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Old July 29th, 2011, 02:57 PM   #46
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Re: Merlin vs Blackbird, who wins?

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Marcus: The Blackbird introductory price is $645 and there is a $50 discount for forum/board members. We do indeed ship internationally.

Amedeo: The Blackbird handle is designed to fit over a in post and is entirely compatible with the Merlin arm and post.

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Would this set up work for a Sony AX2000 camera?
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Old July 29th, 2011, 06:08 PM   #47
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Re: Merlin vs Blackbird, who wins?

Johnnie, yes you can balance the AX2000 on a Blackbird with or without using a Merlin arm/vest if that is what you are asking.

You might want to have a look at the video on our home page Handheld Camera Stabilizer - Blackbird, GS2 - Camera Motion Research that shows some examples of cameras balanced on the Blackbird.

Please note that the thread you have repeated is quite dated, and prices have changed.

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Old July 30th, 2011, 10:42 PM   #48
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Thanks.
I'm going to check out your site now.

Never used a stabilizer so this would be my very first purchase.
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Old July 31st, 2011, 03:52 AM   #49
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Re: Merlin vs Blackbird, who wins?

Johnny, if you are interested you can send me a PM and I can give you a link of some blackbird footage I shot this year, I don't have the blackbird that long but if you see what results you can achieve in a short practicing time you"ll be surprised. I did use a light dslr to shoot but my experience is that a heavier camera is even easier to operate on a blackbird.
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