Learn More about Sachtler Products
Founded by a German cinematographer and inventor, Sachtler has been producing state-of-the-art video camera products since 1958. The companyu001as primary products are designed to support and maximize the functionality of video cameras, and their tripod heads provide for pans, tilts, and gyroscopic damping. On eBay you can find of wide selection of Sachtler camera products.How can using a Sachtler tripod improve your videos?
A tripod will help hold the weight of the camera to avoid photographer fatigue. It also holds the camera steady for a cleaner, more professional video result. With the fluid movement offered by a Sachtler tripod and head, panned shots are smoother and more pleasant for the viewer. Close-up filming also requires the camera to be steadied securely for best results.What other products does the Sachtler company produce?
The movie industry has been so receptive to the Sachtler brand of products that in 1992 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the company a Scientific and Engineering Award. In addition to tripods and camera support systems, the company produces the following items:
- Bags for storage and transport: Sachtler makes high-quality bags to store and transport professional camera, broadcast, and audio equipment. Shop eBay for a selection of these bags designed to protect valuable equipment and supplies. eBay often has a selection of new and used bags and cases.
- Accessories: In addition to bags, the company also has tripod covers, carrying straps, clamps, and other video and sound equipment accessories.
You can find an assortment of both new and used Sachtler equipment on eBay. Some of the tripods and supports include those listed here:
- DV15 5+5 fluid head: This head is designed for digital camera equipment, is compatible with a 100-millimeter bowl, and will support a camera weighing up to 38 pounds. It has pan drag settings and a 5+5 tilt with 5 independent counterbalance settings. Also included is the proprietary release mechanism. The head weighs 6.4 pounds.
- Cine DSLR 0350 fluid head: This head is manufactured for camcorders and DSLR cameras weighing up to 15.5 pounds. It is compatible with a 75-millimeter bowl with a flat base fitting. The unit features leveling indicators and 360-degree rotation. The head weighs 4.4 pounds.
- HOT-POD 14 carbon fiber tripod Legs: This tripod features a pneumatic column and is compatible with a 100-millimeter bowl. The legs are adjustable and foldable. The unit can support a weight of up to 55 pounds. The tripod weighs 11.9 pounds.
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