The Pro2 Gimbal Head from Jobu Design is a redesigned version of the popular Black Widow line of gimbal heads from Jobu. The Pro2 is lighter and even stronger than its predecessor, with a completely redesigned, 400% stiffer swing arm, which is CNC-machined out of solid aluminum.
As its strength was improved, the Pro2 was also given an integrated Arca-style quick-release clamp, which saved on weight compared to the previous version. But even while exacting 2 oz of overall weight savings, Jobu made no compromises on the head's ruggedness – among its tests, the manufacturer even took a hammer to this model, which suffered no ill effects from the thrashing.
The Pro2 is rated to support over 35 lb – essentially, the longest telephoto lens you can find (800mm-plus) will be well-served by this silky-smooth gimbal. Like the earlier version, the Pro2 Gimbal Head features a horizontal mounting element, which is much easier for installing the lens and serves to avoid the shear stress on the lens collar that side-mounting introduces.
Note! Requires Arca-style camera plate – not included.