THE SCARAB BASE


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A multi-purpose 4×4 all-terrain vehicle designed to carry large camera cranes to the most difficult to reach locations.

Unique chassis design allows the rear half of the Scarab to articulate, ensuring all four wheels never leave the ground. With a 6000kg load capacity and a 10,000kg towing weight On board 3kw generator offering constant power to both the crane and remote head

*The Scarab is the perfect choice for location shooting*

Delivered to location, ready for immediate use with minimal set up time required

Motor
VM 3000cc 4 Cylinder Turbo Diesel
55.2kw (75hp) @ 2600 rpm
250nm (185Ibs) @ 1800 rpm
Water Cooled
Gear Box
24 Speed Synchromesh Manual Gearbox
12 Forward and 12 Reverse Gears 
High and Low Ratio Selector
25mph (40km/h) Max. Speed
Brakes
Service pads on 4 wheels and double hydraulic circuit with floating jaws
Spring parking brake on the rear wheels with hydraulic control and progressive modulation valve

Size and Weight
Total weight excl. Crane Arm and Platforms – 3250kg / 7250lbs

Total approved weight – 9000kg / 19841.6lbs

Towing unbraked – 1000kg / 2205lbs

Towing braked up to – 10000kg / 22046lbs

Length – 450cm / 15’’

Width – 205cm / 6’10”’

Height of platform – 
102cm / 3.35’

Height to pan bearing on top of column 175cm (from ground) down

Height to pan bearing on top of column 275cm up

All heights are on 425/55/r17 tyres

 

The Trailer is 32′ long 8.5′ wide and 12′ high

Weighs 10800lbs

The trailer has a gooseneck fitting (Big Tex 22gn 20+5 underneath)

 

Crane Options

MovieBird 17/21/35/45
SuperTechno 30/50