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  MERLIN Steadycam Arm & Vest



 
Steadycam Arm & Vest
OUR PRICE: $1,795.95

Product Code: TIFARMVEST

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The Steadicam Merlin is by far the world’s lightest and most advanced hand-held stabilizer. Ultra-rigid aluminum construction enables stable moving shots at unprecedented focal lengths, and inventor Garrett Brown’s unique Folding-Caliper hinge extends and retracts to balance cameras as light as one-half pound, yet it automatically seeks the compact storage position.  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.   Even with heavy cameras – up to seven pounds (3.2kg), the Merlin can now fly for hours without undue fatigue, and preserve all the flexibility and reach of the operator’s own arms.   The 2.6lb (1.2kg) Merlin Vest is the lightest and thinnest ever made – it can even be worn under a tuxedo jacket – and it’s 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 ‘no-tools, including the right-arm/left-arm changeover.

     The Merlin Arm is ultra-light and extremely capable. It’s 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 2.5 and 7 lbs. (1.1 to 3.2 kg)  The Merlin Arm also provides enormous vertical lifting range (28” or 71cm) and full ‘iso-elasticity’ so you’ll need only ounces of force to maintain the highest or lowest lens heights (from way above the head to below the waist).  Like its big brothers, the Merlin Arm includes two-axis adjustment of the arm-to-body angle so that people of differing shapes can  adjust the lifting an

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