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Newb Q1: Loaded Z1 on Flyer


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#1 MattDavis

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Posted 28 April 2007 - 10:44 AM

I'm spending a long weekend with a borrowed Flyer, waiting for my course in June (and kit thereafter). Unfortunately the VHS was missing and I understand there's a lot of valuable info in there.

I've flown a basic Z1 setup and have been impressed (from a beginner's point of view) with the result. Today, I tried loading the Z1 up with top-mounted radio mic RX, and a CS-1 short shotgun on a Rycote adaptor that puts the mic a little further away from the camera.

It's not gone completely pear shaped, but I'm getting far more keeling side to side dispite a good static balance and a 2.5 sec drop time.

Whilst the easy solution is 'take something off' - most notably the side mounted shotgun mic, are there any tips to making a sled-friendly package of lots of bits? Thanks for any thoughts! :)
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