K&F Gimble Head adjustable on 3 Axes for Long Lens Photography | KF31.052

K&F Gimble Head adjustable on 3 Axes for Long Lens Photography | KF31.052

R2, 620 incl VAT

K&F Gimble Head adjustable on 3 Axes for Long Lens Photography | KF31.052

Make your camera feel weightless and manageable by fine tuning the balance for exceptional control

Main Features:
– Adjustable on 3 axes to get the camera perfectly balanced
– Horizontal Left/Right adjustment unlike other models
– 130mm horizontal adjustment range and 75mm vertical sliding range to balance your rig perfectly
– Durable and tough with beautifully crafted solid aluminium magnesium alloy adjustment knobs
– 20kg load capacity easily accommodating medium and large telephoto lens combinations
– 3/8-inch screw thread hole for connecting to a tripod, monopod, slider or other stand types
– 360° Horizontal rotating panoramic base with a smooth pan action
– Large locking nuts to hold the camera in any position
– Etched in white degree markings for accurate adjustments

What’s in the box:
1 x K&F Gimbal Head Camera Mount
1 x Quick release plate
1 x ¼-inch to 3/8-inch screw thread adapter

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Safely mount your heavy telephoto setup and effortlessly hold the action in frame.

Gimbal heads are much loved by long lens photographers as they make heavy equipment setups effortless to control. Being able to shift and fine tune the camera on all three axis means you can align the balance so it feels light, is easily controlled and easy to manoeuvre. This makes finding and keeping the action in your frame a breeze. That is why the K&F Concept Gimbal Heads are a favourite mount for wildlife, sports, event and even landscape photographers.

• When you align the axis; the camera becomes very easy to move and to follow action in a controlled way, as it rotates around the lenses nodal point.
• When you align the centre of gravity; the camera feels weightless as it is not front heavy in relation to your tilting mechanism.

Is your setup on the heavy side? Well, if you are chasing those perfect shots in the game reserve, on a sports field or at a live event, chances are that you make use of a heavier telephoto lens setup. If you do work with a heavy telephoto setup, you require a very stable platform to shoot from. The tiniest of vibrations or movement can have a huge impact on your images’ sharpness. Especially when you are zoomed in on a subject that is a long distance away. Along with stability, you also require a dynamic mount that allows you to move your camera freely and to track your subject. But more than that – you need something to mount and carry that bulky weight, safely. You need support that will give you peace of mind knowing that your expensive gear is properly secure and that there is no room for accidents where you gear ends up on the ground.

When it comes to options for mounting cameras to tripods, you are spoilt for choice. Over the years many designs have come along, each with their different strengths and drawbacks. With each type catching favour with certain types of photographers. But, for larger setups, accurate mounting and stability, the Gimbal Head is the correct choice. It will be the ideal mounting solution for your application. A Gimbal Head offers a strong, sturdy and stable mounting point. It can easily carry the weight of your heaviest setup – safely. With this Gimbal you also get the freedom of super smooth camera movement, allowing you to track a moving target. A typical ball head pivots from a point well below the weight of a long lens camera setup. This means if you tilt forward or backward just a little, the leverage acting on your gear makes it feel extremely heavy and immediately puts it out of balance. If not holding you gear this imbalance can cause your entire setup to tipple over.

If you have a long lens this Gimbal Head will benefit you in 3 ways. Firstly, a Gimbal Head can safely mount and take the weight of a super heavy setup. Secondly, the Gimbal quick release plate is mounted to the lens and not to the small camera body. Creating a super secure balanced mounting point. The camera is perfectly balanced as it is mounted at the centre of your body and lens combination. Then by adjusting your camera up/down and left/right and finding that centre of gravity point, minimal effort is required from the photographer when panning or tilting, as the Gimbal Head carries the entire load of the camera and lens. Thirdly, now with this free movement and easy panning. You can also let go of the rig and it won’t fall forward, it just floats where you left it. This makes the gimbal simple to use, perfect for when you’re required to make frequent adjustments or when tracking a moving subject, and simply fantastic for those long days.

Your tripod mount forms part of the foundation of your photography. If your foundation is shaky your images will most likely be too, translating to slightly soft images. You need to make sure the Gimbal that you are getting is up to the task. With this sleek K&F Gimbal Head you can be sure that you’ve got the right mount for the job without breaking the bank. It can lock up to a 20kg load, without compromising stability. With your camera balanced properly, the head creates an almost weightless feel for free movement and easy 360° panning. The head has a smooth fluid action ideal for sports and wildlife photography. The Panoramic panning base rotates 360-degrees for beautiful panoramic shots. With handy degree markings on the collar, allowing you to accurately pan at even increments, perfect for landscape photography.

