"Column made of special aluminum multi-section tubing, matte black anodized, with cm and inch scales. Camera carrier made of aluminum section, can be horizontally adjusted over approx. 16 cm (6.3 in.) with rack-and-pinion parallel guides. Left hand/right hand operation, two blocking screws prevent inadvertent changing of the adjusted position. Camera mounting plate tiltable by +/- 90deg. Connecting screw horizontally adjustable. Height adjustment with hand crank (5602). Large non-reflecting matt Gray base plate with printed grid, cm and inch scales. Feet adjustable in height. Spirit level. Hand-cranked, rack-and-pinion height adjustment, additionally counter-balanced by a built-in coil spring. Blocking screw to stop accidental changing of height."