Vanguard PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head

Vanguard PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head

Vanguard PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head

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Product Highlights

  • Three-Way Pan Head
  • Supports Up to 6.61 lb
  • Tilts +90° to -60° Degrees
  • Smooth Three-Way Panning Movement
  • Made of Magnesium Alloy
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Vanguard PH-12 overview

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Vanguard's PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head is a lightweight Vanguard pan head. It's a three-way head made from magnesium alloy and weighing just 12.34 oz, with smooth three-way movement. It supports as much as 6.61 lb, and has a tilt range of +90° to -60°, and +90° to -30°. A QS-50 quick release shoe is included.

Three-way movement
Made of magnesium alloy
Lightweight--just 12.34 oz
In the Box
Vanguard PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head
  • QS-50 Quick Release Shoe
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    Vanguard PH-12 specs

    General
    Head Type Pan & Tilt Head
    Load Capacity 6.6 lb / 3 kg
    Pan & Tilt Rangeuurquefryuvcexb
    Lateral Tilt -30 to +90
    Vertical Tilt -60 to +90
    Panning Range 360
    Physical
    Dimensions H: 2.8" / H: 72.0 mm
    Weight 12.3 oz / 350.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.6 x 5.0 x 3.5"

    Vanguard PH-12 reviews

    PH-12 Three-Way Pan Head is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from nicely built, limited compatibility I bought this looking for a lightweight, compact pan head for a Velbon Rexi L tripod. It meets the first two requirements, but unfortunately it is not compatible with the Velbon mounting plate (or Manfrotto, or similar width base). The lever that locks the pan movement at the base of the head locks in the DOWN position, so if your mounting plate is wider than the base of the head, the lever is blocked from locking, as it cannot clear the baseplate to enter the DOWN position. Perhaps it is designed for a particular Vanguard tripod that has a narrower mounting plate than mine. It's a nice product, especially for the price, but unfortunately it has to go back.
    Date published: 2013-06-18
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