Take your compact Sony a7 II-series mirrorless camera and create an ergonomic shoulder-mounted rig for video with this Cage with Offset Shoulder Mount System from Shape. Centered around the form-fitting cage with quick release baseplate, this setup provides all the pieces necessary for a comfortable shoulder-mounted rig, including longer 12" 15m rods, an offset bracket, a set of quick handles with rod bloc, a mini composite shoulder pad, and a back pad.
The entire system will amplify your abilities and allow for quick customization while retaining full access to your camera's controls, ports, and slots. Also, the camera will not rotate when secured, the cage has numerous 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threads for accessories, and there is an HDMI cable protector lock. The setup has a support bracket for the Metabones EF adapter, and it is compatible with the Sony XLR-K2M XLR Adapter.
SHAPE Off-Set Bracket for Blackmagic Cage
The SHAPE Off-Set Bracket will fit on the SHAPE Blackmagic Cage and Shoulder Mount.
SHAPE Quick Handle + Rod Block
The Shape Quick Handle + Rod Block is a professional video stabilization accessory with 2 camera handles, each providing an individual rotation angle of 360°. You can attach the handle to the camera platform using a simple screw knob. A simple push button located at the articulation allows easy attachment and removal.
Combined with the anodized aluminum Rod Block, the Quick Handle offers composite camera support for all 15mm rods. You can achieve precise positioning by sliding the Quick Handle along the rods and tightening the small red knob located on the Rod Block. With 2 screw-threaded holes, the Rod Block provides for attachment of components such as the Quick Handle.
SHAPE Mini Composite Shoulder Pad
The SHAPE Mini Composite Shoulder Pad is a comfort-padded and comfort-shaped shoulder pad for the back of your camera rig. Outfitted with a 15mm-mount SHAPE Rod Block, the pad attaches right onto a pair of 15mm rods, slides into the best position on them, and tightens in place by a quality lever. It also has a black Screw Knob under which you can add a SHAPE Counter Weight or a SHAPE Back Pad, both optional and both back-supported accessories that work as extensions of the shoulder pad. The Screw Knob's screw is a 1/4"-20 screw. If you remove the Screw Knob, you'll have yourself a 1/4"-20 screw-hole to add various 1/4"-20-mount accessories into.
SHAPE Back Pad
The Back Pad from SHAPE is a standard rig component included with most SHAPE camera rigs. Its design features a powder coated anodized aluminum plate and arm which are attached to a thick padding on the side facing the user. The pad is easy to both attach and remove from your rig, and it supports the SHAPE BOX attachment. Additionally, the pad's position can be adjusted to the user's preference – up to 2" vertically and 360° horizontally.
Compatible Support Series
SHAPE 15mm Aluminum Rods (Pair, 12")
This pair of Shape 15mm Aluminum Rods (12") connect into your camera rig, extend it, and let you add various Shape and third-party accessories compatible with 15mm rods. With these two rods and with a few fundamental accessories, you can most certainly even begin building your own rig from scratch.
The rods are each 15mm in diameter, 12 inches long, hollow, non-threaded, and made of reliable aluminum coated with a clear finish.