Sachtler Video 18

Sachtler Video 18

100mm Fluid Head

(payload 4-44 lbs / 2-20 kg)

Sachtler Video 18 Tripod is able to handle setups weighing 4 lbs up to  44 pounds, the Video 18 Fluid Head can fit into a wide range of video productions. 4 steps of counterbalance and seven steps of pan and tilt drag, along with locks for each axis, let you easily customize the Video 18 to fit your application in the field or in the studio. 

  • 44 lb (20 kg) Capacity Fluid Head
  • 100mm Ball, Mid-Level Spreader
  • Sliding-Balance & Quick Release Plates
  • 18-61″ Tripod Height Range
  • Pan & Tilt Drag Adjusts from 0 to 7
  • Removable Rubber Feet on Sachtler Video 18 Tripod

The quick camera release 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 Video 18 provides lightning fast weight compensation, making the Video 18 an essential part of your production.

When you need to work quickly and effectively, you need a tripod that won’t slow you down. 


Pan bar count
2 to 20 kg
Bowl size
100 mm
8.0 kg
Spreader type
Mid-level spreader
Carbon Fibre
Transport length
890 mm
Tripod stages
Height with spreader
0.67 to 1.68 m
Temperature range
-40 to 60 °C
Tilt range
90° to -70°
Sliding range
120 mm
Interface Compatibility
Touch & Go
4 counterbalance steps
7 + 0 horizontal and vertical grades of drag