DV Moves' Crane at DVinfo.net
DV Info Net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Support Your Local Camera > Jibs / Cranes / Booms

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 15th, 2004, 01:25 PM   #1
New Boot
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: italy
Posts: 6
DV Moves' Crane

Has anybody used this crane?
What about it?


(Smooth 360 degree Camera Pans, 360 degree Arm rotation, 120 degree tilts and Adjustable Length)

Stefano Archetti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 15th, 2004, 02:18 PM   #2
Regular Crew
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 1,892

That was some impressive footage considering those moves are manual, that is with no apparent gears or motors for ramping and dampening start or stop of a move. There were only a couple of times when the end of the shot was a little shaky, just a little. However, in a crowd, such as at a concert, you better have wide open swing radius to perform those moves.
James Emory is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 6th, 2004, 11:33 PM   #3
Major Player
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: sounthern maine
Posts: 344
has anyone actually used this particular crane?

it looks like the best one from the ones i have looked at online.

the one question i have is, what do you use for the lcd screen?

they don't seem to sell one, i sent them email asking a very specific question about their dolly kit and the lcd recommendation and never got a reply.

i have a sony mini-dv video walkman but it doesn't have anything on it to attach it to anything other than two metal loops for a strap.

it shouldn't be too hard to run an rca or svideo cable down the crane and mount something to the crane.

i'm always a little leary when nobody replies to my specific questions when i am ready to order something.

there dolly kit looks really good to me.

Matthew de Jongh is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY USA

Scan Computers Int. Ltd.
+44 0871-472-4747
Bolton, Lancashire UK

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Support Your Local Camera > Jibs / Cranes / Booms

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:39 PM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2024 The Digital Video Information Network