Camera kits

Equipment List - Stuff that you didn’t know you needed

Astera 8 x Titan Tube Kit

The Titan Tube is a specially designed programmable, multi-colour tube light, designed for the Film and TV industry. Optimised for an ultra-high TLCI, a very high CRI and peak brightness, colours as well as Hue, Saturation and Intensity can be set directly on the tube. In addition, the Titan Tube now accepts wired DMX via a special power/data combination cable.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

LED Titan Tube Kit

Eye Direct 16x9 Interview kit (140mm front)

Teleprompter device for mounting in front of a camera to facilitate the interviewer seeing the face of the presenter rather than a camera lens, to relax a nervous subject.

This is the larger version of the Eye Direct, which has a 140mm opening to suit larger lenses.

16x9 Eye Direct (Interrotron) LARGE SIZE

Eye Direct 16x9 Interview kit (112mm front)

Teleprompter device for mounting in front of a camera to facilitate the interviewer seeing the face of the presenter rather than a camera lens, to relax a nervous subject.

16x9 Eye Direct (Interrotron)

iFootage Sharkslider 1.2m Wireless 3-axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit S1A3 (8kg payload)

1.2m lightweight slider complete with 3-axis full timelapse kit to allow camera movements on two axis: 90° tilt and 360° pan.  Please note that no camera is supplied, nor any timelapse control system (intervalometer), which clients are expected to provide themselves, or to hire from VMI.  Payload capacity of timelapse Motion Kit: Up to 8kg payload (17 pounds). 

iFootage Sharkslider Wireless 4-axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit S1A3

OrcaVue Life "Bullet time 360 Rig"

Unique 'Bullet time 360" rig for providing the ultimate 'hero' selfie.  

Traditionally, you needed a fixed rig of perhaps 50 DSLR cameras in a circle to make this shot with a lot of crew, knowhow and data.  Today, you only need a single GoPro and an OrcaVue platform.

Creates a unique shot when used in conjunction with DSLR/GoPro type cameras reminiscent of the Matrix "Bullet Time" shot which only makes sense when you see the shots that it facilitates.

OrcaVue Life Travel Package, VMI mod

Edelkrone SliderPLUS PRO Large (70cm) 4-axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit (with timelapse focus control)

The Edelkrone SliderPLUS PRO Long (70cm) Slider Kit is a unique slider which has effectively twice the slider travel as its length due to a unique tracking mechanism, so it has a very small footprint which makes it perfect for travel productions.  

This version includes a 3-axis full timelapse kit (MOTION KIT) with additional 4th axis to operate a timelapse focus control, incorporate the Edelkrone PRO Pack and cables to control Sony/Canon DSLR cameras timelapse shooting function or heavier cameras.

Payload capacity of timelapse Motion Kit: Ip to 6.5kg payload (14 pounds). 

Two Axis timelapse version of slider

Non timelapse version of slider

SliderPLUS PRO Large (70cm) 4 x axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit

Eye Direct iPad-Prompter

Teleprompter device for mounting in front of a camera to facilitate autocue facility using own iPad.

iPad Prompter/Autocue Device

Fiilex P360 3 x LED Travel Lighting kit

The Fiilex P360 LED ENG lighting kit offers a punchy varable colour, focussable and dimmable ENG light in an extremely compact and portable 3 x light kit complete with stands, softboxes and powerable from mains or battery.  Absolutely silent & flicker and heat-free, this is a perfect light kit for travel.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Fiilex 3 x LED ENG lighting kit

Easyrig Vario 5 Strong (13-25kg/30-55 lb)

The stronger version of the Easyrig Vario 5 but with a much larger payload capacity, supporting cameras of between 13-25kg (30-55 lb).  

In common with all Easyrig systems, it spreads the weight onto the operator's body using a a body harness which is especially useful with today’s configurable and modular camera systems.  VMI supplies the Vario 5 Strong system with an Easyrig Cinema 3 harness.

Please read our article Easyrig - all you need to know

Easyrig Camera Body Mount

Fomex Flexible 2' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED) FL-1200

This is a unique type of LED light technology which uses bi-colour technology, a similar size and shape as the familiar 2x1 litepanel with a high light output, whilst being used in the supplied X-mount frame.  Very light makes it ideally suited for travel productions.

However this frame is removable and if used without it, can be used in a pliable, flexible waterproof mat format.  Fully adjustable colour temperature, dimmable, high colour rendering and battery/mains operation.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Flexible 2' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED) FL1200

Genus Triple Variable ND Kit 72, 77, 82mm

Triple Variable ND Kit 72, 77, 82mm diameter screw-in filters offering Variable ND for DSLR camera lenses complete with hood.

