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R1 w/RD5 Adjustable Tilt Pkg

R1 w/RD5 Adjustable Tilt Pkg
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New package F6120V-1 comes with Advanced Rotator RD10 (F1140-1).

Advanced Rotator RD5 (F1162) has been discontinued and sold out. It is replaced with Advanced Rotator RD10 Single Plunger (F1140-1). This helps to simplify our product line up and offer customers a lower cost pathway to multi-row pano head such as Nodal Ninja 3 MK3.

Level: Amateur - Pro.
Lenses: Fisheye 4.5-17mm.
Features: Smallest Pano Head, fits in pocket, repeatable results, fits to lens not camera.
Uses: 360x180 Spherical Panoramas, Real Estate.
Cameras: Any - fit based on lens.

A single row pano head designed for use with circular and full frame fisheye lenses. The R1 pano head incorporates a unique cantilever tilting option suitable for different fisheye lenses on different sensor formats under different applications. Please keep in mind the canter-lever design is not intended for user to shoot the nadir (down shot) or zenith (up shot) by simply tilting down or up from original position. Doing so skews the NPP of a lens creating errors in stitching. While there are some using advanced workflows that may offer solution, these usually come at the cost of added work in post-production processing of images. Generally speaking, the zenith shot can be eliminated if shooting with slight tilt up. With use of optional R1/R10 Nadir Adapter, there is also technique to shoot the nadir (down shot).


  • The ring clamp mounts directly onto the lens itself freeing up the camera.
  • Different cameras can be used on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
  • Ideal for pole photography and/or use with monopod Arca Swiss Compatible quick release design.
  • 8 precise on-the-fly tilting options (-15, -10, -7.5, -2.5, 0, +5, +7.5, +12.5 deg).
  • Options to capture (off-set from No-Parallax-Point) the zenith (up shot) and nadir (down shot) making nadir and zenith patching easier and making sharp long exposure captures possible.
  • Ability to roll the camera/lens in any position including the popular 0, 60 and 90 degree positions.
  • Lens clamp permanently mounted to lens making reproducible mounting possible and much quicker to setup.
  • Different cameras can be used on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
  • Compact and lightweight; great for use on monopods and high poles.
  • Advanced rotator RD5 with 10, 36, 60, 90, 120 degree detent options and pan lock.
  • Small nadir footprint.
  • Built-in spirit level.
  • Optional external spirit level that allows rotation to the side and back for better viewing.
  • Optional rail stop that is integrated into the Lens Ring Plate.
  • Weight: 485 grams (1lb 1oz).


R1 Tilt Head, RD5 Rotator, Lens Ring Clamp, Case, 3/8-1/4 threaded adapter, hex key, Quick Reference Guide.

Be sure to check out some YouTube videos from us and some of our customers.

Note: price is reflective of standard lens ring at $99.95. Some lens rings are a bit more or less as noted in Lens Rings category.

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R1 w/RD5 Adjustable Tilt Pkg

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  • SKU: F6120V

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