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1. (WO2017021870) ORIENTABLE SUPPORT FOR VIDEO-PHOTOGRAPHIC APPARATUSES

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/021870    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2016/054627
Publication Date: Fri Feb 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F16M 11/20
F16M 11/28
Applicants: LINO MANFROTTO + CO. S.P.A.
Inventors: GUIDOLIN, Stefano
SPEGGIORIN, Paolo
LANZARIN, Filippo
Title: ORIENTABLE SUPPORT FOR VIDEO-PHOTOGRAPHIC APPARATUSES
Abstract:
Orientable support (1) for video-photographic apparatus, comprising an articulation device (4) with a first (5) and a second articulation member (6) provided with respective attachment means for being attached respectively to a supporting member (2, 20) of said support (1) and to a video-photographic apparatus, or vice versa, and reciprocally movable in order to orient said video-photographic apparatus with respect to said supporting member (20), said first articulation member comprising an internally hollow shell-shaped body (5) defining a housing cavity (10) for said second articulation member (6), said second articulation member comprising a spherical ball (6) capable of sliding in said housing cavity (10), said ball (6) and said housing cavity (10) being shaped in such a way that a gap (11) is formed therebetween, said gap containing a viscous fluid (V) suitable for regulating the rotations of said ball (6) in said housing cavity (10).