Miller Compass 23 Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System

Miller Compass 23 Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System

Miller Compass 23 Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System

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  • 1Description

The Miller Compass 23 Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System includes the Compass 23 Fluid Head (1037), the Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod (1505), a DS Softcase (876), Solo Strap (1520), and the Pan Handle (679) for the Compass 15 and Compass 20 Fluid Heads.

The Compass 23 head is designed for users of medium-sized, large sensor cameras. It provides shooters with a lightweight, compact, 100mm ball-leveling fluid head with the ability to handle a wide range of payloads, from 8.8 to 30.9 lb. The Solo 100 Three-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod, with its carbon fiber/magnesium design, achieves incredibly high torsional rigidity with rock-solid stability. Boasting an incredible 8 to 73" height range, this ring-locking tripod collapses down to a portable 25.5 inches. The padded Soft Tripod Case has rigid sidewalls sandwiched between high density foam padding and a head-end cradle, protecting the tripod and fluid head from heavy bumps during flight and vehicle transport. The Solo DV Strap is a padded tripod carry strap designed for the Miller Solo DV series tripods. The Pan Handle for the Compass 15 and 20 Fluid Heads is a 16mm fixed-length pan arm made of black-anodized aluminum alloy, featuring a comfortable rubber grip.

  • Compass 23 Fluid Head

    The Compass 23 Fluid Head from Miller is designed for users of medium size, large sensor cameras with a light weight, compact 100mm ball leveling fluid head with the ability to handle a wide range of payloads from 8.8 to 30.9 lb, with four positions of counterbalance and three levels of pan and tilt drag, plus zero resistance. The Compass 23 is suitable for shoots requiring multiple re-rigging where payloads are constantly changing and fast re-balancing and quick set ups are crucial.

    Constructed of lightweight hi-strength die-cast alloy, rigid composite polymers and, ball bearing pan and tilt movement, the Compass 23 is robust and delivers smooth pans and tilts. The fluid drag system employs smooth start and soft stop technology, well balanced diagonal drag transitions and consistent drag resistance over temperatures ranging from -40 to 149°F.

    Three selectable positions of fluid pan and tilt drag are available plus a zero position
    Four selectable counter balance positions for payloads between 8.8 to 30.9 lb
    Smooth start, soft stop pans and tilts, ball bearing movement mechanism, and temperature stable drag fluid
    High precision floating caliper pan & tilt lock ensuring bounce-free locking
    Ball bearing pan and tilt movement
    Quick release, 70mm sliding camera platform with standard Euro Camera Plate
    Robust construction for rugged outdoor shooting conditions
    Optional second panhandle mount
    Compatibility
    1/4" & Pin Adaptor (493), Fixed Length Pan Handle for DS5/DS10/DS20 Fluid Heads (681), DS Softcase (876), Sprinter II 2-Stage Carbon Tripod (1576), Solo 100 3-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod (1505), Compass Camera Plate (1204), and Compass Accessory Mounting Bracket & Adaptor (1216 & 1217)
  • 876 Soft Tripod Case

    The Miller 876 Soft Tripod Case is a padded tripod carry case designed for the Miller DS 2 stage tripod systems. It has rigid sidewalls sandwiched between high density foam padding and a head-end cradle to protect the tripod and fluid head from heavy bumps during flight and vehicle transport. It has a weatherproof Cordura construction with heavy duty zippers on the bag and the interior pocket. The case is carried by either the padded interlocking carry straps or the padded shoulder strap.

    1000 denier water-resistant Cordura fabric
    Rigid sidewalls sandwiched between high density EVA foam padding
    Head-end cradle protects fluid head from heavy bumps during flight and vehicle transport
    Padded interlocking carry straps and padded shoulder strap
    1 Interior accessory pocket
    Heavy duty zippers on bag and pocket
    ID window
    Compatible with;
    • Miller DS 2 stage system tripod
  • 1520 Solo DV Strap

    The Miller 1520 Solo DV Strap is a padded tripod carry strap designed for the Miller Solo DV series tripods.

