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ARRI MB-18 3-Stage 4x5 Production Matte Box for 19mm Support Rods

Abel Code: mb18
Mfr. Code: K0.60061.0
A flexible, wide-angle studio mattebox to use with your prime or zoom lens and 19mm support rods. Requires a studio bridge plate. The 3-stage, 4x5.65 matte box features a swing away mechanism, flag holder, and accepts horizontal filter frames.
Key Highlights
  • Swing away mechanism
  • Horizontal Filters
  • For 19mm 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 19mm 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. 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 horizontal filter frames

NOTE: Requires a studio brige plate. Do not use with 15mm lightweight support.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Actual contents of rental kits are variable, based on client requirements and availability. Please contact your AbelCine Rental Agent for details, or to request a specific configuration.

What's in the Box

  • 1 x Arri MB-18 Mattebox Set - 3 Stage 4x5.65


Key Highlights

  • Swing away mechanism
  • Horizontal Filters
  • For 19mm Studio Rods
  • 3-Filter Stage (1x geared, 2x non)
  • Filter size accepted: 4x5.65"


Mbx Filter Tray Capacity:
Mbx Filter Frame Size:
1 x 138mm (Round)
4" x 5.65"
Mbx Connection:
Mbx Bridgeplate Size:
19mm Studio
Mbx Features:
Swing Away
Mbx Circle or Square:
Square / Rectangular Filter

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