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Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head


  • Payload from 2kg to 20 kg
  • The New ENG Standard
  • Perfect for Shoulder Cameras and Super35 Cameras
  • 16 counterbalance steps + Boost Button
  • 7 horizontal and vertical drag settings + 0

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Exc VAT Price £3,088.00
Inc VAT Price £3,705.60
Cat no. SACHTLER-1811

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The Sachtler Video 18 S2 is a 100mm true fluid head designed for the modern cinematographer and ENG camera professional. The S2 is the successor to the very popular Video 18 S1 head, which has been the go-to kit for decades for professionals working in the Film, TV and broadcast environments. The Sachtler Video 18 S2 is designed to enable camera professionals to capture the perfect shot in any circumstance.

The Video 18 S2 is very quick to setup, erect and adjust thanks to the innovative design of the SpeedClamp - all made to save you time and money on set. The Video 18 S2 supports your cameras and accessories up to 20 kg / 44.1 lbs, but can also support lighter payloads starting at just 2kgs - perfect for compact DSLR cameras and lightweight camcorders.

The Sachtler Video 18 S2 features smooth movements from -40°C to up to +60°C, a feature which is unique in this price range. Whether you are on top of Mount Everest with -40°C temperatures or in Timbuktu, Mali where temperatures have been recorded reaching in excess of +60°C, your V18 S2 will not let you down.

  • Payload from 2kg to 20 kg
  • The New ENG Standard
  • Perfect for Shoulder Cameras and Super35 Cameras
  • 16 counterbalance steps + Boost Button
  • 7 horizontal and vertical drag settings + 0

Load Capacity4 to 44.1 lb / 2 to 20 kg
Diameter/Thread100 mm Bowl
Counter Balance System16 Steps + Boost button
Quick Release/Wedge PlateTouch & Go plate 16
Balance Plate4.7" (120 mm)
Tilt Drag7 Steps
Tilt Range+90° to -70°
Tilt LockIndependent
Spring Loaded Counter Balance7 Steps
Pan Range360°
Pan LockIndependent
Leveling BubbleIlluminated leveling bubble (CR2032 battery)
Temperature Range-40 to 140°F / -40 to 60°C
Height8" / 202 mm (Measured from bottom of bowl-base)
Weight9 lb / 4.1 kg
Video 18 S2 Head (tripod sold separately)



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Affording Creativity, that’s our moto. We strive to help our customers achieve their true, creative potential and take risks with those willing to grow their business. For over 10 years we’ve been financing equipment for film, stills and broadcast specialists in the UK and across Europe. We’re here to offer fast reliable funding solutions to match your equipment requirements.1. WE are a friendly, approachable team; happy to offer you help and advice whenever you need it2. YOU only need to fill out a very quick and simple online form that takes 3 minutes3. YOU will either receivean instant application decision, or a response within 24 hours4. WE have 25 years of specialist industry experience covering broadcast, media, AV and photography5. WE will always do our best to find a solution to even the most complicated deals6. YOU can apply for finance through Azule from anywhere in Europe

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You use the kit over an agreed period Your payments can be offset against tax You pay VAT on each monthly instalment