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#1 Jacob Waage

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 06:24 AM

Hi,

 

I need to mount a follow focus system on my Steadicam Zephyr, but the camera I'm going to use doesn't have any rods to mount the focus motor.

 

Any suggestions? Is it possible to get a quick release plate with the rods?

 

Best regards

Jacob


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#2 joe mcnally

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 11:37 AM

how about this one

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#3 rupert peddle

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 01:23 PM

I needed both something with full length rails and that also added some weight when using light cameras and I got one of these

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...=item1e91c890f9

 

I also have a 2kg shoulder rig counterweight that attaches to the rails which works well to add extra weight too. Its 'fairly' well made but some of the screws you use to adjust the height of the quick release plate are a bit small and fiddly and I can see them wearing out with a lot of use but it does it's job well enough for now!


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#4 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 02:56 PM

Tiffen sells a rod mount for the Zephyr dovetail plate.
 
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Here is the link to the bracket: http://www.tiffen.co...temnum=250-7906
And to the kit bracket+short rods: http://www.tiffen.co...temnum=250-7915

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#5 Shawn Wang

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 03:10 PM

cam-tec sells a dovetail plate for zeypher you can put rods in front

 

http://shop.strato.d...9/Products/6664


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#6 PeterAbraham

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Posted 03 December 2014 - 05:38 PM

Jacob, have you come up with a solution yet? Is it a Sony camera?
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