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Movcam Mattebox MM5

B&H # MOMM5 MFR # MOV-301-0205
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

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You Pay: $1,980.00
Product Highlights
  • For Lenses up to 14mm (35mm Academy)
  • 156mm Rear Opening
  • 16:9 Carbon Fiber Housing
  • French Flag and Side Wings
  • One Fixed 5.65 x 5.65" Filter Holder
  • Two Rotating 5.65 x 5.65" Filter Holders
  • 15mm Mini Swing-Away Bracket
  • 15:19mm Bridge Plate Adapter
  • 156:114 Rubber Bellows

The Movcam Mattebox MM5 features a 156mm rear opening and is compatible with lenses up to 14mm (35mm academy).

It is equipped with a 16:9 carbon fiber housing, a French flag and side wings for light control, one fixed and two rotating 5.65 x 5.65" filter holders, a 15:19mm bridge plate adapter and a 15mm mini swing-away bracket, and with a 156:114 rubber bellows that can optionally be stepped down.

The swing-away bracket provides industry-standard 15mm rod support and the bridge plate adapter offers 19mm rod support.

Compatibility For lenses up to 14mm (35mm Academy)
Mount 15mm mini swing-away bracket for 15mm rod support
15:19mm bridge plate adapter for 19mm rod support
Filter Tray One fixed and two rotating 5.65 x 5.65" filter holders (14.35 x 14.35 cm)
Material 16:9 carbon fiber housing
Dimensions 14 x 14 x 6" (35.5 x 35.5 x 15.2 cm)
Weight 7 lbs (3.17 kg)
Movcam Mattebox MM5
  • French Flag
  • Side Wings
  • 15mm Mini Swing-Away Bracket
  • 15:19mm Bridge Plate Adapter
  • 156:114 Rubber Bellows
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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    MovcamMattebox MM5
     
    4.0

    (based on 1 review)

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good Value & Quality

    By nfh

    from Green Bay, WI

    About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Complex Projects
    • Independent Films
    • In The Studio

    Comments about Movcam Mattebox MM5:

    Received my MM5 a short time ago, so please consider these my initial thoughts.

    A very good mattebox for the money, and solid build quality. Seems like a very good mattebox to be able to send out on rentals, as it will stand up to the wear and tear of daily life on set. I chose this mattebox because it accepts larger filter sizes, 3-stages, and swing away function. I wanted this to give the greatest flexibility for different lens packages. For this feature set, and build quality, it's a very good value.

    Cons:

    The MM5 is heavy. Not a big deal for shooting on tripod, but going handheld for an entire day could become an issue.

    Also, when I received the MM5, the filter stages were difficult to rotate. I ended up taking apart the filter stages, and putting a small amount of lubricant (mineral oil) on the rotating elements. I rotated the elements to work in the lubricant, and then thoroughly cleaned off the excess. Now the filter stages turn MUCH more smoothly. I wanted to share this so that others would not get discouraged if they encounter the same thing with their MM5.

    Overall, great build quality and feature set for the money; I gave it just 4 stars because of the weight and the minor, easily-fixed issue with the filter stages. In reality, I would give it a 4.5 if possible.

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