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Sachtler to Debut New Ace Tripod System at NAB 2012

Ace features 5-step counterbalance, 8.8-lb payload range, and is ideal for lightweight HDV camcorders and video-enabled DSLR cameras

Sachtler, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, presents the new Ace tripod system at NAB 2012 in booth C6032. Compact, durable, and absolutely lightweight due to its unique composite material, Ace offers familiar Sachtler quality at a sensational price/performance ratio. Ace is the optimal camera support for the growing video and DSLR filmmaker market. The product is now available in the USA.

Sachtler AceWith the Ace tripod system, Sachtler offers its authentic broadcast feel for the first time to videographers whose projects include everything from low-budget documentaries and EB to industry films, wedding, event, and training videos, as well as webinars. Featuring an ergonomic design, intuitive operation, and a payload range of 8.8 lbs (0 to 4 kilograms) Ace is ideal for lightweight HDV camcorders and video-enabled DSLR cameras. Developed specifically for Ace, the patented SA-drag™ (Synchronized Actuated Drag) enables exact and reproducible pans. With the 5-step counterbalance, the camera set-up can be quickly balanced.

Quality products by Sachtler
In addition to Ace, Sachtler will present other dependable camera support products including the Video 18 S1 and Video 20 S1 ENG/EFP fluid heads. Also on display will be the artemis Cine HD Pro modular camera stabilizer system with leading-edge features like HiCap cabling and Hot Swap technology to provide an uninterrupted power supply when changing batteries.

Sachtler Live Events
The Vitec Live Area at the booth will feature product demonstrations plus well-known cinematographers, who will speak about their work and experience. For example, Director/DP David Linstrom will speak about his documentary work, travelling the world with “National Geographic” on Monday at 2 pm. Camera operator Daniel Schade presents the artemis camera stabilizer system at the live demonstration on Wednesday at 3 pm. The complete event itinerary can be found at

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