May 19 2018

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Steadicam Air: a foot pedal activated gas Monopad

The Steadicam Air– the first monopod to have a 100% gas lift, spring activated height adjustment, it has unique features like  rubberized leg grips, foot pedal, and stand for grip strength,the fluid base stand is connected to a ball-point giving you more flexibility in angle for shots that are lower to the ground.

This monopad can be fixed firmly to the ground can be angled to 360 degree rotation and it can  be activated by an adjustable foot pedal, the Steadicam Air allows kneeling to standing heights within seconds.

Specification 

  • Instant Push-Pedal Height Adjustment
  • Quickly Adjust Between High & Low Angles
  • Ideal for Fast-Paced Scenes, Like Dances, follow shots.
  • 11 kilogram Payload / 28 – 62.5″ Height
  • Reversible 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16 Screw
  • 3 Sections, Carbon Fiber Construction
  • Twist Leg Lock for 360-Degree Rotation
  • Supports Full-Size Cameras & Long Lenses
  • Gas Lift & Spring Activated Pedal
  • Lightweight at 1.5kg

Tiffen is a leading manufacturer of imaging accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries has brought this revolutionary product that is  setting a new standard, the Steadicam Air brings versatility back to the monopod. With its gas lift spring so we get to see adjustment of height like the seat in the saloon.

 

you tube link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aWTEDJRSOg

CJ Rajkumar

Author/Cinematographer

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