SHAPE’s Blackmagic Handheld Cage Kit is a lightweight rig designed for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera that’s ideal for handheld and tripod work. The cage is made from CNC-machined aluminum and weighs just 2.8 lb. It includes an adjustable top handle with patented 360° push-button technology. Both the cage and the top handle are threaded with multiple 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16 screw mounts for full flexibility in mounting accessories like EVF, monitor, lights, mics, etc. The bottom of the cage has screw mounts for attaching a tripod plate and is designed with a pocket for camera ventilation.
SHAPE is well known for its patented Push-button handle, now used by so many professionals in the industry. The technology was developped to give filmakers quick and easy adjustment. By simply pressing the button, you are allowed a 360-degree rotation to place the top handle in the best position for your use. Push, adjust, release, and then its lock.
Pair of 15 mm rods 8″ long that fit studio and LWS 15 mm rod clamps, allowing you to use available rod mounted accessories. The rods are machined from hollow aluminum tubes and feature chamfered ends that make it easier to insert into 15 mm rod clamps, even if the rod isn’t perfectly aligned or is at a slight angle to the rod clamp.
This pair of SHAPE 15 mm Aluminum Rods (10″) connect into your camera rig, extend it, and let you add various SHAPE and third-party accessories compatible with 15 mm rods. With these two rods and with a few fundamental accessories, you can most certainly even begin building your own rig from scratch. The rods are each 15 mm in diameter, 10 inches long, hollow, non-threaded, and made of reliable aluminum coated with a clear finish.