The lightweight Steadicam Merlin 2 Camera Stabilizing System lets you go where the scene takes you--up or down steps, indoors and out, through crowds - almost without limitation. The Merlin 2 weighs just 1.4 lb.and can handle cameras up to 5 lb. in weight. It gives you precise, elegant control for dramatic, professional you-are-there footage. The quick-release mount lets you instantly switch between your stabilizer and any tripod. This system utilizes a metal gimbal for smooth camera movement.
Rental Package Includes: Dovetail Plate, Counterweight with Platform, Start & Middle weights, Camera Mounting Screw, Locating Pin, Tripod Adapter Plate, Gimbal Handle & Docking Bracket.
IMPORTANT: This product requires an exacting setup and you must therefore allow at least 1 day setup time prior to use.
- Ideal for Small Cameras Up to 5lb.
- Create Smooth, Elegant Shots on the Fly
- Rigid Camera Plate
- Multi-Angle Viewable Level
- Larger Easily Adjustable Knobs
- Secure Gimbal Lock for Precise Tuning
- The lens platform adjusts to various heights and angles to help support longer lenses and camera bodies
- Docking Bracket included.
We highly recommend that you take the time to watch (Part 2) and (Part 3) of the videos in order to gain a full understanding of weights and balances.