Miller Ships New ArrowX Fluid Head

Miller Camera Support is now shipping its new arrowX 5 Sprinter II 2-Stage CF camera tripod fluid head, featuring the company’s proprietary CB PLUS counterbalance system. It’s designed for quick and easy adjustments during field or studio use.

Miller's CB PLUS provides a sequential counterbalance design, which provides a repeatable, accurate and rapid setup. It features eight large counterbalance steps, allowing the user to get to their needed position quickly and efficiently. The CB Plus switch adds a half step, enabling counterbalance refinement. This new feature makes the arrowX Series perfect for ENG, EFP, Studio, field OB, or any other use where frequent and fast re-rigging is required.

The new arrowX 5 also includes the ability to remove the clamp stud to easily mount the head on flat base surfaces, such as sliders. Where extra rigidity is required, a Mitchel Base adaptor can be fitted. All arrowX models come with 120mm sliding plate travel to help quickly re-balance changing camera payloads. Precision ball bearing supported pan-tilt movements help deliver silky smooth starts and soft stop fluid actions. Exact floating pan-tilt caliper locks ensure bounce free on-off locking. It also has a wide payload range from 2-21 kg (4.4-46.2 lbs.), 16 positions of counterbalance and 7+0 pan and tilt drag positions. These features all make the arrowX 5 ideal for larger ENG and EFP applications including documentaries, drama and television commercials.

The Sprinter II 2-Stage Carbon Tripod features side-action leg locks that let users independently adjust both stages of the tripod with one hand, allowing for high-speed adjustments on the go. Other specifications include a minimum height of 440mm and a maximum height of 1540mm. Weighing in at 3.2 kg (7.1 lbs.) with a payload capacity of 45 kg (99.2 lbs.), this tripod can handle larger payloads without sacrificing maneuverability. 

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