ball head with an Arca-style clamp, for compatibility with a wide variety of dovetail camera plates. The included DLC-42 Duo-Lever Clamp is an Arca-Swiss-compatible quick-release clamp with a screw knob and a lever on each side. The screw knob adjusts the width of the clamp and the lever is used to lock the clamp. It also has a built-in bubble level.

Compared to the previous DB line of ball heads, the FB-36DL is 2.3 oz lighter, has a base diameter that's 0.27" smaller, and is 0.08" shorter, but, with 20% greater locking strength in the ball head ball and 50% greater locking strength in the pan base. It features separate controls for pan lock, tilt lock, and friction and has a bubble level.

Like other higher-end ball heads, the FB-36DL features an ellipsoidal ball that helps it better handle off-center loads – this shape introduces progressive resistance to reduce accidents. But for smoother operation, the aspherical nature of the ball is subtler than that of other heads – the y-axis diameter is only 0.03mm longer than the x-axis diameter (other similar heads typically have a disparity of 0.07mm). The FB-36DL supports loads up to 39.7 lb.

The control knobs of the FB-36DL are 100% metal – no plastic or rubber is used. This ensures a smooth operation as well as reliability and durability. 

The quick-release clamp is compatible with Arca-Swiss style dovetail plates
Situated inside the pan lock knob, the friction control knob allows you to handle safely a wide range of load sizes
Compared to previous DB series ball heads, the FB-36DL has a smaller diameter, is shorter and lighter, but has increased locking strength in the ball and in the pan base
The included DLC-42 Duo-Lever Clamp is an Arca-Swiss compatible quick-release clamp with a screw knob and a lever on each side. The screw knob adjusts the width of the clamp and the lever is used to lock the clamp. It also has a built-in bubble level.
Load Capacity 39.7 lb (18 kg)
Ball Sphere Diameter 1.42" (36 mm)
Quick Release Arca-style clamp
Spirit Level Yes
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tilt 90°
Pan Range 360°
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Height 3.26" (83 mm)
Base Diameter 1.89" (48 mm)
Weight 11.28 oz (320 g)
Sunwayfoto FB-36DL Ball Head With Duo-Lever Clamp
  • DLC-42 Duo-Lever Clamp
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty + Additional 18 Months with Online Registration
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