1.5-in. Paramount ME/ME II/MX/MX+/MYT Counterweight Shaft Extension Bar


The 1.5-inch diameter Counterweight Shaft Extension Bar (sold separately) is compatible with the following counterweight shafts:

  • Paramount MYT Standard Counterweight Shaft
  • Paramount MX/MX+ Standard Counterweight Shaft
  • Paramount ME Standard Counterweight Shaft
  • Paramount ME II fitted with the 1.5-inch diameter Counterweight Shaft


  • Length: 17.8 cm (7 in.)
  • Diameter:  3.8 cm (1.5 in.)
  • Weight: 1.4 kg (3 lb.)
  • Capacity: Up to 2 additional counterweights.

This extension provides a longer counterweight balance arm, and more total counterweight capacity. The extension features 1/2-in. 20 TPI male threads at one end, female at the other.

Important Note

The Paramount ME II includes a 1.875-inch diameter counterweight shaft and two 1.875-inch bore, 30lb counterweights.  The Paramount ME II can optionally accept the 1.5-inch diameter Paramount ME/ME II Counterweight Shaft.

Paramount ME/MX Counterweight Shaft Extension Bar Technical Drawing

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 4.5 × 12 × 4 in