The Terapin Rig with Follow Focus and Matte Box for Panasonic GH5 and GH4 from CAME-TV is a comprehensive camera support and power kit. Built around a power breakout box with a variety of camera and accessory connectors, this rig transforms your GH5/4 camera into a complete shoulder-mounted setup. This Terapin Rig is comprised of a baseplate with 15mm and 11mm rod pairs, a power distribution box, a single-side follow focus, a matte box with flags and donuts, a Start/Stop trigger handle, a dummy battery, and a Sony L-series type battery plate.
The versatile breakout box at the heart of this rig transfers your camera's power, video, and audio signals to a larger, more accessible interface. It draws power from a single Sony L-series type battery and distributes that power to multiple devices simultaneously. The breakout box sports an SDI video output (BNC), two 7.2V accessory ports, and the battery plate. Audio features include one XLR audio input with 48V phantom power, and a 3.5mm headphone jack with a volume control knob.
The LWS baseplate supports 15mm rod-based accessories, including the single-side follow focus and the swing-away matte box. The soft shoulder pad attaches to the 11mm rods mounted to the rear of the baseplate. Additional rig components include a microphone clamp, a right angle HDMI adapter, two audio cables, a DC power cable, an HDMI type A cable, and an HDMI type A to type D (micro) cable.
- The power distribution box uses a single L-series type battery to power your HG5/4 camera and several accessories
- Single-side follow focus unit with four lens gear rings
- Swing-away matte box with top and side flags, three adapters, and one aluminum and five foam donuts
- Converts the GH5/4's HDMI video output to a more secure SDI (BNC) output suitable for distribution over extended distances
- The handgrip provides a start/stop recording trigger
- Enables the mounting of 15mm LWS rod-compatible accessories
- Use a pro-style microphone with the 48V phantom-powered XLR audio input
- A soft shoulder pad offers comfortable handheld operating
- Integrated cold shoe and threaded accessory mounts