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The Focus 22 fluid head offers the widest payload range of the Focus Series from 3 kg (7 lbs) to 25 kg (55 lbs)


Built with extensive use of lightweight magnesium alloys and high resistance polymer composites the Focus 22 weighs only 3.9 kg (8.6 lbs) and represents the most advanced solution of the Focus line featuring the patented Cartoni “wing” continuously adjustable counterbalance setting, and a continuously variable patented fluid damping system on both pan and tilt movements.


Main Features

  • Tilt angle of +/- 90°
  • Temperature range is -40°/+60° Celsius
  • Sliding camera plate with Euro-style quick release system
  • Telescopic orientable pan bar
  • Illuminated bubble level
  • 100mm bowl (also in 150mm version)
  • Easily-readable numerical counterbalance reference


The Focus 22 is specifically designed for the most recent ENG digital & CineStyle cameras like the ones from Arri, Red, Blackmagic Design, Canon, Sony and others…

The professional grade materials, matched to the outstanding Cartoni construction quality, makes the Focus 22 the perfect solution when searching for a fluid head built to last at a fair price point.



Interfaces with all 100 mm bowl base tripods.

AH869 adapter for Cartoni P20

AH863 adapter for Cartoni Pedestal P40 P70+P70 Steering

AT854 converter for 150mm tripods


Register your product within 30 days from date of purchase/invoice to receive further two (2) year warranty for the unprecedented free five (5) year warranty.


Technical Data

3.9 kg
9 lbs
Minimum Payload Capacity
3 kg
7 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
25 kg
55 lbs
Bowl Diameter
100 mm
Fluid Drag
Tilt Range
Operational temperature
-40°/+60° Celsius
Grafico_Payload_Focus 22 10mm e 150mm


How to balance a Fluid Head

Abelcine review: Cartoni Focus 22 and SDS tripod

Pratomagno Backstage – Paolo Sodi with Cartoni Focus 22 SDS system

Compatible products

Rail Clamp for 75/100mm Bowl Base Heads

Rosette extender multi-thread (large)

Jibo Fluid Action w/ Case

Telescopic Pan bar Focus 18-22-Master 25

Candy bar Focus18 – Focus22 – Lambda10

Included in following
System Packages