Weight of Sled
Posted 10 April 2004 - 12:11 PM
Posted 13 April 2004 - 04:25 PM
I'll try for mid to late next week when I have a free moment... but no promises
Posted 24 April 2004 - 02:45 AM
Do you ever find it hard to operate without having the telescoping post?
I didn't answer that one didn't I...
My post is 21 inches long/tall. The design around the Ultimate is that you fly it neutral... the only time that I came very close to the top stage with my Gimbal was with a BL-4... I had to pay my rent... my food.... a whatever I helped out a friend and he neglected to tell me the Camera before hand... Okay?
I never find my self wanting to expand my post... most of the time I would like to be shorter. For instance with a Panaflex LW2 I'm about 6 to 7 inches away from the Top stage with the Gimbal... due to the fact that the weight at the bottom is way greater then it was with my PRO Lite.
I'm contemplaiting to get a 16 inch (for regular operating) that would be telescopic... (for Low mode)... and I have a SuperPost for the Reeaaallly low ones...
It has been done before... good luck keeping it up to date. I tried...
But check out:
Erwin "Memory works" Landau, SOC
Posted 25 May 2017 - 11:05 PM
I now own an XCS sled. Have had it a while actually.
Just today I finally took it to the post office to find the "real" weights:
I did not have it assembled. Instead we put each part on the postal scale individually:
XCS Ultimate S/n 38
LEH. 5lbs 9.8oz
Upper camera platform 1lb 7.3oz
Gimbal with ergo handle. 1lb 12.7 oz
Telescopic Center post 1lb 10.9 oz
Monitor bracket without spud 9.3 oz
Jerry Hill 2" docking rings 2.7 oz
So in theory my XCS without a dovetail nor monitor nor batteries is 12lbs and 4.7oz.