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Sunwayfoto FB-52 Ball Head with Screw-Knob Locking Quick Release Clamp

BH #SUFB52 • MFR #FB-52
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Sunwayfoto FB-52 Ball Head with Screw-Knob Locking Quick Release Clamp
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 44.1 lb
  • Maximum Height: 4.3"
  • Weight: 1.5 lb
  • Arca-Type Compatible
The FB-52 Ball Head with Screw-Knob Locking Quick Release Clamp from Sunwayfoto is an Arca-type compatible head with a load capacity of 44.1 lb, making it capable of supporting mirrorless to large format cameras. It features an adjustable friction control dial located on the side of the ball head's main control knob, so more drag may be applied to the ball when repositioning a heavier camera on the head and helps prevent the camera from flopping over when loosened.
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Sunwayfoto FB-52 Overview

The FB-52 Ball Head with Screw-Knob Locking Quick Release Clamp from Sunwayfoto is an Arca-type compatible head with a load capacity of 44.1 lb, making it capable of supporting mirrorless to large format cameras. It features an adjustable friction control dial located on the side of the ball head's main control knob, so more drag may be applied to the ball when repositioning a heavier camera on the head and helps prevent the camera from flopping over when loosened.

The Arca-type compatible head comes with a screw-knob locking clamp for securely attaching compatible quick release plates and brackets.

The 1.5 lb aluminum head has a cut notch on the side, which allows the ball to vertically tilt 90°, and it pans a full 360° by unlocking the separate independent panning lock. The panning base and the quick release receiver both feature an engraved scale for precise and repeatable positioning. Additionally, the FB-52 Ball Head can mount onto a tripod via the 3/8"-16 female thread, but an adapter bushing can also be utilized to accommodate a 1/4"-20 size. The bubble level, located on the side of the clamp, ensures that your horizon is level every time.

  • Friction control
  • Independent pan lock knob
  • Bubble level

Sunwayfoto FB-52 Specs

General
Head TypeBall Head
Base Mount3/8"-16 Female
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate TypeArca-Type
Load Capacity44.1 lb / 20 kg
Number of Bubble Levels1
Friction ControlYes
Independent Pan LockYes
MaterialAluminum
Pan & Tilt Range
Vertical Tilt90°
Panning Range360°
Physical
Ball Sphere Diameter2.0" / 52 mm
Base Diameter2.8" / 70 mm
DimensionsH: 4.3 x W: 2.8" / H: 110.0 x W: 70.0 mm
Weight1.5 lb / 696 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.905 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.95 x 5.35 x 3.8"
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Comparing this ball head to the smaller FB-44III ...

Comparing this ball head to the smaller FB-44III ball head (BH #SUFB44III) shows this has a lower load capacity (44 lb vs 66 lb). Is this correct? Shouldn't this larger version have the greater load capacity?
Asked by: Austin J
While it may seem the FB-52 should have a larger maximum load capacity, according to Sunwayfoto's website, the Sunwayfoto FB-52 Ball Head has a maximum load capacity of 20 kg, which is 44.1 lbs. The Sunwayfoto FB-44III Ball Head has a maximum load capacity of 30 kg, which would be 66.1 lbs. If you need more assistance, you may contact Sunwayfoto directly by e-mailing them at [email protected]
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2021-05-17

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Has anyone had any experience with the FB-52 ballhead?
Asked by: Anonymous
The majority of Sunwayfoto ball-heads sold by B&H have 4 to 5* reviews. Most of their other products have the same ratings. We feel that you will be satisfied with your purchase of this head.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does this come with an arca type QR plate?
Asked by: Mark
No, i'm sorry this head does not come with a plate. Please click the link below to view some possibilities; https://bhpho.to/2MPa6UH
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-08-05

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Will the FB-52 handle a Nikon D300s with battery pack and 400 F3.5 Nikkor lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, it handles up to 44lbs, more than enough to handle this kit well.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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