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Acratech GV2 Ball Head/Gimbal Head

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Acratech
Acratech GV2 Ball Head/Gimbal Head
Key Features
  • Arca-Style Leveling Quick Release Clamp
  • Detent Pin (Requires Plate)
  • Supports 25 lb (11.3kg)
  • Same as Model 1150 but with Bubble Level
The Acratech GV2 Ball Head/Gimbal Head is a sturdy, heavy duty, yet compact ball head that is similar in design to most conventional ball heads (unlike the unique Ultimate head). However, the GV2 model has been improved so that it can be locked down when the head is in the 90° orientation, which effectively turns this ball head into a gimbal-style head. This will now allow the camera to pivot around its center-point, gimbal style.
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Acratech GV2 Overview

The Acratech GV2 Ball Head/Gimbal Head is a sturdy, heavy duty, yet compact ball head that is similar in design to most conventional ball heads (unlike the unique Ultimate head). However, the GV2 model has been improved so that it can be locked down when the head is in the 90° orientation, which effectively turns this ball head into a gimbal-style head. This will now allow the camera to pivot around its center-point, gimbal style.

The GV2 features a low profile design, and sports all-rubber knurled knobs that are more comfortable to use, especially in extreme weather.

The built-in industry-standard Arca-Swiss style quick release clamp makes it compatible with the many different plates available from Arca-Swiss, Kirk, Wimberly, Really Right Stuff, Foba, Novoflex, etc. The clamp also feature a spring-loaded detent pin that projects into the pockets or windows that are cut into the bottom of most manufactures (Acratech, Kirk, Really Right Stuff, etc.) quick release plates. This detent pin will prevent the plate from accidentally sliding out in the event that the knob is partially loosened.

In addition, this model uses a "leveling" QR clamp, which features a large 15mm bulls-eye bubble level that extends out of the side of the clamp.

Quick release clamp with 15mm bulls eye level, with detent pin to keep the plate from sliding out by mistake
Full movements allow any camera position
Precision C.N.C. machined
Engraved panning degree markings
Solid precision feel
Fully adjustable tension control knob
10-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Made in U.S.A.

Acratech GV2 Specs

Head Type
Ball Head
Base Mount
1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Threads
Quick Release Plate Type
Arca-Type
Friction Control
Yes
Independent Pan Lock
Yes
General
Load Capacity
25 lb / 11.3 kg
Weight
1 lb / 450 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.2 x 4.9 x 4.4"

Acratech GV2 Reviews

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question

Is the Acratech BH/Gimbal Head w quick release plate compatible w Manfrotto MTO55CXPro4 CF Tripod legs?
Asked by: Susan A.
As long as the plate and clamp are Arca Swiss compatible they will work together. Please see our blog post on the differences.<a href= https://www.acratech.net/blog/arca-swiss-vs-bogen-manfrotto-camera-plates/ target= _blank >https://www.acratech.net/blog/arca-swiss-vs-bogen-manfrotto-camera-plates/</a>
Answered by: Scott D. Acratech Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

What Plate is required for the Nikon D610 or Nikon D750?
Asked by: Michael D.
Sorry I have a Nikon D800 and use the Jobu Design SF-BP-3 Body Plate 3.<a href= http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/830842-REG/Jobu_Design_SF_BP3_Body_Plate_3_for.html target= _blank >http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/830842-REG/Jobu_Design_SF_BP3_Body_Plate_3_for.html</a>
Answered by: Rene L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Does the GV2 ball head come with quick release plate? or I have to purchase it separately?
Asked by: Poyu P.
The GV2 does not come with a quick release plate. One would need to be purchase separately.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

What is the diameter of the base?
Asked by: Anonymous
The base diameter of the Acratech GV2 is 2 inches.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Hello,i'd like to know if on this product is there any international warranty or, if not, if it is possible to extend the US one.Thank you,Best Regards,Sandro Bernardinello
Asked by: Anonymous
The head comes with a 10-year USA valid warranty. We do not offer any extentsion of the warranty beyond that time frame. You would need to contact Acratech directly to see if they have any further warranty extensions beyond that time frame that they could offer you. See the following link for Acratech's contact page on their website: http://www.acratech.net/contact-us/
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Hi,is the picture of this GV2 what is in the box when I order it?Is the only thing missing to get going is the mounting plate for the camera?Thanks for you time to reply.Regards.
Asked by: Anonymous
You will get what you see in the photo. You will need a quick release plate. Those are listed under Essential Accessories.
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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