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SHAPE Composite DSLR Stabilizer

SHAPE Composite DSLR Stabilizer

SHAPE Composite DSLR Stabilizer

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SHAPE Composite DSLR Stabilizer

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Product Highlights

  • For DSLR/Mirrorless & Video Cameras
  • Stable Shoulder-Mounted Shooting Rig
  • Paparazzi Riser with 15mm Rod System
  • Quick Handle with Rod Bloc
  • Telescopic Support Arm with Rod Bloc
  • Offset Rail Bloc
  • Pair of 6" Male-Female 15mm Rods
  • Adjustable Composite Shoulder Pad
  • Back Pad
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Overview
  • 1Description

Make your shooting experience more comfortable and intuitive with the Composite DSLR Stabilizer from Shape. Providing a shoulder-mounted platform for DSLR/mirrorless and video cameras, users will have access to an adjustable and customizable rig for added stability and functionality. The system is designed around the Paparazzi Riser with 15mm rod system, which combines two pairs of rods to create an easily set up rig. Adding to the setup is a Quick Handle with rod bloc as well as a telescopic support arm with rod bloc to minimize fatigue over long shooting periods. For added comfort, an offset rail bloc will provide space for a separate monitor or viewfinder, and there are both an adjustable composite shoulder pad and a back pad.

  • 15mm Rod Riser System

    The Shape 15mm Rod Riser System is a rod riser system used as an accessory for matteboxes, a 35mm lens adaptor, and follow focus mechanisms. It avoids additional weight on the lens by supporting the weight of these accessories.

    The 15mm Rod Riser System is made up of a PAPARAZZI riser, sliding rod block, and two 15mm aluminum rods.

    Avoids additional weight on the lens by supporting the weight of matteboxes, a 35mm lens adaptor, and follow focus mechanisms
    Made up of a PAPARAZZI riser, a sliding rock block, and two 15mm aluminum rods
    Measures 8" (20.3cm) in length
    UPC: 629266000847
  • Telescopic Support Arm + Rod Block

    The Shape Telescopic Support Arm + Rod Block includes a Manfrotto 233B Camera Mount Bracket with a 4" cup that provides a large surface contact area, and a Shape Rod Block. Augmented stability and versatility is provided for camera support using the telescopic support arm that can be easily attached to the shoulder rig via an "L" bracket.

    You can extend the Telescopic Support Arm from a length of 14-20", thus achieving higher reach. Rotation of 360° along both, vertical and horizontal, axes is possible via the rotating arm. You can place the cup on a stable surface such as your waist, hip, thigh, or a nearby wall, or on the ground.

    Easy attachment and removal of the cup provides versatility to the Telescopic Support Arm. Removal of the cup enables you to use the arm for supporting accessories such as a microphone or a camera light.

    Includes Manfrotto 233B Camera Mount Bracket and Shape Rod Block
    Easily attached to the shoulder rig via an "L" bracket
    Offers increased stability and versatility for camera support
    4" cup provides large surface contact area
    Provides arm extension range of 14-20"
    Allows 360° arm rotation along vertical and horizontal axes
    Allows placement of the cup on stable surfaces such as waist, hip, thigh, or a nearby wall, or on the ground
    Easy attachment and removal of the cup provides versatility to the Telescopic Support Arm
    Supports accessories such as a microphone or a camera light when the cup is removed
    UPC: 629266000168
  • Quick Handle + Rod Block

    The Shape Quick Handle + Rod Block is a professional video stabilization accessory with 2 camera handles, each providing an individual rotation angle of 360°. You can attach the handle to the camera platform using a simple screw knob. A simple push button located at the articulation allows easy attachment and removal.

    Combined with the anodized aluminum Rod Block, the Quick Handle offers composite camera support for all 15mm rods. You can achieve precise positioning by sliding the Quick Handle along the rods and tightening the small red knob located on the Rod Block. With 2 screw-threaded holes, the Rod Block provides for attachment of components such as the Quick Handle.

    Quick Handle

    Provides professional video stabilization with 2 handles
    Each handle offers 360° individual rotation
    Offers easy attachment/removal

    Rod Block

    Composed of anodized aluminum
    Offers composite camera support for all 15mm rods
    Provides precise positioning of the Quick Handle along the rods via the tightening of the small red knob
    With 2 screw-threaded holes, the Rod Block provides for attachment of components
    UPC: 629266000793
  • 15mm Extension Rods (Pair, Black, 6")

    This pair of 6" black 15mm Extensions Rods features one male end and one female end, each with 1/2"-13 threading. The rods are composed of lightweight anodized aluminum for strength and durability.

