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Old March 1st, 2004, 02:13 AM   #1
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glidecam2000 pro and GL2/XM2

Can anyone shed their experiences with balancing this? weight and what battery?

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Old March 1st, 2004, 02:39 AM   #2
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my largest problem right now is drop time. Mine is about a second max.....
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Old March 1st, 2004, 02:55 AM   #3
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It takes patience and practice to get the balance correct. You really do need to shoot for that 2 sec drop time to be in the ballpark for stable balance. Tiny adjustments make big differences in the rig's balance relationships.

Try altering the length of the shaft, say, 1/4".

It just takes experimentation and practice.
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Old March 1st, 2004, 02:59 AM   #4
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thanks ken , i got the 2 second drop time now. The camera doesnt lean to the left , but it actually twists or pans to the left.
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Old March 1st, 2004, 09:07 PM   #5
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joe - just a quick note...in my own experience, a 1.5 second drop time seems to work best in the GL2 / 2000 pro configuration.
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Old March 2nd, 2004, 02:53 AM   #6
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Casey ,


thanks for that. I'm starting to get the glidecam sorted. What an absolutely awesome piece or hardware!
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