Realize the full cinematic potential of your Sony a7 II-series mirrorless camera by picking up this Cinema Cage Kit with Shoulder Mount System from Shape. Built around a form-fitting cage, users will be able to create a custom shoulder-mounted rig for video shooting. This setup features the equipment needed to have a standard setup for tripod work, with a quick release baseplate and 15mm rods along with a 2-stage 4 x 4" matte box and a follow focus system, while also coming with a set of quick handles, a mini composite shoulder pad, and back pad that provide excellent ergonomics for run-and-gun work.
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 in the cage, which has has numerous 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threads for accessories as well as 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 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 Rods (18", Pair)
These Shape's 15mm Rods are a pair of 18" long rods that fit studio and LWS 15mm rod clamps, allowing you to use available rod mounted accessories. This pair of rods are approximately 18" long and machined from hollow aluminum tubes. The rods feature chamfered ends that make it easier to insert into available 15mm rod clamps.