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Any opinions on camera cranes?

I am looking at:

Kessler

http://www.kesslercrane.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=26&Itemid=51

ProAm

http://www.bargain-camera.com/store/product.php?productid=16277&cat=0&page=1&featured

Glidecam

http://www.glidecam.com/product-camcrane-200.php

I don’t like the cranes that use a wired pulley systems for controlling the camera.

The crane will need to carry a 7 pound camcorder.
Nikolai, thanks… I appreciate the feedback and insight. To you and others who may be interested, the “cable mechanism” that I don’t think I like is on http://www.cameracranes.us/ and a couple of others. It seems to be how the camera’s up/down control is maintained. The three I listed on the original post have a solid piece of metal, running parallel to the actual boom, controlling that camera motion.

Actually, my cameras (either a Sony HDR-HC1 or HDR-FX1) are under 7 pounds – closer to 5 pounds for the heavier FX1, but I agree with the “scariness” of putting my investment out there up to 12 (or more) feet away with a thumbscrew…

I like the “turnkey” ProAm because it comes with everything – so either THEY put it all together or I do – either way, it needs to be done.

I have a couple of light trees (which is the heavy duty ProAm tripod), so I don’t really need it from ProAm – but I need to connect the crane to that tripod… Whether Kessler or GlideCam or ProAm…

What is the Best, Yet Affordable Camera Crane For JVC 3D Everio?

I’ve been looking for a camera crane that is good quality, yet affordable, but I’ve had no luck. My 3d camera is small and lightweight, so the crane shouldn’t have to be that expensive to handle that type of camera, but everywhere I’ve looked, none of them have been affordable. Any suggestions?

PROAIM JIB ARM 14′ CAMERA CRANE WITH PAN TILT HEAD & JIB STAND


www.dvcity.com Considering the need of film productions, we have designed an awesome and incredible PRODUCTION PACKAGE with unbeatable hight-end quality and technicalities. This PRODUCTION PACKAGE consists of PROAIM 14′ JIB ARM & PAN TILT HEAD with JIB STAND that enables you to produce high quality film through its huge set of features ie the Panning and Tilting movements of the Jib Arm and Pan-Tilt Head allows you to take every kind of shots

Camera Crane Jib Review, Pro Am DVC 250 @ Bargain-Camera.com


My Review of the Pro Am DVC 250. Easy to set up, tear down and operate. Close ups of the build quality, example footage and some light mods. I’m thoroughly impressed with this set up and would recommend it to anyone looking for that impressive shot. The folks and BC Media are fantastic. They answered all of my questions and really helped me get started. Check them out for prices and other options. www.bargain-camera.com

Homemade Camera Jib Crane Part 1


I show you my homemade jib crane. Part one of the video

TOWER CRANE CAMERA TROLLEY RIDE 1


CAMERA ON THE TROLLEY GOING OUT TO 40M AND BACK, FACING TOWARDS THE CRANE WITH A 360 VIEW 80M UP.GOOD EFFECT.ENJOY!

Camera Crane / Jib for $30


www.thefrugalfilmmaker.com A camera crane (or jib) can give you some amazing shots, but tend to be pretty expensive. This version will give you the same functionality and is portable, too! All you need is $30 and your own tripod to get started. PARTS LIST 1- 10′ length of chain link…

camera crane makes your youtube video better


This video shows how easy it is the shoot with a Euro Camera Crane. You can built it in minutes without any tool. Wenn its ready it goes up till 4 meter. This crane is coming from EuroCameraCranes in Amsterdam Holland. Whenn you shoot, you see the result directly on included monitor and you can move your camera with the remotecamera-control. With this cheap crane you make better and smooth Youtube video.s and that will give your Youtube movie better rates and more views. Crane solo 710 euro. Crane + tripod 810 euro. Craneset including tripod,monitor,cameraremotecontrol,carryingbag and all cables 1299 euro. All information at www.eurocameracranes.com the largest craneshop in Europe. You can buy already a cran from 299 euro.

How can you make a camera look up, down, left, right, etc on a crane?

I am making a crane(jib) whatever you call it and I have a concept for the crane itself but not for how I will actually move the camera. I heard wires work but I can not seem to grasp teh concept.
* It is a heaver camera by the way*

What is a good pan/tilt head to use with a camera jib/crane?

I just received my pro am camera 4′ jib crane, while ordering i did not realize that the jib did not have a tilt controle, but i really would like to ba abel to tilt the camera to focus on the subject while booming the jib. Do you guys have any sugestions for a good pan/tilt head to use with my jib?