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Chrosziel Supports Sony FS7
Chrosziel has introduced the Light
Weight Support 401-FS7, which has been
purpose-built to contour to Sony's PXW-FS7
camera and provide the optimum balance
when the camera is shoulder-mounted.
The new base plate features a slim
design with a sturdy and ergonomic shoulder pad that slides into a comfortable location for optimal balance. The system also
offers two 15mm rods that are 205mm
long, with a threaded insert for extension
rods. The integrated Hirth rosettes provide
mounting points for accessories such as
Chrosziel Leather Handgrips. An integrated
V-mount reliably affixes the camera to most
quick-lock plates.
The LWS mounts to the camera base
at several points for secure positioning. It
can also be combined with the Chrosziel
19mm DigiCine Bridgeplate 401-F235 to
provide support for large zoom lenses.
Chrosziel products are manufactured in Germany and exclusively distributed in the U.S. by Schneider Optics. For
more information, visit www.schneiderop
tics.com.
CamRade Enables
"Run&Gun" Shooting
CamRade, an Alphatron Broadcast
Electronics brand, has introduced the
Run&Gun camera-bag collection. Designed
to carry a wide range of fully assembled
cameras, each Run&Gun bag features a
water-resistant 1,000-denier black Cordura
exterior with reinforced inlays and a soft,
padded interior for maximum protection.
The bags also come equipped with soft
handles and a suede shoulder strap, and
are backed with a 5-year warranty.
The collection currently comprises
three bags. The Run&Gun Medium bag has
an interior length of 21.3", suitable for
camcorders and handheld cameras such as
the Sony PXW-X70, Canon XF300/305,
Panasonic AG-HPX250/255, JVC GYHM170/200 or Blackmagic Cinema/Produc88

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tion cameras. The Run&Gun Large bag is
designed for cameras up to 23.6" in length,
and is well suited for the AJA Cion, Red Epic
and Blackmagic Ursa cameras. The
Run&Gun XL is ready to safely transport
cameras such as the Sony PMW-F5/F55,
Panasonic VariCam and Arri Amira.
The bags' padded interior includes
removable dividers, which make it easy to
arrange the main compartment for custom

requirements. A cinch strap in the main
compartment keeps the camera secured
during transportation, and the bottom of
the bag is equipped with a protective
armored plate covered by a waterproof nonslip cover.
For additional information, visit
www.camrade.com.
PLC Debuts Veracity
Control Wheel
PLC Electronic Solutions and Camera
Positioning Systems - two companies with
decades of film-industry-related robotics
engineering and on-set camera experience
- have introduced the Veracity Control
Wheel System, a fully standalone, professional control solution for RC camera gimbal
systems such as the Freefly Movi and DJI
Ronin.
The Veracity Control Wheel System
quickly plugs into the standard trainer port
on most RC controllers, including Spektrum,
Futaba, Movi and Graupner, with no latency.
With intuitive gear ratio and direction
controls similar to most industry-standard
remote heads, the system can be powered

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by any common on-set power source.
The custom CNC machined hand
wheels are mounted on precision shafts
using ultra-high-resolution encoders to
provide the smooth operation and perfect
balance that operators expect. The sealed,
rugged aluminum housing and flexible
mounting options allow the user to be up
and running in minutes.
For additional information, visit
www.plcelectronicsolutions.com.
16x9 Distributes Flowcine
Puppeteer
16x9 Inc., a distributor and producer
of high-end accessories for film and video
production, has announced that the Flowcine Puppeteer single-axis gimbal accessory
- made for use with the EasyRig Cinema 3
or EasyRig Gimbal Rig - is available for
general distribution.
Offering multiple mounting solutions, the Puppeteer was designed to work
hand in hand with popular gimbals such as
the DJI Ronin and FreeFly Movi M5 and
M10. The top handle grips are made for
25mm and 30mm tubes (with the included
adapter rings; 22mm is coming soon).
When used with the EasyRig, the Puppeteer
improves the flexibility and the free-flowing

movement of the gimbal. By combining the
EasyRig, the Flowcine Serene Y-axis stabilizer and the Flowcine Puppeteer, camera
operators have an affordable solution to
achieving complex moving shots without
the use of expensive motorized equipment.
The Puppeteer single-axis system can
be upgraded to a dual-axis system, which is
scheduled to become available this month.
The Puppeteer's single axis controls the
pitch of the camera while the dual axis
controls both the pitch and roll.
For additional information, visit
www.16x9inc.com.
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