Wimberley WH-200 Gimbal Version II Tripod Head Excellent Condition
Wimberley WH-200 Gimbal Tripod Head II with Quick Release Base. Is a gimbal-type tripod head that incorporates an elevated tilt mechanism and adjustable platform to make the camera/lens' center of gravity and tilt axis of the head be perfectly aligned. Things once thought of as impossible with a ball head are nothing short of mundane with a Wimberley, because a weightless camera/lens combo (even a 600mm f/4 w/ large body) can literally be controlled with one finger. Point the rig where you want and take the hand away, and it stays exactly where you put it. The Version II head is more compact and lightweight, features a redesigned panning base, "soft-touch" knobs, and includes a built-in Arca-type compatible quick release base. An Arca-type quick release plate is required and is available separately. The built-in industry-standard Arca-type quick release clamp makes it compatible with the many different plates available from Arca-Swiss, Acratech , Kirk, Wimberly, Really Right Stuff, Foba, etc. The head does not have separate controls for tension and locking, but the locking controls deliver smooth resistance with diminished "stick-slip".
The overall height of the head is 9.25" (23.5cm), with the lens platform adjustable from 3.5 to 7.1" (8.9 x 18cm). The centerline of a balanced lens will be approximately 8.4 (21.3cm) above the bottom of the head.
Distance from the mounting surface of the platform to the tilt axis: Adjustable from 1.1 to 4.8 (2.8 to 12.2cm). The head's redesigned panning base has zero play and the pan locking knob has been moved to the side of the head; this allows the user to easily operate both knobs with the same hand. Lobed "soft-touch" knobs provide a more comfortable grip and perform better when using gloves. My digital scale weighs this head at 3 pounds 3 ounces. The head is mechanically perfect and the gimbal locks up rock solid as does the Arca-Swiss clamp. There are minor scratches on the clamp surface from normal use as shown in the photos and the condition of this head is excellent without any deep scratches or dents.
I have been using it for a Nikon 600mm f4 lens and shooting birds in flight is a joy with this gimbal head. The item "Wimberley WH-200 Gimbal Version II Tripod Head Excellent Condition" is in sale since Saturday, December 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Tripods & Supports\Tripod Heads".
The seller is "fastrout" and is located in Grass Valley, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- MPN: WH200
- Item Length: 9.7in.
- Item Height: 9.2in.
- Head Type: Gimbal Head
- Item Width: 3.5in.
- Compatible Brand: For Canon
- Brand: Wimberley
- Features: 360 Degree Rotation
- Material: Aluminum
- To Fit: Gimbal
- Type: Gimbal Head
- Model: WH-200
- Item Weight: 3.1lbs.