The SHAPE DSLR composite rider is compatible with DSLR/Mirrorless & Video Cameras. The rig provides an offset position allowing you to use the viewfinder of your camera especially when it is positioned in the middle. The offset rail bloc can be attached to the left or the right of the riser bloc. The easy-to-use ergonomic design is simple to adjust and customize according to your specific needs. It enables a fast transition from tripod to shoulder in one simple click. The front rods are used to attach accessories such as a matte box, a SHAPE follow focus as well as many other 15 mm industry standard accessories. Each support module can be assembled or disassembled easily for travel. No tools required.
Quick handle rod bloc (HAND5)
The SHAPE Quick handle rod bloc is a professional video stabilization accessory with 2 camera handle grips, each providing an individual rotation angle of 360°. You can attach the handle to the camera platform using a simple screw knob. A simple Push-Button located at the articulation allows easy attachment and removal. Combined with the anodized aluminum rod bloc, the quick handle offers composite camera support for all 15 mm rods. You can achieve precise positioning by sliding the Quick Handle along the rods and tightening the small red knob located on the Rod Bloc. The rod bloc is designed with 2 screw-threaded holes allowing the mounting of the Quick Handle. 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 handle in the best position for your use. Push, adjust, release, and then its lock.
- Professional video stabilization with 2 handles
- Quick release handgrips with SHAPE’s patented Push-button technology
- Push, adjust, release, and then its lock
- Ergonomic handles with rubber handgrips for stability and precision
- Each handle offers 360° individual rotation
- Compatible with 15 mm rods
- Single red knob for fast, easy and precise adjustment along the rods
- CNC machined parts and hard anodized aluminum for resistance
Offset railbloc, Paparazzi riser and double sliding 15 mm rod bloc system
The offset rail bloc can be attached to the left or the right of the riser bloc (ROD2). Use the SHAPE Paparazzi Riser/15 mm Rod System as a base to attach accessories to your DSLR or small camcorder. This system displaces the weight of accessories from the camera to the rods/riser. The Paparazzi riser adds 2″ to the camera height while its mounting-screw slot allows for up to 4″ of front-to-back adjustment. The 15 mm rod system offers thumbscrew-locking 8″ rods with Allen key vertical adjustment (up to 1.375″). This riser/rod system can work with various on-camera accessories such as a lens support, matte box, lens adapter, or follow focus. The Paparazzi Riser from SHAPE is a 2″ fixed-height camera riser offering either parallel or perpendicular camera support. The riser’s top surface includes a 4″ sliding screw slot that enables the camera to be adjusted front-to-back or side-to-side, depending on the riser’s orientation. This Paparazzi Riser features several 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16 threaded holes. The hole located on the base is used to attach the riser to a camera support, while the front and rear holes can be used to attach various accessories such as a sliding rod block.
The SHAPE Double Sliding Rod Block (RODSUP3) allows you to add a 2nd level of 15 mm rods for setting up additional accessories such as follow focus mechanisms, 35 mm lens adaptors, and matte boxes. The Double Sliding Rod Block is fabricated from anodized aluminum and provides an adjustable vertical position. You can use the Double Sliding Rod Block with all SHAPE 15 mm rods.
Paparazzi handle with Bloc
The SHAPE Paparazzi with Bloc is an ergonomic-designed Paparazzi Handle screwed tight to a Rod Bloc by two 1/4″ screws. The Handle features a total of 20 screw-holes for attaching accessories, and the Bloc mounts 15mm rods and keeps the Handle parallel with a camera. You can slide the Bloc up and down the rods and tighten it into position by a red lever on the side. Both the Handle and Bloc are totally solid — not at all hollow — and are both water cut / laser cut, as opposed to being molded. The 20 screw-holes are a mix of 1/4″, 3/8″ and 1/2″ sizes and all run completely through from end to end. They are positioned vertically or horizontally along the Handle. The 1/4″ and 3/8″ holes can take on most any 1/4″ and 3/8″ accessories like lights, monitors, mics, grips, remote controls, recorders, articulating arms, wireless audio receivers, camera plates, and more. And into the 1/2″ holes you can screw in male-threaded SHAPE rods (2ROD15MF4, 2ROD15MF6) . The diverse set of screw-holes lets you get very creative in dressing up your rig. And the ability to screw in rods lets you just as creatively extend your rig.
- Keeps an ergonomic Handle parallel with the camera
- Totally Solid Anodized Aluminum
- Twenty 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″ Screw-Holes
- Male-Threaded Rods Screw into 1/2″ Holes
- Mounts 15mm Rods
- Takes on lights, monitors, mics, grips, remotes, recorders, arms, receivers, rods, etc.
(2 pairs) 15 mm 8″ female-female rods (2ROD15FF8)
The pairs of 15 mm 8″ female-female rods are anodized aluminum rods with 1/2″-13 threaded female extremities. The rods are 8″ (203mm) long and have a diameter of 0.59″ (15 mm). It is compatible with 15 mm 4″ or 6″ male-female rods, rod bloc, and sliding rod bloc.
- Rods with Female Extremities
- 1/2″-13 Threaded Ends
- Length – 8″ (203mm)
- Rod Diameter – 0.59″ (15 mm)
- Anodized Aluminum Construction
(1 pair) 15 mm 4″ male-female rods (2ROD15MF4)
This pair of 4″ black 15 mm Extensions Rods features one male end and one female end, each with 1/2″-13 threading. The rods are composed of lightweight anodized aluminum for strength and durability.
- Standard 15 mm rod for a camera support system
- Lightweight anodized aluminum for strength and durability
- Both extremities of the rods are threaded (1/2″-13)
Composite mini shoulder pad (SHPAD3) and back pad (PAD1)
The SHAPE mini composite shoulder pad is padded for superior comfort and is made of slip-free material. It is designed with a 15 mm rod block on top allowing to hold 15 mm rods for camera and accessories to be attached. The screw knob allows to attach SHAPE counter-weight (PAD1, PADCW1). By adding extra male-female rods at the back, you can also attach a counter-weight behind the same rods. This way, your body can easily supports the weight of the camera and its accessories. The shoulder pad is also the perfect solution for switching rapidly from shoulder to tripod without having to remove the shoulder pad. It can remain on the camera rig permanently.
The back pad (PAD1) features a powder coated anodized aluminum plate and arm which are attached to a thick padding on the side facing the user. It is compatible with the SHAPE Mini Composite Shoulder Pad (SHPAD3, SHPAD2, SHPAD1) and can be attach or remove easily from your rig via a 1/4-20 camera screw knob. Additionally, the back pad’s position can be adjusted to the user’s preference – up to 2″ vertically and 360° horizontally. The bottom of the back pad is designed with (2) 1/4-20 threaded holes, allowing to attach other accessories or counterweights.