1. Made of high quality CNC aluminum alloy body material. 2. The leveling base is fitted between tripod and head and is used in combination with tripods that don't have built-in levelling mechanisms. 3. The three adjustment dials enable the operator to make fine, finger tip adjustments up to +/- 5 degrees to ensure the camera is perfectly level. 4. The dials also have locking rings to ensure stability once the right position is reached. 5. The base has a 3/8 inch female tripod fitting and a 3/8 inch male head fitting.