Miller Tripods CinX 8, CinX 9 & CinX 20, 23 & 25 fluid heads announced

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Miller Tripods, under the Miller Cine brand, has announced its new CinX 8 and CinX 9 large fluid heads and CinX 20, 23, and 25 smaller fluid heads.

These new models complete Miller’s Fluid head offering for the cinema industry where the aim was to cover every potential application. The CinX range now comprises eight different fluid heads.

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Miller CinX 5

I previously reviewed the CinX 5 way back in 2019. You can read that review here.

CinX 8 & CinX 9

Miller CinX 8

The new CinX 8 and CinX 9 join the existing CinX 3, 5 and 7, which are mid-sized fluid heads. The CinX 8 and 9 have a capacity of 40kg / 88lbs, and both employ an ARRI-compatible side-loading camera plate. The CinX 8 is fitted with a 150mm, low profile clawball and the CinX 9 has a flat base, which may be attached to a Mitchell flat base adaptor or a 150mm clawball.

Miller CinX 9 front

Both heads have 16 positions of counterbalance steps and a 7+0 position pan and tilt fluid drag system. They are constructed out of lightweight, high-strength die-cast alloy and rigid composite polymers. This keeps them relatively lightweight and compact for their size and payload capacities.

Miller CinX 9 back

The CinX 8 and 9 both come with sturdy pan handles to reduce flex under heavy drag. The side-loading ARRI-compatible camera plate with 150mm of travel, can help speed up the setup of most rig configurations. Accessory mounting brackets, compatible with ARRI fittings, may also be mounted in two locations on the pan section of the head.

CinX 20, 23 and 25

Miller CinX 25

Also new to the lineup are the CinX 20, 23 and 25. They feature up to a 14kg / 30.8 lbs payload capacity and employ Miller’s new Versa universal camera plate. The CinX 20 and 23 are fitted with a 75mm clawball while the CinX 25 employs a 100 mm clawball.

All three fluid heads have 16 positions of counterbalance. The CinX 20 has a payload capacity of 0-8kg / 17.6 lbs and 3+0 pan and tilt (P&T) soft drag positions. The CinX 23 boasts of 0-10kg capacity, and 3+0 heavier P&T positions. The CinX 25 has a capacity of 14kg / 30.8lbs and 5+0 P+T positions.

All CinX models employ the Miller Right Feel smooth start and soft stop technology and they are claimed to have well-balanced diagonal drag transitions and consistent drag resistance over a wide range of temperatures. The CinX 8 and 9 feature illuminated rear-mounted controls and a bubble level, enabling operators to make adjustments in dimly lit conditions, without having to feel their way around or use a torch light.

The CinX range comes with the Miller Gold 3-year factory warranty.

Price & Availability

I don’t currently have any information about pricing or availability.

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