"Cube C1 "Classic""
When the manufacturer of the best ball heads and view cameras of the finest, mechanical quality constructs a geared head, the result is a 3-axis head like the Cube! Not only because of its construction, but also because of its iconic design, it has been the measure of all things ever since.
The Arca-Swiss Cube is without question the most advanced and most precise tripod head on the market. Why is this so much more important now than it used to be? If the photographer used to have at least 12cm wide film, today he has a much smaller sensor, which means you have to be able to work much more precisely. In order to be able to work efficiently with the horizontal and vertical lines, which are important in both architectural and product photography, it is essential to be able to pan your camera in the mm range.
Without exception, every photographer I lent the Cube to bought it immediately or wanted to own it as soon as possible. Which brings us to the next topic: the individual parts of the cube spend a whole day on milling machines operated by technicians who used to make the very finest mechanical watches in the Jura.
The C1 Cube is perfect for landscape, still life and architectural photography as it allows the photographer to set even heavy cameras with absolute accuracy.
The Cube has two panorama axes: the lower one at the base and the upper one for horizontal pans, eg for precise panorama shots.
The fine gear mechanism allows fine adjustment of the X and Y axes. The two setting wheels can be operated easily and evenly thanks to the self-locking gear.
What does "classic" quick release mean?
- The classic lever clamps the camera plate or the L-bracket by turning it.
- All camera plates, L-brackets, monorails and optical benches from Arca Swiss fit into the classic quick release.
- Other manufacturers who are compatible with Arca Swiss also fit into the classic quick release.
- An overview of all quick clamps can be found in our "Knowledge Base".