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#1 Justin Oakley

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Posted 18 July 2018 - 11:35 AM

Question for Glidecam users

I would like to get a Glidecam stabilizer, but Im a little unsure which one. Im thinking about the hd4000.

The current camera I have (with a cage) is about 3lbs and some change. I plan on getting the new BMPCC, which I think is about 1.9lbs (bare).

Is this too light for something like the 4000?

If I can manage to use my universal cage with the BMPCC do you think this would help add a little bit of heft to the setup?
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Posted 18 July 2018 - 11:45 AM

If it clocks to about 5 pounds that should be perfect, right?

 

I read the maximum load is 10 pounds and you're usually supposed to make sure that's double the camera weight.


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Posted 18 July 2018 - 11:54 AM

So maybe add stuff to the cage to bring the weight up a bit?
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Posted 18 July 2018 - 12:19 PM

So maybe add stuff to the cage to bring the weight up a bit?

No, you don't want to press the maximum load.


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#5 Justin Oakley

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Posted 18 July 2018 - 12:42 PM

Im not worried about maxing it out though. Im worried about it not being heavy enough.

The camera is only a few pounds (with a cage).
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