Flycam 6000 Stabilization System 2
Indicator Magic Arm & Vest is an equipment made mechanically to fulfill the art of cinematography. It increases elegance of the moving shots and increases the quality of cinematography.
The mechanical system of a vest and articulating arm alleviates the physical stress that's otherwise placed upon you by manhandling a stabilizer on your own. If you've ever used a stabilizer, it's a great tool to have for walking shots, but even after a short time it becomes very tiring. The fatigue that's induced by carefully holding a stabilizer and camera at arm's length for extended periods will eventually impact your shooting in a negative way, because the more tired you become, the more attention you devote to that feeling of physical stress. A vest and arm system removes that problem, enabling you to simply "wear the camera" and go all day long.
KIT INCLUDES :
- An articulated arm
- A supportive vest
- A Flycam 6000 Stabilizer with lcd mounting adapter & battery mounting plate
- Tripod Stand
- Docking Bracket
- Low Mode Cage
- Foam Packing with Custom-Fit Bag
Packing: The Indicator Magic Arm and Flycam 6000 is packed in grey foam to save the shipment from damages during transition. The grey foam is packed in a black bag. The black bag with grey foam is secure and comfortable for carrying the product during shooting.
Indicator Magic Arm
The Indicator Magic Arm incorporates sophisticated engineering and precision machining to make it lightweight and strong. The arm is made of aluminum and consists of two segments connected together with a pivoting hinge, two joint hinges, 24 stainless steel bearings, high tension springs. An Arm Vest Connector Socket, and a gimbal connector. Each arm segment is a sort of parallelogram with Indicator and a spring-shock-absorption-system enclosed inside.
The High tension springs allow the Indicator Magic Arm to handle a camera load upto 20 lbs. Indicator Magic Arm's combined camera and sled carrying capacity ranges from 5 to 36 lbs. The articulated arm essentially acts as a shock absorber for the camera sled (Flycam 6000).The indicator in the arm gives the idea of the point, where the tension spring of the arm is to be tightened. It is the most important additional feature in this arm. When the cameraman moves, the base of the arm moves as well. But the spring system in the rest of the arm responds to the weight of the sled. Instead of a sharp jolt, the camera shifts its position smoothly. When the body of the cameraman jerks, camera glides. The Support Arm can be setup and configured on either side so a left-handed, or a right-handed operator can use it smoothly.
The padded support vest has three attachment points for its suspension system plus a wide lower 2 inch cushioned "belt" secured by Velcro. Vest has five buckles,whole body pod 2 inch cushioned and a standard arm connector. For added strength and durability arm connectors are made of aluminum. Basically, you'll spend a few minutes the first time you put this thing on in order to get it comfortable. Once you've tightened all the straps, you shouldn't have to change anything (unless somebody else wears it)... just use the quick-release buckles to slip it on and off. You need one-time adjustment for all. The articulating arm screwed right on to its socket, so you're not stuck with that thing banging around when you're taking a break between shots.
Indicator Magic Arm & Vest Specifications
- Aluminum Fabricated Body
- Powder Coated
- Consists of 24 Bearings
- Smart, Comfortable, & Cushioned Vest Jacket
- Detachable Arm & Vest
- Indicator Magic Arm & Vest incorporates advanced engineering and precision machining, making it the most sophisticated system in it's price range.
- Consists of high-tension springs to regulate weight of the camera.
- Springs operated by high-tensile wire through pulley situated inside the arm.
Flycam 6000 Stabilizer
Most handheld shots suffer from a distinct jerkiness. Undesired shocks of walking consist of two elements:
- quick movement of the entire camera by a small amount, and
- rotation of the camera itself (tilt, pan, and roll).
Successful isolation will significantly reduce the size of both types of movement.
Our steadycam features:
- Universal Camera base plate
- Adjustable Gimbal
- Weight holding plate
- Weights for balancing your camera.
You can also mount the batteries of some other companies like Sony, Anton.
