Sachtler 18

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Increasingly seen as an industry standard, not to mention a favourite of many operators, the Sachtler 18 (Video 18) family of tripods offer step switching and innovative SPEEDBALANCE technology, enabling even faster and finer counterbalance of the camera system.

Supplied with two-stage carbon fibre legs, featuring Sachtler’s Speed Lock® for quick adjustments, and mid-level spreader.

The Touch & Go quick release camera plate and sliding balance platform mean that once you’ve clicked your camera into place, the entire platform adjusts to balance your setup. The Sachtler Speedbalance technology provides lightning fast weight compensation, making the Sachtler 18 a time-saver as well as a reliable part of your gear.

Technical Specifications













Pan bar length

350 to 520 mm 13.65 to 20.28 in


2 to 22 kg 4.40 to 48.4 lb


4.10 kg 9.02 lb

Pan bar type

Pan bar Plus (Right)

Pan bar attachment

18/22/32 mm

Pan bar count

 1, telescopic

Level bubble

Yes, illuminated

Battery type


Adaptor viewfinder extension

Optional Adaptor

Bowl size

100 mm

Camera plate

Touch & Go plate 16

Temperature range

-40 to 60 °C -40 to 140 °F

Tilt range

+90° to -70°

Sliding range

120 mm 4.68 in

Interface Compatibility

Touch & Go


16 steps + Boost Button


7 + 0 drag settings

Manual available to download here.


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