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ARRI MB-18 3-Stage 4x5 Vertical Production Matte Box for 15mm Support Rods

Abel Code: AR-KK.0005734
Mfr. Code: KK.0005734
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
A flexible, wide-angle studio mattebox to use with your prime or zoom lens and 15mm support rods. The 3-stage, 4x5.65 matte box features a swing away mechanism, flag holder, and accepts vertical filter frames.
Key Highlights
  • Swing away mechanism
  • Vertical Filters
  • For 15mm Studio Rods


This flexible, swing-away ARRI MB-18 3-Stage 4x5 Production Matte Box is a wide-angle mattebox designed for optional primes and zoom lenses used with your studio bridge plate and 15mm support rods. It is a useful alternative to the MB-14, when a smaller build is desired.

Includes MB-18 Matte Box, 3-Filter Stage without filter frame (1x geared, 2x non-geared), French flag holder, 15mm rod support. It can hold a maximum of (4) 4x5.65" filters + (1) 138mm round filter.

This MB-18 Studio Matte Box accepts:

  • Minimum focal length 35mm lenses: 14mm
  • Minimum focal length 16mm lenses: 7mm


  • Filter size: 4x5.65"
  • Stage Count: 3
  • Swing away mechanism
  • French flag holder included
  • Set of (6) masks available separately
  • Accepts vertical filter frames

NOTE: 15mm Rods, French Flags, filter frames, lenses, and other accessories are sold separately.

IMPORTANT NOTE: May require studio brige plate. Do not use with 15mm lightweight support.



Key Highlights

  • Swing away mechanism
  • Vertical Filters
  • For 15mm Studio Rods
  • 3-Filter Stage (1x geared, 2x non)
  • Filter size accepted: 4x5.65"


Mbx Filter Tray Capacity:
Mbx Filter Frame Size:
4" x 5.65"
1 x 138mm (Round)
Mbx Connection:
Mbx Bridgeplate Size:
15mm Studio
Mbx Features:
Swing Away
Mbx Circle or Square:
Square / Rectangular Filter


10 in
4.8 in
12 in
4 lb
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