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Sachtler Debut Ace L And FSB 6 Head
S

achtler will present its new Ace
L fluid head for the first time in
the USA at NAB.
The new Ace L fluid head expands
the Ace product family which
Sachtler launched in 2011 with the
successful Ace M tripod systems. In
comparison to Ace M, Ace L has a
more flexible payload range of zero
to 6kg (0 to 13lbs).
Freelance Cinematographer
Johnnie Behiri from Vienna has
already tested Ace L: “For me, the
Sachtler Ace L is a great further

development of Ace M. Thanks
to the increased payload and the
additional professional features, Ace
L is the perfect tool for my work with
an array of different camera set-ups.”
Anyone who equips with a
DSLR camera, HDV camcorder, or
small-format film camera such as
the Blackmagic Design Cinema
Camera, with camera accessories
can benefit from this.
Ace L is sold in combination with
three especially lightweight carbonfibre tripods and scores high with
typical Sachtler features such as a
phosphorescent touch bubble.
Whether with a mid-level or
ground spreader or with the
telescopic TT 75/2 CF tripod for a
particularly versatile height range –
the Ace L systems can be easily set
up, feature intuitive handling, and
are reliable partners during a variety
of film shoots.

Blackmagic Design

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Sachtler Ace L fluid head supports
from zero to 6kg

created a huge buzz in the
filmmaking industry with the
introduction of its innovative
Cinema Camera, providing a true
feature film look and amazing
dynamic range for beautiful images,
delivered at an affordable price.
But the camera’s unique form

factor requires a
versatile fluid head
system. One perfect
match for the Cinema Camera
is the Sachtler FSB 6 Fluid Head,
which provides Sachtler’s wellknown operational feel and familiar
dependability for precise panning
and tilting, with specifications to
let Blackmagic camera users get
the most out of the Cinema Camera.
Introduction of Blackmagic
Design’s Cinema Camera has
spawned a large assortment of filmstyle camera and lens accessories.
Camera users mounting a variety
of lenses and accessories find
themselves dealing with a wide
payload range, from the bare-bones
camera weight of 3.75 lbs (1.7 kg) to
over triple that. The FSB 6’s 2–17.6
lbs (1–8 kg) payload range more
than covers that span.
With its 5-inch built-in monitor on
the back of the camera’s housing,
many of the Cinema Camera’s users
choose to operate using that screen
in place of an external viewfinder.
With little weight behind the
camera’s tripod mounting tap, the
FSB 6’s 4.7 inch (120mm) sliding
plate range can place the camera,
lens and accessory package
squarely over the fluid head.

With a payload
of 2–17.6 lbs
(1–8 kg), the
FSB 6 fluid head
is suited to the
Blackmagic
Design Cinema
Camera

The FSB 6’s ten steps of
counterbalance lets the user
position the exact centre of gravity
over the head to keep the camera
in place at any angle of tilt through
the head’s entire plus 90 degree to
minus 75 degree tilt range.
The FSB 6 also features three
vertical and three horizontal
grades of drag (+0), which provides
Sachtler’s familiar pan-and-tilt feel
and dependability.

Versa-Flex ‘Grab-n-Go’ Production Bag Ready For Action
Carrying technical gear, even in inclement conditions, is now easier and more organised, thanks to the
Universal Grab-n-Go Production Bag from Versa-Flex–producers of custom-sewn fabrications for film,
photo and video professionals…
ade from sturdy 1000 denier
water-resistant nylon, the
Grab-n-Go offers almost 2,000
sq. in. of storage space, housing
everything from cameras to gaffer
tape. In addition to two end-to-end
pockets, a side flat pouch with a
hook-and-loop closure attached
(featuring seam-sealed, waterresistant zippers) are sewn into the
sides to create a pocketed tunnel.
This is ideal for holding grip gear,
boom poles or lighting gels. Inside,

M

The Grab-n-Go Bag is designed to
be very user friendly

optional sections keep small items
handy.
Lawrence Nolan, Versa-Flex
President and CEO, said: “The
Grab-n-Go is designed to be
very user friendly. It’s universal
for all needs, whether you’re
carrying audio, grip, production or
photography equipment.”
Nolan knows what he is talking
about. In addition to leading
a dynamic company with an
international clientele, he is an
assistant cameraman for NFL films.
He added: “I design, test and
oversee the production of every
one of our products.”
To help users find their equipment
more easily, Versa-Flex designed the
Grab-n-Go with mirrored pockets
on both sides, as well as colourcoded pull tabs. That, plus the
colour-matched webbing, makes
each side distinctive, so no more
trying to remember whether you put
the camera lens in the front or the
back section.
Both an adjustable shoulder
strap and durable grip handles are

The Universal Grab-n-Go Production Bag from Versa-Flex

included. For better organisation,
the Grab-n-Go comes with a starter
section divider set and interior
buckles for security. Versa-Flex can
also customise any bag accessories
to fit your unique needs. You can
have your company’s logo, or any

other custom design, embroidered
for extra identification and security.
The Grab-n-Go bag measures
13”Wx29.5”Lx12.5”H on the
outside. Internally, dimensions run
a roomy 8”Wx28”Lx11”H (Model#
GG 0828.11).


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InNEWS: Chyron to Merge With Hego Group
InNEWS: Studiovision Lebanon HD OB Truck
InPREVIEW: Nab Show 2013 Keynote Address: Disruptive Media
InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
InVIEW: Hyper-Local TV Channels
InMEDIA: Digital Nirvana’s Cloud Based Anystream IQ
InMEDIA: Keeping One Step Ahead With on Demand Video Streaming Technology
InMEDIA: Understanding Media Asset Management
InTEST: Oversight via Monitoring & Logging
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
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