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5 September, 2016

Summer with Sachtler Contest

To make your last few weeks of summer even better, we’ve teamed up with RODE Microphones and Anton/Bauer for our Summer with Sachtler Contest! Send in photos of your best on-location, summer set ups for a chance to win one or ALL of the following prizes: 2 Anton/Bauer CINE 90 Batteries (Gold or V-Mount), RODE Wireless Newsshooter Kit and Stereo VideoMic Pro, and Sachtler’s NEW FSB 10 tripod system! Click here to enter the contest!

15 April, 2016

Sachtler’s bestselling video 18 fluid head undergoes a major update in time for NAB 2016

Eching, Germany (April 15, 2016) – Sachtler, a premier provider of camera supports, accessories, and bags and a Vitec Videocom brand, is upgrading their bestselling fluid head to introduce the Video 18 S2. Thanks to this new model, the Video 18 S2, users will now be able to handle a greater load bearing capacity of up to 20 kg, which is 4 kg more payload than the Video 18 S1. With this improvement, the Video 18 S2 is now the only head in its class that can operate at -40 to +60 degrees centigrade without any impact on its smooth operation. “The more you can carry on the tripod, the easier it is to function with both the heaviest and the lightest payload. With certain competitors, their tripods can carry a heavier payload, but then the minute you try to adjust your parameters to accommodate a lighter one it feels incredibly stiff and cocky,” commented cinematographer Clinton Harn. As a cinematographer, filmmaker, producer, and audio recording engineer, Clinton Harn has not only shot for two-time Academy Award winner and director Malcolm Clark, but has also worked as an AC and camera operator for Rodney Charters, ASC who’s known for shows

7 April, 2016

Industry-leading brands of Vitec Videocom take over the NAB floor

Chatsworth, Calif.: March 29, 2016 – Vitec Videocom, the broadcast division of the Vitec Group, is thrilled to display their extensive range of industry-leading brands this April at NAB 2016. With one of the biggest exhibits on the showroom floor, at Booth C6025 in Central Hall, Vitec Videocom brings together some of the most respected brands in the industry, including Anton/Bauer, Autoscript, Autocue, Litepanels, Sachtler, OConnor and Vinten. This year, NAB attendees will have the opportunity to see the most talked about cameras paired with Vitec Videocom’s industry-leading supports and accessories at the booths of prominent exhibitors, such as Blackmagic Design, Ikegami, Fujinon, Canon, Arri, Angenieux, and more. “Our brands have a long legacy of being trusted when it matters most. NAB 2016 is a great opportunity for those in attendance to see the supports, mobile power solutions, lights and accessories that other original equipment manufacturers have chosen to pair with their state of the art equipment. We’re proud to have industry leaders in cameras trust our brands on the largest broadcast stage in North America, ” said Martin Vann, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Vitec Videocom. Attendees can stop by Blackmagic Design, at booth SL217,