Movcam MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 (2 Rotating Filter Holder)

Movcam MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 (2 Rotating Filter Holder)

Movcam MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 (2 Rotating Filter Holder)

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The Movcam MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 features a 156mm rear opening and is compatible with lenses up to 14mm (35mm academy).

It is equipped with a 16:9 carbon fiber housing, a French flag and side wings for light control, one fixed and two rotating 5.65 x 5.65" filter holders, a 15:19mm bridge plate adapter and a 15mm mini swing-away bracket, and with a 156:114 rubber bellows that can optionally be stepped down.

The swing-away bracket provides industry-standard 15mm rod support and the bridge plate adapter offers 19mm rod support.

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Movcam MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 (2 Rotating Filter Holder)
  • French Flag
  • Side Wings
  • 15mm Mini Swing-Away Bracket
  • 15:19mm Bridge Plate Adapter
  • 156:114 Rubber Bellows
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Movcam MOV-301-0205 specs

    Compatibility For lenses up to 14mm (35mm Academy)
    Mount 15mm mini swing-away bracket for 15mm rod support
    15:19mm bridge plate adapter for 19mm rod support
    Filter Tray One fixed and two rotating 5.65 x 5.65" filter holders (14.35 x 14.35 cm)
    Material 16:9 carbon fiber housing
    Dimensions 14 x 14 x 6" (35.5 x 35.5 x 15.2 cm)
    Weight 7 lbs (3.17 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.3 x 14.3 x 6.7"

    Movcam MOV-301-0205 reviews

    MOV-301-0205 Mattebox MM5 (2 Rotating Filter Holder) is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Value & Quality Received my MM5 a short time ago, so please consider these my initial thoughts. A very good mattebox for the money, and solid build quality. Seems like a very good mattebox to be able to send out on rentals, as it will stand up to the wear and tear of daily life on set. I chose this mattebox because it accepts larger filter sizes, 3-stages, and swing away function. I wanted this to give the greatest flexibility for different lens packages. For this feature set, and build quality, it's a very good value. Cons: The MM5 is heavy. Not a big deal for shooting on tripod, but going handheld for an entire day could become an issue. Also, when I received the MM5, the filter stages were difficult to rotate. I ended up taking apart the filter stages, and putting a small amount of lubricant (mineral oil) on the rotating elements. I rotated the elements to work in the lubricant, and then thoroughly cleaned off the excess. Now the filter stages turn MUCH more smoothly. I wanted to share this so that others would not get discouraged if they encounter the same thing with their MM5. Overall, great build quality and feature set for the money; I gave it just 4 stars because of the weight and the minor, easily-fixed issue with the filter stages. In reality, I would give it a 4.5 if possible.
    Date published: 2012-05-29
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