The 1.5-inch diameter Counterweight Shaft Extension Bar (sold separately) threads into the end of the:
- Paramount MYT Standard Counterweight Shaft, or,
- Paramount ME Standard Counterweight Shaft or
- Paramount MX Standard Counterweight Shaft or,
- Paramount ME II fitted with the 1.5-inch counterweight shaft
And allows provides a longer counterweight balance arm, and more total counterweight capacity.
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 counterweight shaft.