The Miller Compass X 16 CB Plus is the newest fluid head tripod available by Miller. 5 heads total in the range. They range from a weight capacity of 0-16kg. It comes with side loading camera plates to make it easy to mount and dismount loaded rigs. There are also spare ¼ inch and 3/8 inch screws hidden in the head. 16 positions of counterbalance available on these units. It uses a fluid drag system as well. Precise floating pan-tilt caliper locks ensure bounce free on-off performance. Designed to last and built rugged for extreme conditions. They also have nice features like an illuminated bubble level as well as rosette’s that have replaceable teeth once they wear out. https://www.millertripods.com
Miller in collaboration with the Ronford Baker Engineering Company, known for its work with heavy-duty fluid heads and tripods in the cinema industry, announces the Skyline 90 Fluid Head, made its debut at NAB 2017. Designed to meet the stringent and rigorous standards presented by challenging environments and condition of Outside Broadcast (OB), the Skyline 90 supports payloads of up to 165 lbs. (75 kg.) and features robust, heavy duty construction. The Skyline 90 has continuous counterbalance control that ranges from zero to 165 lbs. (75 kg.) at 12 in. (30 cm.) above the center tilt axis and 15+0 selectable fluid pan-tilt drag positions to ensure the optimum drag for any lens focal length. With a sliding platform featuring 300mm of sliding range that glides smoothly and effortlessly with a full payload, the Skyline 90 easily balances heavy camera loads. It also comes with an auto safety lock to ensure a secure horizontal position when loading or dismantling heavy box lenses. The floating caliper pan and tilt locks with large metal levers can be operated simultaneously with one hand without causing picture disturbance. Two bubble levels located at either side of the head allow for convenient leveling. https://www.millertripods.com/
Miller came out with a new tripod with two options, Sprinter II - 2-stage in Carbon fiber tubing and alloy, Making the tripod extremely lightweight and easy to work with. The Sprinter II also comes with compatible accessories such as pan handles, studio dolly, sliding plate assembly, mini euro, and camera plates (long). The tripod is suited for a ground spreader and comes with integrated stainless steels spikes. The sprinter II 2-stage is ready for some action and this product is a must see!!
Sachtler's new tripod travels fast, from deadlines to wedding lines. Flowtech 75 is a versatile, lightweight tripod that is easier and faster to deploy and adjust than just about any other tripod. It has a 75mm ball, two-stage carbon fiber legs with quick release brakes, a mid-level spreader, rubber feet and a capacity of 44 lb. and is only 10.4 lbs. The quick release brakes allow the legs to be deployed simultaneously and can quickly adjust to the height that you need. The hinge locks allow the Flowtech 75 to be deployed as high as 5 ft. and low as 10" when used without a spreader. It’s specifically designed to allow the tripod to comfortably rest on the camera operator’s shoulder when collapsed. The Flowtech 75 is branded as Sachtler and Vinten and works with heads and accessories of each product family. https://www.sachtler.com