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 77cm / 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 Studio Studio
Payload 80 kg 176.4 lb
Stages 2 2
Perfect Balance Stages 2 2
On Shot Stroke 77 cm 30.3 in
Height 66 cm to 143 cm 26 in to 56.3 in
Steering Crab & Steer Crab & Steer
Head Fitting Flat Base Flat Base
Ground Clearance 97 cm 38.2 in
Integrated Pump No No
Trim Weights 3 3
Steerable Yes Yes
Steering Ring Diameter 63.5 cm 25 in
Wheel Diameter 12.5 cm 4.9 in
Narrow Transit Width 73 cm 28.7 in
Weight 44.4 kg 97.9 lb

In The Box

Vario Ped 2-80 incl. manual pump