Triple Triple Variable ND Kit 72, 77, 82mm Genus Fader

Easyrig Vario 5 (5-17kg) - REGULAR MODEL

The popular Easyrig Vario 5 supports cameras between 5 and 17kg and spreads the weight onto the operator's body using a a body harness, especially useful with today’s configurable and modular camera systems. Please note VMI stock is a version of the Vario 5 anatomically designed for the female form Easyrig Vario 5 cinemaflex.

For larger Alexa/EPIC-based handheld rigs which are 15kg and more, consider the Easyrig Vario 5 Strong instead which can support camera kits of up to 13-25kg.

Please read our article Easyrig - all you need to know

Easyrig Camera Body Mount

Edelkrone SliderPLUS PRO Large (70cm) 2-axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit

The Edelkrone SliderPLUS PRO Large (70cm) Slider Kit is a unique slider which has effectively twice the slider travel as its length due to a unique tracking mechanism, so it has a very small footprint which makes it perfect for travel productions.  

This version includes a full timelapse kit with pan or tilt head and cables to control Sony/Canon DSLR cameras timelapse shooting function.

Note that the payload capacity of the timelapse target module is suitable only for DSLR cameras.

Non timelapse version of slider

Two Axis timelapse version of slider

Three Axis timelapse version of slider (no focus)

Four Axis timelapse version of slider including time-lapse Focus Control

SliderPLUS PRO Large (70cm) 2-axis Remote Time Lapse Control Slider Kit

Prosup Tango Slider (16kg payload)

The Prosup Tango Roller is a lightweight slider system for camera payloads upto 15 kg/33 lbs and includes 2.2 m length of track, and end stops.

Extendable from 1.2m to 2m without any ‘bump’ at the connecting points.  Good payload – Up to to 15kg. ie Can handle an F55 or RED with most types of lenses and build
Magnetic ends to assure a smooth end of rail stop.  Comes in its own specific case to ensure safe and easy transportation

Prosup Tango Slider

Easyrig Vario 5 Womens Gimbalflex (5-17kg)

This is an Easyrig anatomically designed for the female form.  Identical to the conventional Vario 5 and able to support cameras/gimbals weighing from 5-17kg, the Easyrig Vario 5 Womens (Gimbalflex) system has a modified vest with a reinforced upper chest which our model Katie found very comfortable to wear.  Note that this is the same as the women's Cinemaflex, except that it features a larger padded belt for extra comfort.

For larger Alexa/EPIC-based handheld rigs which are 15kg and more, consider the Easyrig Vario 5 Strong instead which can support camera kits of up to 13-25kg.

Please read our article Easyrig - all you need to know

Easyrig Camera Body Mount for Women (Gimbalflex/Cinemaflex)

Prosup Tango Undersling Kit (10kg payload)

This is an undersling version of the Prosup Tango Roller lightweight slider system.  We recommend that this kit be able to support camera loads of upto 10 kg/22 lbs.  The kit includes 2.2 m length of track and end stops.

Extendable from 1.2m to 2m without any ‘bump’ at the connecting points.  Magnetic ends to assure a smooth end of rail stop.  Comes in its own specific case to ensure safe and easy transportation

Prosup Tango Slider

Sk8plate Camera Slider System with Motion Control (25kg payload)

Motion Control Version of Sk8plate Slider system.

The SK8plate is a very strong, versatile and compact slider system (made of aircraft-grade aluminium) which can carry camera payloads upto 25 kg/60 lbs and includes 1.8m length of track and tripods and also includes scaff pole holders, so that you can take it to far-flung locations and use long scaffold poles for very long movement.  

Can handle an F55 or RED with most types of lenses very light and compact for safe and easy transportation.  Multi-function device also permits high-hat operation and table skater too.

SK8plate Camera Slider Tracking System

Fomex Flexible Double 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

This is a unique type of LED light technology which uses bi-colour technology, a similar size and shape as the familiar 1x1 litepanel with twice its output at a 60W draw, whilst being used in the supplied X-mount frame.  

However this frame is removable and if used without it, can be used in a pliable, flexible waterproof mat format.  Fully adjustable colour temperature, dimmable, high colour rendering and battery/mains operation.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Flexible Double 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

Lightweight BPU-60 Power Kit with double D-Tap Outputs and low Lithium content for easy travel.

Lightweight triple BP-U60 Power Kit with 2 x D-Tap Outputs and Hawkwoods MOV-2 Bracket with VMI modified 15mm bars support.

14.4V output and 60WH power output and complies with international travel limitations on Lithium batteries.

Please read the VMI article IATA Guidelines on air transport of Lithium-ion batteries on how the new rule changes have far reaching implications for air travel

Lightweight Power Kit with D-Tap Output and low Lithium content for easy travel.

