Cartoni Celebrates 80 Years of World-Class Camera Support with Rebate Program

cartoni_logoNORTH HOLLYWOOD— Cartoni, the world leader in camera support, marks its 80th anniversary this year and it’s celebrating with a big savings across its product line through its “80 Years: 80+” Rebate Program.

For a limited time, Cartoni USA is offering rebates of $80 or more on a host of great products including its most popular heads, tripods and pedestals.

Rebates include:

  • $80 for the Focus HD Systems for DSLR and 4k Cameras weighing from 0 to 26 lbs (0 to 12 kg)
  • $100 for Laser Systems, a compact, lightweight fluid head built of magnesium and aluminum alloy for portable digital cameras weighing 12 – 25 lbs (6 – 12 kg).
  • $160 for Gamma Systems, a fluid head designed for ENG configurations and small studio set-ups weighing 16 – 35 lbs (8 – 16 kg).
  • $240 for the Delta designed for EFP and use with a small prompter.
  • $375 to $ 2,625 on pedestals from the P20 to the P90.
  • $50 for SmartPro HDSLR Cameraa


For details of this and other rebates go to

All Cartoni heads come with Cartoni’s unprecedented 5-year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. The current rebate program runs through March 31st. Other rebates and incentive programs will be offered throughout Cartoni’s 80th anniversary year.

“Cartoni represents the pinnacle in camera support,” says Cartoni USA president Steve Manios. “The company holds 33 patents and  is committed to the highest standards for design and manufacturing. And now, with our 80 Years: 80+ Rebate Program, it’s the best time ever to step up to Cartoni!”

Cartoni was founded in 1935, when cinematographer Renato Cartoni invented the first flywheel, pan-head tripod. His invention quickly became the standard for documentary and news operations and by World War II, most Italian cameramen were equipped with Cartoni heads and tripods.

Under the leadership of Renato’s son, Guido Cartoni, the company became a thriving international business. By the 1970s, Cartoni products were in use across Europe and became synonymous with innovation, quality and performance. Cartoni USA launched in 1990. Two years later, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized Cartoni with a Scientific & Technical Award, noting, “The work of Dr. Cartoni set the standard for one of the most popular methods of achieving selectable and repeatable viscous drag used in the tripod industry.”

Today, Cartoni offers a versatile family of camera support products including SmartPro and FocusHD for DSLR and 4K cameras, Gamma for ENG cameras, Master for digital cinematography and Omega for studio broadcast, as well as a wide variety of tripods, pedestals and specialty camera supports.


Reflecting the state of the art in camera support technology, CARTONI offers the widest product range in the industry. 80 years of know-how and experience, innovative solutions, patented technologies and the constant care of serving the professional in any shooting situation with any camera, make CARTONI synonymous with excellence in camera support. CARTONI currently exports from Rome, its Italian headquarters, to 65 countries in five continents, with a network of agents and distributors serving all major international users. CARTONI’s mission is to guarantee the cameraman the highest possible reliability, freedom and creativity in any environment.

CARTONI – Via Giuseppe Mirri, 13 – Rome 00159 (RM) Italy. Phone: +39 064382002 FAX: +39 0643588293



Formed in 1992, CARTONI USA is the North American office for CARTONI fluid heads, tripods, pedestals. CARTONI manufactures a wide range of Fluid Heads for both Video and Film applications. The company’s products support cameras of all sizes and descriptions, from the smallest DV cameras to the largest studio cameras, while adhering to the highest industry standards for quality, reliability, performance, durability and features.

CARTONI USA, 10663 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601; 818.760.8290.

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