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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
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)
In the Box
Miller Compass 23 Fluid Head
Limited 3-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Camera Platform Type
Sliding camera plate with 1/4" and pin with 1/4" and 3/8" screws
100 mm ball leveling
3 selectable fluid drag + 0
+90° / -75°
3 selectable fluid drag + 0
Pan / Tilt Lock
Caliper disc brake system
Counter Balance System
4 selectable positions
-40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
Standard black anodized pan handle with adjustable angle