Sachtler ACE XL Tripod System with FT 75 Legs & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl)

BH #SA1017MS • MFR #1017MS
Sachtler ACE XL Tripod System with FT 75 Legs & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl)
Key Features
  • ACE XL Fluid Head with Slide-In Plate
  • Load Capacity: 4.4 to 17.6 Pounds
  • Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Legs
  • Mid-Level Spreader Included
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The Sachtler ACE XL Tripod System with FT 75 Legs includes the ACE XL fluid head, the Flowtech 75 carbon fiber tripod, and a mid-level spreader. This tripod kit supports payloads ranging from 4.4 to 17.6 pounds, and is suited for DSLRs, mirrorless, and small- to medium-sized camcorders. Use the lightweight, carbon fiber Flowtech tripod on its own for greater flexibility on uneven surfaces, or with the mid-level spreader for greater stability.
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Expected availability: 2-4 weeks
$1,757.50

Sachtler Ace XL Tripod System Overview

The Sachtler ACE XL Tripod System with FT 75 Legs includes the ACE XL fluid head, the Flowtech 75 carbon fiber tripod, and a mid-level spreader. This tripod kit supports payloads ranging from 4.4 to 17.6 pounds, and is suited for DSLRs, mirrorless, and small- to medium-sized camcorders. Use the lightweight, carbon fiber Flowtech tripod on its own for greater flexibility on uneven surfaces, or with the mid-level spreader for greater stability.

Sachtler 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.

Sachtler Padded Bag for flowtech 75 or TT Tripod with FSB Fluid Head

With dimensions of 36.6 x 7.9 x 9.1", this Padded Bag from Sachtler is designed specifically for carrying a flowtech 75 or TT tripod equipped with an FSB fluid head. It is made with a high-density 900D fabric, which is both flame retardant and water-resistant to help ensure that your equipment stays safe. Additionally, layers of both open-cell and closed-cell foam are used in the construction to protect your gear against small bumps and shocks.

The bag opens via a full-length zipper found at the top, which allows for easy access while shooting. For transport, two straps on each side can be connected to an integrated handgrip for easy carrying. There are also small handles on each side of the bag where the zipper ends, and right next to them are D-rings that can be used to connect an optional shoulder strap. Finally, a clear plastic window on the outside allows you to insert a tag with your name or phone number for easy identification when travelling.

  • Padded bag with dimensions of 36.6 x 7.9 x 9.1", designed for carrying a flowtech 75 or TT tripod with an FSB fluid head
  • 900D water-resistant fabric on the exterior, with layers of foam to help cushion gear against bumps
  • Full-length zipper allows for easy access to the interior compartment
  • Connecting hand straps, side handles, and D-rings available for transport
  • Clear plastic window on one of the sides allows you to insert a name tag for easy identification

Sachtler Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet Specs

General
Head Mount Type75 mm Bowl
Load Capacity44 lb / 20 kg
Maximum Working Height60.24" / 153 cm
Minimum Working Height10.24" / 26 cm
Folded Length26.8" / 68 cm
MaterialsAluminum, Carbon Fiber
Weight6.4 lb / 2.9 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Leg Sections3
Packaging Info
Package Weight10.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)28 x 7 x 6"

Sachtler Padded Bag for flowtech 75 or TT Tripod with FSB Fluid Head Specs

Exterior MaterialNylon
PaddedYes
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)36.5 x 9 x 6.8"
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