Porta-Jib Standard Porta-Jib with 100mm Camera Bowl

BH #POSPJ100 • MFR #SPJ100
Key Features
  • 2-Stage Telescoping Aluminum Jib Arm
  • Jib Arm Load Capacity: 100 lb
  • 100mm Camera Mount
  • Mitchell Tripod Base
The Standard Porta-Jib with 100mm Camera Bowl is a two-stage, round-tube jib arm supporting camera rigs weighing up to 100 lb. This versatile jib includes a 100mm bowl camera insert; it may also be used to support larger rigs on 150mm fluid heads using separately available Mitchell or 150mm bowl front inserts. This two-stage, telescoping jib arm has a reach of 57", a pull-back of 19", and a boom range of 72". Features include a Vector Balancing Bar, 7 lb fine-tuning weight, a boom lock, and pan lock. The Vector Balancing System enables you to transfer weight from the horizontal bar to the vertical Vector Bar, creating a zero-drift effect.
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Porta-Jib Standard Porta-Jib with 100mm Camera Bowl

Camera/Front Insert
100mm BowlMitchell Base
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Porta-Jib SPJ100 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Camera Mount
  • 3Vector Balancing System
  • 4Counterbalance
  • 5Base Mount
  • 6Construction

The Standard Porta-Jib with 100mm Camera Bowl is a two-stage, round-tube jib arm supporting camera rigs weighing up to 100 lb. This versatile jib includes a 100mm bowl camera insert; it may also be used to support larger rigs on 150mm fluid heads using separately available Mitchell or 150mm bowl front inserts. This two-stage, telescoping jib arm has a reach of 57", a pull-back of 19", and a boom range of 72". Features include a Vector Balancing Bar, 7 lb fine-tuning weight, a boom lock, and pan lock. The Vector Balancing System enables you to transfer weight from the horizontal bar to the vertical Vector Bar, creating a zero-drift effect.

Counterbalancing the Standard Porta-Jib is done using the adjustable rear section, the Vector Balancing Bar, the fine-tuning weight, and standard weights (barbell weights available separately). A Mitchell tripod base is included; compatible bases available from Porta-Jib include a 150mm base, lightweight tripod base, and a DV column base. A boom drag function is available when the Standard Porta-Jib is used with compatible bases except for the 150mm bowl base. The Standard Porta-Jib is constructed of machined aluminum and stainless steel components, and is made in the USA.

Note:
Tripod not included; the Standard Porta-Jib is not compatible with 100mm tripods. Warning! The boom drag feature only works properly with the P-J Lightweight Tripod Base, DV Base, or Mitchell Base. If you have a Porta-Jib with a 150mm base you will not have a pin locking into a key-way as you would with the Mitchell Base. Consequently, if you apply an amount of boom drag and then boom the jib counter-clockwise, you may begin to unthread the jib's tie-down assembly. This could become very dangerous. Jibs with 150mm bases should use this knob for pan lock only, not for drag.

Camera Mount

Includes a 100mm leveling bowl that can be used in over or under-slung configurations; it may be swapped out with separately available Mitchell or 150mm bowl bases for use with larger fluid heads

Vector Balancing System

The Vector Balancing System enables you to transfer weight from the horizontal bar to the vertical Vector Bar, creating a zero-drift effect.

Counterbalance

Payload may be counterbalanced with the adjustable rear section, the Vector Balancing Bar, and the Fine-Tuning Weight
Note:
Required standard barbell weights are not included.

Base Mount

Includes a Mitchell tripod base; can also be mounted to separately available 150mm bowl base, or 3-way leveler base
Note:
The Standard Porta-Jib is not compatible with 100mm-top tripods.

Construction

Telescoping machined aluminum and stainless steel components
UPC: 851868007669

Porta-Jib SPJ100 Specs

ConstructionTelescoping aluminum and stainless steel tubes
Payload Capacity100 lb (45 kg)
Counterbalance SystemFine-Tuning Weight: 7 lb (3.2 kg)
Vector Balancing Bar
Barbell weights (not included)
Height Range0-72" (0-183 cm)
Maximum Reach57" (145 cm)
Pull Back19" (48 cm)
Boom Range+/- 56°
Weight Ratio1:1.5
Tilt DragYes
Pan LockYes
Tripod AttachmentMitchell base
Head Attachment100 mm bowl
Head Arm LevelingAdjustable secondary leveling arm
WeightTotal Weight: 63.5 lb (28.8 kg)
Porta-Jib: 60 lb (27 kg)
100 mm Camera Insert: 1.5 lb (0.7 kg)
Mitchell Base: 2 lb (0.9 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)36.5 x 4.5 x 4"
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