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Old December 3rd, 2005, 12:13 PM   #1
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Any one have any suggestions on how to mount a shotgun mic and a on-board light to the GL2?
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Old December 4th, 2005, 12:28 PM   #2
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B&H has a coldshoe mount "splitter", if you will, that splits one shoe into two. You'll have to search for it though, cause I'm way too lazy.
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Old December 4th, 2005, 04:02 PM   #3
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Any one have any suggestions on how to mount a shotgun mic and a on-board light to the GL2?
I have one and have pics on my site, click the top left album (Mamaya) http://www2.dj-miguel.com:8080/modul...ame=Coppermine got it from BH and was under 50.
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Old December 14th, 2005, 02:06 PM   #4
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How about a mini Rover? It always worked well for me!

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Old January 6th, 2006, 12:32 AM   #5
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B&H has a coldshoe mount "splitter", if you will, that splits one shoe into two. You'll have to search for it though, cause I'm way too lazy.
here is the link for the Mamiya Double shoe adaptor. It's $37.95, I thought it was a bit high, but I was unable to find another one.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...goryNavigation

I just bought one of these, since I do wedding videos.
BTW this adaptor is a "cold shoe"
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Old January 6th, 2006, 05:26 AM   #6
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SIMA offers a low cost (about $15 give or take) VideoBracket, SVB-1, that screws onto the tripod socket and provides two cold shows off to the side. Not very fancy but it works for light stuff. See it at
http://www.simacorp.com/products/ite...6489315&id=364
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Old January 10th, 2006, 09:31 AM   #7
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I also recommend the Fig Rig. It's not too expensive, holds all my equipment on it. My mic, lights(more than 1 if needed), beachtek, LANC, firestore, etc. Mounts right on to a tripod, and also a wicked hand held tool. The angles and places you can put this thing in are amazing. I also use it for my FX1 too. Quite light even with all the stuff I pile on it.
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Old January 19th, 2006, 05:40 AM   #8
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IMHO the figg rig would be the best having to be mobil. The B&H seems to me to put a lot of stress on the GL2 where as something like the simca would be better for you could put your mike on the hot shoe and the light on the outrigger part plus having a grip.
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Old January 19th, 2006, 08:20 AM   #9
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I've got that Mamiya Double shoe adaptor. Sadly, the locking ring is plastic and it won't fit on a mini-rover. It's fairly secure though, but I'd be careful how much weight you put on it.
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