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Service Support from Sachtler and Vinten for FIFA World Cup 2010

The Oconnor - Sachtler - Vinten Support Centre in Johannesburg

Vitec Group brands Sachtler and Vinten are collaborating with local distributor Telemedia to establish a full service facility in Johannesburg throughout the World Cup. The centre is being led by Christian Huber, sales and service support manager for Sachtler and Vinten.

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“The worldwide audience for the World Cup is estimated to be 25 billion viewers and with more than 30 camera positions at each match, it’s vital that customers can rely on our brands and receive a quick and efficient service to ensure the television coverage is perfect,” says Christian Huber. “Users can rest assured that full service support will be provided during office hours throughout the World Cup. With so many professionals counting on Sachtler and Vinten, we will be right there, and ready to help at a moment’s notice.”

The service centre will be open from 9 June - 11 July 2010 from 08h00 until 17h00. The centre will be located at Telemedia’s offices and workshop in Rivoni, Johannesburg and the contact number is +27 (0)11 803 3353. For more information, please visit

Sachtler

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Vinten

About Sachtler

Sachtler, founded in 1958 by cameraman Wendelin Sachtler, is the worldwide market leader for professional camera support systems for cinematography and television production, its name a symbol of top quality and reliability for decades. With an extensive range of camera support systems as well as a finely modulated product line of reportage lighting, Sachtler is the highly qualified partner for cameramen, film and TV studios. Since 2000 Sachtler has been offering the artemis modular camera stabilizer system. With its numerous workshops and training sessions, the Wendelin Sachtler Academy has become a top address worldwide for invaluable know-how and the exchange of information, creating the ideal international platform for creative talents.

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About Vinten

Vinten® is the global market leader in camera support technology for broadcast professionals, as well as corporate, education and government applications. The range covers manual heads, tripods and pedestals suitable for ENG, EFP, OB and studio environments. With 100 years' experience pioneering the world's broadcast and film industries, Vinten continues to provide the most innovative, intuitive camera support products available by working closely with today's camera support professionals and understanding their industry needs. Along with five other leading brands in the broadcast industry, Vinten is part of Camera Dynamics Ltd, a Vitec Group company.

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