The Armor Mini Rig is a slightly different take on some of the traditional HDSLR cages out there. I’ve been using an Armor Mini Rig that Varavon sent me to check out with my 5D Mark II for a couple of months now. In short, it’s a nice, affordable cage that can be a solid foundation for a decent rig. [Read more…]
The newest addition to Varavon’s Slidecam lineup are the aptly-named Lite800 and Lite600. I stopped by the Varavon booth at NAB 2012 to get a closer look at these new sliders. The sliders are very smooth and a great selection of mounting options. I’m hoping to get more time with them soon for a more in-depth look. In the mean time, check out the overview video below.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo6j8o1aN30&w=640&h=360]
Varavon sliders are available at B&H Photo.
The Varavon Pro Finder is one of many different options out there for HDSLR video capture. In addition to a 3x loupe and diopter adjustment, the Pro Finder allows you to configure the housing for low or high viewing, as well as using it as a makeshift LCD hood. [Read more…]