Product Code: 1578820

Gitzo GH3382QD Series 3 Centre Ball Head

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RRP: £449.95 £399.00

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The Gitzo GH3382QD Series 3 Centre Ball Head is an extremely balanced and versatile head, engineered to provide smooth, precise movements when framing. It holds an impressive 18kg load and has a quick release adapter and a larger ball compared to other models for strong and comfortable use with heavier equipment, making it an ideal match for Series 2 and 3 Mountaineer tripods.

Key Features: Gitzo GH3382QD Series 3 Centre Ball Head

  • Safely holds an impressive 18-kg load
  • The most powerful balanced precision tripod ball head
  • Ideal for mountaineer (series 2 & 3) and systematic tripods
  • Independent pan lock to make horizontal adjustments and a separate knob for friction control
  • Compatible with all of Gitzo's D profile plates and fits most Arca-Swiss style plates from other brands
  • Ideal match for Series 2 and 3 Mountaineer tripods, plus most other Series 2 tripods and above
  • True friction control for comfortable framing adjustments
  • A standard Arca-Swiss compatible plate (GS5370D) is included

Gitzo's Center Ball Heads are extremely balanced and versatile heads, engineered and developed to be the ideal complements to our top of the range tripods. The completely new range represents the state-of-the-art in the heads’ field, focusing on ultimate smoothness and precision of the movement and locking. Available in 3 sizes ideal for Gitzo’s Traveler and Mountaineer Tripods. The new heads family boast a completely newly mechanism, focusing on ultimate smoothness and precision of the movement and locking.

Smooth and precise - Tungsten disulfide (WS2) ball coating
Tungsten disulfide is one of the smoothest materials known to science. The coating minimises the irritating "stick-slip" (jerky movement) effect. Tungsten disulfide has such low friction that it requires and extremely efficient locking mechanism (patent pending) and the use of hard metal components under and around the ball, to achieve movement with comfortable friction, strong locking with minimum effort, and compact head sizes.

Precise, safe, and comfortable control of movement
Independent pan lock is available in all 3 models, making it possible to take panoramic photos or make horizontal adjustments for perfect framing. Friction control is available in GH1382QD and GH3382QD, ergonomically located inside the ball lock knob. It functions independently from the ball lock knob, allowing the ball lock to have a short stroke (quick locking).

Intuitive quick release system
The plate is locked with a screw-knob, which makes the system compact, light, and intuitive, while being flexible to accept most Arca-Swiss style plates from a wide variety of brands.

Perfectly matches Gitzo tripods
Unlike the black, cylinder shaped design seen in most ball heads in the market, our heads have slim, curved forms with a triangular accent, and matte grey plated steel top casings. GH1382TQD and GH1382QD have slim designs to fit perfectly between the legs of Traveler Tripods.


  • Weight: 770 g
  • Safety Payload Weight 18 kg
  • Material: Aluminium
  • Head Type: Ball Head
  • Top Attachment: 1/4? screw
  • Base Diameter: 60 mm
  • Plate Type: GS5370D
  • Friction Control: Yes
  • Front Tilt: -90° / +40°
  • Lateral Tilt: -90° / +40°
  • Panoramic Rotation: 360
  • Base Type: 50 mm
  • Ball Locking: Yes
  • Bubble Spirit Level (No.): 1
  • Certifications: none
  • Colour: Noir Decor
  • Easy Link: No
  • Independent Pan Lock: Yes
  • Independent Tilt Lock: yes
  • Maximum Working Temperature: 70 C
  • Minimum Working Temperature: -30 C
  • Pan Bar Included: No
  • Pan Drag: NONE
  • Quick Release: Yes
  • Working Height: 12.6 cm
  • Tilt Drag: NONE
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Product Specification

Attachment thread 3/8 inch female
Head type Ball Head
Height 12.6
Max Load 18000
Mount thread 1/4 inch male
Quick release plate GS5370D
Spirit level Yes
Weight (g) 770
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Item Value (Cash Price) £399.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £399.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £15.62
Final Instalments £15.62
Total Amount Payable £562.32
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

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    • Not working through disability.
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Product Code: 1578820-wex Manufacturers Part Number: GH3382QD