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Steadicam Pilot-VL Camera Stabilization System

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Steadicam
Steadicam Pilot-VL Camera Stabilization System
Key Features
  • With V-Lock Battery Mount
  • Iso-Elastic Arm & Vest
  • Lightweight Sled
  • 5.8" LCD Monitor with RCA Input
The Steadicam Pilot-VL is a state of the art, lightweight stabilizer system designed especially for the modern breed of lightweight cameras weighing 2 to 10 pounds. It features a standard definition 5.8" monitor, iso-elastic arm, ultra low-profile vest, lightweight sled with CarbonLite expandable post, and a backpack.
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Steadicam Pilot Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2VL Option
  • 3Iso-Elastic Arm
  • 4Vest
  • 5Low Mass Gimbal
  • 6LCD Monitor

The Steadicam Pilot-VL is a state of the art, lightweight stabilizer system designed especially for the modern breed of lightweight cameras weighing 2 to 10 pounds. It features a standard definition 5.8" monitor, iso-elastic arm, ultra low-profile vest, lightweight sled with CarbonLite expandable post, and a backpack.

VL Option
The VL option allows the monitor to be powered by V-Lock batteries by including a V-Lock battery mount.
Iso-Elastic Arm
The Iso-Elastic arm is a two-section, articulated, design that can be adjusted while supporting the camera. With this patented, unique design, the Steadicam operator can smoothly and effortlessly raise or lower the arm throughout its 28" boom range.
Vest
A low profile vest allows the Iso-Elastic Arm to work in a very smooth fashion.
Low Mass Gimbal
Utilizing a proven Low Mass Gimbal the operator has the ability to capture the fluid movement that only Steadicam can provide.
LCD Monitor
A 5.8" 16:9 LCD monitor supports standard definition and features an RCA jack for input.

Steadicam Pilot Specs

Construction
Carbon Fiber and Aluminum
Load Capacity
2 to 10 lbs
Vest
Low Profile Vest
Arm
Iso-Elastic Arm
Head Assembly/Top Stage
Flat Base
Quick Release
No
Docking Bracket
Yes
Dovetail Plate
No
Gimbal
Low Mass Gimbal
Dynamic Spin
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Post
Carbon Fibre
Monitor
5.8" LCD
Input: RCA
Battery
V-Lock Batteries
Battery Mount
V-Lock Battery Mount
Weight
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight
26.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.5 x 21 x 13"

Steadicam Pilot Reviews

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question

Can the monitor be replace with an SDI or HDMI one?
Asked by: John Mark
You can replace the monitor itself easily enough. The trick are the power and video cables. You would either have to do it yourself or have a Steadicam technician do it.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

is it compatible with sony PMW 400k HD camera? Can i use it with PMW 400k for EFP shooting?
Asked by: Anonymous
Larger systems can handle heavier cameras. My problem is that the monitor only shows playback on a DSLR, not the live view. So I have to rely on the much smaller DSLR screen.
Answered by: ted k c.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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