Camera shake and vibration are quickly becoming a thing of the past. From car rigs to crane shots, movement is getting smoother and easier. The Killshock from Kessler is a great addition to our inventory and a nice option if you are not on a Flowcine Black Arm budget.
Endless mounting points for the Killshock make for easy rigging in any situation. Payloads can range from all sizes/builds with a quick swap of the Shock Modules. Mounting a gimbal is a very nice option, adding more stability and head control. The Killshock makes for a great addition to dolly work by adding that next level of vibration cancellation.
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Quick set-ups make for better production! The Killshock is a great tool to have at your disposal for your next production.
-Dylan Law, QC/Logistics & MoVI Tech
You cannot reinvent the wheel, but Cinevate tried to do just that with the new Horizen Slider series. Cinevate states “We combined your feedback with our 13 years of manufacturing expertise to create our most intensively designed product, ever.”
At first I was skeptical because what can you really modify on a slider to make that much of a drastic change? I soon found out — a lot. The major feature that separates this slider from any other is the newly designed adjustable resistance control. This system actually runs off of a magnet which creates a completely silent, fluidic operation.
When first using the Horizen I noticed this right away. My biggest problem with sliders is adjusting the tension because you can never get it just right. The camera never seems to glide seamlessly unless you are controlling the slider with a motion controller, which can be easily integrated when using this slider. Since the resistance control is now magnetic, you will never have to deal with this problem again.
Besides being the best feeling slider I have used, the Horizen comes with a whole bunch of other awesome features. It natively supports both 100mm and 75mm ball heads. It also has multiple ways to mount it, whether it be on a tripod with its new center mount or with two stands on both sides. If you want to ditch the stands and go lightweight, there are quick-stow, all-terrain legs that come attached with it. This slider is also filled with a ton of mounting options for accessories like monitors.
With a payload of 100 pounds and the option of 3 or 5 feet, the Cinevate Horizen slider is ready for whatever your situation may call for. Click here for product details on the 3-foot slider and here for the 5-foot slider — both are available to rent. See what you think and let us know.
-Alex Lopez, Quality Control Technician
Stay steady and capture great shots while in motion with our August Stabilization Special! Rent any or all of these gimbal stabilizers at 25% off:
Freefly MōVI Pro
The MōVI Pro steadies cameras weighing up to 15 pounds. Hot swappable intelligent batteries power the MōVI Pro, camera, and all accessories to keep you shooting all day long.
DJI Ronin 2
The Ronin 2 is equipped to handle DSLRs to Alexa Mini’s without breaking a sweat. Its high torque motors support a wider range of cameras.
Zhiyun Tech Crane 3 LAB
Crane 3 LAB is integrated with wireless FHD image transmission, focus and zoom control, touch control and all-inclusive control panel.
Zhiyun Tech Crane 2
Crane 2 supports DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and camcorders weighing up to 7 pounds.
Manfrotto Fig Rig
The Fig Rig’s circular frame with crossbar mounts most mini DV cameras to produce smooth, steady traveling shots.
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