Wooden Digicam has redesigned their well-liked Extremely Arm articulating arm to have the ability to transfer throughout a third aircraft, and subsequently give the arm a larger vary of movement. The arm has been extremely popular since its introduction in 2016, because it offered digicam operators with an adjunct that offered room for added equipment that could possibly be moved out of the way in which when wanted.
However up till this new mannequin, the vary of movement was solely throughout two planes, so including a 3rd aircraft of movement makes the Extremely Arm much more helpful for mounting onboard screens, lens management techniques, and different digicam equipment. The redesign additionally offers for larger rigidity energy, giving the arm the power to hold larger hundreds.
“We’ve all the time beloved the flexibility of our Extremely Arm ball clamp design, however we’re all the time in search of methods to enhance,” says Dominick Aiello, Senior Director of Equipment at Inventive Options, “so we upgraded the stress energy whereas including much more articulation to the design.”
As a part of the Common Extremely Arm v2 package, the redesigned double ball clamp gives interchangeable 1/4-20 and three/8-16 knobs and non-slip rubber pads on every finish. There are additionally 4 finding pins within the Extremely Arm base, that may be put in to be used with SmallHD and ARRI accent mounts.
Picket Digicam has additionally made a customized toolset often known as the Extremely Arm v2 Customizer, which permits the filmmaker to create a customized design Extremely Arm with quite a lot of mounts and lengths for particular conditions.
Customers can select 3/8-16, NATO Clamp, Sizzling Shoe, Tremendous Clamp, and even the aforementioned Common (Combo 1/4-20 & 3/8-16) Mount. The Extremely Arm makes use of the prevailing 25mm ball system for simple mount substitute.
The retail worth for the Common Extremely Arm v2 combo package begins at $105, with the package out there in mini, 3”, 5”, and eight” lengths. The Customizer retail worth varies based on the elements chosen however begins at round $45. Extra particulars may be discovered at WoodenCamera.com.