Sachtler @ NAB 2012

The new Ace tripod system enables a genuine Sachtler broadcast feel for lightweight HDV camcorders and DSLR cameras

Sachtler, part of Vitec Videocom, a VitecGroup company, presents the new Ace tripod system at NAB 2012 in booth C6032.Compact, durable, and absolutely lightweight, due to its unique composite materialAce offers familiar Sachtler quality at a sensational price/performance ratio.Ace is the optimal camera support for the growing video and DSLR filmmaker market.The product is now available in the USA.

With the Ace tripod system, Sachtleroffers its authentic broadcast feel for the first time to videographers whoseprojects include everything from low-budget documentaries and EB to industryfilms, wedding, event, and training videos, as well as webinars. Featuring anergonomic design, intuitive operation, and a payload range of 0 to 4 kilograms(8.8 lbs) Ace is ideal for lightweight HDV camcorders and video-enabled DSLRcameras. Developed specifically for Ace, the patented SA-dragTM (SynchronisedActuated Drag) enables exact and reproducible pans. With the 5-stepcounterbalance, the camera set-up can be quickly balanced.

Quality products by Sachtler
In addition to Ace, Sachtler will present other dependable camera support products including the Video 18 S1 and Video 20S1 ENG/EFP fluid heads. Also on display will be the artemis Cine HD Pro modular camera stabilizer system with leading-edge features like HiCap cabling and Hot Swap technology to provide an uninterrupted power supply when changing batteries.


Sachtler Live Events
The Vitec Live Area at the booth will feature product demonstrations plus well-known cinematographers, who will speak about their work and experience. For example, Director/DP David Linstrom will speak about his documentary work, travelling the world with “NationalGeographic” on Monday at 2 pm. Camera operator Daniel Schade presents the artemis camera stabilizer system at the live demonstration on Wednesday at 3pm. The complete event itinerary can be found at