- The TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM adds stability and versatility.
- Ideal for digital DSLR photo cameras like the Canon 5D, Canon 7D, Nikon D300s and Nikon D5000.
- The camera platform is positioned 3/4" (1.9 cm) higher than your shoulder tip.
- The camera can be moved back and forth by 3" (7.6 cm).
- Compact, "goes anywhere" design.
- Total height (with handles) 7" / 17.8 cm
- Total maximum length (with the back pad) 17.5" / 47 cm
- Camera platform width 2" / 5 cm
- Shoulder pad width
- 3" / 7.6 cm
- Weight 1.760 kg
COMPONENT 1 - SU - SHOULDER RIG
The SUMO shoulder rig is the core of the SUMO I, SUMO II and SUMO II PRO camera supports.
You can easily adjust the SU shoulder rig to fit your needs and body type. Most of the adjustments are made using knobs, no tools are required. By using the knobs, you can:
Position the camera
The camera is attached with a standard 1/4-20 camera screw. The knob is accessible through a 3" (7.5 cm) slot on the camera platform. The camera can thus be positioned nearer or further from you. The angle at which the camera is pointing can also be set.
Position the BACK PAD or the COUNTER WEIGHT
The back pad or the counter weight can be positioned to fit your body type. The back pad or the counter weight can be removed when not needed.
Position the TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM
The TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM can be positioned to fit your body type. It can be removed when not needed.
Change the handle
The handle can be removed if you wish to use a different handle model.
The SU shoulder rig also offers the following features:
Position the 15MM ROD SYSTEM (optional)
The rod support system can be removed using a 4mm hexagonal key.
Position the SHAPE BOX (optional)
Using a standard flathead screwdriver, the SHAPE BOX can be attached to the BACK PAD or above the camera platform.
The shoulder rig can be used on both your left or right shoulder.
When wearing the camera support, the camera platform is positioned 3/4" (1.9 cm) above your shoulder tip. Thus the base of your camera is positioned 3/4" (1.9 cm) above your shoulder tip.
This camera support is made of lightweight aluminum for strength and durability. It is powder coat painted with a professional looking wrinkle finish. The shoulder pad is cushioned for superior comfort.
COMPONENT 2 - ARM1 - TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM
The TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM is a Manfrotto 233B Camera Mount Bracket (without the Manfrotto 143BKT camera plate). A specially designed "L" bracket is used to attach the arm to the shoulder rig. There is a cup at the other extremity of the arm, providing a large surface of contact. The cup has a 4" (10 cm) diameter. The arm can be extended from 14" (36 cm) to 20" (51 cm). The arm can be placed everywhere around you, by rotating it on 360 degrees horizontally and vertically.
Simply place the cup extremity on a stable surface. It can rest on your waist, your hip or your thigh. It can rests on the ground or a nearby wall for more stability. The cup can be quickly removed. The telescopic arm can then support accessories like a microphone or a camera light.
The TELESCOPIC SUPPORT ARM adds stability and versatility to the shoulder rig.
COMPONENT 3 - HAND4 -DOUBLE C HANDLE
The DOUBLE C HANDLE is composed of two handles. Each handle can rotate individually on 360 degrees (vertically). Simply push and hold the button located at the articulation. Once the button is released, the handle stays in place. The same thing can be achieved by pulling and releasing the handle.
The DOUBLE C HANDLE is attached to camera platform with two screws knob. Note that the DOUBLE C HANDLE is not interchangeable on the RM shoulder rig.
The handles core is made of heavy duty technopolymer. The handles grip is made of non-slip rubber. The arms are made of 1/8" lightweight aluminum professionally covered with black powder coat paint.
COMPONENT 4 - PAD1 - BACK PAD
The BACK PAD is padded on one side. It weights 0.35 lb (0.160 kg). The BACK PAD adds stability and comfort to the shoulder rig.
The BACK PAD is attached to the shoulder rig with a screw knob. The BACK PAD can easily be positioned to fit your body type: up and down by 1-1/4" (3 cm) and left and right on 360 degrees. When not needed, you can easily remove the BACK PAD from the shoulder rig.
The BACK PAD also have a 1/4-20 threaded hole that can be used to attach a SHAPE BOX or any other accessory.
Compatible with most video and photo cameras with a standard 1/4-20 threaded socket.