Vanguard Alta PH32


Vanguard's Alta PH-32 3-way Pan head is constructed with state of the art materials and production processes to guarantee perfect results. This fluid 3-way pan head weighs only 0.68kg (1.5 lbs) and features a 5kg (11 lbs) safety payload. Alta PH-32 offers fantastic handle ergonomics and precision thanks to the independent control of directions. One handle offers 360deg. panning and -30deg. to +90deg. back-to-front tilt, while the other maintains a lateral tilt range of -60deg. to +90deg. , which is ideal for shooting portraits or vertical landscapes. The fluid mechanism guarantees smooth panning which is key for video or observational use. The handle lengths can be extended or collapsed to match your changing needs and preferences.

Enhanced performance includes: durable aircraft aluminum housing; friction control and locking system on vertical and lateral tilt handles for both handy and precise shots; unique quick panorama function button for stitching panorama pictures together and a 360deg. scale on the base to ensure perfect matching; one bubble level for accurate 360deg. panoramic photography or videography adjustments; a built-in safety pin to prevent accidentally releasing your camera; QS-60 V2 universal 38mm Arca compatible plate with 1/4" D-ring screw, making it compatible with any "Arca-Swiss" type quick release system.

Vanguard Alta PH-32 Features

  • Never waver - Fluid movements and large ergonomic telescopic handles for precise and smooth movements

  • Super Fast Set-Up - Handle twist locking system guarantees fast and full control of your gear

  • Robustness - Aircraft aluminum for lightweight and long-lasting performance

  • Precision - Bubble level for precise and even panoramic photography and videography

  • Smooth: Fluid panning mechanism

  • High Workload Performance - 5kg (11 lbs) safety payload for multi-gear options

  • Safe - "Arca-Swiss" quick release system compatible, and a built-in safety pin

  • Pan Head Base - 55mm with dual 3/8 to 1/4 reducer bushing


  • Housing: Aircraft aluminum

  • Separate Panning Lock: Yes

  • Bubble Level: 2

  • Quick Shoe: QS-60 V2

  • Swivel Range: 360 deg.

  • Loading Capacity: 5kg (11.02 lbs)

  • Height: 130mm (5.12")

  • Weight: 1.5 lbs (0.68kg)