Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head & ENG 2 CF Tripod System

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$7,870.00
SKU
1862S2
Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head & ENG 2 CF Tripod System with Ground Spreader
Key Features:
Carbon fiber construction with 22mm (0.87") tube diameter
100mm / 4" bowl base
Double extension design
Maximum height of 59.0-inch
Quick clamping system, locks tripod legs in seconds
Supports up to 88 lb.
Built-in transport safety cord, preventing the legs from opening while in transport
Folding tripod handle, for comfortable carrying of tripod in horizontal position
for extra stability the CF-100 ENG HD 2CF is also available for a load capacity of 210 lb at a height of 61.8-inch

The Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head & ENG 2 CF Tripod System comprises of the Video 18 S2 head, ENG 2 CF carbon fiber tripod legs, ground spreader, and a padded bag. The fluid head has a payload capacity of 4 to 44.1 lb with support for DSLR setups, ENG, and digital cinema cameras. It offers sixteen steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and tilt drag, along with locks for each axis. The head is packed with features such as temperature resistance, a Touch & Go quick release camera plate, parking positions for spare camera screws, and an illuminated leveling bubble.

The fluid head attaches to the dual-stage tripod via a 100mm bowl interface. With the head attached, the tripod offers a height adjustment of 24.8 to 67.7" and collapses to 35". The ground spreader enhances the stability of the tripod with heavy loads while providing protection for delicate floor surfaces. The tripod system packs into the padded bag for easy transportation.

Video 18 S2 Fluid Head

Able to handle DSLR setups weighing four pounds up to ENG and digital cinema cameras weighing 40 pounds, the Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head can fit into a wide range of video productions. Sixteen steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and tilt drag, along with locks for each axis, let you easily customize the response of the Video 18 S2 to fit your application, be it studio or field production.

The top of the Video 18 S2 head is dominated by a sliding balance platform which accepts Sachtler's convenient Touch & Go quick release camera plate. Once the plate is secured, the entire platform adjusts to balance your camera setup. At the front of the platform, parking spaces for 1/4"-20, 3/8"-16, and registration pin screws are available for when they are not being used. Both sides of the head feature rosette mounts for pan handles. A right-side pan handle is included with the Video 18 S2. The base of the head terminates in a 100mm bowl mount for coupling with industry standard tripods, jibs, sliders, or other grip equipment that feature 100mm bowls.

CF-100ENG 2CF Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs

The CF 100 ENG 2CF two stage tripod, provides maximum stability and carrying capacity. Constructed and drawn out of one-piece carbon fiber material, it is twist resistant and lighter than dural aluminum. It features a 100mm / 4" bowl, tube diameter of 22mm (0.87") and is fitted with the Sachtler quick clamping system, so you can securely - and visibly - lock the tripod. The CF 100 ENG 2CF's double extension provides greater stability, allowing an extended height range with a payload of 88 lb., and with a weight of only 5.3-lb it's extremely lightweight, solid and stable.

Spreader SP 100 On-Ground Tripod Spreader

A On-Ground Spreader is chosen when shooting is performed on a level surface, such as studio, city streets, offices, sport fields and stadiums. It allows for rapid set-up and pull down by keeping tripod legs at an equal or preset distance relative to each other. Attaches directly to the feet at the bottom of a tripod and its arms are telescopic to allow extension of a tripod leg without detaching the spreader. Fits all 100mm bowl tripods (except DA-100 Short tripod)

ENG 2 Padded Bag

The Sachtler ENG 2 Padded Bag is a soft, water-resistant Cordura nylon tripod bag designed to carry various Sachtler tripods with fluid heads up to 35" long. The case can be carried by the interlocking handles or the attached, adjustable shoulder strap.

Construction

Water-resistant Cordura nylon
Padded interior
Zipper closure
Carrying options
Interlocking handles
Attached, adjustable shoulder strap


Compatible with

Sachtler DV 2, DV 4, DV 6 and DV 8 systems on ENG 75/2 D tripod

Sachtler DV 8 with 100mm ball, DV 12, DV 15, Video 15, Video 18, Video 20 fluid heads on 2-fold extension or Speed Lock CF tripods

Load Capacity 4 to 44.1 lb / 2 to 20 kg
Diameter/Thread 100 mm Bowl
Counter Balance System 16 Steps + Boost button
Quick Release/Wedge Plate Touch & Go plate 16
Balance Plate 4.7" (120 mm)
Tilt Range +90° to -70°
Height 8" / 202 mm (Measured from bottom of bowl-base)
Weight 9 lb / 4.1 kg

Bundle Items
Video 18 S2 Fluid Head
Telescoping Pan Handle
CF-100ENG 2CF Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs
Spreader SP 100 On-Ground Tripod Spreader
ENG 2 Padded Bag
Shoulder Strap