This high-quality, precision Gimbal head tripod mount is made with high-strength, lightweight aluminium magnesium alloy, so it is both light yet strong enough to support a load of up to 20kg. The high-quality materials mean you can quickly frame up and lock down your perfect shot with confidence, knowing your framing will not drift and most importantly, your precious gear is securely supported. The Gimbal head locks down with secure precision and without shifting buy making use of large, beautifully machine aluminium knobs. This makes it a lifesaver for wildlife photographers and birdwatchers who have to stay still and concealed to snap photos of animals undisturbed in their natural habitat. The aluminium magnesium alloy is a very robust and durable material, so you can enjoy its smooth performance for many years. The anodized matt black finish with accented knobs is hard wearing and corrosion resistant. With the ability to remove the adjustable base plate section of the Gimbal, compact packing while traveling is made a breeze.

Adjusting and balancing the Gimbal is really made easy with the use of high-precision aluminium twist knobs, offering both quick and easy adjustments and for secure locking. A quarter-twist locking knob is used to adjust and secure the horizontal axis, and an easy grip winged knob is used to adjust and secure the vertical lifting axis. A larger aluminium knob allows for easy adjusting of the pitch hinge, ensuring quick, secure tightening. An extendable winged metal knob on the rotating pan base ensures the gimbal is compatible with tripods without centre a column. The entire Gimbal, including all its joints, hinges, and knobs, are crafted from the finest precision aluminium alloy, exuding its premium quality and workmanship. The hands-on feel of this equipment communicates a commitment to excellence, with its premium craftsmanship leaving a lasting impression on the user.

Here is how to setup the gimbal head. Firstly, the camera needs to be balanced on the sliding arca-type quick release mounting plate. Balancing is achieved by positioning the camera and lens at its balance point so that it sits perfectly level and does not tilt when left alone. Repeatedly repositioning your camera on the gimbal is made easy with the assistance of accurate ruler marking on both horizontal and vertical axes. You can accurately position your camera in the same place every time you remove and need to remount it. After this balance is achieved, you can lock down the Arca-type quick release plate with the grippy locking knob. You can also adjust the lifting range of your camera when it is attached to the Gimbal. The K&F Gimbal Head has a slide lifting range of 75mm. It also features a winged locking nut to lock down and hold to your desired lifting point. The lifting range is marked from 0 to 75mm in contrasting white engraved markings. The white on black contrast makes quick accurate adjustments possible. It also makes it very easy to repeat setups when you change cameras or lenses. Last and uniquely designed for this Gimbal, you also have a horizontal (left / right) adjustment up to a huge 130mm. Unlike most other Gimbals available, this extra axis of adjustment on this unit allows for the perfect balance point for a variety of setups from large to small rigs.
All these adjustment options allow for the perfect setup with precision balance.

A perfectly balanced gimbal will let you tilt or pan the camera independently on with minimal effort. This Gimbal head provides both flexibility and stability and takes care of the heavy load for you. Perfect for a variety of types of photography, where you need to track a subject.

The Gimbal head is securely screwed onto the tripod via a 3/8-inch screw thread hole and is compatible with most tripods, monopods or other stands. The kit also comes with a 3/8 to ¼” adapter so no matter your tripod mounting thread, it will fit. This makes setup and takedown of the Gimbal head quick and painless. Your camera or lens is mounted onto the Gimbal via a standard ¼-inch screw and arca type compatible quick release plate. The mounting plate is suitable for all types of DSLR and mirrorless cameras as well as camcorders and lenses with a mounting shoe. The sliding action of the mounting plate allows you to perfectly balance your camera on the Gimbal head. The simplicity of mounting your camera makes it quick and easy to setup your camera for shoots.

The camera quick release plate machined from aluminium alloy making it light and durable. It’s grippy rubber padding securely grips your camera. The included mounting plate can slide forwards or backwards to assist with better camera balance, however the plate is designed so that it cannot slide completely out protecting your camera from falling.

The Gimbal head is finished in a corrosion resistant anodized matt black. With its precision manufacture all axis slide with ease and solidly lock with minimal force, exhibiting the all-round quality. So, if you are in the market for a great looking, ultra functional Gimbal Head, that is bound to add value to your work, look no further than this K&F Gimbal Head by adding it to your growing arsenal of photography gear.

Specifications
• Gimbal Height: 235mm
• Gimbal Width: 200mm
• Base Mounting Diameter: 50mm
• Material: Solid Machined Aluminium Design
• Base Interface: 3/8" can convert to ¼"
• Load Capacity: 20kg
• Lift Slide Range: 75mm
• Horizontal Slide Range: 135mm