Arca-Swiss C1 Cube Geared Head with MonoballFix Quick Release

Arca-Swiss C1 Cube Geared Head with MonoballFix Quick Release

Arca-Swiss C1 Cube Geared Head with MonoballFix Quick Release

B&H # ARC1CMBF MFR # 8501005.1
Arca-Swiss C1 Cube Geared Head with MonoballFix Quick Release

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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 85 lb
  • Height: 4.3"
  • Weight: 2 lb
  • Precision Gears Provide Fine Adjustments
  • Lightweight and Compact for Travel
  • Optimized for Macro and Architecture
  • Reduces the Need for Focus Adjustments
  • Two Bubble Levels
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Quick-Release Type: MonoballFix

Arca Classic Flip-Lock MonoballFix

Weight: 2.3 lb (1 kg)

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Arca-Swiss 8501005.1 overview

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The Arca-Swiss C1 Cube is a three-axis panoramic head with a 66 lb load capacity, making it ideal for use with the heaviest cameras while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. The C1 Cube allows for finely-calibrated gearless panning adjustments with tension control. The two panoramic axes permit you to first center the Cube's controls to your position with the bottom axis, and then readjust the camera to point straight ahead with the upper axis. The gears' rubberized knobs give pinpoint control even when wearing gloves, and don't obstruct the head's movements. On the bottom there's a hinge allowing 62° tilt so that most cameras can reach the 90° vertical position. On top of the Cube there are two bubble levels and Arca-Swiss MonoballFix system quick release clamp. Although universal, the Cube's main use is in architectural and studio work, where precise movements and adjustments are required. Also suitable for macro photography, its design allows far fewer focusing readjustments while creating images. It essentially places the camera inside a sphere, as if the axes met at a point upon the image plane itself, with the camera rotating around a stationary image plane. This engineering feat was achieved to minimize movements to the optical system's entrance pupil during composing, making for speedier field work free of perpetual height and focus adjustments.

Compatible with Arca's MonoballFix quick release system
Sophisticated engineering, machined from a single billet
Designed in Switzerland, manufactured in France
Geared x-y axes with adjustable gear tension and 28° of motion
Third 62° tilt-only axis underneath geared adjustments
Rubberized knobs easily manipulated in the cold and with gloves
Movements allow camera's image plane to stay relatively stationary, easing macro work
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Arca-Swiss C1 Cube Geared Head with MonoballFix Quick Release
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Arca-Swiss 8501005.1 specs

    Head Type Geared Head
    Base Mount 3/8"-16 Thread
    Load Capacity 85 lb / 39 kg
    Number of Bubble Levels 2
    Friction Control Yes
    Pan & Tilt Range
    Panning Range 360
    Dimensions H: 4.3 x W: 4.3 x L: 4.3" / H: 110.0 x W: 110.0 x L: 110.0 mm
    Weight 2.2 lb / 994.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 6.0 x 5.4"

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