When working with heavier cameras in studio or on location, being able to work quickly, effectively and safely gives you more time to get the best results. The Video 60 Studio fluid head’s 18-step counterbalance system allows you to achieve perfectly adjusted balance quickly and simply. The sliding balance plate has a range of up to 115 mm, giving you even more precise adjustment and safety at any angle. All while supporting a maximum payload of 65 kg.The Touch & Go quick release and automatic locking reduce mounting and releasing your camera to a matter of seconds. Once you are set and ready to go, the frictionless leak proof fluid drag with nine levels of drag gives you perfectly smooth movement both vertically and horizontally. The Video 60 has easily identifiable, direct response horizontal and vertical brakes that are vibration free. The integrated assembly lock lets you mount the camera safely. Whatever your schedule, the Sachtler Video 60 Plus Studio won’t slow you down.

Highly stable and yet lightweight, the Vario pedestals provide optimum support both in Studio and OB environments. The functions of the Vario Ped 2-80 are perfectly matched to the requirements of Studio and OB daily life as it is a robust, reliable and protable solution that provides soft and precise movement delivering unparraled talent tracking and able to achieve seated and standing eyeline positions even at close range. It is a 2-stage pedestal for large payloads up to 80 kg / 176 lb in Studio and OB environment. Its smooth and precise on-air movement and on shot stroke length of 77 cm / 30.3 in is perfect for following talent moving from seated to standing postion ‘on shot’. It has an inlet valve for any air source and a pressure gauge for clear and reliable set-up. The detachable skid allows the pedestal to be simply broken down into two sections for easy storage and transportation. The Vario Ped 2-80 has crab and steer functionality, allowing working in tight spaces and on shot direction changes. It comes with 12.5 cm / 5 inch wheels and adjustable cable guards. The skid has an easy to adjust position for narrow clearance. The steering wheel has easily accessible slots for trim weights, which can be used to quickly adjust the column pressure if the temperature changes during the shot.

Technical Specifications

Range Video Video
Payload 65 kg 143.3 lb
Counterbalance 18 steps 18 steps
Drag 9 + 0 horizontal and vertical grades of drag 9 + 0 horizontal and vertical grades of drag
Weight 55.5 kg 122.4 lb
Bowl Size Flat Base Flat Base
Stages 2 2
Perfect Balance Stages 2 2
On Shot Stroke 77 cm 30.3 in
Steering Crab & Steer Crab & Steer
Pan Bar Count 2 x pan bar front section 2 x pan bar front section
Sliding Range 12 cm 4.7 in
Tilt Range 90° to -60° 90° to -60°
Interface Compatibility V-plate V-plate
Height Range For Pedestals 89 cm to 166 cm 35 in to 65.4 in

In The Box

Vario Ped 2-80 incl Manual Pump and Video 60 Studio