1. Wheelbarrow bearing provides Rotational control over camera so the camera can be easily rotated on its axis.
2. Grip swavels left and right from the bolt. You can easily move whole steadycam up and down.
3. Angle bracket enables grip to move up and down.
The camera is mounted on one end of the 'Post', and the battery and monitor (and whatever special electronics the operator has added) are mounted to the other end. Now,the weight of the camera and the battery and monitor can be balanced to keep them at a greater distance from the 'gimbal'.
The added distance (and weight) means that the camera moves much faster when rotated at the gimbal -- just like the outer edge of a record moves much faster than the inner edge at the spindle. Since the camera moves faster at the end of the post than it would if mounted at the gimbal, it takes more effort to rotate the camera. (This is why high-wire walkers use a very long pole to help them balance -- instead of increasing weight, they increase length, so the pole increases stability much more than just sticking their arms straight out to their sides)
Universal camera base plate with quick release clamp
The Camera Base plate has both 1/4" and 3/8" mounting slots (holes) to accommodate all variety of camera bases. You can slide your camera with base plate of steadycam on both the horizontal and vertical axes, achieved by means of thumbscrews and a movable camera base plate. Picture is showing x-axis movement. The Camera Base plate has both 1/4" and 3/8" mounting screws to accommodate all variety of camera bases. This helps in setting the camera even more easily. The quick release system uses a lever operated clamp. To mount the camera, you press the lever to lock open a cam-like lock. Now mount the camera to the plate with the help of screws provided. You then slide the plate into the clamp's front flanges and press it down in back to push down a pin that closes the cam to lock the plate. You can slide a plate in only one end of the clamp and out the same (unidirectional). You can slide a long plate back and forth in the channel to adjust the camera-subject distance. Gross balancing and composition adjustments can be achieved by sliding the plate within the jaws of the clamp with a movement range of up to 24mm. Fine adjustment is made with the lead screw; lead screw delivers 1.25mm of travel per full revolution.
Balancing the camera
The base of the stabilizing system is made up of heavy aluminum that exerts weights. Main function of these weights is to balance your camera on this stabilizer.
You can hold lcd monitor at one side of the Flycam 6000.
The idea of holding screen at another side of post is that the eye does not touch the camera in order to transfer shock to video. Therefore, the searcher picture is transferred by means of a internal wiring (wiring is done from inside the post). There are slots in post for this very purpose) to the monitor so that person operating this system can walk or run without giving any shock to this system. The monitor and battery mount is stronger easier to flip for low mode and has a wider range of positions, both vertically and horizontally.
This system comes with Tripod Stand & Docking Bracket for hanging the arm and stabilizer once set. so you're not stuck with that thing banging around when you're taking a break between shots. The stabilizer can be adjusted and put down in between filming sessions. The length of the tripod can be increased or decreased according to convenience and requirement.
COLLAPSIBLE : This is a collable tripod stand easy for transportation. The legs of tripod stand are easily folded and this complete stand can be stored in a little space. This tripod stand is a durable tripod with traditional altitude. Tripod Stand is perfect for the professional / amateur videographer or the consumer who is looking for a high quality tripod. For situations where you can't fit a tripod, due to large size. After the pack up, fold the stands up flat for easy transport and convenient storage.
DOCKING BRACKET is made of all aluminum black anodized. The docking bracket is solid enough to hold the weight of Stabilization systems. You can also put down the suspension arm as well as both Allen keys on this bracket that serve to adjust the system.
- Application : Indicator Magic Arm, Gliders Arm & Vest, Flycam Stabilizer 6000 Systems
- Extends to 66" high
- Construction : aluminum
- Color: Black anodized
- Lightweight, compact, and sturdy
- Quick setup and breakdown design
- Extremely Portable
- Non-slip adjustable rubber feet
- Scratch-Resistant Finish
- Portable-legs fold for transporting
- Sophisticated knobs
- Magnificent design
- Easily collapsible
- Quick release leg locks
- Tripod placing / mounting : Floor-standing