The Sachtler System 20 S1 HD CF
brings together the update of a classic fluid head with a quick-action, double extension tripod to provide a professional level of support for today's news-gathering videographer. Whether you're shooting with a large ENG camcorder or the latest video DSLR, this system--which also includes ground spreaders and a padded carry bag--will give you the quick, easy balance and flexible control you need.
- Video 20 S1 Fluid Head
- This relaunch of the legendary Video 20 head incorporates a wider payload range and a faster, simpler balancing system. The increased range means that even lightweight cameras--such as video DSLRs--can be used effectively, aided by a 16-step counterbalance system that allows for fine degrees of tuning. Like its predecessor, the Video 20 S1 can also easily handle heavier ENG and EFP camcorders, with a Boost Button included for sudden shifts in payload range. Other features include 7 levels of drag, a self-illuminating bubble level, a Touch and Go plate for speedy mounting and removal, and Sachtler's already proven Speedbalance technology.
- ENG 2 CF HD Tripod
- The ENG 2 CF is extremely lightweight, solid and stable. Weighing in at just 8.8 lbs (4kg), its completely dual tube design ensures it can safely carry payloads of up to 209 lbs (95kg) even at its maximum height. Double extension tripods are ideal for a much wider variety of applications, due to their expanded height range--i.e., lower bottom and higher top positions--which makes transport length even shorter. A folding handle lets you easily carry the tripod in a horizontal position, while Sachtler's quick clamping system means you can securely--and visibly--lock the tripod.
- Ground-level Spreader, Carry Bag
- The included ground-level spreader ensures absolute stability on flat surfaces, while the ENG/EFP padded bag comfortably and quickly contains the whole kit for efficient transport.
Load Capacity: 4-55 lbs (2-25kg)
Maximum Height: 70.1" (178cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended: N/A
Minimum Height: 28.3" (72cm)
Folded Length: 37" (94cm)
Leveling Bubble/Illuminated: Yes/Yes
Weight: 22.9 lbs (10.4kg)
Counter Balance System: 16 Steps + Boost Button
Quick Release/Wedge Plate: Touch & Go Plate 16
Balance Plate: 4.7" (120mm)
Tilt Drag: 7 Steps
Tilt Range: +90° to -70°
Tilt Lock: Independent
Spring Loaded Counter Balance: 7 Steps
Pan Range: 360°
Pan Lock: Independent
Material: Carbon Fiber
Head Attachment Fitting: 100mm
Leg Stages/Sections: 2/3
Leg Lock Type: Quick Clamp Torque Lock
Independent Leg Spread: Yes
Spiked/Retractable Feet: Spiked
Center Brace: Ground-level
Package Weight: 30.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 43.0 x 12.0 x 11.0"