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Best way to mount Preston FIZ / mdr onto zephyr?


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#1 Mark Baluk

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 04:55 PM

Sorry for any obvious answers. This is my first time using a preston unit. And I figured I would rent it out for the shoot so I could get accustomed to using it in the future.

I will be renting out a preston fiz package in two weeks, and I wanted to know the best way to mount the mdr onto a Zephyr. In the past I've velcro'd a BDR to the camera

Any ideas or reccommendations. A search came up with nothing on the forum.
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#2 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 07:56 PM

I use 2M Dualock velcro (much stronger) right under the stage. It's a bit messy when docking (i usually leave just enougn room for the docking bravket to fit) but it gets the job done. Otherwise on the camera like you did before.
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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:01 PM

Hi all I am reviving this thread, I know I gave an answer, but does anyone have a better solution?


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#4 Robert Starling SOC

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:20 AM

The MDR doesn't have to be mounted to the sled, it can be mounted to the camera as well which may or may not have more surface area.

 

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#5 Jameson Johnson

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 07:43 PM

I haven't used a preston, but could it mount onto 15mm rails?


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#6 Mark Baluk

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 09:13 PM

I ended up using some brackets that came with the kit to screw to the mdr and mounted onto the rods.
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