Fluid Heads

CAT
1033

Compass 12 Fluid Head

Affordable, lightweight allrounder
  • Compact, lightweight and versatile.
  • 3 selectable positions of fluid pan and tilt drag + 0.
  • 4 selectable counterbalance positions.
  • Perfect for payloads to 1.5-10kg (3.3-22lbs).
  • Fluid drag system with smooth start and soft stop technology & balanced diagonal transition.
  • Slim in-line 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 mounting point for viewfinders and accessories.
  • 3 year warranty.
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The Compass 12 Fluid head is designed for “on the go” creative professionals who want the best at an affordable price and is 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 3+0 position fluid drag system employing smooth start and soft stop technology and 4 counterbalance settings plus 60mm camera plate balance travel, the Compass 12 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 12 is extremely durable and robust delivering silky smooth pan-tilt fluid actions to match camera payloads up to 10kg (22Ibs).

Compass 12, great for documentary and video journalism and will deliver hi-performance time after time. It meets the demands of inspiring story tellers and comes with the reliability and “THE RIGHT FEEL” that are the hallmarks of every Miller product.

Specification - Compass 12 Fluid Head


Payload Range1.5-10.0kg (3.3-22.0lbs)
Weight2.4kg (5.2lbs)
Counterbalance Positions4 selectable positions
Pan Tilt Drag3 selectable fluid drag positions + 0
Pan Tilt LocksPositive lock calliper brake system
Tilt Range+ 90°/ -75°
Pan Range360°
Camera PlatformSliding camera plate
Sliding Range60mm (2.4")
Mounting BaseØ75mm (2.9") ball levelling
Height Above Bowl170mm (6.7")
Illuminated ControlsBubble level
Pan HandleFixed length 390mm (15.4")
Temperature Range-40° to +65°C (-40° to +149°F)
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