The SHAPE Complete Rig System for RED is built around the REVOLT VCT Baseplate, which features a sliding camera plate and a movable, soft shoulder pad. The baseplate comes with front and rear rod clamps, with the front one capable of being mounted in a high or low position to match your optical center. The baseplate can be attached to VCT-14 plates without removing the shoulder pad first, although the shoulder pad can be unscrewed and completely removed. Other features of the baseplate include built-in storage areas for screws and an Allen key.
The rig also includes a rod-mount follow focus, rod-mount/clip-on matte box, top plate with an ergonomic top handle, RED-dedicated EVF mount, telescopic handles, and front and rear 15mm rods. Two 0.8 pitch aluminum gears are supplied with the follow focus, for different lens throw distances. The matte box features a two-stage rotating 4 x 5.6" filter holder and supports up to 114mm front diameter lenses. The top handle is length-adjustable for different shooting scenarios and offers two shoe mounts and other mounting points. The EVF mount and telescopic handles are designed with SHAPE's notable push button technology that allows you to make adjustments on the fly without setting the rig down.
The Complete Rig System supports the RED DSMC2, WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W, and RAVEN. It isn't compatible with the RED DRAGON, EPIC, and SCARLET because of their bolt pattern and fan positions.
Featuring a sliding camera plate, SHAPE's REVOLT VCT Universal Baseplate can accommodate rigs of varying sizes. Simply attach your camera via 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 screws to the top plate, and slide it onto the shoulder plate. Fore and aft movement allows you to balance the weight of your setup properly. Further adjustments can be made by moving the shoulder pad. The 15mm rod clamps at the front and rear of the baseplate allow you to secure 15mm accessories such as a matte box, follow focus, lens motors, lens supports, battery plates, or external recorders. Since the front rod clamp is attached to the top plate, the rod-mounted accessories don't need to be repositioned as the rig is adjusted. Additionally, handles can be mounted to the ARRI standard rosettes on either side of the plate. When not shoulder-mounted, the baseplate can be secured to a standard VCT-14 ENG quick release in a matter of seconds, saving time on set.
The top handle and top plate are designed to give you a solid and comfortable grip for the manipulation of your RED camera. The Push Button Arm with view finder bracket can easily be attached to the EVF mount of the top handle for an optimal setup of your RED camera rig.
The handle grip frame is made from robust CNC machined aluminum and the finger grip is made from genuine Canadian maple wood for maximum comfort. You can quickly adjust and lock the handle length for an extension of approximately 3 inches from its original position in order to optimize the balance of your camera to your lens type.
The black Telescopic Handles with ARRI Rosettes from SHAPE are left and right handgrips that can be attached to cameras and camera support hardware that has standard ARRI rosettes. Each arm features three points of articulation, combined with the approximately two inches of arm extension allows you to adjust the arms for your comfort. The arms attach to your camera or support via an ARRI compatible rosette with spring-loaded locking levers, which allow you to lock your arms in place without having a full 360° of rotation.
Shape's unique push-button articulating joint provides additional articulation near the rosette, while a second push-button articulation joint allows you to rotate and precisely position the rubber handgrips. A second spring-loaded locking lever along the arms allows you to extend the arms up to two inches and rotate the handgrips throughout 360°. The arms are indexed for extension and rotation, so you can quickly move between known setups.
This pair of Shape 15mm Aluminum Rods (4") 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, 4 inches long, hollow, non-threaded, and made of reliable aluminum coated with a clear finish.
This pair of Shape 15mm Aluminum Rods (8") 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, 8 inches long, hollow, non-threaded, and made of reliable aluminum coated with a clear finish.
The SHAPE Follow Focus Pro mounts on 15mm rods and features an adjustable arm which puts the gear at the optimal position for the lens, no matter what the diameter is. The unit snaps onto 15mm rods, allowing for quick attachment, removal, and re-positioning. Two 0.8 pitch gears come included and give you a choice of either 28 teeth or 43 teeth - depending on the throw distance of the lens. Additional features include two adjustable hard stops, removable marking disc, and an industry standard accessory port for using optional whips and cranks.
- Snap-on 15mm rod attachment
- Adjustable arm
- Two 0.8 pitch aluminum gears included: 28 teeth and 43 teeth
- Interchangeable gear position
- Adjustable hard stops
- Removable marking disc
- Industry standard accessory port
- CNC machined aluminum parts
The SHAPE 2-Stage 4 x 5.6" Clip-On and 15mm LWS Rod-Mounted Matte Box provides filmmakers flare and glare protection when creating their images, whether in a minimal configuration or on a large studio shoot. The matte box can be used either as a clip-on matte box when not using rods or with 15mm LWS rod supports, providing you the flexibility to use the same matte box in either shooting situation. The matte box comes with 114 and 84mm clip-on adapter rings.
The matte box features two rotating 4 x 5.6" filter stages, ideal for use with polarizers, grad, and effect filters. The two included 4 x 5.65" filter holders feature a spring-latch system to hold your filters securely, and each filter stage has a locking knob that enables you to precisely set the height of your filter in the stage. The matte box accepts lenses with a front diameter up to 114mm, and it includes an 82mm filter ring. It comes with six step-down rings that allow you to use lenses with an outer diameter of 52, 58, 62, 67, 72, and 77mm, preventing light from sneaking past the lens from behind the camera and degrading your image.
Professional video optics with up to 114mm front diameter