Start shooting steady and smooth video by picking up this Acebil i-705DX Prosumer Tripod System which comes with a RMC-L1DV Video Lens Zoom Controller for LANC-compatible cameras. The tripod system is quite capable on its own, with a load capacity of 9 lb a height range of 32.3 to 62.2" and a 75mm ball equipped with a 705 standard head with a fixed counterbalance/drag, a tilt angle of +90 to -60° and a sliding quick release plate. The 2-stage tripod also offers a mid level spreader for fast setup and the included zoom rocker provides a fast, comfortable way to control the camera.
Acebil I-705DX Prosumer Tripod System
The Acebil I-705DX Prosumer Tripod System includes a 2 stage, lightweight (8.6 lb/3.9 kg) aluminum tripod, the standard 705 fluid head, a middle brace, and the S-9 carry case. Capable of supporting up to 9 lb (4kg), the I-705DX provides an optimum solution for small and high performance MiniHD camcorders.
The aluminum tripod can be adjusted to a height ranging from 32.3" to 62.2" (81.2 - 157.9 cm) and the included middle brace holds the legs in position while also attributing rigidity and support to the tripod. You can achieve fixed counter balance and drag by means of the included 705 standard head. A convenient standard leveling base with 75mm ball diameter is provided allowing tilt angles of +90° / -60°.
Camera mounting is provided via a quick release slide plate which can slide 0.78" (20mm) to the front and 0.98" (25mm) to the rear. You can use the S-9 soft carry case for storing the I-705DX tripod system.
Acebil LANC Zoom Controller for Sony or Canon DV or HDV Cameras
The LANC Zoom Controller for Sony or Canon DV or HDV Cameras from Acebil is a multi-speed zoom rocker and camera start/stop unit. It allows you to bypass your camera's built-in zoom control and REC start/stop switch so you can operate the camera remotely. This enables you to opearate your camera on a tripod and control your start/stop and zoom without removing your hand from the panhandle.
The controller connects to your camera via the stereo mini jack and features a push button for starting and stopping video recording. The zoom lever can be used to control the wide angle and telephoto functions, as well as the zoom speed.