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Davis & Sanford ProVista Airlift Tripod with FM18 Fluid Head

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Davis & Sanford ProVista Airlift Tripod with FM18 Fluid Head
Key Features
  • 18 lb Capacity Fluid Head
  • 12 lb Capacity Tripod Centerpost
  • Sliding Balance Plate
  • Independent Pan & tilt Adjustment
The Davis & Sanford ProVista Airlift with FM18 Fluid Head provides rigid support for loads from 2 to 18 lb. The tripod features a center post which supports up to 12 lb. The FM18 Fluid Head offers independent pan and tilt adjustment and includes a sliding quick release plate for camera attachment and balancing, and two removable pan handles. The ProVista Airlift tripod version features a pneumatic cylinder in the center post which provides smooth and easy height adjustment. It assembles to its working height quickly thanks to self-aligning metal quick-flip locks. It reaches a maximum height of 74" with the center column extended and has a minimum height of 31". With double-strut top leg sections for extra stability, a center brace with lock, and non-skid rubber feet, this tripod is suitable for field, studio, educational or industrial applications.
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Davis & Sanford ProVista FM18 Tripod System Overview

The Davis & Sanford ProVista Airlift with FM18 Fluid Head provides rigid support for loads from 2 to 18 lb. The tripod features a center post which supports up to 12 lb. The FM18 Fluid Head offers independent pan and tilt adjustment and includes a sliding quick release plate for camera attachment and balancing, and two removable pan handles. The ProVista Airlift tripod version features a pneumatic cylinder in the center post which provides smooth and easy height adjustment. It assembles to its working height quickly thanks to self-aligning metal quick-flip locks. It reaches a maximum height of 74" with the center column extended and has a minimum height of 31". With double-strut top leg sections for extra stability, a center brace with lock, and non-skid rubber feet, this tripod is suitable for field, studio, educational or industrial applications.

Head
  • Supports loads up to 18 lb
  • Independent tilt & pan adjustment/locks
  • Dual adjustable and removable pan handles give more control
  • Bubble level
Tripod
  • Center post supports up to 12 lb
  • Double strut top leg sections
  • Air cushioned center column gives precision control
  • 31" to 74" height range (with center column fully extended)
  • Center brace with lock adds more stability
  • Self-aligning metal quick-flip leg locks
  • Rubber feet

Davis & Sanford ProVista FM18 Tripod System Specs

General
Load CapacityHead: 18 lb (8.2 kg)
Tripod Center Post: 12 lb (5.5 kg)
Maximum Height72" (182.9 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended61" (154.9 cm)
Minimum Height36" (91.5 cm)
Folded Length37" (94 cm)
Leveling Bubble/IlluminatedYes/Non
Weight10.3 lb (4.7 kg)
Head
Quick Release/Wedge PlateYes
Balance PlateSliding
Tilt DragAdjustable
Tilt Range±90°
Tilt LockYes
Spring Loaded Counter BalanceAdjustable
Pan Range360°
Pan LockYes
Load Capacity18 lb (8.2 kg)
Legs
MaterialAluminum
Head Attachment Fitting3/8"-16
Leg Stages/Sections2/3
Leg DiameterUpper Sections: 0.75" (1.9 cm)
Lower Section 1.25" (3.2 cm)
Leg Lock TypeWing nut
Independent Leg SpreadNo
Spiked/Retractable FeetNo
Center BraceYes
Center Column TypePneumatic
Center Column Sections1
Packaging Info
Package Weight15.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)40 x 7.7 x 7.5"

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