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iDC Photo Video SYSTEM ONE Follow Focus and Viewfinder Kit for Nikon D800

B&H # IDS12FFWD8VF Mfr # S-12FF-W-D8VF
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Product Highlights
  • Tripod-Ready Gearless Follow Focus
  • 1 Wheel & Camera Plate
  • Made in USA

The iDC SYSTEM ONE Follow Focus and Viewfinder Kit is designed for use with Nikon D800 Camera. It is 1-wheel, gearless follow focus and support system. The gearless direct-drive focusing wheel is machined from industrial plastic bearing material, and has a soft high-tech O-ring for positive rubber-on-rubber operation. The dedicated kit provides a custom fit via a dedicated, camera-specific camera plate for the Nikon D800 Camera.

SYSTEM ONE delivers appropriate primary balance, a very low center of gravity, good adjustability, and minimal mass. The UniRail is the foundational platform for SYSTEM ONE, and can be longitudinally positioned for suitable balancing of the Nikon D800, lens, and accessory configuration without the need for an adapter plate. The UniRail’s dovetail design is compatible for direct mounting into many popular tripod fluid heads. The SYSTEM ONE UniRail also provides a centralized quick-release base pad that offers both 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threaded bosses to fit almost any fluid head’s quick-release plate.

The SYSTEM ZERO Viewfinder V1 features a Hoodman HoodLoupe 3.0 which has been adapted by iDC. The custom quick-release bracket makes it fast and easy to remove the loupe in order to use the camera's pentaprism viewfinder for still photography.

SYSTEM ONE can be mounted on most shoulder rigs, tripods, and monopods. This SYSTEM ONE kit offers compatibility with the SYSTEM ZERO Viewfinder V1 (not included). This simple and elegant HD filmmaking platform can be easily upgraded with a wide variety of SYSTEM ONE accessory mounting brackets (sold separately) to fit your video and audio accessories.

Note! SYSTEM ONE can be used with other cameras as long as a dedicated Camera Plate is purchased for each additional camera.
If you happen to use a fluid head that is not directly mountable, using the Manfrotto 577 Rapid Connect Adapter is recommended to fully benefit from the longitudinal positioning functionality.

Gearless follow focus system offers economy, super-fast lens swaps, and smooth and accurate focus acquisition
Focusing wheel accepts 1/2" white graphic tape for focusing marks
Focusing wheel's square-drive is industry standard and accepts any ARRI-style follow focus whip or crank
Direct-drive focusing wheel features an economical and user-replaceable O-ring 1
SYSTEM ONE accepts a variety of LCD loupes, including the iDC quick-release-adapted Hoodman HoodLoupe 3.0, Zacuto Z-Finder Pro, LCDVF, and other direct to LCD mount style viewfinders (all sold separately)
Camera Plate accept the Zacuto Z-Finder Pro (not included) when the Z-Finder is equipped with a Zacuto Z-MFS Mounting Frame (not included); the iDC camera plate replaces the Zacuto Gorilla Plate in this instance
UniRail is directly compatible with many popular video tripod quick-release clamps; no quick-release plate necessary
UniRail provides instant and effortless placement of the iDC focusing wheel assembly to work with a broad spectrum of still camera lenses
Underside of the UniRail features a reinforced pad, threaded for both 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 fasteners
All foundation components are CNC milled from aircraft-grade aluminum, finished with soft edges, and hard-anodized in satin black for sleek looks and tactile pleasure
Grip handles are machined from high-tech Acetel plastic and finely checkered for a firm grip
SYSTEM ONE is designed for maximum parts interchangeability with iDC's handheld SYSTEM ZERO product line
SYSTEM ONE may be mounted to any camera support system that attaches by way of either 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 fasteners, which makes it compatible with almost all photo-video products
SYSTEM ONE may be mounted to any quick-release adapter plate by way of either 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 fasteners
Offers compatibility with the SYSTEM ZERO Viewfinder
SYSTEM ONE is compatible with the iDC Quick-Release U-Boat, a robust accessory cage
Additional camera-specific plates are the only parts required to adapt multiple camera bodies to SYSTEM ONE
Camera Compatibility Nikon D800 (No Grip)
Lens Compatibility 12" UniRail (30.48 cm)
Near Distance: 0.75" (1.90cm)
Far Distance: 10.25" (26.03 cm) 1
Please Note:

Super Telephoto Lenses are not supported due to the large diameter of the lens barrel.

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Fluid Head Compatibility UniRail is directly compatible with these fluid heads (no quick-release plate needed)
Gitzo: 1380, 2180, 2380
Manfrotto: 501HDV, 503, 503HDV,504HD, 509HD, 519,701HDV, MH055M8-Q5,MVH502A, MVH502AH
Sachtler: Ace (Mid Level Spreader), Ace (On-Ground Spreader), DV-1, FSB 2, FSB-4, FSB 6, FSB 8, Cine Dslr
Weight 33.4 oz (946.8 g)
iDC Photo Video SYSTEM ONE Follow Focus and Viewfinder Kit for Nikon D800
  • System One UniRail (12")
  • SYSTEM ZERO Camera Plate with SYSTEM ONE Adapter for Nikon D800
  • Adapted HoodMan Viewfinder with Quick-Release Bracket
  • Gearless Wheel Assembly with SYSTEM ONE Riser
  • 1/4-20 x 1/2" Captive Flat Head Screw
  • 2 x 5/32 Hex Wrench
  • 2 x 8-32 x 3/8" Thumbscrews with 1/2" Knurled Cap
  • 1/4-20 x 3/8" Thumbscrews with 3/4" Knurled Cap
  • 2 x 1/4-20 x 1/2" Flanged Button Head Screw
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