Fluid Heads: Compass15 Fluid Head (1034)


Compass15 Fluid Head
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Compass15 Fluid Head

LIGHT, VERSATILE AND MULTIFUNCTIONAL


The Compass 15 is a versatile compact 75mm fluid head suitable for cameras and configurations payloads up to 10kg (22lbs). The advanced precision fluid drag and counterbalance systems operated by slim in line radial ring controls result in quicker and easier set up.

With an extended 5+0 position fluid drag system employing smooth start and soft stop technology and 4 counterbalance settings plus 60mm camera plate balance travel, the Compass 15 offers a fast reliable set up you can trust and is versatile enough to use over a wide array of camera configurations.  It is built to deliver consistent performance and  drag resistance with no variation over a wide  range of temperatures and environments.


Constructed of lightweight high-strength die-cast alloy and rigid composite polymers and featuring precision ball bearing supported pan and tilt movements, Compass 15 is extremely durable and robust delivering silky smooth pan-tilt fluid actions to match camera payloads up to 10kg (22Ibs).


Compass 15, is the head of choice for documentary video journalism users and will deliver great performance time after time. It meets the demands of inspiring storytellers and comes with the reliability and “THE RIGHT FEEL” that are the hallmarks of every Miller product.



 

Features:

  • Compact, lightweight and versatile.
  • 5 selectable of fluid pan and tilt drag
  • positions + 0.
  • 4 selectable counterbalance positions.
  • Perfect for payloads to 2-10kg (4.4-22lbs).
  • Fluid drag system with smooth start and soft stop technology & balanced diagonal transition.
  • Controls slim inline radial ring controls.
  • Illuminated bubble level.
  • Precise floating pan-tilt calliper locks ensure bounce free on-off performance.
  • Quick release, 60mm balance travel camera plate with 1/4” + pin, 1/4” and 3/8” screws.
  • Robust construction for rugged outdoor shooting conditions.
  • Optional second pan handle mount.
  • Side mount for viewfinders and accessories.
  • Three-year warranty.

SPECIFICATIONS
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Payload Range:
1.5-10 kg (3.3-22 lbs)
Payload Capacity:
10.00 kg (22 lbs)
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Weight:
2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)
Camera Platform Type:
sliding camera plate with 1/4" & Pin and 1/4" & 3/8" screws
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Camera Plate:
Quick release camera plate with 60mm (2.4") sliding range
Mounting:
75mm ball levelling
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Tilt Drag:
5 selectable fluid drag positions + 0
Tilt Range:
+90/-75°
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Tilt Lock:
Calliper disc brake system
Pan Drag:
5 selectable fluid drag positions + 0
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Pan Range:
360 °
Pan Lock:
Calliper disc brake system
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Counter balance System:
4 selectable positions
Temperature Range:
-40°C to +65°C
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Pan Handle:
Fixed length 390 mm (15.4")
Body Width:
90 mm (3.5 in)
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Height Above Bowl:
170 mm (6.7 in)
Illumination:
Bubble level
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Counterbalance Performance:


Counterbalance Performance

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Available with Systems:

Compass 15 2-stage (alloy): System Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) with above ground spreader
#   Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) (1828)
System Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) with above ground spreader

Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (alloy): System Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (alloy)
#   Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (alloy) (1831)
System Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (alloy)

Compass 15 2-stage (alloy): System Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) with on ground spreader
#   Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) (1827)
System Compass 15 2-stage (alloy) with on ground spreader

Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (carbon fibre): System Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (carbon fibre)
#   Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (carbon fibre) (1833)
System Compass 15 Solo 75-2 (carbon fibre)

Compass 15 Solo 75-3 (carbon fibre): System Compass 15 Solo 75-3 (carbon fibre)
#   Compass 15 Solo 75-3 (carbon fibre) (2020)
System Compass 15 Solo 75-3 (carbon fibre)
 

Compatible with:

Euro Camera Plate: Euro Camera Plate
#   Euro Camera Plate (860)
Euro Camera Plate

Hi-Hat (75mm): Hi Hat (75mm)
#   Hi-Hat (75mm) (465)
Hi Hat (75mm)

Tripod Bowl Adaptor: 100mm to 75mm Tripod Bowl Adaptor
#   Tripod Bowl Adaptor (378)
100mm to 75mm Tripod Bowl Adaptor

Fixed Length Pan Handle for Compass15/20 Fluid Head: Fixed Length Pan Handle for Compass15/20 Fluid Head
#   Fixed Length Pan Handle for Compass15/20 Fluid Head (679)
Fixed Length Pan Handle for Compass15/20 Fluid Head

Compass Camera Plate: Compass Camera Plate
#   Compass Camera Plate (1204)
Compass Camera Plate

Mini Euro Camera Plate: Mini Euro Camera Plate
#   Mini Euro Camera Plate (1208)
Mini Euro Camera Plate

Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod: Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod
#   Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod (2001)
Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod

Compass Accessory Mounting Bracket & Adaptor: Compass Accessory Mounting Bracket & Adaptor
#   Compass Accessory Mounting Bracket & Adaptor (1216 & 1217)
Compass Accessory Mounting Bracket & Adaptor

Mini Euro Sliding Plate Assembly: Mini Euro Sliding Plate Assembly
#   Mini Euro Sliding Plate Assembly (P7800)
Mini Euro Sliding Plate Assembly

Euro Sliding Plate Assembly: Euro Sliding Plate Assembly
#   Euro Sliding Plate Assembly (P7840)
Euro Sliding Plate Assembly

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