Are you ready?

With Ace, precision meets dedication. Achieve finesse in every shot with fast counterbalance, and smooth drag adjustments. Lightweight and compact, with consistent performance, Ace is along for the journey. From urban jungles to the call of the wild, be ready for every opportunity that comes your way.

With Ace in your corner, stability and smoothness comes with every shot. It simplifies your setup with camera plate markers, stepped counterbalance and quick pan and tilt adjustments. The Ace XL fluid head supports camera rigs weighing up to 8kg (17.6lbs), with nine steps of balance to quickly match your payload. A 104mm (4.1in) balance plate sliding range helps position accessorised cameras centrally and Sachtler drag gives smooth movement in any temperature. Ace XL also includes an illuminated level bubble to keep things straight in any location and the threaded stud can be removed when you want to swap to a slider. Weighing just 1.7kg (3.7lbs), Ace XL is light in weight but not in features, so go further, climb higher and capture that winning shot unplanned or in the heat of the moment.

Ace is built to earn its place on your journey. Designed with precision-engineered drag segments and rigorously tested materials, consistent performance is a given. That’s why Sachtler is trusted by professionals like you. Whatever path you choose to travel, Ace is your support system.

Technical Specifications

Bowl Size75 mm with integrated flat base75 mm with integrated flat base
Payload0 kg to 8 kg0 lb to 17.64 lb
Counterbalance9 + 09 + 0
Drag3 + 0 drag settings3 + 0 drag settings
Weight1.7 kg3.75 lb
Pan Bar Count11
Sliding Range10.4 cm4.09 in
Tilt Range90° to -75°90° to -75°
Temperature Range-30 °C to 60 °C-22 °F to 140 °F
Pan Bar TypePan bar AcePan bar Ace
Camera PlateSlide inSlide in


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