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Vanguard GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head

BH #VAGH300T • MFR #GH-300T
Vanguard GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head
Key Features
  • One Hand Operation
  • Shutter Release Trigger on Grip
  • 17.6 lb Load Capacity
  • 2-Axes Panning
The GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head from Vanguard combines impressive ergonomic control with the ease and flexibility of precision ball head adjustments. The lightweight pistol grip allows you to lock, unlock, and reposition your gear comfortably with one hand, leaving your other hand free to make lens adjustments. The separate panning lock, 2 bubble levels, and 360° panning mechanism with 72 built-in click stops allow for precise panoramic positioning. The -32 to +90-degrees of side-to-side tilt and -8 to +90-degree back to front tilting facilitates a wide range of camera movement.
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Vanguard GH-300T Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Vanguard QS-60 Quick Release Plate
  • 3Vanguard TC1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head
  • 4Vanguard TN1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head

The GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head from Vanguard combines impressive ergonomic control with the ease and flexibility of precision ball head adjustments. The lightweight pistol grip allows you to lock, unlock, and reposition your gear comfortably with one hand, leaving your other hand free to make lens adjustments. The separate panning lock, 2 bubble levels, and 360° panning mechanism with 72 built-in click stops allow for precise panoramic positioning. The -32 to +90-degrees of side-to-side tilt and -8 to +90-degree back to front tilting facilitates a wide range of camera movement.

An efficient control system allows you to modify the level of friction on the ball to accommodate changing equipment weight up to 17.6 lb, while the anodized center ball allows extremely fluid movement without sacrificing precise control. Another extremely convenient feature of the GH-300T is the built-in shutter release that allows you to shoot and adjust camera position without ever taking your hand off the trigger. The two included cables are compatible with 80% of the DSLRs on the market. The GH-300T comes complete with a quick release and camera plate.

Vanguard QS-60 Quick Release Plate

The Vanguard QS-60 Quick Release Plate is compatible with any clamp that accepts the universal 38mm release plate, including Vanguard BBH ball heads and GH-200 pistol grip ball heads. Weighing just 1.6 oz, the QS-60 features a 1/4"-20 camera screw.

Vanguard TC1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head

The TC1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head from Vanguard is a dedicated shutter release cable for select Canon cameras. The cable connects from the base of the pistol grip to the camera for remote shutter release via the trigger of this innovative grip head with built-in shutter release. The TC1 cable is included with the GH-300T.

The TC1 Cable is Compatible with the Following Cameras:
Canon EOS 1D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1Ds, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark III, 1D X, 5D, 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 6D, 7D, 10D, 20D, 20Da, 30D, 40D, 50D
Vanguard TN1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head

The TN1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head from Vanguard is a dedicated shutter release cable for select Nikon cameras. The cable connects from the base of the pistol grip to the camera for remote shutter release via the trigger of this innovative grip head with built-in shutter release. The TN1 cable is included with the GH-300T.

The TN1 Cable is Compatible with the Following Cameras:
Nikon D1, D1H, D1X, D2, D2H, D2Hs, D2X, D2Xs, D3, D3S, D3X, D4, D200, D300, D300S, D700, D800, D800E,

Vanguard QS-60 Quick Release Plate Specs

Camera Screw(s)
1/4"-20
Dimensions
1.3125 x 2.375" (3.8 x 5.8 cm)
Weight
1.6 oz (45 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.35 x 5.4 x 1.2"

Vanguard TC1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3 x 1 x 1"

Vanguard TN1 Shutter Cable for GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3 x 1 x 1"

Vanguard GH-300T Reviews

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question

Would the TN1 shutter cable also work with Nikon D850?
Asked by: TOM
The Vanguard TN1 Shutter Cable will fit the Nikon D850 using the 10 pin remote connection.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is there a way to lock this head down to my tripod? I am having a problem with it continually unscrewing from the tripod either while making side to side (panning type) adjustments or while carrying the tripod with a camera attached. I love this head, but I'm getting tired of constantly screwing it back down after any movement. Not to mention I can't trust that it won't detach and drop my camera and lens. It seems like there should be a way to do this?!
Asked by: Shannon B.
There should be a small screw on the underside of the tripod head mounting plate. This allows you to lock your head on to avoid this situation.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this compatible with Benro A2970F tripod?
Asked by: Francine Z.
Yes, you can use this head on your tripod.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Will the shutter release work with my Nikon D500?
Asked by: Dudley
Yes. As the Nikon D500 DSLR camera uses Nikon's 10-pin remote connector for remote triggering needs, yes, the Vanguard TN1 Shutter Cable included with the Vanguard GH-300T Pistol Grip Ball Head would allow you to trigger the camera's shutter using the trigger button on the ball head's handle.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is the cable compatible with the Olympus MFT Camera OM-D E M-1?
Asked by: Anonymous
Seems to me that something along the lines of this ought to work, assuming the EM-1 has the same connector as the models listed here. Even if not, similar cables may exist that you could use.
Answered by: David L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Would this cable trigger work with a Nikon D750?
Asked by: Blake S.
it comes with a cable for canon and one for nikon
Answered by: LUIS U.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is compatible with manffroto.055PROB/MA18?
Asked by: hamad s.
If you mean whether the ball head can attach to the tripod, yes it can.
Answered by: che h.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

How much does the Vanguard GH-300T Pistol Grip weigh?
Asked by: Michael J.
Hi. The unit isn't very heavy, the spec reads 850g, so roughly 1.5lbs which seems about right.
Answered by: Terrence M.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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