Filmcity 3ft Power Video Camera Slider with Plus Motion Control system
High strength slider with motion control capabilities in it
Filmcity launches its new ready-to-run travel & adventure package, Slider with motion control system. This high strength slider adds drama, depth & action in your shots. Its durable ball bearings ensure extremely smooth & soundproof video operation, carriage break on the side of camera plate helps to keep camera in static position & end feet gets adjusted for accurate leveling on uneven surface. This versatile & compact system lets you create dynamic video and timelapse photography sequences with fluid and precise motorized slides. The Motion control system centers around the powerful motor, which proves smooth or incremental movements, and works with most DSLR, mirrorless, and digital cinema cameras. With the controller, you can program precise camera movements for interviews, establishing shots, and other camera movements. Now add captivating moves in your shots & grab the attention of your audience!!
"WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET"
CAMERA MOUNTING OPTIONS
This high strength slider comes with a standard ¼”-20 screw & 3/8"-16 stud on the carriage to mount any standard flat base ball-head or fluid head.
Using high end ball bearings, the carriage glides effortlessly along the precision ground, high strength aluminum rails.
The slider has rubber stoppers which result in smooth endings letting you concentrate on capturing the perfect shot instead of worrying about jerky ends.
WIDER RAIL DESIGN
Our new slider offers a wider rail than typical narrow track video sliders for added stability while tracking your shots.
ADJUSTABLE LEGS & BALANCED SHOTS
Be confident in your slider off-tripod and get precisely leveled shots on uneven surfaces.
With the controller, you can program precise camera movements for interviews, establishing shots, and other camera movements.
TIME LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY
Using programmable timed intervals you can create time-lapses easily. In order to achieve full functionality with this system for time-lapse photography.
With the controller, you can capture those dramatic shots with super smoothness with absolute control on the camera movements. Not only this, the drive system provides you with the benefit of dolly shot which is great way to add enough emotion to your motion picture.
Turning the controller on, the Green light will be displayed. This is “normal mode” where you have to continuously press the left/right button to give left or right direction. Use the speed knob to adjust the variable speed while the carriage is in motion. Orange Light will blink when you will operate the speed knob.
Bring the speed knob to ‘zero’ and press both the red buttons together & release, to change the mode to “auto mode”. This will be displayed by orange light. Here, you just have to press the left/right button once to give the direction & then orange light starts blinking. Use the speed knob in a similar way to adjust the variable speed.
TIME LAPSE MODE
To enter into time lapse mode press & release both directional buttons together. Led will start blinking (Red). This mode has three speed setting options.
- Slow Speed: (LED flash one time) Set position speed knob to 1, then press and release both directional buttons together to take timelapse shots in slow speed. To start and stop the motion, Press & Release one of the directional button. This mode is used for horizontal motion with light load..
- Medium Speed: (LED flash two times) Set position speed knob to 3, then press and release both directional buttons together to take timelapse shots in medium speed. To start and stop the motion, Press & Release one of the directional button. This mode is used for horizontal motion with approx, 2 kg load.
- Fast Speed: (LED flash three times) Set position speed knob to 5, then press and release both directional buttons together to take timelapse shots in fast speed. To start and stop the motion, Press & Release one of the directional button. This mode is used for horizontal motion with maximum 4 kg load.
- Speed knob is to set the delay time that you desire. When you move the knob clockwise it will increase the delay time and vice-a-versa
- Delay time range is from 50 milliseconds to 2.2 seconds.
COMPACT & LIGHTWEIGHT
With its compact design and weighing just 1.66kg, This slider is easy to bring along to any shoot.
Foam fitted packing the box to provide safe storage.
Film without limits
The supportive accessories are for demonstration purpose only.
- Filmcity 3ft Power Video Camera Slider
- Filmcity Plus Motion Control system (FC-PL-MC)
- Battery & Charger
- Foam Packing
Q: Which camera will it work with?
Ans: It will work with all cameras as per weighing capacity according to the specific length of the slider.
Q: Does it come in carry case?
Ans: The complete components of this cage are packed in a foam packing box for safe storage. It doesn’t include bag.
Q: Will the 4ft slider work on single tripod or do I need two tripods?
Ans: The Filmcity 4ft slider can be mounted on single as well as two tripods. In case you want to use only one tripod, you can mount it at the center of the sliding base or else use two tripods at both ends. We recommend using two tripods for 4ft length.
Q: What are the bearings used? Does it create sound during sliding?
Ans: This slider has 4 high-end sealed bearings that allow smooth movement without any sound.
Q: Does it come with lock for sliding?
Ans: Yes, this slider comes with strong carriage brake to lock the carriage in any place on the rails for static shots.
Q: What is the center distance between the rails.
Ans: The center distance between the rails is 40mm.
Q: What is the diameter of rails?
Ans: The diameter of the rails is 10mm.
Q: What is the voltage of the motor?
Ans: The voltage is 12V.
Q: Which motor is used in this slider?
Ans:The motor used is 12V geared motor.
Q: How long is the cable comes with motion control system?
Ans: We provide 3meter long cable with this motion control system.
Q: Are the legs adjustable? What is the material of legs feet?
Ans: Yes, the legs are adjustable and you can easily use it on uneven surface. The legs feet are made of rubber.
Q: What is the height from ground?
Ans: The height from ground is 8cm.
Q: Does it include battery for motion control system?
Ans: No it doesn’t include battery. You can purchase 7V or 12V battery for using it in motion system.
Q: Will it mount on two tripods?
Ans: Yes it will mount on two tripods if you are using heavier camera.
Q: Will manfrotto head mount on this slider?
Ans: The camera mounting plate of this slider comes with 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 screw so if the mounting thread on manfrotto head are of these sizes, then it would fit.
Q: Can the length of the slider be increased?
Ans: No, the length of the slider cannot be extended.
Q: What is the travel distance of the slider?
Ans: The travel distance of Filmcity Power Video Camera Slider 3ft : 2.7ft
Q: Can it be used at floor and uneven surface.
Ans: Yes, you can use this slider on floor as well as on uneven surface. The adjustable legs allows you to use it on uneven surfaces.
Q: Can I use fluid head on this slider?
Ans: This slider comes with a standard1/4”-20 screw & 3/8"-16 stud on the carriage to mount any standard flat base ball-head or fluid head.
Q: Can I use 75mm bowl fluid head on it?
Ans: No, you cannot use the bowl fluid heads with this slider.
Q: Does it come fully assembled in its packing and is ready to use?
Ans: No, you have to mount the mount the motor, cable and controller and you are set to go.
Q : Is it returnable for a full refund if it doesn’t meet my expectations upon delivery?
Ans : Yes, absolutely. We always backup our sales. In case, you don't like the product, we take it back within 14 days and you get a 100% refund.
Q : What is the warranty?
Ans : We provide 1 year warranty from the date of purchase. Items which are covered by the warranty period will be replaced at no cost to the customer. Replacement parts of the product will be provided at nominal cost (covering the cost price of the replacement parts only) to the customers after the Warranty Period has expired.