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The ” J250-2 ” Head

$ 465.00$ 485.00 USD

Double Tilt Heavy Duty Head for  Medium Format with Leaf Style Digital Backs and Large Format Heavy 4 x 5 to 8 x 10 Cameras

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This is a heavy duty head to compliment the J Series Tripods.  It accommodates infinite 90° adjustment from vertical to horizontal and also allows a 15° tilt from left to right.

Ries J250-2 Head

 The J250-2, with a crown size of 3.9 inches / 9.906 cm, is designed for the heavier professional video cameras, 5 x 7, 8 x 10 and larger format cameras up to 85 pounds / 39 kg.  


The J250-2 comes standard with Black Aluminum Knobs, but can be ordered with Bronze Knobs for an additional $20.  It is available with 1/4″-20 or 3/8″-16 mounting screws and weighs 3.75 pounds / 1.7 kg.  The mount between the tripod and head or the head and the camera can be ordered with different sizes.  If you have multiple cameras with different size mounting screws, an extra screw can be ordered separately and is easily interchangeable.  

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All Performances are based on Ries models manufactured after January 2014 when the Ries factory converted from cast aluminum to the current wrought 6061-T6 aluminum alloy.  Though similar in appearance to the older cast aluminum the older Ries models are not rated to the same specifications as our newer models.



  • Weight – 3.75 Pounds / 1.7 kg, bronze knobs add 4 ounces / .12 kg

  • Crown Size  –  3.9 Inches / 9.906 cm
  • Maximum Camera Weight  –  85 Pounds / 39 kg
  • Camera Screws  –  1/4″-20 or 3/8″-16 available
  • Knob Finish  –  Black Aluminum, Starlight Aluminum, or Luster Bronze (additional Charge)




Additional information

Weight 3.75 lbs
Dimensions 5 x 5 x 5 in

Black Knobs 0.00, Luster Bronze Knobs 20.00

Camera Screw

1/4 – 20, 3/8 – 16

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