High performance professional ball head with the Markins tradition of superior craftsmanship.
Smaller and lighter than the Markins Q20i and the Markins Q10i
Ideal for monopods and light tripods from Gitzo, Manfrotto..., retaining the highest load-to-weight ratio in its class.The Q3i comes with the Markins QR-48i quick release shoe (clamp) attached.
Quick Turn Knob Style Quickshoe (QR-48i)
65 lbs (30 kg)
130 lbsf·in (150 kgf·cm)
0.83 lbs (375 g)
3.50 in (89 mm)
1.89 in (48 mm)
1.97 in (50 mm)
1.50 in (38 mm)
Tripod Mount Hole
This high quality quick release shoe is Arca Swiss, RRS and Kirk compatible, and has:
Improved anti-vibration and new replaceable quickshoe connection
The new Quick-Turn knob opens or closed by one turn
Integrated bubble level
All corners and edges rounded to a super-finishing by a barreling method, so it won't damage your valuable other equipment.
A patented spring loaded stop pin preventing plates from accidentally sliding out with your gear
Click this link for a Markins Ball Heads Users Guide and Technical Data Sheet in pdf file format
Read about the legend of Emille
If still unsure on whether you should get a ball head or a 3-way pan-tilt head, you may want to read this "Why a Ball Head" PDF file.
Warranty: all Markins products come with a three year warranty.
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