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ABC Products at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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MovieTech AG is a worldwide known manufacturer of ABC Products cranes and heads. Same as during previous editions, this year, during The 2018 FIFA World Cup, ABC Products cranes has been chosen for the live coverage of the Championships. The model of choice is the 12 m Crane 120 with the P10 video head. Those sets have already proven themselves during the German Bundesliga matches and countless other sport and cultural events.

Crane 120 main features:

  • Light aluminium body.
  • Holes in the structure make it lighter and more wind resistant.
  • Modular construction: it is possible to assembly the crane into different lengths: 4,7 m, 6,2 m, 7,7 m, 9 m, 10,5 m and 12 m.
  • Very fast assembly time – only 20 minutes with the crew of two.
  • Possibility to mount it on a tripod (Bullstand 120) or a dolly (Dolly CD5 or CD6).
  • Payload of 20 kg with 12m version, or 25 kg with 9m version.

P10 main features:

  • Two or three axis option.
  • Over 20 kg of payload.
  • Very fast spin – 360° in just 3,5 seconds.
  • Control panel with zoom / Focus control for the servo ENG lenses.
  • Battery power capable.

We are very proud to announce that TVP (Polish national TV broadcaster) branch in Bialystok has recently decided to arm themselves in similar set to the one used in the 2018 World Cup. Crane 120 in 9m version has been chosen along with the Pelé XL 35 head and CD5 Crane Dolly. This set will be used during live broadcasts of sport and cultural events.


Polish branch of the AF Marcotec has took on the task of delivering, assembling and training the TVP crew of the usage of this unit. Delivery has took it’s place just few days ago and we are sharing some pictures of this set below this post.



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