Sachtler 18

The Sachtler 18 – increasingly seen as an industry standard, not to mention a favourite of many operators.

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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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