RAM Mounts are able to support a multitude of different weights in a number of different situations and applications. Each Ball/Socket size (from A - E) accommodates a different weight capacity. Virtually all popular mounts require either a B-Size, C-Size, or D-Size ball and socket solution.
Below, the weight capacities for each popular ball mount are outlined.
|Ball Size||Ball Diameter||Weight Capacity *||Components|
2 lbs / 0.9 kg
|B Size Components|
4 lbs / 1.85kg
or up to 10 lbs in light applications
6 / 2.75 kg
or up to 15 lbs in light applications
|D Size Components|
*Note: Be aware, the maximum weights displayed above are simply a guide. Different applications and environments will affect these limits.
When in doubt, it's usually best to go up one ball size.
Should you require an A or E size ball and socket solution, please contact us.
The videos below also help to explain the different applications suited for each ball and socket mount.