The Gitzo Series 3 Center Ball Head with Bubble Sphere is a
magnesium ball head with a quick release plate that incorporates many
innovative features. It is designed to match the range of high
performance tripods available from Gitzo. Weighing 1.9 lb, this ball
head can support 46 lb.
A large locking knob controls the
movement of the ball, while a separate lock controls the 360° panning
motion. In the center of the locking knob is a tension, or friction
control dial that allows you adjust the tension of the ball to match the
weight of your gear. The Spring Assisted Double Lock combines two
locking systems in one to maximize locking power and ball smoothness.
double quick-release safety system consists of two safety pins to
protect your camera from falling from the head when the locking knob is