    Standard 15mm rod for a camera support system
    Lightweight anodized aluminum for strength and durability
    Both extremities of the rods are threaded (1/2"-13)
    UPC: 629266001653
  • Off-Set Rail Block - 2.875"

    The SHAPE wlb Off-Set Rail Block - 2.875" is a lightweight anodized aluminum piece that, in congress with a second identical piece, horizontally offsets a pair of standard 15mm rods and Rod Blocks from a SHAPE wlb Paparazzi Riser. The offsetting facilitates the creation of a shoulder-mounted rig in which the shoulder mount assembly is horizontally offset from the camera. The camera is mounted on the riser and centered near the operator's eye.

    The Off-Set Rail Blocks can be positioned so the rods assembly is set off either to the left or the right of the riser. One Off-Set Rail Block is attached to the front of the Paparazzi Riser, via two screw-threaded holes. A second Off-Set Rail Block is attached in identical fashion to the rear of the Paparazzi Riser. The other end of each of the two Off-Set Rail Blocks has a slot that's 2.875 in (7.3 cm) long. The slot allows screws to attach it in various horizontal positions to the Rod Block, which hosts the standard 15mm rods.

    Note: Only one Off-Set Rail Block is included.

    UPC: 629266001400
  • Adjustable Composite Shoulder Pad

    The SHAPE Adjustable Composite Shoulder Pad is a core component of SHAPE's Composite series of camera supports. The pad rests on the camera operator's shoulder to transfer the weight of the camera and any accessories closer to the core of the body. The lightweight aluminum shoulder pad is padded for comfort.

    Attached to the front of the pad, the included Sliding Rod Block enables the adjustment – up to 2.75 in (7.0 cm) – that allows the operator to set a pair of 15mm rods and at the proper vertical level.

    The Adjustable Composite Shoulder Pad is compatible with several other camera rig components from SHAPE and, because it accepts standard 15mm rods, other manufacturers as well. You can attach a counterweight to the back of the shoulder pad to provide more support for the camera rig. The shoulder pad is recommended for camera rigs up to 15 lb (6.8 kg) if you're supporting it with dual rods or up to 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) if you're using a single rod, so it's perfect for heavy DSLR setups and lighter HD video camera rigs.

    UPC: 629266001226
  • Back Pad

    The Shape Back Pad is a professional video accessory that weighs 0.35 lb (0.160 kg) and offers augmented camera support stability and comfort. Padded on one side, the pad is attached to the shoulder rig via a screw knob.

    You can adjust the positioning of the Back Pad in accordance to your body type with a vertical adjustment range of 1-1/4" and a horizontal adjustment spanning 360°. A screw knob allows easy attachment and removal of the back pad from the support. With a 1/4-20 threaded hole, the Back Pad supports attachment of the Shape Box and other accessories.

    The Back Pad is compatible with all Shape camera supports except the Mountain series.

    Weighs 0.35 lb (0.160 kg)
    Offers augmented camera support stability and comfort
    One-sided padding
    Provides easy position adjustment in accordance to your body type with a vertical adjustment range of 1-1/4" and a horizontal adjustment spanning 360°
    Allows easy attachment and removal of the back pad from the support via a screw knob
    Supports attachment of the Shape Box and other accessories via a 1/4-20 threaded hole
    Compatible with all Shape camera supports except the Mountain series
    UPC: 629266001202
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Paparazzi Riser
  • Sliding Rod Block
  • 2 x 15mm Rods 8" (20.3cm) Long
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty
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  • 1Description
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Specifications
  • 15mm Rod Riser System
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.347 x 4.567 x 4.331"
  • Telescopic Support Arm + Rod Block
    Diameter Cup Diameter: 4" (10cm)
    Arm Extension: 14-20" (36-51cm)
    Rotation: 360°
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.0 x 6.0 x 3.0"
  • Quick Handle + Rod Block
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 9.0 x 3.0"
  • 15mm Extension Rods (Pair, Black, 6")
    Material Anodized aluminum
    Length 6" (15.24cm)
    Diameter 15mm
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 2.7 x 0.2"
  • Off-Set Rail Block - 2.875"
    Dimensions (LxW) 6 x 1" (15.3 x 2.5 cm)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.3 x 4.4 x 3.6"
  • Adjustable Composite Shoulder Pad
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 3.5 x 2.5"
  • Back Pad
    Weight 0.4 lbs (0.2kg)
    Adjustments Up/Down: 1.2" (3cm)
    Right/Left: 360°
    Attachment Method To Shoulder Rig: screw knob
    To Other Accessory: 1/4-20 threaded hole
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 4.8 x 4.5"
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