Velbon's compact, lightweight QHD-51Q ball head works with Velbon monopods and tripods. It lets you pan and tilt your digital camera or camcorder to almost any position, and then lock it securely in place with the one-touch locking system. You can also thread the quick-release plate into the tripod socket of your camera and leave it in place. That way, you can quickly attach and detach your camera from the tripod, saving you those crucial few seconds when you're trying to capture a fleeting shot.

Product Highlights:

  • for Velbon monopods and tripods
  • holds up to 6.6 lbs.
  • 1/4-inch tripod socket
  • quick-release plate
  • one-touch locking system for pan and tilt movements
  • lightweight aluminum construction
  • 2-5/8"W x 3-5/16"H x 1-11/16"D
  • weight: 7.8 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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What's in the box?

  • QHD-51Q Aluminum ball head
  • QB-3 Quick release plate (installed)

Product Research


Overview: The Velbon QHD-51Q Aluminum Ball Socket Head screws onto a 1/4" standard tripod screw and provides a quick release for cameras or camcorders up to 4.41 pounds. The ball socket head provides great flexibility for panning and tilting your camera. With the one-touch locking system, you can lock down your camera's position for shooting.

Quick Release Plate: The included QB-3 quick release plate attaches onto your camera using the standard 1/4" tripod thread. The quick release plate locks into place automatically when you place the plate onto the head. You can easily remove your camera by unlocking it with a single flip of the spring-loaded lever.

Dimensions: Width=2.622, Height=3.27" Depth=1.638"

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