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Sachtler Ace M fluid head

With its payload range of 0 to 4 kilograms (0 to 8.8 lbs), Ace is the ideal camera support for smaller HDV camcorders and DSLR cameras.
The 5-step counterbalance (+0) makes fast counterbalancing of the camera set-up easy. With 3 vertical and 3 horizontal grades of drag (+0), the new patented SA dragTM enables fine adjustment for precise panning and tilting. The new Sachtler Ace fluid head has a tilt range of +90° to -75°. For Ace, a glass fiber reinforced composite material was chosen, which makes the new 75mm fluid head especially light and offers a comfortable and non-slip surface feel.

Ace is delivered with the Ace plate. It comes with a 1/4” screw and pin. Spare camera screws (1/4” and 3/8”) are stored in the balance plate.

Technical data

Weight 1.7 kg / 3.7 lbs
Payload 0 - 4 kg / 0 - 8.8 lbs
Sliding range - plate 104 mm / 4.1 in
Counterbalance in 5 steps
Grades of drag 3 each horizontal and vertical + 0
Tilt range +90° / -75°
Temperature range -30°C / +60°C // -22°F / +140°F
Camera fitting Ace plate
Tripod/Pedestal fitting 75 mm bowl
Pan bar(s) 1, Type Ace
Level yes


Ace M is available in the following systems
System Ace M MS
System Ace M GS