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Old November 12th, 2005, 10:15 AM   #1
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Letus35 and Rod Support

I was wondering if Quyen or any Letus35 owners have made any rod support systems for the Letus. The adapter itself is pretty light, but with the added length and weight of the lens, I'm afraid it might eventually snap off. Right now I have to hold the SLR lens while I film, but it becomes a hassle when I have the camcorder on a tripod.

Quyen, can you make a support for the Letus that we can buy?
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Old November 12th, 2005, 12:00 PM   #2
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The rod support is not far from being done but I have very little time now. Because I have to fill the orders, I have to set aside rod support project along with many other projects. Will work on it when I find time, thanks.

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Old November 12th, 2005, 11:15 PM   #3
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Awesome, it's good to know that it's close to being done! How much do you expect to sell it for?
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Old November 13th, 2005, 11:10 AM   #4
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From $150 to $200, thanks.

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Old November 13th, 2005, 12:40 PM   #5
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At that price you might as well buy the Cavision rod support for $158 at B&H.
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Old November 13th, 2005, 12:58 PM   #6
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hii

i'm not doing too bad with a pair of 15mm dowel rods, a balsa block and some gaffer's tape...

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Old November 13th, 2005, 01:51 PM   #7
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My rod support will have a device that fit the letus35 in, if you can find something that works, it will save me a lot of time and hassle, thanks.

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Old November 13th, 2005, 10:49 PM   #8
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"...if you can find something that works, it will save me a lot of time and hassle..."

Hey man, don't sweat it! I was just wondering if you were working on a rod support for the Letus cuz I know at least some people wouldn't mind having one.

"At that price you might as well buy the Cavision rod support for $158 at B&H."

Cool! I'll check that out, thanks!
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Old November 14th, 2005, 08:16 AM   #9
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Letus Rod Pictures

Could those who can, show some pictures of the Letus with the Rods... even if it's home made... thanks
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Old November 14th, 2005, 07:39 PM   #10
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Yea, it'd be really nice if someone who's made one posts some pointers or pictures of their setup. Maybe Jimi could show us his setup? :D

I was able to find the RS-15IIM rods support from the Cavision website, but I'm not sure if that's the right one or if it will fit the Letus.

Any help would be appreciated!
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Old November 14th, 2005, 08:15 PM   #11
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This is what I ordered:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...ughType=search

Search "cavision" on bhphotovideo.com
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Old November 14th, 2005, 10:09 PM   #12
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Thanks, Ben. Can you post a pic of your setup with it? I can't see how it would help support the lens since the plate mount is higher than the rods and there's nothing in front of it to support the lens.
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Old November 14th, 2005, 10:22 PM   #13
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The Cavision rod system is top notch for the money. I got mine for my XL2 for $139.95 at EVS in Glendale, CA. Get the universal adjustable bracket as well. Mine (the bracket) is in the mail as it was a special order aside from the rod system.
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Old January 10th, 2006, 10:01 AM   #14
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support system for letus 35A

I ORDERED THIS ONE FOR MINE, HOPE ITS OK.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...ughType=search

its cheap and it looks neat!
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Old January 10th, 2006, 11:00 AM   #15
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Someone else tried that support Salvador, they reported it works great.

Here's some pics and test footage with my rod setup:

http://www.frozenphoenixproductions.com/misc/rod
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