Product Highlights
  • Designed for DC/DVCAM/HDV Camcorders
  • 6 kg (13.2 lbs) Max. Load Capacity
  • 7.5 cm (2.95") Diameter
  • 2 kg (4.4 lbs) Weight
  • -70 to +90° Tilt Range
Sachtler FSB 6 Fluid Head Sachtler FSB 6 Fluid Head
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The Sachtler FSB-6 is a fluid head designed to work with the handheld size of DV, DVCAM, HVX and HDV camcorders. This head is the only in its class to feature Sachtler's Snap & Go sideload mechanism which boasts an exceptionally large sliding range of 120mm (4.7") and 10-step counterbalance. This ensures extremely fine and fast balancing.


Key Features


  • Frictionless Leak-Proof Fluid Damping: Frictionless leak proof fluid damping with five level of drag, for perfect pictures while panning, without jerks and vibrations. Identical across both horizontal and vertical planes, and allows complete disengagement of drag for fast panning.
  • Quick Release: The FSB-6 is the only in its class to feature Sachtler's Snap and Go sideload mechanism which boasts an exceptionally large sliding range of 120mm / 4.7" and 10-step counterbalance.
  • Sliding Balance Plate: Sliding camera mount and plate with a 4.7" (120mm) sliding range quickly provides perfect balance across the horizontal (tilt) plane.
  • SOOM: The FSB-6 features the SOOM modular construction system.

What's Included

  • Fluid Head
  • Pan Bar
  • Quick Release Camera Plate
  • 5-Year Warranty on Fluid Modules Used in Head


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications
Load Capacity 13.2 lbs (6kg) 
Diameter/Thread 75mm 
Counter Balance System 10 steps 
Counter Balance Range 2-13.2 lbs (1-6kg) 
Quick Release/Wedge Plate Yes 
Balance Plate Yes, 4.7" (120mm) Sliding Range
Tilt Range -70 to +90°
Tilt Lock Yes
Pan Drag 3 Steps plus Zero
Pan Range 360°
Pan Lock Yes
Leveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes / Yes
Temperature Range -40 to +140°F (-40 to +60°C)
Weight 4.4 lbs (2kg)

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Sachtler FSB 6 Fluid Head

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