Flycam 5500



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Introducing the Flycam 5500 stabilization system for DV, HDV and DSLR cameras weighing up to 11 lbs.   This Stabilization System is an ingenious system of weights and balances which places the center of gravity within its free-floating, inter-gimbaled handle assembly.  This means when you shake or rock or turn, the camera will remain absolutely steady and provide steady shots. It increases the elegance and clarity of the moving shots thus increasing the quality of the cinematography.

The 5500 Stabilization System is recommended for shooting commercials, industrial work, weddings, documentaries, news, music video’s or feature length motion pictures.

 The Flycam 5500 Arm:

The Flycam 5500 arm is lightweight, strong and part of the most sophisticated stabilization system in it’s price range.  It is a new revolutionary dual arm which is made of aluminum and consists of two segments connected together, high tension springs, and an arm and vest connector socket.

 The design of the arm gives you a professional look while shooting. The Flycam 5500′s articulated arm is designed to absorb shocks and bumps and is easy to operate and exceptionally lightweight and versatile. It can hold cameras weighing up to 11 lbs.

Arm Construction :

  • Aluminum Body with Paint on both the sections.
  • The weight of the Arm itself is 9 3/4 lbs
  • High-tension Springs made of high grade stainless steel.
  • Arm vest Connector Socket made of aluminum and stainless steel.

 It is possible to adjust the tension of the springs in each section of the arm via L-key.

Flycam 5500 Vest:

The 5500 has an improved, lightweight, front mounting, cool vest which hugs and supports the upper body, making it possible to shoot with video cameras for long periods of time. The 5500 vest completely eliminates the stress caused by holding a camera on your shoulder and lets you concentrate on your shooting instead of your discomfort.  The purpose of the vest is to comfortably distribute the weight of the camera and stabilizing system across your body. You’ll spend a few minutes the first time you put the vest on getting it comfortably positioned.  Once you’ve tightened all the straps, you shouldn’t have to change anything in further shoots (unless somebody else wears it).  

  • The length of the metal Plate of the vest is 15 1/3″.
  • Weight of the vest itself is 6.5 lbs.

The vest can be easily fit up to size XL.

Flycam 5500 Stabilizer:

The Flycam 5500 is the stabilizer you use with the 5500 stabilization system, which works so well that it allows you to shoot incredibly smooth and graceful shots.  Shot after shot, move after move, the Flycam 5500 delivers beautifully smooth and professional results.  So good, in fact, are the videos it produces, that it is considered ”the best” and “most versatile” camera stabilizer available in the market today.

 ————— Features ————— 

  • Universal Camera base plate
  • Adjustable Gimbal
  • Weight holding plate
  • Weights for balancing your camera.
  • 24 Counter weight discs are provided with 6 weight holding cups.
  • Each Counter Weight Disc averages 2.8 ounces

The Camera Base plate has both 1/4″ and 3/8″ mounting screws, 4 types to accommodate all variety of camera bases.

This system comes with Tripod Stand & Docking Bracket for hanging the arm and stabilizer once set. so you’re not stuck with the arm banging around when you’re taking a break between shots.

The stabilizer can be adjusted and put down in between filming sessions. The length of the tripod can be increased or decreased according to convenience and requirement.

 Tripod Stand:

The tripod stand is collapsable for easy transportation. The legs of the tripod stand are easily folded and the complete stand can be stored in a little space. The tripod stand is durable with traditional height.  The Tripod Stand is perfect for the professional / amateur videographer or the consumer who is looking for a high quality tripod of for situations where you can’t fit a full size tripod.

 Docking Bracket:

The docking bracket is made of black anodized aluminum. The docking bracket is solid enough to hold the weight of the stabilization system. You can also put the suspension arm and both Allen keys on this bracket.

————— Specifications —————

  • Extends to 66″ high
  • Weight Capacity : 38 lbs
  • Construction : aluminum
  • Color: Black anodized

————— Features —————

  • Lightweight, compact, and sturdy
  • Designed for quick set-up and breakdown
  • Extremely Portable
  • Non-slip adjustable rubber feet
  • Scratch-Resistant Finish
  • Portable-legs fold for transporting
  • Sophisticated knobs
  • Magnificent design
  • Easily collapsable
  • Quick release leg locks
  • Tripod placing / mounting : Floor-standing

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