The Panosaurus 2.0 Pano Head is ideal for creating 360° cylindrical panoramas as well as 360° x 180° spherical panoramas.
The $100 Panosaurus 2.0 can accommodate any camera up to 63mm in height from its base to the center of its lens. The length of lens the Panosaurus 2.0 can accommodate from its optical center to the tripod hole of the camera is 180mm – or 7 inches.
Check out the video of DiscJunkie using the Panosaurus to make a 360 degree Virtual Tour of his DVD room:
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The Panosaurus 2.0 also supports point and shoot style cameras with tripod holes offset from the centerline of the lens by up to 1.25 inches or 32mm.
The Panosaurus 2.0 can support up to 10lbs or 4.5kg. The solid 1/4″ aluminum upright arm is reinforced with a 3/4″ solid aluminum block brace. The Panosaurus 2.0 is a wind fighter. The base is made of 3/4″ expanded PVC plastic, which is an excellent vibration reduction material which helps make the Panosaurus 2.0 one of the lightest panoramic heads available – just under 2lbs or .9kg.
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