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International press release
Lightweight pro ball camera heads
now available in the USA
Featherweight ball heads for
professionals take loads in excess of 80 pounds. These new pro ball heads from the Korean
manufacturer Markins target the demanding outdoor market, weight less than 1.28 lbs and
carry loads exceeding 80 lbs.
(PRWEB) February 10, 2004--Modern tripod
heads for outdoor photographers should be light and very sturdy. After some hours walk,
the total weight of your backpack equipment becomes an issue and you often wish for a
couple of pounds less on your back.
The Markins compact ball heads in the M10
and M20 series stand the toughest requirements and provide innovative technology such as
Progressive Friction Control (PFC). At 1.12 and 1.28 lbs, they are light yet take loads
exceeding 80 lbs. This gives an exceptional load-to-weight ratio of 78:1
The progressive friction control knob
locks the ball securely in any position, and the integrated panorama base allows the head
to be turned 360 degrees for exact camera panning. Coming with the standard 3/8"
windings, the ball heads can be used on any standard tripod.
The M10 and M20 Q-Ball ball heads are
made of durable, hard-anodized 7075-T6 Duraluminum. They are self-cleaning and practically
The easy to operate quick release clamp
is compatible with Kirk, Foba, RRS and Arca Swiss. Various quick connect camera plates are
available which stay on the camera and tele lenses.
The suggested retail price for Markins
M10 is 340.00 USD incl. quick release clamp. Camera plates are available starting at 40.00
Markins products are available online in
the Nikonians Photo Pro Shop at https://www.photoproshop.com, shipping out of Virginia.