The Ronford-Baker Fluid 7 head is designed for use with film or video/EFP cameras. Its two sealed fluid units allow control to be varied through seven stages, from a cushioned free movement to the heaviest control required, by the use of three simple on/off levers. Both pan and tilt actions are continuous through 360 º, depending on the length of the lens and camera. The Fluid 7 can be supplied with a variety of platform widths, quick change spacing blocks and riser plates as illustrated. The platform is adjustable for height to suit the centre of gravity of the camera in use. A second pan bar of the platform, with ratchet adjustment to suit the required height. Features
- Fluid cushioned free head.
- Sealed fluid system gives seven degrees of control in both pan and tilt.
- Smooth accurate braking on pan and tilt.
- Recessed circular spirit levels.
- 360º scale on pan.
- 150mm or Mitchell base, other fittings can be supplied on request.
- Double taper roller bearings throughout.
- Camera screw and platform adjust for vertical and horizontal balance.
- Second pan bar available.
Head fittings 150mm bowl Also available in Mitchell. Technical Specifications Materials and Finish Castings are LM25 anodised, stove enameled black texture. Tubes are 1” dia x 16swg HE30TF alloy, polished and anodized, with nylon wipers and nylon locking pads. Stainless Steel spikes to feet, with rubber covers. Locking levers are anodized and stove enamelled black texture. All steel parts are hardened where necessary, and chrome plated. Height With legs spread at 1’6” (45.7cm): closed 3ft’ (91.4cm), fully extended 5’6” (167.6cm). Weight 22lb (10kg). Spreader An infinitely adjustable spreader with a strong elastic clip-down device, which is secured in seconds. Made from high tensile anodized aluminium with large diameter locking hand-wheels to adjust length of spread; steel parts hardened and heavily chromium plated. Dimensions (center to foot) minimum 1’5” (43cm), maximum 2’1” (64cm). Weight 4lb 7oz (2kg). Not included but recommended to purchase: - Medium/Heavy duty integral spreader - Round case for short tripods
Manufactured from moulded AVS with woven nylon straps with steel fittings and reinforced carrying handles. Designed specially for Ronford Baker tripods Need custom sizes? Contact us for more information!