Questions about ball heads

Started Jan 15, 2014 | Discussions thread
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raztec Contributing Member • Posts: 505
Questions about ball heads

Hello

I just bought a Markins ball head, but didn't realize I need different plates for different cameras. Each plate is an additional $60 so I'm thinking of sending it back and getting a different one which has a universal plate to mount any camera. A few questions for you guys:

1. Is there a ball head that has such a universal mount to use with any camera?

2. Can the ball head be used with a monopod for shooting action?

Thanks a bunch,

Raz

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