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Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand

You Pay: $11.40

The Zacuto Z-ZG-16R is an extra 13.5" strand of ZipGear used with their universal lens adjustable gear. This product does not include a metal housing.

Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand
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    4.9

    (based on 9 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Professional quality (7)
    • Easy to use (6)
    • Highly compatible (5)
    • Compact (3)
    • Improves performance (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Independent films (5)
      • In the studio (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional artist (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Good value

      By JP

      from Ottawa, ON, Canada

      About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Independent Films

        Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

        Replacement if you acquire new lenses that have different diameters

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Product

        By Alanna

        from New York

        About Me Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

            This ZipGear works well and lasts.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand by Zacuto

            By goodnightpaul

            from natick ma

            About Me Film Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Interfaces Well With Camcorder

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Close Up Filming
              • Panoramic Filming
              • Shooting Indoors
              • Shooting Outdoors
              • Upgrade

              Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

              Zacuto makes fine products and the zip gears are right up there. I've products like the zip gear that originated in India only to have them break at the most inopportune times.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great price for these gears.

              By Ravi Steve

              from Toronto

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good price value
              • Highly Compatible
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                  I purchased these gears for a DIY project. They were exactly as described and the price was decent. The project turned out great in no small part to these gears.

                  If you need a strip of gears that will fit a standard FF these will do the trick. The fact is, I couldn't find anything at all like this out there on the web. It is this or nothing. I'm glad they worked out well.

                  Zacuto has a habit of putting out great but insanely expensive gear. If you have a need to replace the gears on your Zacuto zip gears then these are a surprisingly affordable.

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                  4.0

                  Functional

                  By AR

                  from NYC

                  About Me Professional Artist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Professional Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Independent Films

                    Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                    I needed this so to make my TV zoom lens work with my Follow Focus.

                    Zoom lens did not have cine gear on it, so I used Zacuto's item. You just cut it to fit the diameter of the lens. Then you can use a small piece of this gear, flipped over, as a lock to hold the gear in place.

                    Personally, I just glued the gear to my lens with Crazy Glue. Looks indistinguishable from the professional gear, functions just fine. Love it. Buy this item if you are handy!

                    I took one star down for the fact that the tiny buckle Zacuto sells for it is way expensive. So you have to make your won, or glue the gear down.

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                    5.0

                    The best!

                    By Me

                    from LA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                    The best gear out there!

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                    5.0

                    great item at a great price

                    By Portokal

                    from Sofia, Bulgaria/San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Improves Performance
                    • Professional Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Complex Projects
                      • Independent Films
                      • In The Studio

                      Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                      I've used these with an Arri follow focus on my set of NIKKOR lenses on Canon 5D Mark II for film and ad shoots . They work great and offer an excellent price-to-quality ratio. I tend to be very picky, but I can't name any disadvantages to using this item.

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                      5.0

                      Top gear!

                      By Rudie

                      from Singapore

                      About Me Professional Artist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Improves Performance
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Independent Films
                        • In The Studio

                        Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                        i was hoping that this gear would be wider for better engagement tolerances but nevertheless,if you setup your follow focus correctly,this would work well and shouldn't give you any problem.It has a industry standard pitch of 0.8 so it is compatible with almost all the follow focus units in the market now.just one thing to note,it might get slippery on your focus/zoom ring on your lens due to the smooth plastic texture on the underside of the zipgear.You can simply cut a piece of soft rubber to sandwich between the lens ring and the zipgear to provide more traction and provides more clearance when using certain lens that are short in length and might have problems with some follow focus unit.This comes in a longer length than what most lens would need and customizing the length is easy.Overall,this is a great gear for its price,reasonable and easy to use.Get it all for your lens!

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                        5.0

                        Decent price. good build

                        By snickerbox

                        from new york, new york

                        About Me Professional Artist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact Design
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Improves Performance
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Complex Projects
                          • Home Movies
                          • Independent Films
                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Zacuto Z-ZG-16R ZipGear Strand:

                          One of Zacuto's cheapest products, though the connectors are expensive. I like the design of the zip gears as they are low profile and allow me to put more lenses in my bag. These, in my opinion, are quicker and easier to use than full size zip gears and work great for those who use alot of retro lenses with odd sizes.

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