We highly recommend that the user read this manual thoroughly before setting up Please see the GLIDECAM HD-SERIES or GLIDECAM XR-SERIES Manual. the Glidecam HD-PRO box includes the following: (See Figure 1). MANUAL. CENTER POST. QUICK RELEASE PLATE. CAMERA MOUNTING PLATFORM. Glidecam’s reputation for customer service is legendary. If you take the time to ask some of our customers or look up what people think about us on the web, you .

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This manual also for: The amazingly advanced and totally re-engineered HD-Series from Glidecam Industries represents the top of the line in hand-held camera stabilization. And while on the topic is it possible to do on a shoulder rig aswell? No, it’s not the best AF on the market. The Panasonic could work well too if you like to shoot really wide, like for real estate or something. The Glidecam HD-Series works so well that it allows you to shoot incredibly smooth and graceful shots even while going to extremes like running up and down stairs or traveling over rugged terrain.

Step down the lens so everything is in focus. A unique and proprietary, precision, three-axis Gimbal incorporates several adjustable, axis convergence controls.

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HD Designed for compact, low profile cameras weighing from 4 to 10 pounds. Before you begin the balancing process check the following and make sure they have been done: By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. A unique and proprietary Dynamic Base Platform can expand or contract.


Sorry what I meant was using the gh5 cage on rails with a follow focus, on top of some sort of stabilization device like a glide cam or even a gimbal that would support the load so you’re saying this wouldn’t be possible to do solo on either devices?

Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. This may not be reflective of your individual Glidecam setup. Submit a new link. Manual follow focus while a using glidecam? Also, it’s good enough. With the Glidecam HD-Series hand-held Stabilizers your camcorder seems to float, always balanced, isolated from your hands undesirable motions. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Mess with the GH5’s focus transition feature.

Balancing your Glidecam HD 6.

Operating your Glidecam HD 8. If you actually mean a glidecam, no you need a wireless follow focus or a really good autofocus. And when it comes to normal shooting, like walking or moving the camera slowly around someone, the results are equally magical. The HD and HD have slightly different sizes. These parts should remain loose and move freely, for proper operation. Later after you adjust the vertical balance of the GLIDECAM HD you will have to go back and readjust the horizontal balance again in order to obtain a true fine balance of the whole system.

Figure 33 With your Camera base side up in your lap and with Each Custom Counter Gljdecam Plate averages.

This allows all three axes to intersect for proper operational alignment. Then simply retighten the screw.


This allows you to easily adjust the systems dynamic balance or to increase or decrease the systems rotational pan inertia. Wouldn’t work, pole control is a huge part of operating a glidecam. Attaching your camera to your Glidecam HD-series 5.


We highly recommend that the user read this manual thoroughly before setting up and operating the HD, HD, or the HD Instead, handle your Glidecam HD For more detailed information on the cookies we use, please check our cookie policy. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. When handling your HD you will use one hand to hold on to the handle and the other hand to gently guide the manuak in the direction you wish to shoot.

You have a few options: Assembling gliidecam Glidecam HD 4. Set focus distance and maintain that exact distance from your subject.


Copyright Glidecam Industries, Inc. Enter text from picture: Twisting a follow focus would introduce a lot flidecam sway. In that case you’ve either got to not pull focus hyperfocal distance and deep DOF are your new best friends or you need to eliminate the glidecam.

Just set it to single-area, place and size the area as you see fit, and go nuts. You might find that this wide setting is not adequate enough to give you the look produced by professional Hollywood dollies, cranes, and stabilizers.

Taht’s not a glide cam, that sounds like a cage or shoulder rig, if it’s a shoulder rig you should be fine with a manuap focus.