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The second version of iOptron's SkyTracker Ball Head is an independently-adjustable pan and tilt mounting platform for the SkyTracker Camera Mount. The included 2.25 x 1.5" quick release plate has a series of non-marking pads to protect the base of the SkyTracker from scratches, and the 1/4"-20 mounting screw has a foldable D-ring to secure the SkyTracker to the QR plate without tools. Redundant plate locks and a 1.5" aluminum ball provide this head with the features needed to help keep your rig from accidentally slipping off the mounting system.
The ball-head has a 3/8"-16 tripod mount and comes with a 1/4"-20 adapter plug, so it will work with virtually any photo, video, or astronomical tripod. It has a full 360° continuous horizontal adjustment range with two 0-180° indicator scales, and 0-90° vertical range. To assist with the alignment process, the head has two integrated bubble levels. The ball head is made of a lightweight and durable aluminum alloy with a scratch and corrosion-resistant black anodized finish. While it weighs just 14 oz, it boasts an 20 lb payload capacity.
In the Box
iOptron SkyTracker Ball Head v2
1/4"-20 Plug Adapter
Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
20 lb (9 kg)
1/4" camera mount 3/8" tripod socket, with 1/4"-20 plug adapter
Ball head: 3.6 x 3.5" (9.1 x 8.9 cm), including knobs Quick release plate: 2.25 x 1.5 (5.7 x 3.8 cm) Mounting base: 2" (5.1 cm) diameter