The DSLR Kirk Neff Rig from SHAPE is a 15 mm rod, shoulder-mount solution designed for DSLR or other compact cameras. Centered around the DSLR Kirk Neff Baseplate 2.0, the bundle features a pair of 18″ long 15 mm rods that supports the included Quick Handle Rod Bloc and Mini Composite Shoulder Pad with Back Pad. You can also expand your rig with the addition of optional accessories such as a matte box and follow focus. The shoulder pad and handgrips can be removed for mounting the rig onto a tripod. Your camera attaches to the baseplate via a V-lock quick-release camera plate. The plate is also compatible with third party support systems that utilize the V-lock interface. The baseplate provides clamps to support one of the 15 mm rod pairs, allowing you to the dual handgrips in front of the baseplate, as well as the rod offset bracket behind it.
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.
DSLR Kirk Neff baseplate 2.0 (DSLRKNBPLT2.0)
The DSLR Kirk Neff Baseplate 2.0 from SHAPE is a 15 mm rod baseplate designed for DSLR cameras that utilizes a standard V-lock quick-release system. The quick-release plate provides a 1/4″-20 threaded camera screw and has rubber stoppers at the back to prevent your camera from twisting during operation. The rubber stoppers can be adjusted and removed using the included hex key. For alignment and balance adjustments, the V-lock delta adapter on the bottom of the quick-release plate can be also adjusted forward/backward, and the camera screw can be placed in a front or rear position – using appropriate hex keys. The baseplate itself features two 15 mm rod ports with thumbscrews. It’s design places the optical center of camera between the two rods and places the lens at a height suitable for use with a matte box. A pair of 8″ aluminum rods come included.