January 24, 2018

Updated Style Hejnar PHOTO F362b Quick Release Clamp Preview

Hejnar PHOTO F362b Quick Release Clamp overview

Following the update and renovation of almost all of Hejnar Photo clamps last November, it was also time for the most classic and best selling clamp of the Hejnar Photo line.
So Hejnar F362b with a 2.375" (6 cm) jaw length, was introduced with a little delay this year, two months after the other clamps and five years after its previous update Hejnar Photo Updated F62Ab Quick Release Clamp Review.

The F362b clamp

Manufacturer Specification:
Jaw Length:2.375" (6 cm)
Weight:106 gr (3.7 oz)
Center hole:1 x Countersunk Threaded 3/8"-16
Side holes:2 x Countersunk Threaded 1/4"-20 at 30 mm apart
Short Captive Screw Knob:Stops at maximum opening
Material:6061-T6 Aluminium
Color:Black hard coat anodized
Hardware:Stainless Steel
Made in :USA

The F362b follows the new styling approach of the F361 and F363 quick release clamps described in Preview of Updated Style Hejnar PHOTO Quick Release Clamp Series, with
  • Curved outlines on the jaws
  • Built in Bubble (spirit) Level on the front jaw.
Hejnar PHOTO F362b curved outline and bubble level
Updated curved front jaw and bubble level.

While maintaining the high quality characteristics as the:
  • Decimal scales on both jaws
  • Safety stop relief grooves 2.6 mm deep. 
  • Tongue in pocket design of the moving jaw guides which guaranty a long term impeccable operation by not allowing dirt and grit entering the clamp interior.
Hejnar PHOTO F362b top view with decimal scales

The F362b features the black hard-anodized, one-piece, long aluminum knob as denoted by the "b" at the end of the model name. With the diamond pattern being a point of recognition on all Hejnar QR clamps.

Hejnar PHOTO F362b black long screw knob

The F362b could not escape the Hejnar Photo standard and is accompanied by an SS 1/4"-20 flat-head hex screw for mounting on ball heads or other devices and a 4mm Allen key.
Hejnar PHOTO F362b with SSscrew and Allen key
The F362b accompanied by an SS 1/4"-20 flat-head hex screw and 4mm Allen key.

Arca Swiss® compatibility is a standard for Hejnar Photo products extended to this QR clamp as well regarding both its clamping jaws and the dovetail on the bottom. Hjenar Photo products work with Arca type clamps and plates from:
  • Markins® including lever release clamp
  • Really Right Stuff®, including lever release clamp.
  • Arca Swiss®
  • Wimberley®
  • Kirk®
  • Photo Clam®
  • Foba® (Foba uses different safety stop mechanism, so safety stops may need removing)
  • Vanguard ABH Series Ball Heads (ABH is Vangaurds only Arca-Compatible series)
  • Custom Brackets®
  • Jobu Design®
  • Acratech®
More details about the Arca compatibility and jaw measurements may be found in the original article about the F62Ab Quick release Clamp.

I hope you found the information useful, thank you for viewing.
All Photos by courtesy of Hejnar Photo © 2017 Chris Hejnar

Price & Availability:
Current price for the F362b QR Clamp is US$ 65.00 (+Shipping where applicable) and is available now from the Hejnar Photo online Store.

If you are interested in the product, do check the Recommended Sellers page for a valid Hejnar Photo discount coupon before ordering.

Referenced Articles:

Hejnar Photo Updated F62Ab Quick Release Clamp Review

Relevant articles:
Preview of Updated Style Hejnar PHOTO Quick Release Clamp Series
Hejnar Photo New! Quick Release Clamp Series
Hejnar Photo F010A and F012 Quick Release Clamps

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