Rotolight Anova Pro Bi-Colour LED light with lighting effects

The Rotolight ANOVA PRO is a bi-colour LED light system, suitable for high speed which is also capabile of synthesising lighting effects such as lightning flash,  true aperture dimming, designer fade and flash sync/remote triggering via 3.4mm minijack, it can be battery or mains operated.  Now 43% brighter than previous Rotolight Anova 2 

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Anova Pro (Bi-Colour) battery operated LED light

Sk8plate Camera Slider System (25kg payload)

The SK8plate is a very strong, versatile and compact slider system (made of aircraft-grade aluminium) which can carry camera payloads upto 25 kg/60 lbs and includes 1.8m length of track and tripods and also includes scaff pole holders, so that you can take it to far-flung locations and use long scaffold poles for very long movement.  Optional motion control available.

Can handle an F55 or RED with most types of lenses very light and compact for safe and easy transportation.  Multi-function device also permits high-hat operation and table skater too.

SK8plate Camera Slider Tracking System

Easyrig Vario 5 (+110mm arm)/Flowcine Serene (cameras 5-17kg/30-55 lb)

Walking produces and up and down movement which the viewer becomes aware of when the camera movements are damped, so the serene arm was developed .

This system is an extension arm version of the Easyrig Vario 5 with Flowcine attachment to be able to support a 5-17kg payload capacity with an adjustment to vary the strength of support.  

The extension arm makes it more suitable for gimbal type productions and Flowcine attachment dampens walking movement.

In common with all Easyrig systems, it spreads the weight onto the operator's body using a a body harness which is especially useful with today’s configurable and modular camera systems.

Please read our article Easyrig - all you need to know

Easyrig Camera Body Mount with extendable arm and Flowcine attachment

Libec ALX S12 4' Slider (15kg payload)

The Libec ALX S12 is a lightweight 4' (1.2m) slider system for camera payloads upto 15kg/33 lbs and includes 4' (1.2m) of track and unusually incorporates a tension/friction adjustment for easier slider control.  Good payload – Up to to 15kg. ie Can handle an F55 or RED with most types of lenses and build.

Libec Allex S12 4' Slider with 15kg payload

Ready Rig GS Support Vest Ready Rig GS Stabiliser Vest w. ProArm upgrade for Ronin/MoVI

The Ready Rig GS Support is the latest version of the Ready Rig fully featured stabilising vest for Ronin, Ronin 2, MoVI, Ronin or equivalent Gimbals, supporting up to 14kg (30lb).  Note that this is the ProArm upgrade version of the Readyrig GS systems, specifically suited to work with the Ronin 2 gimbal. 

It features a clever universal fitting mechanism making it suitable for all systems. Note that if using a MoVI Pro, then you will need a set of Cinemilled Spindles for this to work together.

Read VMI's article MōVI & Ronin Gimbals – all you need to know

Easyrig Camera Body Mount

Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65 Single Clip-on 1-stage Matte Box (80-85mm adjustable clamp)

The Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65" (80-85mm) single stage matte box is a rubber filter holder which clamps tight onto lenses which have a front element of between 80 and 85mm and due to its design, allows for even the widest lenses and sensor sizes to be covered without vignetting.

Rubber PV sized filter holder with adjustable clamp fitting

Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65 Single Clip-on 1-stage Matte Box (90-95mm adjustable clamp)

The Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65" (90-95mm) single stage matte box is a rubber filter holder which clamps tight onto lenses which have a front element of between 90 and 95mm and due to its design, allows for even the widest lenses and sensor sizes to be covered without vignetting.

Rubber PV sized filter holder with adjustable clamp fitting

Rotolight AEOS Bi-Colour LED light with lighting effects

The Rotolight AEOS is a powerful, bi-colour LED light system, which is very similar to the Anova Pro but smaller and more portable in a very thin body with useful aluminium handles for portable operation.  Like the Anova Pro, it is suitable for high speed also capabile of synthesising lighting effects such as lightning flash,  true aperture dimming, designer fade and flash sync/remote triggering via 3.4mm minijack, it can be battery or mains operated.  

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Rotolight AEOS (Bi-Colour) battery operated LED light

Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65 Single Clip-on 1-stage Matte Box (110-115mm adjustable clamp)

The Wooden Camera Zip Box 4x5.65" (110-115mm) single stage matte box is a rubber filter holder which clamps tight onto lenses which have a front element of between 110 and 115mm and due to its design, allows for even the widest lenses and sensor sizes to be covered without vignetting.

Rubber PV sized filter holder with adjustable clamp fitting

Rotolight NEO 3 x head Bi-Colour LED light with effects

The Rotolight NEO kit is a 3 x lamp bi-colour LED light kit with punchy LEDs which work in daylight or tungsten colour temperature and are light enough for on-camera use.  They also include very versatile electronic lighting functions such as lightning, strobe etc.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

NEO 3 x head Bi-Colour LED light with effects

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