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BLACK-TEK TOWER CAR POLE

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Black-Tek – ‘Tower 24 MAX’ Motorised Vertical Post

The Tower 24 max is the heavy duty version of the original Black-Tek Tower. It is a motorised post rig for any of the full size stabilised remote heads (Flighthead, Scorpio, Libra and even up to the Shotover F1). It can be mounted on the front and rear (or even side) of the tracking vehicle via four 48mm scaffold size half clamps. It can take less than 10 minutes to rerig front to rear.

  • Total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 52 kg (115 lbs)
  • Maximum payload of  just over 60 kg (132 lbs)
  • 2,4 m (8 feet) Height / 2,2 m (7 foot 3 inches) of usable travel
  • Variable Speed up to 1 m/s
  • Wired remote control for selecting position with variable speed and damping
  • Safety brake
  • Powered by supplied batteries

Designed for fast vertical movements of heavy camera packages whilst Camera Tracking. The system mounts onto a car, van, large truck or tracking vehicle. Operated from inside the moving vehicle, it has full motor control for in shot movement of the rise and fall. Attached to the pole is an adjustable shock absorber with Moy mount. With this dampening even shots over uneven ground are possible – and super safe.

We can also offer the lighter weight regular Black-Tek Tower in 1.6 metre and 2.4 metre versions which can carry up to 25Kg load. For these towers we recommend using the Flighthead Mini, Shotover G1 or Libra Mini.

  • 1.6 metre version total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 28 kg (62 lbs)
  •  2.4 metre version total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 34 kg (75 lbs)
  • 1,6 m (5 foot 3 inches) Height / 1,4 m (4 foot 6 inches) of usable travel
  • 2,4 m (8 foot) Height / 2,2 m (7 foot 3 inches) of usable travel
  • Maximum payload of 25 kg (55 lbs)
  • Variable Speed up to 1 m/s
  • Manually rotatable position by pulling the quick release pins and rotating to the desired angle
  • A heavy duty transportation bag protects the Tower
  • Wired remote control for selecting position with variable speed and damping
  • Powered by supplied batteries
  • Can also be used horizontally

These posts are supplied in conjunction with Motion Remote Ltd – www.MotionRemote.co.uk

 

  • TOWER 24MAX SPECIFICATIONS
  • Maximum payload of  just over 60 kg (132 lbs)
  • Total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 52 kg (115 lbs)
  • 2,4 m (8 feet) Height / 2,2 m (7 foot 3 inches) of usable travel
  • Variable Speed up to 1 m/s
  • Wired remote control for selecting position with variable speed and damping
  • Safety brake
  • Powered by supplied batteries

 

  • CLASSIC TOWER 16 AND 24 SPECIFICATIONS
  • Maximum payload up to 25kg (55 lbs)
  • 1.6 metre version total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 28 kg (62 lbs)
  •  2.4 metre version total weight of Tower & Shockabsorber: 34 kg (75 lbs)
  • 1,6 m (5 foot 3 inches) Height / 1,4 m (4 foot 6 inches) of usable travel
  • 2,4 m (8 foot) Height / 2,2 m (7 foot 3 inches) of usable travel
  • Variable Speed up to 1 m/s
  • Manually rotatable position by pulling the quick release pins and rotating to the desired angle
  • Wired remote control for selecting position with variable speed and damping
  • Powered by supplied batteries
  • Can be used as a motorised horizontal slider
  • 1.6m tower can fly as checked baggage <32kg cases

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