The Cinevate DSLR Deluxe Package consists of Durus Follow Focus, Proteus Cage, Proteus Quick-Release Base Plate, Proteus 15mm Shorty Rails System, Quick Adjust Shoulder Pad with Off-set Kit, Titan Matte Box, 2 Articulating Grips, Follow Focus Gear Ring, Focus Gear Spokes, 5 Matte Box Lens Donuts and Durus Speed Crank.
With 0.5 pitch drive gear, sealed internal gear set and bearing assembly, the Durus Follow Focus ensures precise focusing of lenses. The focus marking ring, which is attached magnetically to the system, allows multi-angle viewing. Mountable in any direction and at any height, the Durus Follow Focus has an adjustable focusing head that allows you to capture images at any angles.
In any configuration, the unit can be used with the drive gear oriented forward or back. You can mount the follow focus system onto 15mm and 19mm rails with the help of 19mm clamp. The unit comes with 3 universal focus rings that allow you to mount the system onto 35mm lens.
The Titan Swing-Away Matte Box is a height-adjustable swing-away matte box that consists of a small and large top flag, 2 side flags, 5 Lens Donuts, 2 rotating 4 x 4 frames, 3 shoe mounts, 16:9 matte and 4:3 matte, two 15mm solid carbon fiber uprights, and a Titan Rails Bracket.
With a small and large top flag and 2 side flags, the matte box prevents excess light from reaching the camera lens. The 5 Lens Donuts block unwanted light between lenses and the matte box.
The Titan Swing-Away Matte box has two rotating 4x4 frames, which can be adjusted for ND grad or polarizer filters. With 3 shoe mounts and mounting points for Cinevate’s 15mm rails blocks, the matte box can support camera rigs up to 40 lb (18.14kg). Equipped with 16:9 and 4:3 matte, the matte box supports 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. Also provided with the matte box are two 15mm solid carbon fiber uprights for additional support and stability.
The Proteus cage, consisting of 2 universals rails block and a standard 1/4" 20 thread tripod plate, provides a solid handle for HD cam, or ENG cam rig and ensures stable shooting. You can mount up to 3 of universal rails blocks and enables the mounting of additional 15mm rails on either the side or top of the rig. With the help of an Allen key holder and hot shoe mounts, you can mount microphones and wireless transmitters onto your rig. Made of aluminum, the Proteus cage has a lightweight construction (1.8 lb / 0.85kg) and a black finish.
The Proteus Quick-release Base Plate System allows quick attaching or detaching of your cameras vertically to/from a supporting rail system without disturbing any other parts on the rails. When used with Dog Bones and Short Links, the plate allows you to alter height, XY adjustment, rake angle, and placement of the rail blocks for stable and efficient camera shooting. It comes with a Manfrotto 501 sliding plate that can be used with Manfrotto 501 and 503 tripod heads. The base plate is compatible with Manfrotto RC2 and 516 quick release plates.
In addition to 2 articulating grips for ensuring stable shooting, the kit also contains a quick adjust shoulder pad with off-set kit that allows you to carry the camera over your shoulders. The 5 Matte Box Lens Donuts blocks unwanted light between lens and matte box. With Durus Speed crank, the kit ensures smooth focus pulls without camera shake. The kit also contains 5 sets of spokes with each containing 6 different spokes (3/8", 1/2", 5 /8", 3/4", 1").