PDA

View Full Version : Slider for dvx200



jduke
05-15-2016, 07:24 PM
HI, I just purchased my dvx200 and now am thinking of a Slider I can use with this camera. If you have an idea, please also suggest "the Legs" for the slider. Thanks. James Duke. http://www.lifestorypictures.com (http://www.lifestorypictures.com/)

jpvid
05-15-2016, 08:29 PM
I use The Matthews DC slider with the DVX200 and many other cameras. I bought this particular unit a few years back because I needed a slider that worked with many different cameras. If you have some money to spend its a great device! It can slide horizontally and slide at many different angles. It can even go straight up and down to do a vertical boom. With the addition of an included arm it turns into a jib as well. I also purchased the motion control unit for it which makes it even more useful for time lapse etc... Check it out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2Ms7kr7_s4

-John

7DDude
05-15-2016, 10:14 PM
$5000.00 for a slider! Whoa, out of my budget.

Jonny Gross
05-15-2016, 11:33 PM
HI, I just purchased my dvx200 and now am thinking of a Slider I can use with this camera. If you have an idea, please also suggest "the Legs" for the slider. Thanks. James Duke. http://www.lifestorypictures.com (http://www.lifestorypictures.com/)

Try the iFootage S1 Shark Slider. Extendable, smooth, not that crazy expensive.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0QwzCqfl2s

jpvid
05-16-2016, 03:14 AM
I hear you about the price. It took me about six months of shoots just to pay for the thing, but its built like a tank and its 4 tools in one so it was a great tool for me.

mapper65
05-16-2016, 03:36 AM
I have the previous version of the Varavon Slidecam EX Plus 1000. It works great with my D800 fully rigged. I haven't put the DVX200 on it yet but I suspect the weight of the D800 with all of its accessories is heavier than the DVX200. It comes with its own legs but most of the time I'm using it spanned across two Manfrotto tripods.

http://varavon.com/collections/video-sliders/products/hot-slidecam-ex-plus?variant=2411736067

Here is a example of me shooting with it and the D800. This was actually my first shoot with it so a couple of times you'll see some slight jittering but it's me and not the slider. It takes a little practice to get a slider to move at a nice even speed.

https://youtu.be/TLhSb_aBUiY

jduke
05-16-2016, 07:51 PM
Thank you guys. