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Sachtler Says They Have Your Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 Cameras Covered:

Sachtler wants you to know that they offer the ideal support solutions for the new Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K image sensor cameras. The cameras’ modular design makes countless set-ups in an array of weight classes possible and Sachtler offers fluid head tripod systems to match the variety of configuration possibilities. The Video 18 S1, Video 20 S1, Cine 7+7 HD and Cine 30 HD are ideal partners for Sony F5 and F55 projects.

Sachtler supports Sony F55

Especially popular: the bestsellers Video 18 S1 and Video 20 S1

For decades, camera operators worldwide have relied on Sachtler fluid heads in the Video 18 family. According to the payload requirement of their set-ups, F5 and F55 filmmakers can choose either the Video 18 S1 (4-40 lbs /2-18 kg) or the Video 20 S1 (4-55 lbs /2-25 kg). This gives users enough leeway to equip cameras minimally (9-11 lbs /4-5 kg) or elaborately with heavy lenses, handgrips, a matte box, monitors, and other accessories. Both fluid heads come with the tried-and-tested Sachtler Speedbalance technology and the Boost Button. With the 16-step counterbalance, the camera set-up can be balanced precisely and instantly. In order to align even extremely front or back heavy camera configurations so that the C.O.G. is directly above the pivot point of the head, Sachtler has developed the 150mm long C.O.G. Plate (Order Code 1063) which can be used with the Video 18 S1 as well as the Video 20 S1.

Especially quick: the sideload mechanism of the Cine heads

If a complex set-up has to be mounted on the tripod system, the practical sideload mechanism of the Sachtler Cine 7+7 HD fluid head helps. It enables the user to mount and remove the complete camera set-up from the side. Together with Speedbalance technology, the Boost Button, and the 16-step counterbalance, the especially long 150mm sliding range of the camera plate guarantees optimal counterbalancing of camera set-ups of up to 22 kg (48 lbs). For all of the even heavier set-ups, the 150mm Cine 30 HD fluid head is available with sideload and ARRI dovetail compatibility (payload of up to 35 kg/77 lbs with a 125mm C.O.G.).

Especially clever: the tried-and-tested Sachtler technologies

All four fluid heads score with the familiar precise Sachtler drag and offer seven horizontal and seven vertical grades of drag (+0). Features such as the phosphorescent touch bubble and the parking position for spare screws are the finishing touches on the perfect camera support package. The Video 18 S1 as well as the Video 20 S1 and the Cine 7+7 HD can each be combined with the robust and quickly mountable Sachtler tripods from the 100mm range. The 100/150 adapter (Order Code 3901) expands the range of selection to include the even more stable Cine 30 HD 150 mm tripods.

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