S truly innovative SpeedLevel technology to provide almost instant mounting and leveling of your camera rig on your tripod. The clamp and stud SpeedLevel system saves precious time leveling your camera rig by eliminating the need to screw on a tie-down knob.
Designed for documentary, news, and corporate productions, the aktiv8 supports rigs weighing up to 26.5 pounds. This 75mm ball fluid head features 15 steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and tilt drag adjustment, plus zero settings for both balance and drag. The SpeedLevel technology replaces the traditional head screw and tie-down design with a strong clamp built into the head bowl and a stud component that clamps onto your tripod bowl or other mounting platform, such as a slider. Simply grasp the large lever on the head and pull it up to release the clamp, then press it down to lock your head in place. Partially lifting the lever allows you to quickly and easily level the head.When used with a separately available flowtech tripod, the aktiv8 enables you to spread the legs flat, getting as low to the ground as your head can without a tie-down knob getting in the way. You can also now mount your head directly onto a slider using a separately available aktiv system stud that screws onto support systems with a 3/8-16 threaded stud.
The PrismBubble level system is pressed once to illuminate the bubble level to be illuminated or pressed twice to light up both the bubble level and the drag settings, a boon when working in darker environments. The bubble level also has a built-in prism, enabling you to more easily level the head when the legs are at set at maximum height or an awkward angle. Mount your camera using the included Sideload Plate S that has both a 1/4-20 camera screw and a locating pin to prevent twisting.
With a sliding range of 4.7, this head balances quickly to accommodate variously configured rigs The Sachtler aktiv8 head also features a detachable pan bar that can be mounted onto the rosettes on either the right or left side of the head. Use the large integrated lever to quickly mount, level, and lock the head on your tripod or other base; lift up to release, lift partially to level, and press down to lock the head firmly in place. The illuminated PrismBubble is visible from any height or angle, saving you time when leveling at higher or lower positions.26.5 lb Capacity Fluid Head. This 26.5 lb capacity fluid head is suited for larger DSLRs, mirrorless MFT cameras, and pro-style digital cine cameras. 15 steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and drag plus zero settings for free spins and tilts. The sideload plate has 4.7" of travel for balancing your rig and both 1/4"-20 and 3/8-16 camera screws. TransFilm is specialized in Sales, Service, Rentals of Camera Support Equipment such as Sachtler, OConnor, Vinten, Cartoni, Miller, Libec, Manfrotto, Arri, Mitchell, CSI/Daiwa, Shotoku, and more. With more than 30 years experience in camera support systems repair, our business has been providing quality repair service at reasonable rates to Rental Houses, Broadcast Networks, Professionals, Hobbyists and other repair shops since 1987. Unlike others, TransFilm is first and foremost a service facility. We Deal in Both-New & Used Gea. The item "Sachtler aktiv8 Sideload Fluid Head with SpeedLevel & 7-Step Drag (75mm)Preorder" is in sale since Wednesday, October 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Tripods & Supports\Tripods & Monopods". The seller is "diecastcarsstore" and is located in Van Nuys, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.