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Markins Q-Ball Q20i w/ Knob Release (Black)

Description:  Markins Q20i is an all-in-one type ballhead with panning base. It is our top end ballhead for big job. (Camera/lens plate is required.)
Availability:  Out of Stock
Price:  USD $409.99 (CAD $532.99)

Why Markins Q-Ball?

Markins Q-ball Q20 is our best performing ballhead though it is very compact and light. It is ideal choice for demanding professionals with large gears who want nothing but the best.

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  • Unmatched High Performance: Super-strong and smooth bi-axial progressive locking mechanism is free of lock-up problem and easy to control. And, its superior mechanism provides even pressure in all directions.
  • Compact and Light: Amazing 110 lbs load capability while weighing only 1.2 lbs. This translates to an incredible 90 load/weight ratio, best in its class.
  • Fluid style main tension knob (patent pending) for smooth and easy operation
  • Engraved degree markings for panoramic photography
  • Beautiful and tough hard-anodized finish
  • Fits all standard monopods and tripods with a 3/8" bolt (monopods/tripods with a 1/4" bolt require an adapter bushing which is not provided)

Screw-Knob Release Quickshoe for Dovetail Plates (Patented):

  • New Quick-Turn knob opens/closes 3 times faster.
  • New i-Type Q-Balls has user replaceable quickshoe connection.
  • Built-in spirit level for leveling.
  • Spring loaded detent pin to protect plates from accidental sliding.
  • Safety stop relief for plates with stopper screws.
  • Enclosed moving mechanism to keep the dust out.
  • Rounded corners and edges for safety and ergonomics.
Bubble Level i-Type Mount Index Marks Vertical Drop

  Model   Markins Q-Ball Q20i w/ Knob Release (Black)
  Camera Connection   Screw-Knob Style Quickshoe (QR-60)
  Maximum Load   110 lbs (50 kg)
  Maximum Torque   220 lbf·in (250 kgf·cm)
  Weight   1.2 lbs (555 g)
  Height   4.02 in (102 mm)
  Housing Diameter   2.28 in (58 mm)
  Panning Base Diameter   2.68 in (68 mm)
  Ball Diameter   1.89 in (48 mm)
  Friction Control   Bi-Axial Progressive
  Panning   Yes
  Panorama Index   Yes
  Tripod Mount Hole   3/8"–16 UNC
  Available Colors   Black

Details of Q-Ball Q20

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