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3 Legged Thing - AirHed 1 Magnesium Alloy Ball Head (Black)
  • Price: $180.00
Discontinued ? This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.
Product Highlights
  • Separate Ball/Pan Locks & Tension
  • Arca-Style Clamping Quick-Release
  • Magnesium Camera Plate
  • 77.16 lb Load Capacity
  • 2x Bubble Levels
More Info

The 3 Legged Thing AirHed 1 Magnesium Alloy Ball Head (Black) is a stylish head for a DSLR or film camera that encourages precise adjustments and fast setup changes. Composed of an aircraft-grade T6061 magnesium alloy, the sturdy head supports loads up to 77.16 lb, so it's suitable for all cameras and most lenses.

The AH1 head features a robust knurled knob that operates the Arca-style quick-release clamp. Additional knurled knobs manipulate the ball head's pan lock and ball/tilt lock. The pan-lock knob features an inset tension control that affects the play of the ball's movement.

The included quick-release plate, also magnesium, is compatible with BlackRapid's R-Strap camera slings, by way of its FastenR-T1 camera screw. The 1/4"-20 camera screw's flip-up D-ring allows you to tighten it to your camera easily. This ring allows you to attach your camera to an R-Strap and quickly move it from around your neck or shoulder to the AirHed 1 without removing the sling.

Double bubble on the rear of the quick-release assembly for precise leveling
90° slot for portrait orientation
Load Capacity 77.16 lb (35 kg)
Ball Sphere Diameter 1.45" (37 mm)
Quick Release Arca-style, with plate included: 2.04 x 1.96" (52 x 50 mm)
Spirit Level Yes, 2
Tension Control Yes
Separate Panning Lock Yes
Tripod Mount Thread Size Not specified by manufacturer
Height 3.42" (87 mm)
Width Base diameter: 1.57" (40 mm)
Weight Head: 11.8 oz (336 g)
Plate: 1.6 oz (46 g)
Combined: 13.47 oz (382 g)
3 Legged Thing AirHed 1 Magnesium Alloy Ball Head (Black)
  • AirHed 1 Magnesium Plate
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty