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Miller CX8 Fluid Head - 75mm Ball

Abel Code: MI-1093
Mfr. Code: 1093
Estimated to Ship Contact Sales For ETA
Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
This 75mm ball fluid head features a 26.4 lb (12 kg) maximum payload, (16) counterbalance positions, 5+0 selectable positions of fluid pan and tilt drag, and a side-loading QR plate with 60mm of travel.
Key Highlights
  • 75mm Ball Fluid Head
  • 26.4 lb (12 kg) max. payload
  • 5+0 selectable drag positions


The Miller Compass8 Fluid Head - 75mm Ball is the premium head in the 75mm ball leveling CompassX series. Designed for camera rigs up to 26.4 lb (12 kg), with (16) balance positions and (5) levels of fluid drag, it is ideal for professional applications requiring compact camera support. A feature-packed fluid head, CX8 is ideal for cinematic and documentary production, where payload and center of gravity shift frequently due to lens or accessory changes.

The CX8 employs CB Plus technology, providing (16) counterbalance positions. With 3+0 settings of Miller’s unrivaled fluid drag, coupled with 60mm of camera plate travel, you can easily adjust the head to match your camera configuration.

Constructed of lightweight, high-strength, die-cast alloy and tough composite polymers, and featuring precision ball bearings, Miller has combined robust engineering with smooth pan and tilt movement. Built for extreme conditions, the CX8 performs consistently over a wide range of temperatures and environments, giving you confidence when out in the field. 


  • Compact, uncompromised performance
  • Ideal for payloads up to 26.4 lb (12 kg)
  • 15+0 CB Plus selectable counterbalance positions
  • Ergonomically located CB Plus switch
  • 5+0 selectable positions of fluid pan and tilt drag
  • Positive selection radial ring controls
  • Illuminated bubble level
  • Precise floating pan-tilt calliper locks ensure bounce free on/off performance
  • Side-loading camera plate with 60mm travel, and 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 camera screws
  • Robust construction for rugged outdoor shooting conditions
  • Side mounting point for viewfinders and accessories (sold separately)
  • Optional second pan handle mount (not included)
  • 3 year mfg. warranty

NOTE: Tripod sold separately.


What's in the Box

  • QR Plate w/ Camera Screws
  • Pan Handle (Fixed)
  • Tie Down
  • Miller CX8 Fluid Head - 75mm Ball


Key Highlights

  • 75mm Ball Fluid Head
  • 26.4 lb (12 kg) max. payload
  • 5+0 selectable drag positions
  • (16) counterbalance positions
  • Side-load QR plate w/ 60mm travel

Tripod - Heads Only

Head Max Payload:
Up to 26.4 lb - 12 kg
Head Mount Type:
75mm Ball
Head Tilt Range:
+90° / -75°
Head Type:
Fluid Head
Counterbalance Positions:
Pan Bar Positions:
Panoramic Rotation:
Head Weight:
5.5 lb - 2.5 kg
Head Features:
Fixed Pan Handle
Bubble Level - Illuminated
Fluid Pan & Tilt Drag - 5+0 positions
Pan/Tilt Locks - positive lock caliper brake system
Sliding Plate - 60mm travel
Side Load
Quick Release
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