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Old April 22nd, 2008, 05:26 PM   #1
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test steadycam Sanda100+xh-a1

I try my Canon xh-a1 with the steadycam Sanda100.
Did someone already use it?
You ould see video here: http://www.vimeo.com/929667
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Old April 22nd, 2008, 07:21 PM   #2
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Luca... looks really good to me. It looked like you were stepping on the concrete blocks at the beginning. Good test that. I almost lost my lunch when you went upside down on my big screen, but I held it together. I have no experience with camera stabilizers but it looks like you've got yours working well.
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Old April 23rd, 2008, 05:19 AM   #3
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The bit with the the running man looks really good.
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Old April 24th, 2008, 10:24 AM   #4
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Tried to do a bit of research on the Sanda100 but their website only has a short clip and does not show what it looks like or any other details.

Can you let us know more about it.

Thanks

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Old April 24th, 2008, 01:43 PM   #5
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Very nice! Do you have a website for the Sanda100? I can't seem to find any informaiton on it.

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Old April 24th, 2008, 09:45 PM   #6
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Hey Luca,

Looks great! I too would like to know how to get one... and how much they cost...
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Old April 27th, 2008, 08:56 AM   #7
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sanda100

hallo, I buy Sansa100 for 360 euro; now I don't know what is the actual prize;
you could find info here: http://www.sanda100.com/test/prodotti
or with email: mail@officinemade.com

It is very easy to use, light and strong.
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Old April 27th, 2008, 08:17 PM   #8
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Never seen a counterbalanced gimbal handle before. It's a bit hard to wrap my head around--I guess it would help balance the offset weight of the rig on the wrist, but I don't think it would provide any more stabilization.
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Old April 28th, 2008, 02:01 AM   #9
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This short clip on youtube helps see the Sanda100 at work: http://youtube.com/watch?v=_eSE69vM6Kk&feature=related.

Seems pretty cool for a cheaper solution.
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Old April 28th, 2008, 02:57 AM   #10
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I'm wondering if that counterweight arm that sticks out from the underarm has the Stooge 4x4 effect. :-\
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Old April 28th, 2008, 05:11 AM   #11
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Hi

Nice demo! By the way, do you remember the settings for the cam? I've never really found a setting for low light that I'm pleased with, but I think your short was pretty good in that respect.


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Old April 28th, 2008, 04:24 PM   #12
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Found this website which has some photo's of the Sanda100 and a description (in Italian) but also has a video of it in operation, with a few short shots of the equipment itself (again with Italian dialogue).

Below is part of a reply from the company to the email I sent them:

"Thanks to a system of adjustable counterbalance placed at the back-end of the arm, it is possible to ease the muscle strain through the handle.
Presently the traditional stabilizing systems are off balanced at the front, causing a strain in the one's wrist and forearm muscles.
The Sanda100 is a solely solution. It uses mainly the arm muscles (bicipital) releasing the strain off the wrist, therefore allowing a better steadiness, together with an improved operativness.
In order to ease the Sanda100 carriage, it is possible to remove the portion of the arm placed immediately after the handle."

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Old April 29th, 2008, 07:29 PM   #13
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Forgot the link

Sorry about that:

http://www.clipscorner.net/reviews/s...o-stabile.html
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