Improved access to controls, rapid camera attachment using the Vinten Sideload system and simple, durable brakes are all designed to cope with the demands of professional operation. Combined with Vinten’s Perfect Balance and LF drag technology, this makes the Vision 8AS the ideal tool for a wide range of challenging, professional applications.

Key features

  • Perfect balance for effortless production
  • High contrast blue LED levelling bubble for quick, precise set up
  • Ergonomic design of all controls for effortless use
  • Sideload system for rapid safe camera changes

Technical Specifications

ApplicationCommercial/Corporate, Documentaries, NewsCommercial/Corporate, Documentaries, News
Battery Type3V, CR2032 cell3V, CR2032 cell
Bowl size100 mm100 mm
Camera Plate FixingQuick Release SideloadQuick Release Sideload
CounterbalancePerfect Balance infinitely adjustable spring balancePerfect Balance infinitely adjustable spring balance
DragCalibrated infinittely adjustable LF Drag SystemCalibrated infinittely adjustable LF Drag System
Height16 cm6.3 in
Length13.8 cm5.4 in
Level BubbleYes (Illuminated)Yes (Illuminated)
Pan Bar Count11
Pan Bar TypeTelescopicTelescopic
Payload5.5 kg to 14 kg12.1 lb to 30.9 lb
Platform Adjustment+56 to -42+56 to -42
Tilt Rangeto ±90°to ±90°
Weight3.1 kg6.8 lb
Width15.1 cm5.9 in

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In The Box

  • Vision 8AS Pan and Tilt Head
  • Camera Plate complete with 1/4 in. camera screw and pin assembly and 3/8 in. camera screws (2)
  • Fixed Length Pan Bar (3219-101)
  • Bowl Clamp Knob
  • Field Spares Kit containing replacement brake knobs (2), brake caps and securing screws & replacement battery (1)
  • User Guide

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