DSLR HD video support

Steadicam Merlin Arm-Vest - also compatible with Glidecam!

Main features and specs:

Planning to use it with GLIDECAM? You can! Thanks to Berkley System Glidecam to Steadicam adapter that comes free of charge - just ask for it.
The 1.2kg Merlin Vest is the lightest and thinnest ever made - it can even be worn under a tuxedo jacket - and itís designed to fit the entire gamut of human sizes and shapes. For 23kg eight-year-olds or 150kg linebackers, the Merlin Vest provides complete comfort and functionality for extended productions and long continuous shots. All adjustments are Ďno-tools, including the right-arm/left-arm changeover.
The Merlin Arm is ultra-light and extremely capable. Itís a 7/8 scale version of its big brothers, the Flyer, G-50 and G-70 arms, and provides the same legendary performance and flexibility including instant, knob-adjustable control of lifting power for camera payloads between 1.1 and 3.2 kg.
Steadicam Merlin can be used with Canon EOS or Nikon cameras and lenses and is available for hire from RENTaCAM Sydney.
Hire / rental rates:

1 day: $50, 3 days/weekend: $75, weekly: $125

Tiffen Steadicam Merlin Arm and Vest hire from RENTaCAM Sydney

Tiffen Steadicam Merlin

Main features and specs:

The Steadicam Merlin offers light, agile, seamless shooting for today's videographer. Ultra-light and ultra-compact, the Steadicam Merlin allows you to keep up with the action more easily than ever. Merlin's design significantly reduces fatigue. So lightweight, it weighs less than a can of soda. With a compact DV, balanced and ready to go, the Merlin weighs about two pounds. Its rigid construction permits longer focal lengths than ever imaginable with a hand-held stabilizer. Steadicam Merlin can be used with Canon EOS cameras and lenses and is available for hire from RENTaCAM Sydney.
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Hire / rental rates:

1 day: $50, 3 days/weekend: $75, weekly: $125

Tiffen Steadicam Merlin hire from RENTaCAM Sydney

Glidecam HD-4000

Main features and specs:

The Glidecam HD-Series offers advanced features and a degree of sophistication never before seen in a line of Hand-held Camera Stabilizers. With the Glidecam HD-Series hand-held Stabilizers your camcorder seems to float, always balanced, isolated from your hands undesirable motions. Now you are free to move with your camera - panning, tilting, booming or running without any camera instability or shake.
Glidecam HD-4000 is now available for rent from RENTaCAM Sydney.
  • Designed for compact and full size cameras weighing from 4 to 10 pounds
  • Weight: 3.315 pounds; 12 counter weight plates = 3.264 pounds
  • Includes 12 custom counter weight plates
  • Made in USA
  • FREE forearm brace - if requested
Hire / rental rates:

1 day: $50, 3 days/weekend: $75, weekly: $125

Glidecam HD-4000 hire from RENTaCAM Sydney

Forearm Brace for Glidecam HD-4000

Main features and specs:

With the forearm brace, the Glidecam system becomes an extension of the human body for smooth and natural shooting. Distributes the weight of the system over your entire forearm. The weight of the system is supported evenly by Glidecam's exclusive and unique, exoskeletal forearm support brace. The brace not only provides you with cushioned comfort while shooting, but also eliminates torque, which would otherwise cause stress on your wrist.
Hire / rental rates:

1 day: $10, 3 days/weekend: $15, weekly: $25

Forearm Brace for Glidecam HD-4000 hire from RENTaCAM Sydney