Product Details

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System: DS10 Solo 75 Carbon Fibre System (1511)


SPECIFICATIONS
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Material:
Carbon Fibre
Construction:
2-Stage
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Maximum Height:
1751 mm (68.9 in)
Minimum Height:
371 mm (14.6 in)
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Mounting Standard:
75mm ball levelling
Payload Capacity:
5.00 kg (11 lbs)
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Payload Range:
2.5 to 5 kg / 5.5-11 lbs
Transport Length:
831 mm (32.7 in)
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Weight:
4.85 kg (10.7 lbs)
 
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DS10 Solo 75 Carbon Fibre System

DS10 Solo 75 Carbon Fibre System

The DS10 Solo system combines the ultralight, ultra rigid carbon fibre Solo tripod with the versatile DS10 75mm ball levelling head & selectable counterbalance. With a height range from 757mm/29.8" all the way up to 1467mm/57.6" DS10 Solo 75 CF system suits 2.5-5 kg/5.5-11 lbs MiniDV and DVCAM payloads from barebones to fully stacked PD150 or Canon XL-1.

Features:

  • Flick-of-a-switch 5-10lb CB selection
  • True fluid pan and tilt drag
  • 75mm ball levelling
  • Quick Release sliding plate
  • 2-Stage Carbon/magnesium telescoping


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Components:

DS10 Fluid Head:
#   DS10 Fluid Head (182)
DS10 Fluid Head
Solo 75 Softcase:
#   Solo 75 Softcase (1518)
Solo 75 Softcase
Solo Strap:
#   Solo Strap (1520)
Solo Carry Strap
Fixed Length Pan Handle for DS5/DS10/DS20 Fluid Heads:
#   Fixed Length Pan Handle for DS5/DS10/DS20 Fluid Heads (681)
Fixed Length Pan Handle for DS5/DS10/DS20 Fluid Heads
Solo 75 2-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod:
#   Solo 75 2-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod (1501)
Solo 75 2-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod

Optional components:

Solo 75 Dolly:
#   Solo 75 Dolly (394)
Solo 75 Dolly
Solo Leg Covers:
#   Solo Leg Covers (1590)
Solo Leg Covers

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