The Chrosziel MatteBox 450W-20 Kit 3 for Canon XL-H1 Cameras consists of a 450-20 MatteBox, a French flag, 2 independently rotating filter stages, two 4 x 5.65/4 x 4 combination filter holders, a 130mm rear plate, 2 step-down rings (130:110 mm and 110:72 mm), a DV Studio Rig Follow Focus system and a bracket for 15mm lightweight support rods.
The 450W-20 MatteBox offers a wide angle (16:9 /4:3) housing for a lens as wide as 16mm (35mm Academy) and eliminates the effects of vignetting. Equipped with a filter stage for 2 independently rotating 4 x 5.65/4 x 4 filter holders, the MatteBox provides sufficient space for adjusting the position of filters.
Provided with a French flag, the MatteBox 450W-20 Kit 3 controls the angle of light and eliminates lens glare and flare and it can be coupled with optional side wings for accurate light adjustment. To adapt to different HDSLR lens openings, the kit contains 2 step-down rings (130:110 mm and 110:72 mm) and a 130mm rear plate.
The DV studio rig follow focus system consists of an easily readable scale, gear drives and gear rings that allow repeatable focus pulls and ensure precise adjustments and optimal use of the lens' adjustable angle. To ensure secure mounting, the MatteBox 450W-20 Kit 3 includes a center bracket for use with the 15mm lightweight support rods.
Using a tightening knob, you can attach the MatteBox system to the 15mm lightweight support. Optional side wings attached to the MatteBox using a pivot mechanism help shield the lens from excess light. An optional swing-away bracket, attached to the back of the MatteBox housing allows for quick and efficient lens changes.