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Steadicam Merlin Camera Stabilizing System

B&H # STM Mfr # MERLIN
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Product Highlights
  • For Small Camcorders
  • Metal Gimbal

The Steadicam Merlin is a camcorder stabilizing system for small camcorders. This system utilizes a metal gimbal for smooth camera movement. Designed by Garrett Brown, this model outperforms its predecessor, the Steadicam Jr.

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The Merlin system is four times as smooth as the Steadicam Jr., but weighs much less. This gives the Merlin a look as smooth as Hollywood Steadicams.
Folding Caliper
With a click, the Merlin folds up into a small, compact size--easy to transport.
Gimbal
A three-axis control gimbal is utilized for smooth camera movement.
Construction Plastic and Metal
Load Capacity 5 lbs
2.6 kg
Vest Optional
Arm Optional
Head Assembly/Top Stage Gimbal with Camera Mount
Quick Release None
Docking Bracket Optional Display Stand
Dovetail Plate N/A
Gimbal Metal Gimbal
Dynamic Spin N/A
Post N/A
Monitor None
Battery None
Battery Mount N/A
Optional Accessories Vest and Arm
Weight 12.8 oz without weights
Steadicam Merlin Camera Stabilizing System
  • Base Unit
  • Removable Dovetail Plate
  • Folding Counterweight with Platform
  • Start Weight
  • 6 x Middle Weights
  • 2 x End Weights
  • Camera Mounting Screw
  • Locating Pin
  • Gimbal Handle
  • 1 Year Parts
    90 Day Labor Warranty
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    Steadicam -  8017900 Docking Bracket - for Merlin Camera Stabilizer
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