The Zacuto Z-INDIE-V2 Indie Kit V2 consists of a Universal Baseplate with 12" Rods,Zoffset, Zgrips Beefy, Shoulder Pad, ZicroMount III , Zamerican V3-Large 12" Arm, Zwiss Plate, and a battery plate.
You can mount cameras and camera accessories such as a matte box, follow focus, and on-board monitor to the camera system with the help of the Universal Baseplate. It is compatible with cameras such as Panasonic AF-100 and Sony F3. The plate has two 12” rods that allow you to mount accessories on both ends. You can attach the plate to the camera with the help of a 1/4 20" screw and a locking pin, and to the tripod plate via 3/8 16" and 1/4 20" screws. In addition to a 4.5" slide capability to balance on the tripod and camera, the universal plate also has up and down as well as side to side adjustments to align all cameras with various equipment, such as matte boxes and follow focus units.
When used with the Zacuto Shoulder Pad, the Zoffset allows you to adjust the lightweight support rods 3“ horizontally and 2” vertically thereby allowing you to position your eye parallel to the viewfinder. It is used with viewfinders of most palm camcorders that have viewfinders in the back and center.
With adjustable horizontal and vertical movements and articulate wrist movement, the Zgrips Beefy ensures stable and efficient shooting. You can independently adjust the position of the grips from the body and even set them at different lengths. With a flip of a lever, you can quickly release the Zgrips Beefy from the camera system. The Zgrips Beefy can be broken down and used individually on any 19mm rod or 15mm rod.
The ZicroMount III, with help of 2 screws, mounts any device with a 1/4 20” or a 3/8 16” screw hole to any 15mm rod or threaded articulating arm with Zacuto ZUDS or Zamerican Arm. Equipped with L-shaped claws, the mount prevents from turning and unwinding. On adding the optional camera pin, you can use the ZicroMount III as a mini Baseplate for small cameras.
With the Zamerican V3-Large 12" Arm, you can mount camera accessories to the camera system. Equipped with chrome balls, the arm has smooth and swift movements. With stainless steel construction and aluminum ends, the arm is protected from rust and provides high strength and reduces bulk. Provided with the Z-Release feature and a quick release action, the arm can be quickly be detached from the system with a flip of a lever. You can extend the length of the arm with the help of Zacuto male rod extensions.
The Zacuto Z-ZWP Zwiss Plate is a multi-purpose mounting plate that allows you to mount articulating arms, rods, batteries, converter boxes, and various other camera accessories onto a camera support system. Equipped with 2 sets of industry standard 15mm rod holes spaced 60mm apart, the plate can be vertical-mounted onto standard 15mm rods or through the top of the plate to extend the rig. Using red levers, you can securely mount the plate onto the rods.
You can use the Zwiss plate with the wireless plate to mount multiple wireless receivers onto camera support systems. It can also be used with both Anton Bauer 3-Stud and V-Mount style batteries. The battery plate and the battery mounted on the Zwiss Plate can be used as a counterbalance to ensure a stable shooting. By adding Z-Lite weights to the back of the rig, you can add extra counterforce to the camera support system.
The Zamerican quick release arms mount directly into the 15mm holes of the plate and are ideal for mounting lights, monitors, and audio devices. Using the Zwiss Plate, you can also mount the AJA Ki Pro Mini video recorder onto the camera rig.