Since 1935, out of Rome, CARTONI designs, manufactures and markets high-end Professional Camera Supports and accessories for the Motion Picture and Television industries. Internationally recognized in the industry as a pre-eminent brand for camera support.

CARTONI prides itself on its engineering ability, innovative and leading technology.

Cartoni Fluid Head Feature a 5-Year Warranty

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Scientific and Engineering Award
Presented March 7, 1992

Used by media, documentary makers, and independent content creators.

The Focus 12 is a compact and lightweight support system. Features include a Euro style quick release plate, continuously variable fluid damping system on both pan and tilt movements, while the famed CARTONI patented variable counterbalance brings its range of use to cover UHD 4K cameras, DLSR, and HD Camcorders, Digital Cinema and ENG cameras from 0 to 26 lbs. The extreme ruggedness and versatility, together with a superb quality/price ratio make the Focus 12 the best possible support in its class.


Minimum Payload Capacity

0 lbs

Maximum Payload Capacity

26 lbs


4.4 lbs

Bowl Diameter

100 mm

Fluid Drag




Pan Range


Tilt Range


Temperature Range


U.S. Distribution by Manios Digital & Film
10663 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
Phone: 818.760.8240
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