The Standard Counterweight Shaft that is included with all original Paramount ME mounts.
- Length: 46 cm (18 in.)
- Diameter: 3.8 cm (1.5 in.)
- Weight: 4.5 kg (10 lb.)
- Capacity: Up to six (6) 9 kg (20 lb.) counterweights.
The Paramount ME II includes a 1.875-inch diameter counterweight shaft and two 1.875-inch bore, 30 lb. counterweights. The Paramount ME II can optionally accept the 1.5-inch diameter counterweight shaft.