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Vinten Osprey Elite Pedestal

Fully steerable pedestal with perfect balance of its entire extended stroke. Perfect for complete ‘on shot’ tracking in studios. Payload up to 80kg / 176lb. It comes with 12.5cm / 5 inch wheels and adjustable cable guards for studio use.


  • 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


  • Payload 80 kg
  • Steering ring 53.5 cm
  • Tracking width 97 cm
  • Transit width 80 cm


Vinten Osprey Elite Two-Stage Studio Pedestal (black). The Osprey Elite is extremely versatile, designed to support the latest range of digital, portable and full facility cameras for both studio and OB productions. The two-stage column offers on-shot movement from a minimum height of 66 cm / 26 inch to a maximum height of 143 cm / 56 inches, and features full crab and steer facilities controlled from a central steering ring.

The studio version of the Osprey Elite includes cable guards, whilst the larger wheels of the OB version offer greater ground clearance. Both versions have an exceptional combination of lightness and structural integrity giving maximum stability whilst still allowing the column and dolly base to fold for easy transportation.
The Osprey Elite is also ideal for use on track when combined with Vinten’s Tracking Skid. Other optional accessories include a portable hand pump to counterbalance the pneumatic system, a large steering ring and OB wheel cable guards.

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