The Foba Base Plate for Superball Head is a metal hexagon with a 3/8 -16 In. threaded protruding screw. It is used with the Foba Superball series of ballheads, it certainly makes for an effective base with any ball head, geared head or pan/tilt head whenever broad, low support is needed. With a weight of 2 lb, it can be occasionally used for field use as well.
The base plate rest assures that the tripod head and camera combination can be placed in any position which the tripod head will support without concern for movement of the base plate itself.