Sachtler System FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload Plate, Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet

Sachtler System FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload Plate, Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet

Sachtler System FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload Plate, Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet

B&H # SA0795 MFR # 0795
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Product Highlights

  • FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload Plate
  • Head with Load Capacity of 2 to 20 Pounds
  • For Camcorders, DSLRs & Mirrorless
  • 10-Step Counterbalance
  • Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Legs
  • Two-Stage, Three-Section Standard Legs
  • Tripod Supports up to 44 Pounds
  • Height Range Approximately 24 to 61"
  • Removable Mid-Level Spreader
  • Padded Carry Bag
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  • 1Description

This Sachtler System FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload Plate, Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet supports cameras and accessories weighing between 2 and 20 pounds, and is well suited for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and small- to medium-sized camcorders. The head features a sliding balance plate with 4.7" of adjustment to balance your camera, 10 steps of counterbalance adjustment and 3 steps plus a zero setting of independent pan and tilt drag. This amount of adjustability combines to give you precise control of your camera on the head, and the ability to easily tune your set up on a shot-by-shot basis.

The Flowtech legs are a lightweight set of tripod legs that can be used with or without the included mid-level spreader. The legs support up to 44 pounds, which means they can easily handle the weight of the FSB 8 Fluid Head with Sideload plate as well as your camera and accessories. The legs extend from approximately two feet to five feet and are extremely resistant to twisting when you pan. Additionally, each leg features a single locking lever near the top that allows you to open the leg sections to raise or lower the leg. The included padded carry bag is for storing or transporting the head and legs.

  • 0707 FSB-8 Fluid Head

    The Sachtler FSB-8 is a fluid head designed to work with the handheld size of DV, DVCAM, HVX and HDV camcorders. This head offers Sachtler's Sideload mechanism which boasts an exceptionally large sliding range of 120mm (4.7"). It also features a 10-step counterbalance. This ensures extremely fine and fast balancing.

    Frictionless Leak-Proof Fluid Damping
    Frictionless leak proof fluid damping with five levels of drag, for perfect pictures while panning, without jerks and vibrations. Identical across both horizontal and vertical planes, and allows complete disengagement of drag for fast panning.
    Quick Release
    The FSB-8 features Sachtler's Sideload mechanism which boasts an exceptionally large sliding range of 120mm / 4.7".
    FSB Cell Compatible
    This head is compatible with lightweight and powerful FSB Power Cell.
  • Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet

    The Sachtler Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet eschews the common single or double carbon fiber tube design and instead has redesigned the shape of the legs for improved torsional strength. The legs work weigh just under 7 pounds yet they can support a payload of up to 44 pounds, and extend from a minimum height of 24" to a maximum height of 61" when using the included removable mid-level spreader. Each leg features a single clamping lever that locks and unlocks the sections.

    Each leg extends or retracts independently from the other two, and when it is detached from the spreader each leg can pivot without affecting the other legs. This is especially useful when working on rough or uneven terrain. You can remove the spreader completely and lock each leg in one of three positions, so you can work without a spreader if you wish. This enables you to spread the legs extremely wide for low shots, while the tripod legs maintain their torsional stability. The dual spikes at the end of each leg provide extra grip when working on softer ground, and you can snap rubber feet onto the dual spikes for better grip when working on hard or delicate surfaces.

    Features

    Dual-stage, carbon fiber, 75mm bowl tripod
    Weighs only 6.4 pounds but supports up to 44 pounds
    The design and construction of the legs provide tremendous torsional stability. In other words, the legs resist twisting when you pan the tripod head.
    The included mid-level spreader allows you to work on uneven terrain such as stairs or rocks while preventing the legs from flying apart. When using the mid-level spreader, you can use the included rubber feet to protect delicate surfaces from the tripod's foot spikes.
    Each leg features a single clamping lever lock design at the top of the leg, near the 75mm bowl. This allows you to loosen all three leg sections from a single location, saving you time while reducing the wear and tear on your body as you don't have to bend down to loosen a leg lock at the bottom to lower or raise the legs.
    The legs incorporate a locking mechanism that enables the legs to move completely freely, suitable when working with a spreader, or to lock at one of three angles, suitable for use when working without a spreader.
    When closing the legs, there is room for the mid-level spreader to be folded up while remaining attached. The legs feature a magnetic locking system strong enough to hold them together during transport, but allows you to easily release the legs when you want to set them up.
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Fluid Head
  • Pan Bar
  • Quick Release Camera Plate
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 2 Years with Product Registration
  • Mid-Level Spreader
  • 3 x Removable Rubber Feet
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 2-Years with On-line Product Registration
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • 0707 FSB-8 Fluid Head
    Load Capacity 20 lbs (9kg)
    Diameter/Thread 75mm
    Counter Balance System 10 steps
    Counter Balance Range 2-20 lbs (0.9-9kg)
    Quick Release/Wedge Plate Yes
    Balance Plate Yes, 4.7" (120mm) Sliding Range
    Tilt Drag 5 Steps plus Zero
    Tilt Range -75 to +90°
    Tilt Lock Yes
    Spring Loaded Counter Balance 5 Steps plus Zero
    Pan Range 360°
    Pan Lock Yes
    Leveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes / Yes
    Temperature Range -40 to +140°F (-40 to +60°C)
    Weight 4.7 lbs (2.15kg)
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    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.11 x 10.236 x 8.031"
  • Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet
    General
    Leg Stages/Sections 2-stage (3-section)
    Height Range With Mid-Level Spreader: 24.8 - 61.81" / 63 - 157 cm Without Mid-Level Spreader: 10.24 - 60.24" / 26 - 153 cm
    Collapsed Height 26.8" / 68 cm
    Load Capacity 44 lb / 20 kg
    Head Attachment Fitting 75 mm bowl
    Material Legs:
    Carbon fiber

    Head Attachment Fitting:
    Aluminum
    Leg Lock Type Lever clamp
    Weight 6.4 lb / 2.9 kg
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