    1.5 inch wide tripod carry strap
    17 inch long shoulder pad
    Compatible with;
    • Miller Solo DV tripods
  • Pan Handle for Compass15 and Compass20 Fluid Heads

    The Miller Pan Handle for Compass15 and Compass20 Fluid Heads is a 16mm fixed-length pan arm. The main tube is black-anodized aluminum alloy and features a comfortable rubber grip.

  • SOLO VJ Carbon Fiber 3-Stage Tripod Legs (100mm Bowl)

    The SOLO VJ with it's carbon fiber/magnesium design achieves incredibly high torsional rigidity with rock solid stability. Boasting an incredible 8" - 73" height range, this 3-Stage ring-locking tripod collapses down to a dwarf-like 25 1/2". Designed for Video Journalists on the run, SOLO VJ is ultra-light and ultra-versatile, utilizing leg-angle locking to eliminate the need for a spreader, and to reduce overall system weight and complexity.

    Carbon fiber construction, supports all full size ENG/EFP camcorders
    100mm / 4" bowl base
    Safe, speedy 3-Stage ring lock leg clamping
    Eliminates Spreader with Leg Angle Lock
    Maximum height of 73.6-inch
    Supports up to 66.0 lb
    Spike or wind-down rubber feet
In the Box
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Compass 23 Fluid Head
    Camera Platform Type Sliding camera plate with 1/4" and pin with 1/4" and 3/8" screws
    Illumination Bubble level
    Mounting 100 mm ball leveling
    Tilt Drag 3 selectable fluid drag + 0
    Tilt Range +90° / -75°
    Pan Drag 3 selectable fluid drag + 0
    Pan Range 360°
    Pan / Tilt Lock Caliper disc brake system
    Counter Balance System 4 selectable positions
    Temperature Range -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
    Pan Handle Standard black anodized pan handle with adjustable angle
    Payload Range 8.8 to 30.9 lb (4 to 14 kg)
    Payload Capacity 44.1 lb (20 kg)
    Body Width 3.5" (90 mm)
    Height Above Bowl 6" (153 mm)
    Weight 5.3 lb (2.4 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.1 x 14.2 x 11.2"
  • 876 Soft Tripod Case
    Material 1000 denier weather-resistant Cordura fabric
    Type of Closure Heavy duty zipper
    Interior Dimensions 35.4 x 7.5 x 7.1" (90 x 19 x 18 cm) (LxWxH)
    Accommodates Miller DS 2 stage tripod with accessories
    Padded Yes
    Carrying/Transport Options Padded carry strap
    Padded Interlocking handles
    Weight 4.2 lb (1.9 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 38.5 x 10.5 x 10.5"
  • 1520 Solo DV Strap
    Material Stretchable nylon
    Exterior Dimensions 1.5 x 31 to 43" (5 x 78.7 to 109.2 cm) (WxL) approximately
    Accommodates Miller Solo DV tripods
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 5.6 x 5.2"
  • Pan Handle for Compass15 and Compass20 Fluid Heads
    Material Anodized aluminum alloy and rubber
    Length 15.4" (39.0 cm)
    Weight 0.6 lbs (285 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.2 x 6.7 x 6.5"
  • SOLO VJ Carbon Fiber 3-Stage Tripod Legs (100mm Bowl)
    Material Carbon Fiber
    Load Capacity 66 lb
    Bowl Diameter/Thread 100mm 4" Half Bowl
    Minimum Height 8.7"
    Maximum Height 73.6"
    Leg Stages/Sections 3/4
    Leg Lock Type Concertic angle locks
    Center Brace/Mid-Level Spreader No
    Spiked/Retractable Feet Retractable
    Folded/Transport Length 25.9"
    Weight 6.8 lbs
    Other No Spreader Required
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 37.5 x 12.7 x 10.5"

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