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#1 Mikael solheim

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 03:37 PM

Hi, i am looking for a cheap steadicam for my Canon 5d mark ii. I have watched many videos from devinsupertramp, and I am really inspired. I have a really low budget. I can't use more than 250 dollar. Any suggestion for a cheap, but good steadicam?



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#2 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 09:32 PM

Hi Mikael,

I would recommend you to save up a little bit more and go for a Merlin 2 at $399. You could go with a knockoff from China, but you might regret it and buy the real thing after. Buy it once, buy it right.


Good luck!


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#3 Mathias Lohne

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 06:26 AM

I had about the same budget as you, and ended up with the Flycam 3000 MB. I have not had any problems with it, and for the price you just cant beat it. I have tested the Glidecam 2000, but I will say this is just as good.





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#4 Matthew Marshall

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 03:27 PM

I have to say I'm fairly new as well however I've used the Merlin and it works great for smaller cameras like a DSLR. Rock steady minimum sway and balancing is easy. (Like I said I'm a beginner)

I wish it had suited my needs however it may suit yours.
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#5 Paulvieth


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Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:19 AM

I am using Steadicam smoothee, its really great and easy to balance...

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