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Steadicam Pilot-AA Camera Stabilization System

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Steadicam
Key Features
  • For Lightweight Cameras
  • Includes Sled, Vest & Iso-Elastic Arm
  • Expandable Carbon Fiber Post
  • 5.8" LCD Monitor
The Steadicam Pilot-AA is a state of the art, lightweight stabilizer system designed especially for the modern breed of lightweight cameras from 2 to 10 pounds. It features a 5.8" NTSC/PAL LCD monitor, Iso-elastic Arm and ultra low profile vest, lightweight sled with CarbonLite expandable post.
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Steadicam Pilot Overview

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

The Steadicam Pilot-AA is a state of the art, lightweight stabilizer system designed especially for the modern breed of lightweight cameras from 2 to 10 pounds. It features a 5.8" NTSC/PAL LCD monitor, Iso-elastic Arm and ultra low profile vest, lightweight sled with CarbonLite expandable post.

AA Option
The AA option allows the monitor to be powered by AA batteries by including an AA 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 inch 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 is offered for great images and an upgrade to a modern aspect ratio.

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 Fiber
Monitor
5.8" LCD (NTSC/PAL Compatible)
Battery
AA Batteries
Battery Mount
AA Battery Mount
Optional Accessories
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight
26.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
27 x 19.7 x 16.3"

Steadicam Pilot Reviews

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question

Is this steadicam a good option for the Ursa mini
Asked by: Jim B.
The Steadicam Pilot-AA Camera Stabilization System works a payload of 2-10lbs. The URSA Mini is 5lbs and a light lens like a Rokinon 14mm is 1.2 lbs. = 6.2lbs. In that situation, you will be fine. However, once you start adding accessories, (since the Mini is heavier than a DSLR which is more what the Pilot-AA is meant for) you may start bumping into restrictions sooner rather than later. You may wish to consider a heavier duty Steadicam.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Will this monitor work and connect with the new Panasonic DVX200a?
Asked by: paul w.
I do not know but your best bet is to ask the people at B&H. They would know.
Answered by: CYNTHIA C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

I have the Steadicam Pilot-AA system and I want to use a Sony NEX FS700, but I cannot figure out what type of connection I need to run from the camera to the Steadicam screen. I've tried the BNC cable that came with my camera, but the Steadicam just show no signal on the display. I've read that it might be a problem with HD-SD, but I am stumped. So, how do I get a signal from a NEX FS700 to the Steadicam Pilot-AA?
Asked by: Wayne
In these situations, the usual culprit is mismatched video signals. Make sure you know what the camera is putting out (paying close attention to 1080i or 1080p) and then making sure the monitor is set the same. That should do it. If you have continued issues, please contact Steadicam.<a href= http://tiffen.com/steadicam/ target= _blank >http://tiffen.com/steadicam/</a>
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

I purchased the steadicam pilot for my black magic cinema camera. I have also purchased the ikon title cage for the black magic. Problem: The cheese plate on the steadicam does not match up to the ikan base plate or the black magic cinema camera. I then purchased a quick release recommended to go with the steadicam and it does not align. I have searched the web for a resolution and find absolutely nothing. Please adivse?
Asked by: Mike
Hello Mike,I shoot with the Canon C100 and do not have a black magic camera so I cannot answer your problem. I have contacted steadicam with some problems I had and got answers from them. Hope you get it working.
Answered by: CYNTHIA C.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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