Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider (23.6")

Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider (23.6")

Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider (23.6")

B&H # GLM235GEMINI MFR # GEM 235
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Dual-Rail System for Increased Range
  • 38" Travel Distance with Tripod Mounted
  • 23.6" Total Track Length
  • 11 lb Load Capacity
  • Self-Lubricating Rails and Bearings
  • Tension-Adjustment Knob with Locking
  • Built-In Handle for Angle Adjustment
  • Detachable Feet
  • Anodized Aluminum Construction
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  • 1Description

Featuring a dual-rail, belt-driven design, the Gemini Camera Slider from Glide Gear allows you to capture slides up to 38" with a slider that's only 23.6" in length. It accomplishes this feat by, essentially, pulling the rails of the slider along with the camera carriage as it moves. To take advantage of this functionality, the slider must be mounted on a tripod, as this allows the bottom set of rails to travel through the center mounting plate. When used on a flat surface or at ground level, using an included set of detachable feet, movement of the bottom rails is restricted, and the Gemini functions as a typical slider.

The Gemini supports a maximum load of 11 lb, with an optimum performance coming from loads weighing up to 6.6 lb. Additional features include a built-in handle easier angle adjustment and leveling when using a ball head, a built-in spirit level, and a tension-adjustment knob with locking feature.

Features
  • Dual-rail design
  • 23.6" in length
  • 38" camera travel when mounted on a tripod
  • Self-lubrication rails and bearings
  • Tension adjustment knob with locking features
  • Detachable feet for ground-level or tabletop use
  • Built-in handle for easy slider angle adjustment and leveling
  • Spirit level
  • 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 tripod mounting threads
UPC: 784672535106
In the Box
Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider (23.6")
  • 2 x Removable Feet
  • 1/4"-20 to 3/8"-16 Thread Adapter
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Construction Anodized aluminum
    Load Capacity Optimal: 6.6 lb (3 kg)
    Maximum: 11 lb (5 kg)
    Camera Travel Distance 38" (96.5 cm), when mounted on a tripod
    Screw Thread 1/4"-20 (3/8"-16 bushing included)
    Tripod Mounting Threads 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16
    Dimensions 23.6 x 3.5 x 2.7" (60 x 9 x 7 cm)
    Weight 4.5 lb (2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.5 x 6.0 x 4.0"
    Gemini Camera Slider (23.6") is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Never have I reviewed my purchases... But since there are no prior reviews and I did a lot of research before making this purchase, I thought I owed a review to my peers.This is a real slider and excellent value. So many that I looked at both online and the local camera store, are cheaply made with lower quality materials and poor craftsmanship. Though on the shorter side, it is long enough for attractive slides, and very rigid and smooth. It was a little heavy for the ball head on my tripod, but that problem was easily fixed, and speaks to the quality of the build.I could go on, but bottom line is this is the best built slider I've seen in the sub $ range, it operates VERY smoothly and has a well made carrying case. I imagine that it will provide many years of service.
    Date published: 2015-10-08
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not great. Don't get this. Invest in a ball bearing system. This is a friction based system and not very smooth. In addition to that, the rail shifts as you at the half way point, which is easily seen in footage. The shake is pretty visible. As cool as the idea of this is, it's not a smooth glide.
    Date published: 2016-07-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth Very smooth. Great quality for the price. It works great on level surfaces, but if you need elevation you will need a tripod. It doesn't come with one.
    Date published: 2016-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. Great LITTLE slider. I used this with small HD video camera on a corporate video shoot and it was perfect to add some nice mostly smooth movement to shots that would otherwise be limited to garden-variety tilts and pans. This is not a super beefy slider for heavier cameras. But, it is nicely built, compact, portable, relatively inexpensive and pretty awesome slider.
    Date published: 2016-02-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ich wrde dieses Produkt wieder kaufen - Compact - leicht zu bedienen - gute Qualitt - fr meine Canon XC10 der ideale Slider
    Date published: 2016-01-23
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