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Glide GearSYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Improves performance (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

Not a bad start...

By Biz

from NJ

Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

I use this with my Canon 80d and, like some of the other user reviews mentioned, I had to go to a local hardware store to purchase more fender washers for additional counter-balance weight. The lens I have is an 18 - 135mm and it's probably too heavy. I knew I'd be pushing it after looking at the weight capacity this device supports. I'm going to try it with a smaller, lighter lens and see how it goes. But overall, it's not a bad start. It works just as it's supposed to, but I just can't get it perfect with the heavy lens I'm currently using.

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5.0

Great!

By AMFilm

from NYC

About Me Film Student, Hobbyist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Improves Performance
  • Professional Quality

Cons

  • Needs Better Instructions

Best Uses

  • Independent Films

Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

I'm a beginner filmmaker and this is a great product that helps to make my films look more smooth and a bit more professional. It's hard to understand how it works in the beginning with all of the balancing and finding the perfect motions, as it just takes practice to get used to. I would definitely recommend it to all beginners!

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  • Yes

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3.0

Glide Gear SYL-3000

By AD

from Boston, MA

About Me Business Owner, Video Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

      I'm using this product for real estate videography and find that this product takes some time to get comfortable with and longer to master. You need to have some patience if you want to effectively. This is a grate tool for the tool box once mastered. So far, my only gripe with product is the build quality of the grip. The foam grip had ripped on the fist day of use. Not a big deal but annoying.

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      4.0

      Great product once you get it balanced

      By Lockedown

      from Merrillville, IN

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Takes Some Time To Set Up
      • Time To Set Up Properly

      Best Uses

      • Independent Films

      Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

      The SYL-3000 is definitely a must have product for smooth footage indoors and outdoors when shooting on the move. I use this with my Canon T2i to get stable walking/running shots that are difficult to get while shooting handheld. Only thing I didn't like about this product is the time it takes to balance it correctly before you can start filming. Having to constantly add/remove weights can be frustrating in the beginning but in the end the results are worth it. I wouldn't recommend using this for time-crunched video shoots since it takes a few minutes to set up correctly but if you're not pressed for time then this is a great product to have in your stash of video equipment.

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      • No

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      4.0

      a very good stabilizer for the money

      By Chris

      from New York

      Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

      Product as advertised. very good quality and works very well with mirrorless cameras like an nex. I am pleased with my purchase and the case that it comes with is a uge plus

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      3.0

      Worth a try

      By FredStar

      from Passaic NJ

      About Me Business Owner, Hobbyist, Professional Artist, Videographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Comes With A Nice Case
      • Compact Design
      • Highly Compatible
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Lacks Functionality
      • Needs A Level
      • Weights Are In Pieces

      Best Uses

      • Getting Smooth Shots
      • Home Movies
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer:

      When i initially saw this, i wanted to give it a try, as i did. All stabilizers will give you a headache at first. I did get the hang of it, but still felt like this wasnt even close to a pro piece. So i decided to take it back, and go for something a little more pricey. But to learn and get the hang of how a stabilizer works, this is a great stepping stone. If you master this, you'll be good on almost anything. Give it a shot, but if u got the extra bucks, go a little higher in price range. hope this helps.

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      • No

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