Flat base Mitchell Mount
(Maximum Payload 209 lbs / 95 kg)
The Cartoni Omega fluid head is designed to support Studio and OB cameras equipped with long lenses, studio viewfinder or large teleprompters, the Omega is an extremely compact fluid head incorporating an impressive patented counterbalance system as well as an advanced fluid damping module.
The continuously variable counterbalance system is ideally suited to operate with cameras featuring a high center of gravity and weighing from 77 – 176 lb. The frictionless damping modules features a complete patented design, which provides for extraordinary performances over an extended temperature range, with smooth and precise movements together with a linear response in any critical environment. And for ease of use the counterbalance and damping system are connected to easy-to-read digital readouts, allowing quick set up even in low light situations.
The Omega interfaces directly with any Mitchell base and can be easily mounted on top of all existing pedestals featuring the 4-hole bores. Weighing only 33 lb, it’s one of the lightest heads in its class and comes with two telescopic pan bars.
Continuously Adjustable Counterbalance System
The Omega features continuously adjustable counterbalance system allows the cameraperson to fine-tune an extremely wide range of cameras weighing from 77 – 209 lb throughout a tilt range of -/+ 65 degrees. Calibrated with a variable adjustment the counterbalance-operating knob is conveniently located on the side of the head.
Pan and Tilt Control
Features frictionless damping modules, which provide extraordinary performances over an extended temperature range, with smooth and precise movements together with a linear response in any critical environment.
Located on the rear panel the continuously variable fluid control knobs are easy to reach and have the benefit of a digital readout, which allows the cameraman for a quick set-up even in low light conditions. The effective rear control brakes on both, pan and tilt mode are integrated with a side knob which allows the head to be fully locked in horizontal position for a fast and secure camera mounting.
|Load Capacity||Ideal 176 lbs (80 kg) / Maximum 209 lbs (95 kg)|
|Counter Balance System||Single Spring Module|
|Ideal Counter Balance Range||77 to 176 lb (35 to 80 kg) , Continuously Adjustable|
|Center of Gravity||4″ – 8″|
|Quick Release/Wedge Plate||Yes|
|Balance Plate||60mm Sliding Plate, 2x 3/8″ Screws|
|Tilt Drag||Continuously Adjustable|
|Spring Loaded Counter Balance||Continuously Adjustable|
|Leveling Bubble/Illuminated||Yes, Illuminated|
|Temperature Range||-22° to +158°F (-30° to +70°C)|
|Weight||33 lbs (15 kg)|