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Pearstone7.5" Articulating Arm
 
4.2

(based on 88 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (36)
  • Compact (29)
  • Professional quality (23)
  • Highly compatible (22)
  • Improves performance (17)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Independent films (21)
  • In the studio (20)
  • Complex projects (14)
  • Improve viewing angle (12)
  • Home movies (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (19), Professional artist (18), Business owner (13), Enthusiast (4), Budget shopper (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (18), Personal (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very stable

I bought 3 of these for the mini jib (monitor) and for the handheld rig (that holds the monitor and camera light). Holds up to the rigorous movements during production.

I bought 3 of these for the mini jib (monitor) and for the handheld rig (that holds the monitor and camera light). Holds up to the rigorous movements during production.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Looks solid breaks within hours of use!

Used this to mount a Small HD 502 monitor (=9oz!!) on my Pilotfly H2 gimbal. Within 2-3 hours of use (simple positioning, tightening in place, mounting between my slider...Read complete review

Used this to mount a Small HD 502 monitor (=9oz!!) on my Pilotfly H2 gimbal. Within 2-3 hours of use (simple positioning, tightening in place, mounting between my slider and gimbal twice) the ball joint came parts in my hands. Not good engineering inside the ball joints. Was the right size for what I wanted, although a little heavy.

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4.0

Decent product

By Ryan

from NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Strong, ergonomic twist handle. I have two that I use. Also very affordable. Only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is because I got one and it had a messed up piece but B&H quickly helped me fix the situation.

 
2.0

Not sure I would buy this item again

By Ruben

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

mix feelings about this arm!
Careful not to tie it too much it wont realease easily

 
1.0

Terrible

By Emmanuel

from Undisclosed

Site Member

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

If you are looking for a professional tool this is not it. The arm completely came off the ball socket on the 2nd day after purchasing it and right in the middle of a take. Not worth the trouble.

 
3.0

I would recommend to a Friend!

By Nathan

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

First one broke, I hold Atoms Blade Monitor on my C100 mkii and Ronin-M but it broke from being tightened and I had to purchase a second one.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Seriously?

By Jason

from Undisclosed

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

I've had this product for a month and it's already broken.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Cheap Pearstone garbage

By Jon

from Undisclosed

Site Member

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Broke within a few hours of opening.
Learn from past mistakes.... Don't go cheap!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Looks solid breaks within hours of use!

By Vince

from Undisclosed

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Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Used this to mount a Small HD 502 monitor (=9oz!!) on my Pilotfly H2 gimbal. Within 2-3 hours of use (simple positioning, tightening in place, mounting between my slider and gimbal twice) the ball joint came parts in my hands. Not good engineering inside the ball joints. Was the right size for what I wanted, although a little heavy.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Works for light weight devices

By Chris

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Works as you'd expect, but seriously, if you want to mount (for example) a mini monitor and not have it slip around as you move, consider something a little more high end. The locking on this will only hold 100 grams or so before it micro-slips

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Broke After a Month

By Geoffrey

from Undisclosed

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Site Member

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Top broke off, head popped out of the socket after minimal use.

 
4.0

Good for On Camera Accessories

By fltvcrew

from Miami

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

I'm using this to mount my Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Monitor on my Sony F5 Camera. Its the perfect length that's not too long to be in the way of other camera functions.

 
4.0

Articulateing Arm

By none

from Los Angeles

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Sturdy arm, it is a little heavier than I thought it would be.

 
5.0

Great articulating arm for the price!

By Santos

from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

It works perfect! Just what i was looking for

 
4.0

Works OK

By photoagent

from St. Paul

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

Swivels loose frequently.

 
3.0

Works well but a bit flimsy.

By sal

from Takoma Park MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

It supports my 7" monitor ok, but I would not put anything heavier on it.

 
5.0

Just what I needed

By Mendel

from Brooklyn NY

About Me Professional Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Highly Compatible

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

      It works great for attaching my external monitor to the clamp which is on my mono-pod for shooting video.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By solovdo

      from San Francisco, Bay Area

      About Me Videographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Complex Projects
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

      Pick it up to use with my lilliput monitor off my Miller solo tripod. Perfect combo

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Solid Piece

      By Mike

      from Arizona

      Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

      Smaller, tighter arm for keeping a rig with attachment compact. Used for little Ninja on handheld rig to keep it close and unwieldy

       
      5.0

      Perfect for my use

      By Ryan

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Hobbyist

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

          I use this to mount either a Zoom H4N or a Sennheiser wireless receiver. The weight on either of those is not an issue, and the movement allows for placement where I need it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          too easy to use

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

              simple and strong

               
              4.0

              Sturdy Articulating Arm

              By Shneitz

              from Boston, MA

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Pearstone 7.5" Articulating Arm:

              I've been using Pico Dolly Arms for my monitors and such for years and they do the job, but break easily and wear eventually. This arm has proved to be pretty sturdy and well made so far.

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