Along with the Nanopole Stand and Snap Tilthead, Manfrotto also launched at NAB 2014 a cool little adapter designed to mount to virtually any r0d-based cinema camera rig. The Pico Clamp will clamp onto any rod with a diameter between 8mm and 15mm (the standard rod size is 15mm). [Read more…]
B&H has the Tascam DR-60D XLR recorder with the Rode NTG-1 shotgun mic for $499.99. Additionally, you get PluralEyes 3, a SD card, shock mount and XLR cable in the bundle. The NTG-1 mic alone is a $250 mic. It’s a great shotgun mic. It’s not as nice as the NTG-3; however, that’s a $700 mic. There’s quite a bit of value in this kit. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Comodo Orbit is another fresh take in the camera stabilization market. For many years, Steadicam and Glidecam models have remained mostly static in the fundamental ways they are constructed and operated. Now, the Comodo Orbit rig has come along and shaken up the basic single-gimbal designs we are accustomed with a new two gimbal design. [Read more…]
indiSYSTEM is known for its ultra-affordable HDSLR sliders and jibs. Now, the company has unveiled a new $179 B camera rig, dubbed the B-ROLL’r Rig. [Read more…]