This Sachtler aktiv™ 100 mm fluid head for payloads of up to 12 kg (26.5 lbs.), with unique SpeedLevel™ technology, can be levelled in seconds giving you time to get the perfect shot in documentary, corporate or news applications. The SpeedSwap™ system delivers the fastest way to switch between tripod and slider in seconds giving you ultimate flexibility.

Product Highlights

  • Level and lock your head in an instant without missing a second of action
    Unique SpeedLevel technology.
  • Visible from any height or angle – day or night.
    Innovative PrismBubble.
  • Capture extreme low angle shots right down to the ground.
    Innovative streamlined mounting system.
  • Switch between tripod and slider in seconds.
    Revolutionary SpeedSwap system.
  • Create moving stories, whatever the weather.
    Performance tested to the extreme.


Tripod Compatibility

aktiv10 fluid head is fully compatible with Sachtler flowtech100, ENG 2 CF, ENG 2 CF HD, Speedlock CF, Speedlock CF HD and ENG 2D tripods.​

Installation Guide

What version of aktiv bowl connector do you have?

Version 1

V1 install guide

Version 2

V2 install guide

Technical Specifications

Range aktiv aktiv
Payload 0 kg to 12 kg 0 lb to 26.5 lb
Counterbalance 15 + 0 steps 15 + 0 steps
Drag 7 + 0 drag settings 7 + 0 drag settings
Weight 2.9 kg 6.4 lb
Pan Bar Length 43 cm 16.9 in
Pan Bar Type Pan bar DV 75 Pan bar DV 75
Pan Bar Attachment 16/-/28 mm 16/-/28 mm
Pan Bar Count 1 1
Level Bubble Yes, illuminated Yes, illuminated
Battery Type CR2032 CR2032
Bowl Size 100 mm 100 mm
Camera Plate Sideload plate S Sideload plate S
Temperature Range -40 °C to 60 °C -40 °F to 140 °F
Tilt Range +90° to -70° +90° to -70°
Sliding Range 12 cm 4.7 in

Data Sheets

In The Box

  • aktiv10 fluid head with one pan bar DV 75 and one camera plate Sideload plate S

Compatibility Overview

aktiv10 can be combined with most  Sachtler 100 mm tripods:

Tripod flowtech® 100 MS  
Tripod flowtech® 100 GS  
ENG 2 CF  
Speedlock CF  
Speedlock CF HD  
ENG 2D  

Bowl Adaptor 100 mm to 4-bolt flat base (3330-16)