Designed to support fully decked
Studio and OB cameras equipped with long boxed lenses, 7 inch viewfinder or
large teleprompter, the Magnum is an extremely compact fluid head incorporating
a patented counterbalance system as well as an advanced fluid damping module.
Manufactured with an extensive use of ultra-strong aluminium alloy, the Magnum
provides for outstandingly precise movements and consistently high drag output.
The unique patented counterbalance system is ideally suited to operate with
cameras featuring a high centre of gravity and weighing from 40 to 95 Kg (88 –
209 lbs). Cameras within this range can be perfectly balanced through the entire
130° tilt angle.
Calibrated with a variable adjustment connected to a digital readout display,
the counterbalance operating knob is conveniently located on the side of the
head. The frictionless fluid damping modules also feature a patented design
which provides for extraordinary performances over an extended temperature
range, with smooth and precise movements together with a linear response in any
The continuously variable fluid control knobs located on sides of the head have
an innovative flip folding design , are easy to reach and are connected to a
digital readout which allows the cameraman for a quick set-up even in low light
conditions. The effective control brakes on both, pan and tilt mode are located
on the front left side of the control panel and can be operated with a single
hand. Two threaded holes for the teleprompter tubes are provided on the front of
the sliding platform.
The Magnum interfaces directly with any Mitchell flat base Heady Duty Tripod and
can be easily mounted on top of all existing Pedestals featuring the 4-hole
bores. The wedge camera plate has an ergonomic quick release and a wide range of
centering slide for micrometric balance setting.