The Osprey Elite S (OB) is a Portable, fully functioning studio pedestal for large payloads up to 80kg / 177lb. It the most versitile pedestal, capable of supporting large Vinten Vector Heads and the lastest range of portable or full facility digital cameras and teleprompters. It can track talent eyelines from a seated to standing position ‘on shot’ with its extended fully balanced range. It has an inlet valve for any air source, making Perfect Balance easy to achieve. There is a storage area for the camera operator. In addition, the Osprey Elite S pedestal includes a pressure gauge for clear and reliable set-up and the detachable skid allows the pedestal to be simply broken down into two sections for easy storage and transportation. It has a selector for both single wheel and all wheel crab steering for working in tight spaces and on shot direction changes. It comes with 16cm / 6.3 inch wheels for greater ground clearance in outside broadcast applications.

Key features

  • Full, 2-stage balance range for total ‘on shot’ elevation, perfect for moving from seated to standing talent in game shows, entertainment shows, drama and performances
  • Full crab and steer facilities controlled from a central steering ring for enhanced manoeuvrability and on-shot steering
  • Built in pressure gauge for easy counter balance set-up
  • Detachable skid for easy transport and storage
  • Wheel rim braking mechanism eliminates tyre flat spots for super smooth rolling shots
  • Pedestal supplied with Quickfix quick release system & operator storage area
  • Column can be adapted to work on dolly track

Technical Specifications

ApplicationDrama, Entertainment, Events, Multicam, Turnaround studio, Live on Location, Live StudioDrama, Entertainment, Events, Multicam, Turnaround studio, Live on Location, Live Studio
Height58 cm to 145.5 cm22.83 in to 57.28 in
Narrow Transit Width70 cm27.56 in
On Shot Stroke77 cm30.31 in
Payload80 kg176.37 lb
Pedestal BaseOpenOpen
Perfect Balance Stages22
Steering Ring Diameter53.5 cm21.06 in
Tracking Width94 cm37.01 in
Transit Width80 cm31.5 in
Trim Weights35003500
Weight50.5 kg111.33 lb
Wheel Diameter16 cm6.3 in
Wheel LocksSingle-pointSingle-point

In The Box

  • Osprey Elite S (OB) Pedestal
  • Quickfix
  • Accessory holder
  • Manual Pump
  • Kick ring
  • User Guide