Did anyone get the Arca Swiss C1 Cube?

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Well its for sell at the badger graphic website! It only cost $1300 but its sounds really good! Anybody with some loose change buy it and tell us how it is!

-- David Payumo (dpayumo@home.com), December 03, 2001


What is an Arca Swiss C1? Pictures? Website?

-- Bill Smithe (bs2@aol.com), December 03, 2001.


-- Christopher Campbell (cbcampbell@mediaone.net), December 03, 2001.

Thanks for the link Christopher, interesting head, but even at the sale price of 1300 is too much for me..I think I will stick with my pan head..:-))

-- Jorge Gasteazoro (jorgegm58@prodigy.net.mx), December 03, 2001.

if (more_money > sense) buy("C1");

-- Gavin Walker (gavin.walker@japan.bnpparibas.com), December 04, 2001.

Boy, does that head give me wood!


-- Peter Jammer (petejammer@aol.com), December 04, 2001.

It indeed looks really cool, but $1300? That seems over the top, even for Arca-Swiss.

-- Donald Brewster (dpbrewster@prodigy.net), December 05, 2001.

Robert White sells it for a little cheaper for non-Americans. The head probably won't make it to Canada because its a high end, low demand product. Only a few would probably get sold a year. I can't see the dame thing in person. I might have to go to a camera show in Germany or NYC. If anyone actually gets to use it please tell me about it. It will probably be available in the speing.

-- David Payumo (dpayumo@rogers.com), December 13, 2001.

I spoke with martin Vogt at Arca-Swiss about the C1 late in the spring of 2001. Arca knows it will be a very low demand item and will really be useful or practicalonly for certain limited purposes. i suspect that the head is mainly designed for photographers workingin the virtualk reality or Quicktimeareas.

If you think the C1 is expensive, try pricing geared heads for for movie cameras.

-- Ellis Vener Photography (ellis@ellisvener.com), December 13, 2001.

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