The Shape SPIDER 1 KIT is a hand-held professional camera support kit that includes a Spider 1 camera support, a Shape Box, and a Counter Weight.
The Spider 1 professional camera support device has an adjustable camera platform height that adjusts from 2-1/2 - 3-3/4". Featuring the SP Shoulder Rig, Hand5 Quick Handle, and the Pad1 Back Pad, the Spider 1 secures the camera firmly with accessories for mobile applications. The Shoulder Rig the core component of the camera support that easily adjusts to fit any body type. It uses a standard 1/4"-20 camera screw to attach the camera on the shoulder rig, and positions the camera with the help of a knob, accessible through a 3" slot on the camera platform. You can attach a detachable telescopic support arm (not included) which can be positioned to fit any body type.
A 15mm rod system (not included) extends the reach of the Spider 1, and when not in use it can be removed using a 4mm hex key. Using a quick-release plate (not included) that can be attached below, you can attach the Spider 1 to any standard tripod. Made of aluminum, the shoulder rig is solid and durable and holds your camera securely. The rig is powder coated with a professional looking wrinkle finish. Featuring 2 handles that can rotate individually (360°), the quick handle with a simple push of a button allows moving the arms and releasing it secures the handles firmly in place. Weighing only 0.35 lb, the detachable back pad can be positioned easily (up and down by 1-1/4" (3 cm) and left and right on 360°), and adds stability and comfort to the shoulder rig.
The Shape Box is a video accessories holder that incorporates a convenient design to hold all accessories in proximity to the camera. Accessories such as wireless audio receivers, audio recorders, hard drive recorders, and battery packs can be stored within the Shape Box. You can attach the Shape Box below the camera platform of compatible camera supports or directly beneath the camera via a 1/4-20" screw located on upper side of the box. Two 1/4-20" threaded holes on the lower side of the Shape Box allow you to connect it above the camera platform of compatible camera supports. The open front and back of the box allow you to access the housed accessory without the hassle of plugging/unplugging cables or accessing controls at the front. Neoprene foam pads measuring 3/16" on the upper and lower surfaces of the box hold the accessory in place. The 1/8" aluminum Shape Box body is covered with an industrial grade powder coat.
The Counter Weight is a professional video accessory that augments stability of the camera support by balancing or counterweighing the camera at the rear. Free motion of the handles is also enabled as the camera weight is relieved by the counterweight, that weighs 4 lb. It also includes padding for the Counter Weight. You can attach the Counter Weight to the camera support via a screw knob. You can easily position the Counter Weight to fit your body type, and a simple removal mechanism allows you to detach it from the camera support.