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ARRI SMB-1 Tilt Set - 15mm Studio

Abel Code: AR-KK.0005681
Mfr. Code: KK.0005681
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.
Supports filter sizes up to 6.6" x 6.6", with an integrated tilt module, stackable filter stages, and a 15mm Studio support arm. Designed for use with zooms and larger, wide-angle prime lenses.
Key Highlights
  • SMB-1 Studio Mattebox
  • Integrated Tilt Module
  • Includes (3) stacking filter stages
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This set includes the following items:

  • SMB-1 Tilt (K2.66262.0)
  • SMB-1 2-Filter Stage, with (2) Filter Frames (K2.0001465)
  • SMB-1 1-Filter Stage, with (1) Filter Frame (K2.0001462)
  • SMB-1 15mm Studio Arm (K2.0006097)
  • R1 6" Tilting Filter Ring - 150mm (K2.0001174)


The ARRI SMB-1 Tilt Set - 15mm Studio supports filter sizes up to 6.6" x 6.6". It is designed for use with zooms and larger, wide-angle prime lenses.

The SMB-1 Tilt has an exclusive integrated tilt module and all versions benefit from stackable filter stages, allowing quick reconfiguration.

This mattebox features a 4:3 sunshade (2:1 anamorphic ratio available separately), optimized for spherical filming. The SMB-1 covers the full ALEXA sensor area and allows the Master Prime 12mm to be used with a 2-filter stage, the both the Ultra Prime 10mm and 9.5-18mm Ultra Wide Zoom (UWZ) with a 1-filter stage.


  • Integrated tilt module
  • Stackable filter stages
  • Anamorphic conversion set available (sold separately)
  • Ready for ALEXA and 12mm Master Prime
  • Ready for ALEXA and Angenieux Optimo 24-290mm
  • Special donuts optimized for tilt available (not included)

Integrated Tilt Module

The SMB-1 Tilt has an integrated tilt module that counteracts image artefacts linked to filter reflections by allowing the matte box assembly to be quickly and easily tilted, without any need for additional accessories.

Stackable Filter Stages

Filter stages can be stacked together as single or dual filter stage modules. Filters are fully rotatable, the 2-filter stage accepts one geared filter frame, and all filter stages are fitted with independent "tray catchers.”

Sunshade & Mattes

The standard 4:3 ratio sunshade covers the full ALEXA sensor and permits repositioning in post. SMB-1 sunshades are easily removable by means of captive screws. Matte sets are available for both anamorphic and spherical shooting.

Anamorphic Conversion Set

The mattebox can be optimized for anamorphic filming by means of a unique 2:1 ratio sunshade, side flags and matte set.

Advanced Flag Adjusters

Top, bottom and side flags (not included) allow precise positioning thanks to advanced adjusters, and the top flag has folding side flaps to reduce overall width if required.

6” Tilting Filter Ring

A special rubber filter ring has been designed to accompany the matte box tilting capability. The tilting filter ring comprises two similar-sized bellows that can be used as a single unit or stacked together to withstand greater tilt angles. The filter ring can hold a round 6" filter.

Top Accessory Mount

An accessory mount (sold separately) can be fitted directly onto the matte box body, offering surfaces for French flag arms and incorporating a 3/8-16" sliding mount that is ideal for ultrasonic sensors such as the ARRI UDM-1.

Triple Filter Frame

Used in combination with either the SMB-1 or SMB-2, the triple filter frame (sold separately) stacks two or three glass filters together in a single filter frame that occupies two regular matte box slots and prevents unwanted reflections between filter surfaces.

Filter Stage Adapter

This step-down adapter (not included) permits SMB-2 filter stages to be mounted to the SMB-1 matte box, without affecting wide-angle coverage.

What's in the Box

  • R1 6" Tilting Filter Ring - 150mm (K2.0001174)
  • SMB-1 15mm Studio Arm (K2.0006097)
  • SMB-1 1-Filter Stage, with (1) Filter Frame (K2.0001462)
  • SMB-1 2-Filter Stage, with (2) Filter Frames (K2.0001465)
  • SMB-1 Tilt (K2.66262.0)


Key Highlights

  • SMB-1 Studio Mattebox
  • Integrated Tilt Module
  • Includes (3) stacking filter stages
  • 6.6" x 6.6" trays (included)
  • 15mm Studio support arm
  • 4:3 sunshade (spherical)


Mbx Filter Tray Capacity:
4-Stage - (3) 6.6" x 6.6", (1) 6" Round
Mbx Filter Frame Size:
6" (Round)
6.6" x 6.6"
Mbx Connection:
Rods - 15mm Studio
Mattebox Accessories:
1 x Additional Single Stage
1 x 2-Stage Assembly
Mbx Features:
Filter Frames Included
Stackable Filter Stages
Tilting Filter Ring
Swing Away
Mattebox Kit:
Mbx Filter Orientation:
Mix of Fixed & Rotating
Mbx for Lens Diameter:
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