This Sachtler aktiv™ 75 mm fluid head for payloads of up to 8 kg (17.6 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

  • aktiv fluid heads are compatible with Sachtler tripods. To leverage the revolutionary aktiv technology the flowtech®75 tripod has been upgraded to flowtech75 aktiv
  • aktiv6, aktiv8 and aktiv8T systems include the new flowtech75 aktiv tripod
  • You can find a list of all compatible tripods on the compatibility section on this page

Learn more about the upgrade process

Technical Specifications

Bowl Size75 mm75 mm
Payload0 kg to 8 kg0 lb to 17.64 lb
Counterbalance15 + 0 steps15 + 0 steps
Drag3 + 0 drag settings3 + 0 drag settings
Weight2.6 kg5.73 lb
Pan Bar Count11
Sliding Range12 cm4.72 in
Tilt Range90° to -70°90° to -70°
Temperature Range-40 °C to 60 °C-40 °F to 140 °F
Camera PlateSideload plate SSideload plate S
Pan Bar Length43 cm16.93 in
Pan Bar TypePan bar DV 75Pan bar DV 75
Pan Bar Attachment16/-/28 mm16/-/28 mm
Level BubbleYes, illuminatedYes, illuminated
Battery TypeCR2032CR2032


In The Box

  • aktiv6 fluid head with one pan bar DV 75 and one camera plate Sideload plate S
  • flowtech75 metal bowl insert (to upgrade flowtech75 tripods for optimum performance with aktiv fluid heads) and Service Centres flowtech upgrade instructions.