The Video 18 has been helping people get amazing results all over the world for decades. It can support a payload of up to 22 kg and is a perfect fit for a wide range of video projects. This operational versatility is added to by 16-steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and tilt drag, which allows you to work intuitively safe in the knowledge that movement will always be smooth and seamless.

The Touch & Go quick release camera plate and sliding balance platform mean that once you’ve clicked your camera into place, the entire platform adjusts to balance your setup. The Sachtler Speedbalance technology provides lightning fast weight compensation, making the Video 18 S2 a time-saver as well as a reliable part of your gear.

When you need stability for payloads of up to 35 kg, you don’t have to give up on lightweight design and easy transportability. The Sachtler ENG 2 D Aluminum Tripod is an alternative to EB-carbon fibre tripods, which gives you the versatility and robust performance you need to shine whatever environment you are operating in. Balancing speed and precision, the quick clamping system locks the tripod legs in seconds so that you can get to work quickly.

This a dual extractible, aluminum ENG tripod features a diameter of 16 mm and a 100 mm bowl base. The ENG 2 D’s double extension delivers optimal stability with extended height of 1.5 m, making it an ideal solution for news professionals that need the ability to set up and go at a moment’s notice.

Technical Specifications

RangeVideoVideo
Payload2 kg to 22 kg4.4 lb to 48.5 lb
Counterbalance16 counterbalance steps + Boost Button16 counterbalance steps + Boost Button
Drag7 + 0 horizontal and vertical grades of drag7 + 0 horizontal and vertical grades of drag
Weight7.6 kg16.8 lb
Bowl Size100 mm100 mm
Spreader TypeGround spreaderGround spreader
MaterialAluminiumAluminium
Tripod Stages22
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
Interface CompatibilityTouch & GoTouch & Go
Transport Length89 cm35 in
Height With Spreader63 cm to 172 cm24.8 in to 67.7 in

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