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Sachtler Aktiv 8 Fluid Head with SpeedLevel Technology

75mm fluid head for payloads of up to 12 kg (26.5 lb)

Sachtler Aktiv 8 Fluid Head with SpeedLevel Technology

75mm fluid head for payloads of up to 12 kg (26.5 lb)

SKU: S2068S

Cat no: 40370

  • Level and lock your head in an instant with the unique SpeedLevel technology
  • Capture extreme low-angle shots right down to the ground with the innovative streamlined mounting system
  • Switch between tripod and slider in seconds with the revolutionary SpeedSwap system
  • Illuminated PrismBubble visible from any height or angle
  • Performance tested to the extreme
Price match

PRE-ORDER NOW - Expected November 2020

£1,490.00 (ex vat) £1,788.00 (incl vat)
* with £100 Deposit (Fully Refundable)

Finance from £33.50 per month - view more details

Essential Extras

Sachtler Aktiv 8 Fluid Head with SpeedLevel Technology

Aktiv 75 mm fluid head for payloads of up to 12 kg (26.5 lb), with unique SpeedLevel and SpeedSwap technology

Level up with aktiv™ the fluid head built for speed.
Mount, level and lock your head in seconds. The revolutionary aktiv™ head with unique SpeedLevel™ and SpeedSwap™ technology delivers the fastest way to place and position your camera to capture the perfect shot.

Level and lock your head in an instant.
Unique SpeedLevel™™ technology
Never miss the shot. aktiv™ fluid heads feature revolutionary SpeedLevel™ technology. Release, level, and lock your head tightly into the perfect position without missing a second of action. Clear confirmation that the camera is level comes from the illuminated PrismBubble visible from any height or angle – day or night.

Capture extreme low-angle shots right down to the ground.
Innovative streamlined mounting system
Go lower than ever. aktiv™ and flowtech® combine to provide a flexible one tripod solution delivering the widest height range. With no bowl clamp required, aktiv™ heads allow flowtech® tripods to go flat to the ground for the perfect low-angle shot.

Switch between tripod and slider in seconds.
Revolutionary SpeedSwap™ system
Stay fast for ultimate creativity. aktiv™ fluid heads feature the unique SpeedSwap™ system, allowing lightning-fast camera swaps from a tripod to a slider without missing a beat. The perfect camera movement is just a SpeedSwap™ away.

Create moving stories, whatever the weather.
Performance tested to the extreme
Ready for anything. aktiv™ is precision engineered with quality materials and to the industry renowned Sachtler standard to create a premium system. Tested in extreme ranges of temperature and humidity, with aktiv™ you will never lose your head.

Product Specification

Bowl Size

75 mm with SpeedSwap™
Payload Range 0-12 kg / 0-26.5 lb
Head Weight 2.7 kg / 5.9 lb
Counterbalance Steps 15+0
Drag Settings 7+0
Camera Fitting Sideload
Tilt Range +90° to -70°
Sliding Range 120 mm / 4.7 in
Level Illuminated PrismBubble
Temperature Range 40°C to +60°C / -40°F to +140°F
  • Aktiv™8 fluid head x 1
  • Pan bar x 1
  • Side load plate x 1

* Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only

Photolease Company Finance from £33.50 (ex VAT) per month.

All lease figures below exclude VAT. Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only.

Term (months) First Payment Monthly Payments Admin Fee Total Payment
60 £83.50 £33.50 £50.00 £2,059.71
48 £89.63 £39.63 £50.00 £1,952.43
36 £100.03 £50.03 £50.00 £1,851.23
24 £120.75 £70.75 £50.00 £1,747.88
12 £182.80 £132.80 £50.00 £1,643.64

Select "Photolease finance" as the payment option at checkout. Finance is only available to UK incorporated limited companies. A minimum basket total of £1,000.00 applies, Photolease will normally contact you within one hour of receipt of your application if sent during business hours of 9am - 5pm (BST), Monday to Friday.

Photolease Ltd  is an independent finance company specialising in leasing equipment to the creative industry. Visit photolease.co.uk for more information as well as their terms and conditions. Offer is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Written details available upon request.

Tripod Legs Click to expand

Sachtler 4585 Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fibre Tripod

Sachtler 4585 Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fibre Tripod

£878.00 (ex vat) £1,053.60 (incl vat)

Tripod Spares & Accessories Click to expand

Sachtler Aktiv Bowl Connector

Sachtler Aktiv Bowl Connector

£60.00 (ex vat) £72.00 (incl vat)
Sachtler Aktiv Head Adaptor

Sachtler Aktiv Head Adaptor

£42.00 (ex vat) £50.40 (incl vat)
Sachtler Aktiv Slider/Tripod Adaptor

Sachtler Aktiv Slider/Tripod Adaptor

£350.00 (ex vat) £420.00 (incl vat)

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