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Matthews CAM Tank


Low & dutch shots with smooth pan & tilt capacity.

Matthews CAM Tank is designed to accept all large format camera plates or direct mount to any large or medium format camera equipped with 3/8"-16 mounting holes. The CAM Tank was designed for extremely low shots, without taking away your ability to pan and tilt the camera.


More Info

It is also used to achieve dutch angles when mounted to a fluid head, or shots designed to be pointed straight down off of a fluid head on a tripod or jib. The bottom of the plate has 17 strategically placed 3/8"-16 tapped holes spaced 1" apart, complying with Motion Picture Industry Standards. The system is CNC machined out of 6061 T6 aluminum, stainless steel hardware. The pan bearing uses a machined polyoqymethyline, delrin disk, which self-lubricates and has an endurance rating 100x more than any plastic. The tilt system uses 4 premium NSK deep grooved ball bearings, made in Japan. Both pan and tilt functions come with brakes for lock off shots and camera safety.


  • Dutch Capabilities
  • 2 Camera/Fluid Head tie down knobs & pan brake
  • 30 degree tilt range from side to side & tilt brake
  • 3/8"-16 tapped holes for easy mounting
  • combine w/fluid head to achieve straight down shot



What's In The Box

[2] camera/fluid head tie down knows &
a hard plastic case with adjustable carrying strap




Pan Range: 360 Degrees
Tilt Range: 30 degrees in each direction
Weight Capacity: 180lbs (82kg)
Minimum Camera Height: 4" (101mm)
Length and Width: 10"x7" (264mmx177mm)
Total Weight in Case: 15lbs (7kg) CAM Tank only is 10lbs (4.5kg)