FLM CB-18E Centerball Head

FLM CB-18E Centerball Head

FLM CB-18E Centerball Head

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FLM CB-18E Centerball Head

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  • Supports 13 lb
  • Ball Diameter: 18mm
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The FLM CB-18E Centerball Head is simple, elegant and traditional in appearance with a two-tone finish and single knob control. Manufactured in Germany to exacting standards, each component is milled from a solid block of aluminum and computer machined to tolerances within 0.01mm. Each ball head is tested for smooth movement and lockdown strength. The head has a 1/4-20" camera screw.

Very compact and lightweight
18mm ball diameter
UPC: 053661002449
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FLM CB-18E Centerball Head
  • Limited 10-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    General
    Head Type Ball Head
    Base Mount 1/4"-20 Thread
    Camera Mounting Thread Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Quick Release Plate Type No Quick Release
    Load Capacity 13 lb / 6.0 kg
    Number of Bubble Level(s) None
    Friction Control No
    Material Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Physical
    Dimensions H: 2.2" / H: 56.0 mm
    Weight 3.2 oz / 91 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.5 x 3.8 x 2.5"
    CB-18E Centerball Head is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent &Tough Little Guy What to expect from German engineering? nothing but the best really. This little guy can really take the weight. I mounted a canon eos m3 with a canon 24-70mm L. I can tilt the tripod forward as low as i need and the head ball holds the cam and lens in place w/o a hicup. Excellent buy and price.
    Date published: 2016-10-01
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from A disappointment I ordered this to use with my venerable Leitz/Leica table tripod and wish it worked better for me. The FLM CB-18 looks great on the Leitz tripod and seems decently finished but it simply does not have the holding power I need - or my fingers are not strong enough to lock it down tight enough. The knob is too small - a paddle like RRS (and Gitzo) use on their small heads would be better. �The specified weight capacity of 13 lbs. is very misleading - I have no doubt the head can hold that if it is balanced, but in practice the usable load is maybe a quarter of that. �I will keep looking for a better solution for my use. �This head would be fine if I only wanted to use my Nikon 1 gear on it.
    Date published: 2018-04-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this again Replaced small Oben head with this. Has a bigger camera platform. So more support. So much better. A real jewel.
    Date published: 2017-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes I would buy again and again. Put this on the butt end of an RRS Safari clamp mounted with a Desmond DAC-38 clamp to gain full articulation camera angle. Works great with lighter Fuji XE-1 and shortish lenses for close up shots. Small enough for Safari clamp pkg. to remain compact IE close to the ground clamped to a log or whatever. Close up photography is chock full of challenges so this rig solved a few.
    Date published: 2017-10-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent small ball head small compact but very well made, it can handle more than it looks, perhaps does not feel as refined as its bigger brothers but still a good deal for its price. I attach this on my Leica table top tripod and it makes a great combo.
    Date published: 2017-09-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from small head with locking power! When you buy a small ball head you want the locking power for weird angles etc.. this one actually provides it. having used a lot of others this is well worth it and I will only ever buy this one again.
    Date published: 2017-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid build It holds my Atomos Ninja Flame with two 6600 mAh batteries in any position I put it, even with sudden movements or jolts. I'd say that's a win
    Date published: 2018-01-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my usage Small, strong (Supports 13 lb) and have a great looking button.
    Date published: 2018-04-09
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