The SBH-400AS Ball Head from Slik is a low profile and compact ball head. Weighing just 9.7 oz, this ball head boasts an 8.8 lb load capacity, making it suitable for small to medium-size digital cameras. A pan locking knob enables you to pan the head a full 360°, and degree markings surround the base of the unit for stitching together panoramic photos. The head has a 90° notch for shooting in portrait orientation, and a bubble level is provided to assist you with composition. A quick-release plate is included, and the ball head's cam lock quick release system allows users to attach the camera from the top of the platform without sliding in or out of the grooves. The base of the unit features a 3/8"-16 tripod socket, and a 1/4"-20 thread adapter is included so you can mount the ball head on your tripod of choice.