Camera Stabilizer Instructional Setup
Camera Stabilizer Operation Advice and Actual Footage
Camera Stabilizer Training Exercises and Footage
Dual Dynamic Arm – The Aviator’s newly-developed dual-dynamic arm system is extremely fluid, lightweight, and solid. The camera body mount stabilizer can bear cameras 5-15 pounds swiftly and smoothly and offers up to 38″ of vertical travel. Twenty-five precision bearings and four custom-manufactured stainless-steel springs ensure silent, zero-failure performance.
VariZoom’s Aviator camera stabilization system requires no tools for adjustment – The Aviator sled has been streamlined so that all necessary balance adjustments can be made quickly and easily. The comfortable knurled grip can be twisted to adjust gimbal position and provides precise control over the sled.
Form-Fit Vest – This camera stabilization system includes a newly improved vest with a contoured chest pad, torso-gripping 4-point buckle system, and height-adjustable chest plate. The lightweight, cool vest hugs and supports the upper body, making it possible to fly heavy cameras for extended periods.
Precision Gear Drive Stage – Micro-adjustable gear drive stage enables extremely precise tuning of horizontal balance. Quick-release dovetail camera plate allows rapid setup and breakdown in the field.
FlowTech Gimbal – Classic design has been improved with a contoured, ergonomically-sloped extension grip for improved handling and the ability to add a zoom control. Precision 3-axis gimbal delivers consistent fluid motion with six sets of bearings. The lightweight, rugged gimbal ties the system together effortlessly.
Power, Vision, Balance – At the base of the sled, a 7″ 16:9 NTSC/PAL color monitor serves as a large external viewfinder. A proprietary Li-Ion battery w/ LED capacity indicator is standard (V-lock, AB, NP1 mounts available on request at no extra charge). The monitor and batteries serve as counterweight for vertical balance and their positions can be adjusted for
Custom Rolling Case – A form-cut foam insert protects and secures the system components inside, while the wheeled case with telescoping handle ensures effortless transport. Padded carry pouches hold the toolkit, cables, and monitor.
Training Video – Instructional video available online.
Options – The Aviator camera body mount stabilizer comes standard with a sophisticated Li-Ion battery system, but if you prefer to use your own V-lock, Anton Bauer, or NP1 battery, we can substitute the appropriate mount at no extra charge. If you have any other special requests, then give us a call and we’ll be glad to discuss your needs. Because these units are hand crafted and assembled, the options are wide open.
It is always our goal to manufacture products of the highest quality. Long life and reliability serve both the customer and the manufacturer. We stand behind our camera stabilization system with a 3-year arm/vest warranty and a 1-year warranty for the sled and case. Please look closely at the camera body mount stabilizer pictures and see the detail in our machining and finish. If you have a question or need some help, call us on our toll free line 888-826-3399 . Hands-on stabilizer demonstrations are available in the Los Angeles area, just call us to schedule.