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Miller CX8 Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System - 75mm Ball

Abel Code: MI-3746
Mfr. Code: 3746
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This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
This system includes the Miller CX8 75mm Ball Fluid Head and 2001 Solo 75 3-Stage Rapid Lock Telescopic Carbon Fiber Tripod.
Key Highlights
  • 75mm Ball CF Tripod System
  • 26.4 lb (12 kg) max. payload
  • 5+0 selectable drag positions


The Miller CX8 Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System - 75mm Ball consists of the CX8 Fluid Head and ultra-lightweight, rigid Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod. With a maximum payload of 26.4 lb (12 kg ) and sliding, side-load quick release plate, this is an ideal tripod system for cinematic and documentary filmmaking, where both payload and center of gravity shift frequently due to lens or accessory changes.


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


This Miller 3-Stage Solo 75 Tripod features advanced carbon fiber tubing and easy ball levelling. Solo Rapid Lock tripods provide a solid operating height in a lean and light design. In addition to the sleek telescopic design, the 3-stage Solo 75 tripod provides a greater height range with a lightweight 75mm bowl.

While this tripod may be the tallest 75mm tripod available, its 3-stage design offers the smallest packing size for travel. You will not need Baby Legs or a Hi-hat with the renowned super-low Solo tripod range. A low height setting down to 8.7" (220mm) expands the capabilities of this tripod into the low-angle shot your director craves each time he or she asks: can you go any lower? Now you can say: yes!


  • Industry-standard 75mm ball levelling
  • Unbelievable 8.7"-73.6" (220mm-1870mm) height range
  • Ultra light Carbon, magnesium design
  • 3-position leg angle locking - no spreader
  • 3-stage ring lock leg extension
  • Air cell carry strap
  • Spike or wind-down rubber feet
  • Solo Rapid Lock system can lock/unlock with less than 1/4 of a turn

NOTE:  This tripod does not have a spreader. 

What's in the Box

  • QR Plate w/ Camera Screws
  • Pan Handle (Fixed with Clamp)
  • Tie Down
  • Miller CX8 Fluid Head - 75mm Ball
  • Miller Solo 75 3-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod (2001)
  • Soft Case (2-Stage)
  • Solo Shoulder Strap (Aircell)


Key Highlights

  • 75mm Ball CF Tripod System
  • 26.4 lb (12 kg) max. payload
  • 5+0 selectable drag positions
  • (16) counterbalance positions
  • Side-load QR plate w/ 60mm travel
  • 3-stage ring lock leg extension
  • 44.1 lb tripod capacity


Adjustable / Telescoping:


Tripod Load Capacity Range:
30.0-49.99 lb - Up to 44.1 lb
Tripod Materials:
Carbon Fiber
Tripod Max Height Range:
Over 70.0" - 73.6" maximum height
Tripod Size:
Tripod Type:
Tripod Min. Height Range:
5-9.99" - 8.7" minimum height
Transport / Folded Length:
25.0"-29.99" - 25.9" transport length
Tripod Options:
Fast Set-Up
Tripod Feet:
Rubber - Retractable
Tripod Stage:
Tripod Max Payload:

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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