The Steadicam PILOT with IDX battery system provides the user with a complete system. Through the addition of the users camera and a SteadiSTAND or similar balance stand the unit is ready to use. The IDX E-7S battery is based on the V-Lock mounting system and will provide power for the on board monitor and any optional accessories. Should the camera have a 12 volt input or a converter for 7.2 Volt operation the IDX battery has sufficient capacity to power both the camera, monitor and accessories. The special VL Dual charger is only available with this STEADICAM PILOT system. It provides sequential charge for two batteries. The charger and batteries are not available as a separate option.
The PILOT weighs around 2-10 pounds and will work with a wide array of cameras. This new Battery System feature is in addition to the Pilot’s other advanced capabilities.Video professionals need add only battery and camera of choice as all other required system components are provided for normal operation. The Optional SteadiStand™ or Turtle Base “C” Stand, required for Steadicam balance and operation, fits neatly in the available soft carry case.
The Steadicam Pilot is designed with a lightweight Iso-elastic Arm and ultra low profile vest, lightweight sled with CarbonLite expandable post, upgradeable color 3.5” LCD Monitor, low mass gimbal and offers advanced features/benefits with low cost for the Video Professional.
The sled boasts a true three axis gimbal and is equipped with counter weights for balance and positionable monitor, gimbal and battery mounts. Counterweights are provided for balance .It compacts down by removing the lower cross tube.
The ultra lightweight, low profile vest is designed to provide complete comfort and functionality for extended productions and long continuous shots. No-tools adjustments make it easy to adjust on the “fly”.
12 volt battery pack options are: “AA” battery pack, V-lock or Anton Bauer.
Complete systems are also available.
- Frictionless, Silky-Smooth Iso-Elastic Performance
- Huge 28" Lifting Range
- One-Touch Lift-Adjustment for each section
- Lightweight Design
- 3.5" LCD Color Monitor
- New Arm / Vest Interface System
- X-Y Vernier Adjustment of Stage Plate
- Operates in Standard and Low modes