The Canadian firm has just lately launched a brand new cage and a number of other pre-bundled kits which are particularly designed for the Canon EOS R5 C, R5, and R6. All elements are actually accessible for pre-order from the producer’s web site. The cage-only possibility at the moment retails for $225/€209.09.
Launched firstly of the yr, the Canon EOS R5 C is the video-centric model of the unique R5. The 2 fashions share an nearly similar physique, with the R5 C being a little bit bulkier to accommodate an lively cooling system. The digital camera is extraordinarily succesful, having the ability to document 8K RAW video as much as 60fps (utilizing an exterior energy supply). If you wish to be taught extra in regards to the digital camera, I extremely suggest testing our evaluate and Q&A with Canon.
Quickly after its launch, third-party producers began creating equipment to make the digital camera able to shoot. We already coated the SmallRig “Black Mamba” cage for the Canon EOS R5 C, and in the present day is SHAPE’s flip. Let’s check out what they’ve to supply.
SHAPE Cage for Canon EOS R5 C
On the core of the brand new SHAPE accent ecosystem for the Canon EOS R5 C is a brand new cage that can be appropriate with the EOS R6 and the unique EOS R5. The cage is constructed utilizing CNC-machined aluminum and presents a number of mounting factors for added equipment. These embrace a number of 1/4”-20 and 7 3/8”-16 threaded holes. The latter comes with finding holes to stop unintentional rotation of the mounted equipment.
The cage attaches to the underside of the digital camera by way of a single 1/4”-20 screw and properly wraps across the physique, granting clearance of all the basic controls, LCD display screen, media and battery bays, native sizzling shoe mount, and aspect ports. The cage comes with a detachable HDMI protector to maintain your Micro HDMI cable in place.
Identical to the SmallRig “Black Mamba” Digicam Cage Equipment for Canon EOS R5 C, SHAPE consists of an aluminum high deal with that may be connected both to the highest or sides of the cage (for vertical taking pictures). The deal with attaches by way of a 3/8”-16 screw with finding pins and presents 4 chilly shoe mounts, a number of 1/4”-20 and three/8”-16 mounting factors in addition to a horizontal 15mm rod holder.
The corporate has constructed an entire ecosystem of equipment round this new cage. These encompass a number of pre-bundled kits for each tripod or shoulder-style taking pictures. Relying on the pack, further equipment would possibly embrace a 15mm LWS baseplate with rods, a shoulder mount rig, a single 4×5.65” filter tray matte field, and a single rod comply with focus.
Value and availability
SHAPE’s cage and pre-bundled kits for the Canon EOS R5 C are actually accessible for pre-order from the producer’s web site. The cage with high deal with prices $225/€209.09. The highest deal with can be accessible to buy individually for $49/€45.53, whereas pricing for the packs is as follows:
- 15mm LWS Rod System Equipment – $420/€390.30
- Shoulder Mount Equipment – $795/€738.78
- Matte Field and Observe Focus Equipment – $1,189/€1,104.91
- Shoulder Mount Equipment with Matte Field and Observe Focus – $1,499/€1,392.99
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