Induro PHQ1 PHQ Series 5-Way Panhead

Model #479-101

Induro 479 101 1
Induro 479 101 1
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General Information

Load Capacity 25.3 lb (11.5 kg)
Height 4.3" (110 mm)
Quick Release Plate Dovetail (Arca-Swiss compatible)
Spirit Level 5
Separate Panning Lock 2
Head Mount Thread Size 1/4"-20 (with supplied QR plate)
Base Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Panning Range 360° on both fixed and variable axes
Tilt Range Front: +90/-15°
Side: +90/-45°
Weight 1.9 lb (0.9 kg)
User Reviews
B h photo.32817553
16 October 2017

I'm happy to finally have an Arca Swiss type quick release on the tripod head. I have those adapters on all my cameras now. I wish this head had more vertical tilt, though. I have had to mount the camera backward when taking moon shots high above the horizon.

B h photo.32817553
2 September 2015

I recommend this head for anyone whose needs it would address. In using A D800 which is a big camera with lens attached, though only coming in at half the weight rating for the head), and it is clearly up to the task. The more I use it and get used to it, the more I like it.

B h photo.32817553
10 May 2015

On first use, one of the side round angle indicators came off.. The glue that holds this down failed... The Handles like others say do come loose very easily. They have fixed the Arca-Swiss mount.. I'm using a Canon 5d MK III with the L-bracket and this connects firmly and securely.

B h photo.32817553
29 March 2015

This quite a head for any sturdy tripod. It is truly a 5 way head and does have an Arca-Swiss plate, for the skeptics who have said here that it doesn't. It is everything I was looking for. The collapsible handles are not as much of a pain as some on here complain about.

B h photo.32817553
9 December 2013

This PHQ1 PHQ Series 5 tripod head is a good idea but was poorly executed. The adjustment arms are hard to tighten they should have been knurled instead of hex which you really need a wrench to tighten. Also the bubble levels and the degree markers were off at true level.

B h photo.32817553
2 May 2013

This is the easiest tripod I have ever leveled. It is all in the head once the tripod is close. Panoramas are a snap.

B h photo.32817553
11 September 2012

This tripod head is precision and well engineered. Obviously a lot of thought went into the design. It will be invaluable for panorama photos, and for videos. The fluid head has perfect resistance. As a retired TV ENG cameraman, I know what a head should feel like when panning and tilting.

B h photo.32817553
29 March 2012

I recently purchased the Induro #AT413 tripod legs. I was using an old Monfrotto #3030 3-way head and needed to move up to a more stable system. The old head weight capacity is 11.4 lbs and this new head is rated for 25.3 lbs and there has been a big difference in the stability of my entire system...

B h photo.32817553
13 October 2011

As a professional photographer I have used a Bogen 3047 head for 15+ years. My heads were old and they had been discontinued so after some study I replaced all my heads with Induro heads.

B h photo.32817553
19 September 2011

I was in the market for a new tripod head, and wanted to move into the Arca-Swiss compatableclamp. When I saw the 5-way pan head from Induro I was intrigued. Who wouldn't be. Everyone said that there was a learning curve so I wanted to try one before I bought it. I could only rent the PHQ3.

Product Highlights
  • Supports Equipment up to 25.3 (11.5 kg)
  • Five-Way Positioning
  • Five Bubble Levels
  • Two Separate Panning Locks
  • Dovetail Quick Release Plate
  • Arca-Swiss Compatible
  • Folding Control Handles
In The Box
  • Induro PHQ1 PHQ Series 5-Way Panhead
  • Quick Release Plate
  • 5-Year Warranty + 5-Year Warranty By Registering Online
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