Osprey Elite S Pedestal (OB)

Fully steerable pedestal with perfect balance of its entire extended stroke. Perfect for complete 'on shot' tracking in field applications. Payload up to 80kg / 176lb.

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
Metric Imperial
Osprey Osprey
80 kg 176 lb
2 2
Perfect Balance Stages
2 2
On shot stroke
770 mm 30.03 in
0.69 to 1.46 m 2.25 to 4.77 ft
Crab/Steer Crab/Steer
Head fitting
Flat base Flat base
34.50 mm 1.35 in
940 mm 36.66 in
Transit Width
800 mm 31.20 in
Integrated Pump
No No
Cable Guards
Wheel truck mounted, individually adjusted Wheel truck mounted, individually adjusted
Trim Weights
3500 3500
Wheel Diameter
160 mm 6.24 in
Open Open
Wheel Locks
Single-point Single-point
Narrow Transit Width
700 mm 27.30 in
Steering Ring Diameter
535 mm 20.87 in
50.50 kg 111.10 lb
  • Osprey Elite S (OB) Pedestal
  • Quickfix
  • Accessory holder
  • Manual Pump
  • Kick ring
  • User Guide