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Old January 10th, 2005, 11:58 AM   #1
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New SHoulder mount for PD-170

I'm using PD-170's mounted in a simple Varizoom shoulder bracket and am looking to upgrade into something better. I don't want to spend a huge amount of money, but I'm looking for something that is more comfortable to have on the shoulder for a long time and perhaps adds a little more stability. Anyone have any tried and true recomendations?

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Old January 11th, 2005, 09:08 AM   #2
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DV Caddie

The DV Caddie hangs from your shoulder by a strap, and has an adjustable metal support on which the camera mounts. It takes the weight off of your arms and eases fatigue much better than a shoulder mount. It's not a stabilizer, but with experimentation and practice you should be able to find a position and way to hold it that minimize shakiness. The price is around $210.
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Old January 11th, 2005, 11:11 AM   #3
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Thank you for the the suggestion, it looks really good. Does anyone know how it compares to

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=productlist&A=details&Q=&sku=210211&is=REG
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Old January 12th, 2005, 03:30 PM   #4
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The product you choosed is for full size camcorders and not for
your PD-170 which is a hand held.

Try:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=productlist&A=details&Q=&sku=304899&is=REG

This is what I use and am very happy with.

The same manufacturer came out with a more compact support
the Junior Rig. www.dvtec.tv
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