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The ARCA-SWISS X-Table is a multipurpose accessory for studio and location photography. Use as a macro focusing rail,
a camera positioning tool for architecture in tight spaces or over railings, or as a tool for critical positioning over copy work or overhead flat lay product shots.
Two gear driven function carriers move your camera in micro-metric movements along two 20cm (8”) rails, one for the X and a second for the Y axes.
The gear driven control knob is self-locking. Simply turn the geared knob to position and release.
A friction control ring, inside the geared focus knob, sets the tension for geared movements to the user's preference, or for extra safety when X-Table is tipped downwards.
Instructions for mounting X-Table to a tripod head
X-Table mounts directly into the lower channel of ARCA-SWISS tripod heads with Classic or flipLock® dual channel quick releases,
or directly into any ARCA-SWISS tripod head with a monoball®Fix quick release.
Third party manufacturer tripod head mounting
X-Table does not have a threaded socket on the rail. Therefore, an additional accessory is required if mounting to a third-party tripod head.
The 8.5cm Extension Bracket II (#42108) will mount into most knockoff “Arca-Swiss style” quick releases.
The footprint of the extension bracket is the same dimension and specification as ARCA-SWISS original camera plates.
X-Table mounts quickly into this connecting bracket and a lever style quick-lock secures the X-Table monorail in place. The 8.5cm extension bracket has a 3/8-16 threaded mounting socket if needed.
The Classic quick-release has two channels, which make it compatible with Classic ARCA-SWISS plates (the most widely used) as well as plates made to the new, narrower & lighter monoball®Fix standard.
When used with monoball®Fix plates, two pins on its base prevent any unintended slippage of the camera.
Tightening is done by a simple screw knob with which the photographer can ensure the camera is properly and securely fixed in position. It is equipped with a target bubble level to visualize levelling.
We recommend the use of original ARCA-SWISS plates, but the Classic quickrelease is also compatible with different plates made to ARCA-SWISS Classic standards, although tolerances may vary between brands.
Technical characteristics ARCA-SWISS X-Table Classic:
• Type: Geared focusing rail
• Weight: 1.59 lb / 720 g
• Length: 20 cm / 8 in
• Width: 20 cm / 8 in
• Height: 94 mm / 3.7 in.
• Levels: Target bubble level on quick release
• Friction Control: Yes
• Geared movement: Self-locking, micro-metric
• Geared travel: One complete revolution moves the carrier 19mm / .75 in
• Quick release rotation: 90°, manually adjustable
• Compatible camera plates: ARCA-SWISS Classic or monoball®Fix
• Base Mount: None - mounts directly into the lower channel of ARCA-SWISS Classic or flipLock® (dual channel) quick release or any monoball®Fix quick release
• Optional Accessory: 8.5 cm connecting bracket (042108), will mount X-Table to any tripod head compatible with ARCA-SWISS Classic style plates