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The Maxima 30 fluid head is designed for the latest Digital Cinematography cameras with a payload capacity from 3 kg (7 lbs) to 40 kg (88 lbs).


Cartoni patented flawless counterbalance, combined with the patented “Planetary” fluid mechanism make the Maxima 30 the ideal support for todays’ sophisticated cinematographers, seeking a fluid head for perfectly smooth operation.


From almost freewheeling to a consistent maximum drag, along with super precise starts and stops, the Maxima 30 offers an unprecedented quality of movement in a compact fluid head.


Key features

  • +/- 90° tilt range
  • Flat Mitchell base
  • Continuous fluid drag and continuous counterbalance
  • Perfect balance at any tilt angle
  • Ergonomic brake levers and operating knobs
  • Horizontal lock
  • Large quick release, side-load sliding camera plate
  • Digital readouts and illuminated spirit level
  • Telescopic pan bar and short front pan bar


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

10.5 kg
23 lbs
Minimum Payload Capacity
3 kg
7 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
40 kg
88 lbs
Bowl Diameter
Fluid Drag
Pan Range
Tilt Range
Operational temperature
-40°/+60° Celsius
Grafico_Payload_Master Mk2, Master 30, Maxima 30, E-Master 30, E-Maxima 30


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Compatible products

Rosette extender multi-thread (large)

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