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  • Tripod/ Monopod Heads
    Ball Head
    Manufactured for guaranteed precision, rugged durability, and a lifetime of trouble-free performance.
    Gimbal Head
    This head is ideal for long telephoto lens photography all the way down to short macro lens photography.
    Monopod Head
    A compact and light weight monopod heads featuring KES Arca-style Quick Release Clamps.
    Tripod Head Quick Release System
    Our new tripod head quick release system will give you the ability to quickly and easily switch between ball heads, pan heads, gimbal heads and more.
    KES Leveling Base
    The all new KES leveling base is especially helpful when shooting video panning or multiple panoramic images.
  • Quick Release
    Quick Release Clamps
    KES QR Clamps remain mounted to your tripod head and are engineered with safety stop relief grooves that provide improved versatility when mated with KES camera plates.
    Tripod Head Quick Disconnect System
    Our new tripod head quick release system will give you the ability to quickly and easily switch between ball heads, pan heads, gimbal heads and more.
  • Camera Mounting
    L-Brackets
    Quickly release, turn,
    and remount your camera for either a horizontal or vertical shot – no more flipping your tripod head on its side or upsetting your shooting position.
    Camera Plates
    A quick release system not only lets you work more quickly, you'll find you can mount your equipment to your tripod head more securely with less risk of vibration or slipping.
    Smart Phone Mounting
    Now you can attach your Smart Phone to any quick release mounting system that utilizes the Arca style Quick Release. The bracket is small and lightweight making it perfect for travel.
  • Lens Mounting
    Lens Plates
    Some of our lens plates feature precisely contoured anti-twist flanges or a non-pivoting lip design, while others offer mounting screws.
    Replacement Lens Collar
    A KES replacement collar will drastically improve your lens performance and optical results.
    Replacement Lens Foot
    A KES replacement foot has the dovetail built in, allowing for a lower profile, lighterweight, and the best possible stability.
  • Rails
    Rails
    Save time and improve results when shooting precise macro work by using our geared-track focusing rail, slide rail or our long rail plate.
  • Tripods & Supports
    KES Low Angle Pod
    Great for low angle shots and tight spots. Useful for wildlife and landscape photography. More stable when shooting in sand, mud, or snow.
    Window Mount
    KES heavy duty window mount combines compact convenience and versatility with the sturdy precision of a quality tripod
    Low Pod Mount
    The low pod mount is essential for macro closeups in the field.
    Tripods
    The mini table top tripod is a extremely sturdy miniature tripod.
    Tripod Head Quick Release System
    Our new tripod head quick release system will give you the ability to quickly and easily switch between ball heads, pan heads, gimbal heads and more.
    KES Leveling Base
    The all new KES leveling base is especially helpful when shooting video panning or multiple panoramic images.
  • Flash Brackets
    Telephoto Flash Brackets
    For lenses with a tripod collar
    For telephoto flash work, day or night, KES Telephoto flash bracket is an indispensable tool for outdoor photographers everywhere. This bracket enables you to produce the much needed catch light or foreground fill lighting for your subject.
    Macro Flash Bracket
    For camera bodies
    These Macro flash brackets are designed for installation on camera bodies and lenses. We offer 2 different models. All offer a deluxe multi-joint system to allow positioning of your flash.
    Accessories
    Accessories for your Flash Brackets
  • Additional Products
    Close Up & Macro
    KES offers many different solutions to help you when taking close up and macro shots.
    Straps and Accessories
    Add endless possibilities with stability to your cameras or lenses.
     
    Smart Phone Mounting
    The phone mount is small and lightweight. Making it perfect for travel.
    Misc Parts & Tools
    Missing that hard to find screw? KES has what you need to back to shooting.
    Grips and Accessories
    Add endless possibilities with stability to your cameras or lenses.
     
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KES Leveling Base

KES Leveling Base

 

 

 

The all new KES leveling base is especially helpful when shooting video panning or multiple panoramic images.
The leveling base can tilt 17° in any direction and hold up to 50 lbs.

It is designed to be placed between a tripod and a head to allow you to level your camera without having to readjust your tripod legs.

The bullseye bubble level helps ensure that your base is level to the horizon and an oversized wing knob ensures quick and easy adjustments.

 

The leveling base is available in two different options: with a  3/8-16 threaded stud or with our all new tripod quick detach head system.

leveling base flat

 

Tripod Leveling Base with 3/8-16 stud

 

Leveling base specifications

  • Tilt Angle: 17°
  • Total Tilt Angle: 32° total
  • Weight: 12.3 ounces
  • Height: 2.800 inches
  • Max Width (including bulls eye level): 3.660 inches
  • Diameter (excluding bulls eye level): 2.850 inches
  • Base Diameter: 2.860 inches
  • Locking Ring Width: 3.470 inches
  • Tripod Mounting Hole 3/8-16
  • Extra Screw Holes: (3) 1/4-20
  • Spirit Level: Yes
  • Material: 6061-T6 Aluminum and Stainless
  • Finish: Black and Satin Silver Anodize
  • Mounting Thread for Tripod: 3/8-16
  • Lock screw to prevent rotation: Yes


 

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LEVELING BASE QRlb with tripod

Tripod Leveling Base with Quick Release

 Leveling base with quick release specifications

  • Tilt Angle: 17°
  • Total Tilt Angle: 32°
  • Weight: 15 ounces
  • Height: 3.200 inches
  • Maximum Width (with bullseye level and knob): 4.5 inches
  • Diameter (excluding bullseye level and knob): 2.850 inches
  • Base Diameter: 2.860 inches
  • Locking Ring Width: 3.470 inches
  • Tripod Mounting Hole: 3/8-16
  • Tripod Head Mounting /Quick Release System Extra Screw Holes: (3) 1/4-20
  • Spirit Level: Yes
  • Knob: Captive
  • Material: 6061-T6 Aluminum and Stainless
  • Finish: Black and Satin Silver Anodize
  • Sensor Center Lines: Laser engraved
  • Mounting Thread for Tripod: 3/8-16
  • Lock screw to prevent rotation: Yes
Follow the technique shown below to decide which quick disconnect plate will suit your needs.
 
The small quick disconnect plate is recommended for tripod head bases 2.250 inches and under.
 
The large quick disconnect plate is recommended for tripod head bases 2.250 inches and over.
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largeruler large

 

 

 

 

Select Your System and additional plates if needed

 

  1. Part # : TLB-1
    $195.00

    KES Leveling base with 3/8-16 mounting stud plate

  2. Part # : TLB-1QRS
    $275.00

    KES Tripod leveling base with Quick Release and SMALL mounting plate plate

  3. Part # : TLB-1QRL
    $280.00

    KES Tripod leveling base with Quick Release and LARGE mounting plate plate

  4. Part # : TQR-MPS
    $19.00

    KES Tripod head quick release SMALL plate

  5. Part # : TQR-MPL
    $24.00

    KES Tripod head quick release LARGE plate