Black Hawk.... The top-of-the-line stabilizer system for broadcast, HD, and film cameras up to 25 lbs uses only heavy-duty precision components. A truly remarkable value, the Black Hawk's high-end construction and performance are unsurpassed in this price category.
NEW FlowTech Gimbal - Classic design has been improved with a detachable, ergonomically-sloped extension grip for improved handling and the ability to adda zoom control. Precision 3-axis gimbal delivers consistent fluid motion with six sets of bearings. The lightweight, rugged gimbal ties the system together fluidly and effortlessly.
NEW Form-Fit Ultra Rigid Vest - This new improved vest includes a contoured chest pad, torso-gripping 4-point buckle system, 2-stage reversible arm bridge, and height-adjustable chest plate. The lightweight, cool vest hugs and supports the upper body, making it possible to fly heavy cameras for extended periods.
Heavy-Duty Dual Arm - The Black Hawk's reinforced, dual-dynamic arm system is asrefined as it is robust. Adjustable over a broad range, it can bear cameras 10-25 pounds swiftly and smoothly and offers up to 38" of vertical travel. Twenty-four precision bearings and four beefy springs ensure silent, zero-failure performance. The 2-stage reversible arm bridge allows left or rightorientation and 4" up/down positioning. This arm will carry cameras as light as 10lbs with free optional weight plate (15lbs w/o).
Precision Gear Drive Stage - Micro-adjustable gear drive stage enables extremelyprecise tuning of horizontal balance. Included balancing plate aids greatly in setup when paired with a C-stand. Quick-release dovetail camera plate allows rapid setup and breakdown in the field.
Power, Vision, Balance - At the base of the sled, a 7" 16:9 color monitor servesas a large external viewfinder. Dual Anton Bauer mounts power the monitor (and the camera, if you wish) through internal wiring (V-lock mounts available on request). The monitor and batteries also serve as counterweight for vertical balance. Monitor and battery positions can be adjusted for fine-tuning.
Custom Rolling Case - A form-cut foam insert protects and secures the system components inside, while the wheeled case with telescoping handle ensures effortless transport. Padded carry pouches hold the toolkit, cables, monitor w/ remote, and training DVD.
Low Mode Included - The rock solid Low Mode bracket allows stabilized low perspective shots. Training DVD - VariZoom stabilizers take some time to master, but the included training DVD takes you through the setup and operation step-by-step with a professional FlowCam operator.
This version Black Hawk comes with dual V-lock Mounts and a NTSC monitor, other options are available.