System Video 18 FT MS with flowtech™100

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The Sachtler 100 mm System Video 18 FT MS fluid head with flowtech™100 tripod legs offers an incredibly fast and easy set up with the world’s fastest deploying tripod system for cameras weighing up to 22 kg / 48 lb. This system is ideally suited for heavy ENG camcorders. As the only head in its class the Video 18 fluid head offers fully functional smooth head drag performance at -40°C to +60°C. The unique flowtech™100 tripod is easier and faster to deploy and adjust than any other tripod.

Video 18 S2 Fluid Head:

  • • Supports cameras with up to 22 kg / 48 lb
  • • Touch&Go Plate Mechanism
  • • 16-Step Counterbalance
  • • Wide Counterbalance Range
  • • 7+0 Step Pan/Tilt Drag
  • • Illuminated Bubble Level
flowtech™100 Tripod:
  • • Deploy and adjust your tripod in an instant: Unique quick release brakes
  • • Easy to transport and exceptional torsional stiffness: Ergonomic carbon fibre leg design
  • • Capture extremely low and high shots: Versatile hinge lock mechanism
  • • Superior performance and reliability: Extensive endurance and environmental testing
flowtech™100 mid-level Spreader:
  • • Fast and easy setup in narrow spaces or on uneven terrain
  • • 4 locking positions offers stability in very small footprint
  • • Central lock enables fast repositionsing
  • • Carbon fibre arms
Height range min to max:
Spreaderless mode
42 - 172 cm / 16.5 - 67.7 in
Mid-level spreader mode
72 - 173 cm / 28.3 - 68.1 in

Fluid head: Video 18 S2

Tripod: flowtech™100 MS

Spreader: Mid-level spreader

Weight: 8.2 kg18.1 lbs

Payload: 2.0422.0 kg48 lbs

Height range: 4216.5173 cm68.1 in

Head fitting: 100 mm

Transport length: 87 cm34.3 in

Why to choose this system:

The Video 18 S2 is the latest generation of this popular ENG head and has now a greater payload than every before. For decades, the sturdy fluid head Video 18 has had a place on the equipment lists of successful ENG camera operators. Thanks to the excellent drag mechanism, the innovative Speedbalance technology for swift weight compensation and the large payload range, this best-seller is not only comfortable to use, but above all, highly reliable. It comes with typical practical Sachtler features like temperature resistance, Touch & Go plate, parking position for spare camera screws and illuminated spirit level.

The award winning flowtech™ tripod technology offers unique quick release brakes to deploy and adjust your tripod in an instant. The ergonomic carbon fibre leg design offers exceptional torsional stiffness and makes it easy to transport with. The integrated versatile hinge lock mechanism allows you to capture extremely low and high shots with superior performance and reliability thanks to extensive endurance and environmental testing. flowtech™100 is designed for precision shooting and heavier camera payloads up to 30kg / 66lb.

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