The H3 Ballhead from 3POD uses CNC forging technology for added strength, and hydraulic damping for smooth movement. It can be paired with our professional tripod and monopod series. The H3 aluminum ballhead from 3POD's H series features the latest in CNC forgingtechnology for hard, scratch-resistant durability. In line with all 3POD's signature ballhead gems, the H1 employs state-of the art ergonomic design, hydraulic damping for flawlessly smooth movement and jitter-free panning. It cansafely hold cameras up to 28.6lbs. A dedicated locking knob for the quick-release clamp protects your equipment by fastening the included sliding quick-release plate firmly to the body of the ballhead. The high-quality hydraulic movement of the ball itself is controlled with separate knobs, and the panning base rotates through 360? of movement, perfect for panoramic splicing. Four knobs located on the clamp and body of the ballheadcontrol locking and positioning. The uppermost locks the quick release plate firmly in place, while the lower three control large-angle adjustment, small-angle adjustment, and horizontal adjustment of the ball mechanism. The quick release plate features a universal mounting screw, appropriate for a huge range of camera sizes and makes.