The Oconnor Ultimate 1040 flowtech100 system brings together the precision ultra-smooth fluid camera movement that has made OConnor heads the cinematography industry standard together with the award-winning speed, agility and stability of the flowtech tripod system. The unique OConnor edition of the carbon fibre FLOWTECH®100 TRIPOD provides camera operators with an incredibly fast, lightweight and easy-to-setup camera support with revolutionary quick release brakes and rubber feet for speed with stability. The tripod is perfectly complemented by the ULTIMATE 1040 FLUID HEAD that delivers a continuous, ultra-smooth pan and tilt fluid drag system for ultimate control and stability together with OConnor’s unrivalled Sinusoidal Counterbalance system for true, accurate balance at any point in the tilt range and counterbalance down to zero for perfect balance no matter the payload. Made with high-performance magnesium, and aluminium alloys with stainless steel and genuine carbon fibre finishing, the Ultimate 1040 head is built to deliver consistent results on the most demanding sets. One of the most versatile camera support systems available - able to support payloads from 0 to 45lbs (20kg) at 5” (15cm) centre of gravity and a +/- 90 tilt range - the Ultimate 1040 flowtech100 System is the perfect camera support system for cinematographers who need to move from heavier to lighter payload camera setups without compromise.
The 2575’s baby brother, the 2560 is perfectly suited to the adaptable, a la carte configurations of accessorised digital cinematography.
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!
A lightweight and stable tool that allows agile and seamless video shooting, perfect for shoulder mounted shooting.