System aktiv12T flowtech100 GS
Sachtler system aktiv12 Touch & Go with flowtech100 tripod, ground spreader, carry handle and bag
Sachtler System aktiv12T flowtech100 with sideload and ground spreader
Weighing only 7.3 kg (16.1 lbs.) the aktiv12T flowtech100 system is both lightweight and durable, designed to be a long-serving and high-performing part of your kit. This system is the perfect choice for professional medium-sized camcorders and digital cine camera set ups of up to 14 kg (30.9 lbs.). 15 counterbalance steps allow for fast and precise balancing of your camera. Its Touch & Go mechanism with a sliding range of 70 mm make loading and positioning the camera quick and easy. Seven drag settings provide smooth and fast options to adjust drag performance without jolts or vibrations. The illuminated PrismBubble with top or side view makes levelling easy from any height.
The aktiv12T fluid head with unique SpeedLevel™ technology can be levelled in seconds giving you time to get the perfect shot in documentary, corporate, news or wildlife applications. The SpeedSwap™ system delivers the fastest way to switch between tripod and slider in seconds giving you ultimate flexibility.
Capture the widest range of shots in the shortest time with aktiv12T combined with flowtech100. With no bowl clamp required, flowtech can go flat to the ground for extreme low-angle shots – using the versatile hinge lock mechanism of flowtech. The system delivers the widest height range. The 2-stage carbon fibre flowtech tripod with high torsional stiffness has unique quick release brakes which can be deployed and adjusted in an instant. Its ergonomic design makes the tripod comfortable to carry, on shoulder or carry handle, no matter where your creativity takes you. flowtech comes with a quick attach ground spreader with foot controls for adjustment. When you are ready to move on, the legs are hold together by a magnetic lock for transportation.
aktiv™12T fluid head with Touch & Go plate 16 and pan bar DV 100; flowtech® tripod 100 with ground spreader, carry handle, attachment mount; padded bag ENG
Time gains with aktiv win big for news gathering
Recently Kieran has looked at Sachtler’s new aktiv 12 head with a flowtech 100 tripod to see if it could help with the ever-changing nature of his news job.