This Sachtler aktiv™ 75 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.

Overview

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



Installation Guide

What version of aktiv bowl connector do you have?

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Technical Specifications

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Payload0 kg to 12 kg0 lb to 26.5 lb
Counterbalance15 + 0 steps15 + 0 steps
Drag7 + 0 drag settings7 + 0 drag settings
Weight2.7 kg6 lb
Bowl Size75 mm75 mm
Pan Bar Count11
Sliding Range12 cm4.7 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 cm16.9 in
Pan Bar TypePan bar DV 75Pan bar DV 75
Pan Bar Attachment16/-/28 mm16/-/28 mm
Level BubbleYes, illuminatedYes, illuminated
Battery TypeCR2032CR2032

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In The Box

  • aktiv8 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.

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