Davis & Sanford
7518 Tripod and Head
PMA, Booth #1924, Orlando, February 24, 2002 —Davis & Sanford
Tripods, a Tiffen Company brand, recently introduced the ProVista 7518
Tripod with FM18 Fluid Head, both of
which are ideally suited to handle the many new Mini DVs and large
camcorders being developed.
ProVista 7518 Tripod is designed for videographers who need a
heavy-duty tripod for a variety of field, studio, educational, and
industrial applications. It supports cameras weighing up to 18
pounds. The ProVista is a three-section aluminum tripod with a
non-glare black anodized finish. Quick release leg locks are easy
to use even in the cold. For fast setup, the locks flip open and
close with only a half twist.
top-leg section of the tripod has double-strut construction for
stability. A 75 millimeter claw ball adds mobility and stability
to your shooting. The 3/8"-16 mounting screw will accept most
professional tripod heads. The rubber feet provide traction on any
surface, indoors and out. Maximum height for the ProVista is 64
inches, minimum height is 31 inches. Tripod weight without a head
is 8 pounds.
Matched up perfectly to the ProVista
7518 tripod is the FM18 Fluid Head,
which can also hold up to 18 pounds. Designed for heavy-duty use
with Mini DVs and large camcorders, offering fluid-smooth 360º
panning and 90º up-and-down tilting. Separate, asy-grip
knobs lock and unlock the panning and tilting mechanism. The large
platform measures 3-1/4" by 3".
quick-release plate features a 3/8"-16 and 1/4"-20
mounting screw to attach most any camera to the platform easily.
Two handles, which can be used together or separately in multiple
positions are provided. The FM18 weighs 3.25 pounds.
A durable, padded carrying bag is included in the Provista
7518 tripod and head kit.
Sanford has been providing a variety of tripods and support systems to the
motion picture and broadcast industries for over 60 years. Powder-coated
and anodized finishes help resist abrasion under the heaviest use;
aircraft-quality aluminum and high-tech synthetics create the highest
durability and portability. The Davis & Sanford line also includes
tripod heads, platforms, dollies, and many other accessories to meet a
wide variety of video applications.
7518 tripod with FM15 Fluid Head carry
the Davis & Sanford 10-year warranty and are available through the
Tiffen worldwide dealer network. For more information, contact the Tiffen
Company at 90 Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, NY 11788-3886, 631-273-2500, fax:
631-273-2557, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or on the Web at www.tiffen.com.