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VMI replaces all Sachtler Video-20 Tripods to latest Flowtech Design

VMI has replaced its entire fleet of Sachtler Video 20 tripods to the latest Sachtler Video 20S1 heads with the newly designed Sachtler Flowtech 100 legs, since they are faster to setup, are lighter, easier to carry and offer greater stability.

Tripods are really important to any shoot - they are like the steering wheel of the camera operator, so when Sachtler introduced a new technology to the market which completely redesigned both the form factor and design of the ubiquitous tripod legs, we were very interested to see if they had improved an already excellent design or found a solution in search of a problem...

Happily, we found that these were indeed better than the tried and trusted Sachtler 3-stage Carbon Fibre legs which we have all been using for years, so we took the plunge and ordered 18 sets all with the latest 100mm bowl version of the Flowtech legs design.

The new design of legs are called FLOWTECH 100 and compared to the previous 3-stage legs, this new design is:

However most importantly, they are quicker to set up.

One operator told us that from taking them out of the case, you can setup these tripods in just 10 seconds.

If you have 30 different setups per day, this could potentially give you an extra half an hour of shooting time for free! 

It would seem a real shame to hire these lovely new legs with worn heads, so we decided to replace 18 of our tripods with brand new heads and charge the same for them!

Available to hire from VMI:

  Sachtler Video 20S1 with Flowtech 100 legs

  Sachtler Video 18 with Flowtech 100 legs

 

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