Redrock Micro fan but you don't have lots of pennies in your pocket? Looking for Canon HDSLR rigs? Well, there are more choices as of today! And for those of you wanting something under $500, you're in luck because these new Redrock Micro “Nano” HDSLR rigs are right up your alley. We're thrilled that Brian Valente from Redrock just sent us this release first to share with all of you. They say this about the Nano line: “Compact, Economical Rigs Deliver Professional Quality on a Budget”
Here's the meat of the Press Release from Redrock:
Hollywood, CA â€“ Redrock Micro, the recognized leader in affordable professional-quality cinema accessories, today announced the new nano line of accessories and rigs for video DSLR cameras. The nano line of equipment is an extension to Redrockâ€™s current award-winning rigs and accessories for HDSLR cameras, and is designed for low-cost entry level, photojournalism/documentary, and discreet shooting applications. The nano rigs are manufactured to precision professional standards, and can be easily upgraded to more advanced rigs as needed. Developed from extensive customer interviews and input, the nano line delivers the ideal balance of economy and professional quality in compact support rigs.
The nano line of products consists of 7 new rigs and 5 new accessories:
- Nano baseplate
- Nano focus+zoom lever
- microHandle Plus (with integrated shoe mount)
- 2â€ 15mm carbon fiber rails
- 2â€ handlebar rod
â€œWe developed the nano rigs from extensive input from professional and aspiring still/motion photographers,â€ said James Hurd, Chief Revolutionary for Redrock Micro. â€œCustomers said they wanted additional options that were smaller, more lightweight, and offered an affordable entry point, all while maintaining Redrock professional quality and interoperability.â€
Pricing and Availability
Redrock nano rigs are aggressively priced and are generally under $495. Specific pricing depends on model and desired configuration.
Nano rigs are available for immediate ordering through Redrockâ€™s online store at Redrockmicro.com or one of the worldwide Redrock authorized resellers.
Redrock Micro revolutionized independent film production in the early 2000s with the M2 Encore cinema lens adapter, and reinvented digital filmmaking in 2008 with HDSLR cinema rigs and accessories. Today, Redrock Micro continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning depth-of-field adapters, support rigs, focus controllers, and advanced cinema accessories. More information can always be found at redrockmicro.com.
If you come to the PhotoCine Expo, I'll be walking around with one or more of these new rigs and of course Redrock will be there showing off all of their equipment.
blogger's disclaimer: redrock micro is a sponsor of planet5D (but you already knew that due to the ad right? grin)
(Photo credit: snap from the redrock PR)