RIG by Betz-Tools



Our RIG System is and will always be designed for all kinds of professional film and videocameras no matter of size and weight, including powerhungry HD and 3D cameras. Redesigned to be at latest and highest standards.



  • Minimum power loss from batteries to camera
  • Designed for absolute dynamic and balanced work
  • Modularity to other Steadicam® systems
  • No-tools, quick set-up of the RIG HD
  • Absolute HD/3D compatible

Availability: In stock

DETAILS

Camera Mounting Platform (Stage)
Lightweight but strong and solid. Stands for vibrationless tracking shots. Self-locking “Quicklock“ dovetail-clamping with safety mechanism. Fore/aft and side-to-side fine-adjustment on both sides. Standard 15 mm accessory rods.

Junction Box
D-Tab/Lemo/BNC connectors for power, tally ,HD-SDI (customized wiring available). USB power outlet for tablets (teleprompter) A built-in red line laser allows easy adjustment for the RIG-post upper to lower base. The laser marking line on the floor is also very useful for the „Focuspuller“.
Tilt Plate (Optional)
The tiltplate is designed to alter perspective by 20° either way while the post remains vertical when panning. Fits also on PRO-GPI and MK-V system.

Gimbal
Frictionless self-centring gimbal with integral handgrip and no-tools adjustment. Stainless-steel aircraft bearings.

Post dia 1.86“ (50 mm)
The 2x telescopic post can be quickly extended from 19“ (50 cm) to 33“ (85 cm). The 4x telescopic post can be quickly extended from 29“ (75 cm) to 69“ (175 cm). Permits lens hights from floor to ceiling. Specially designed in-post wiring for HD-SDI, power, and other functions, customized wiring on request. Safety post clamps. No-tools handling.
Monitor "Quick Turn Bracket"
Any type of monitor fits with the Steadicam® system. Ted Churchill or Transvideo bracket allows quick positioning of monitor and easy switch from high to low mode.

RIG HD lower base with Motorized fine-adjustment for dynamic balance or for quick change of camera tilt angle. 12V/24V power switch allows a wide range of applications between 1 up to 3 batteries. Various battery systems V-mount, PAG, Anton Bauer are optional. The base features power and HD-SDI video outlets are Lemo, D-Tab, USB connectors. 90° battery adaptor allows to operate a wide range of front heavy 3D and HD cameras.

Steadicam Cables
We deliver all standard cables and also customised cables on request.

TECHNICAL DATA

Operating Voltage 12V / 24V
Connectors Lemo / HD BNC
Weight 2x telescopic post, 2 Batt.sys. no Monitor 9 lbs (4,1 kg)
Weight 4x telescopic post, 3 Batt.sys. no Monitor 11.2 lbs (5,1 kg) optional
Systemheight Min. 2 post sys. 23.6“ (60 cm) / 4 post sys. 29.5" (75 cm)
Battery Mount AB,PAG or V-mount or any other battery system, spray water proved
Tiltangle +/- 20°

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