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For 82 years, Cartoni SpA has set the international standard for excellence in camera support. Headquartered in Rome, the company serves camera professionals in over 60 countries with innovation and manufacturing excellence in every one of its fluid heads, tripods, pedestals and other products.
Carton focus 10 Fluid head with100mm 2-Stg Aluminum Red Lock Tripod with Mid-Level Smart Deployment Spreader Learn More$2,175.00
Cartoni Focus 12 Fluid head with100mm 2-Stg Aluminum Red Lock Tripod with Mid-Level SDS Smart Spreader Learn More$2,450.00
FOCUS HD Head with Cartoni Side Load QR Release Plate, with Pan Bar
The FOCUS HD fluid head is the ideal support for the latest HDV cameras weighing from 0 to 12 kg (0 to 26 lbs).
Extremely compact and lightweight, the innovative Focus HD features a continuously variable fluid damping system on both pan and tilt movements and an unprecedented patented variable counterbalance which brings its range of use to cover all existing ENG and HDV cameras.
The Focus HD head comes equipped with a quick release sliding camera plate, illuminated spirit level and telescopic pan bar. Its tilting range is +/- 90° with perfect response throughout the entire tilt range. It interfaces with all 100 mm bowl base tripods and supports.
The extreme ruggedness and versatility together with an outstanding quality/price ratio make the Focus HD the best possible support for news operators and HDV videographers. Learn More$1,250.00
FOCUS 12 Fluid Head 100mm BB
The FOCUS 12 Fluid Head is the ideal support for the latest cameras weighing from 0 to 12 Kg (26 lbs). Extremely compact and lightweight, the 12 features a continuously variable fluid damping system on both pan and tilt movements and a unprecedented patented variable counterbalance which brings its range of use to cover all existing ENG cameras.
The 12 Fluid Head comes equipped with a quick release Euro-style sliding camera plate, illuminated spirit level and orientable pan bar. Its tilt angle is +/- 90° with perfect response throughout the entire tilt range.
FOCUS 12 interfaces with all 100mm bowl base tripods and supports. The extreme ruggedness and versatility together with the superior quality/price ratio make the FOCUS 12 the best possible support for News operators and videographers.Learn More$1,625.00
FOCUS 18 Head with 1 pan bar
Built of magnesium alloy and aluminum the FOCUS 18 Fluid Head is specifically designed for ENG digital camcorders weighing from 6 to 18 kg (13,2 to 40 lbs).Learn More
CARTONI has employed the latest in design technology to offer a Fluid Head which is extremely rugged, lightweight and cost-effective.
FOCUS 18 offers a host of advanced features including infinitely adjustable tension settings, Euro-style quick release camera plate and switchable illuminated bubble level.
The award-winning, patented Fluid dampening system ensures consistent drag levels and smooth camera movements throughout the range.
Featuring an infinitely variable counterbalance with easily-readable numerical reference, the 18 provides excellent performances at any tilt angle from +90 to -70 degrees (-90 with sliding base plate).
FOCUS 18 interfaces with all 100 mm bowl base tripods.$3,895.00
The new FOCUS 22 is specifically designed to support the wide variety of new ENG cameras, so compact yet so fully accessorized, featuring the patented CARTONI “wing” continuously adjustable counterbalance.Learn More
With its broad range of payloads – 3 kg (6.5 lbs) to 22 kg (48.5 lbs) - The 22 aims to become the ideal partner for all news gathering and outdoor shooting jobs.
Rugged but easy to operate the new Fluid Head has all the ergonomic settings at the right place. Fluid drag in both pan and tilt feature the distinctive renowned CARTONI patented infinitely adjustable labyrinth system.
Positive locks, wide range sliding platform incorporating the European style quick release plate, a switchable illuminated spitit level completes the operating specs.
FOCUS 22, weighs only 3.9 kg (8.6 lbs) thanks to the extensive use of extremely lightweight magnesium alloys.
The 22 interfaces with all 100 mm bowl base tripods.$5,295.00
Maxima 30 Head, standard cine style sliding plate, pan bar, 90° front pan bar
The MAXIMA 30 Flat Base Fluid Head from Cartoni includes all the advantages of the Cartoni MAXIMA Fluid Head, but in a compact size. The pan and tilt fluid movements are smooth with progression, going from almost freewheeling to an extremely consistent maximum drag. The wing counterbalance will assist any camera with payloads ranging from 7 to 66 lb with a smooth response throughout the entire ±90° range and can reach up to 88 lb at 100mm CG.
For ease of use, the digital read-out indicates counterbalance, pan and tilt fluid settings at a glance. The head also features an illuminated bubble level. To make the MAXIMA 30 user friendly, the pan and tilt brakes are both placed on the left side of the head, as well as the camera plate latch, which can be activated with one hand to disengage the safety lock and free the camera plate completely.
The camera plate stage accepts all industry standard plates as ARRI, RED, and more, with a sliding run of 140mm. It also features four rosettes attachment for pan bars. The standard configuration comes with right telescopic pan bar and a left front pan handle.Learn More$11,425.00
Maxima 40 Head for cine style with cine style sliding plate, pan bar, short handle
CARTONI introduces Maxima 40, an innovative compact design Fluid Action Head featuring an amazingly smooth patented counterbalance system. The Maxima 40 is the ideal support for all fully equipped Film Cameras and sophisticated broadcast packages.Learn More
The Maxima 40 controls, knobs and levers, are ergonomically placed to ensure camera operators complete ease-of-use in any situation, whether in the studio, location or during outside broadcasts while drag and counterbalance steps are monitored on a digital display.
Payload capacity goes from zero (0) to 40 Kg (88 lbs) with a perfect balance throughout the entire 180° tilt range.
The specifically designed continuous Fluid Drag System performs from almost freewheeling to extremely consistent drag for maximum versatility.
The large sliding camera plate is compatible with Arri and O'Connor slides for increased versatility and ease.
Extremely rugged and precise, the Maxima 40 is meant to become the ultimate industry standard.$12,365.00
Focus 22 FB/150 mm Broadcast Head
This latest version of FOCUS 22 fluid head equipped with both a flat base and a 150mm bowl. The head’s dual design is compatible for broadcast on both 4-Bolt FB and 150mm bowl pedestals and tripods for added stability. The 2 in 1 combination makes it ideal for rental houses and broadcast production environments that employ a variety of camera and support systems.$5,895.00
Master MKII Head (broadcast), standard sliding camera plate, 2 pan bars
The new Master MKII is the ultimate CARTONI Fluid Head designed most specifically for HD applications, Film, ENG & EFP camera systems.Learn More
The MKII counterbalances very light cameras from 3 Kg (6.6 lbs) all the way to 35 Kg (77 lbs) making the MKII suitable from the smallest HDV camera to fully loaded RED, Alexa, F65, C300 (etc) cameras with all of the trimmings.
This new Cartoni counterbalance system is an evolution of the patented Cartoni “Wing” system and allows a perfect performance throughout the +/- 90 tilt range, with perfect stops at any angle.
The frictionless variable fluid modules perform a wide variety of fluid drag for the best smooth and precise movement in any shooting situation.
All operating knobs and levers are conveniently located and easy to reach with a special care for user-friendly ergonomics.
The Master MKII comes equipped with one telescopic pan bar, standard quick release sliding camera plate, (EuroStyle plate optional) illuminated spirit level and digital readouts for drag and counterbalance settings.
The MKII has a flat Mitchell standard base and an available 150mm bowl converter to make the MKII suitable for all leg options and Dollies.$8,795.00