PG-02 VA: Pano-Gimbal Vertical Arm


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Another innovative product, and available only from Really Right Stuff. This "Pano-Gimbal" head represents years of design work and multiple prototypes. It has been field tested in Alaska and Africa with all kinds of gear and with all kinds of shooters. This is part of our patent-pending modular head: quickly remove the Vertical Arm from the Horizontal Bar for superior portability; no tools required. The PG-02 delivers precision smooth panning and rock solid lockup. Use to shoot 360 degrees panoramas with any lens. Or throw on your 600mm lens for effortless tracking of birds and wildlife.

Our PG-02 VA can be outfitted with a variety of quick-release clamps
  • PG-02 LLR with B2 LLR II lever-release style quick-release clamp
  • PG-02 LR with B2 AS II lever-release style quick-release clamp
  • PG-02 Pro/L with B2-Pro/L screw-knob style quick-release clamp
  • Allows the user to pivot independantly on both the vertical and horizontal plane
  • Great for handling large lenses while tracking an object, allows the shooter to follow their subject without supporting the bulk of the lens
  • Patented lever-release clamp for fast & easy mounting
  • Ergonomic design gives superior handling and unsurpassed reliability
  • Precision panning base is finely laser-engraved at 2.5 degree intervals and features our unique drum & brake design for effortless locking
  • Laser-engraved millimeter scale offers precise centering and positioning within the clamp jaw
  • All components are of the finest Really Right Stuff quality, machined from solid aircraft aluminum or stainless steel for maximum durability and minimum weight
    1. PG-02 Vertical Arm
    2. Stainless Steel 1/4"-20 x 3/4", flathead screw
    3. 5/32" Hex Key
    4. (2) Stainless Steel M5-0.8 x 12mm, flat head screw
    5. M3 Hex Key
    Vertical Arm Specs:
  • Weight: 19 oz / 540g
  • Height: 8.1" / 206mm
  • Lateral Slide Lock Knob locks the Vertical Arm to the Horizontal Bar
  • Tilt Lock Knob locks the vertical panning
  • Tilt Axle is laser engraved Zero to 360 degrees in 2.5 degrees increments.
  • Tilt Axle includes two pan index marks for positive alignment.
  • Optional Mounting Sockets on top of PG-02 VA allow for mounting of optional accessories. Mount a small ballhead for a second camera, or a microphone when shooting video. There are 5 optional sockets on top of PG-02 VA. One centered socket threaded 3/8"-16, two 1/4"-20 sockets on the X-axis (25mm apart on center), and two 1/4"-20 sockets on the Y-axis (20mm apart on center).
  • Tilt Axis Mounting Sockets: one 1/4"-20 centered socket with anti-twist tabs, two M5 sockets (30mm apart on center that accept B2 LR II or B2-Pro clamp), two more M5 sockets (45mm apart on center that accept B2 LLR II or B2-Pro/L clamp).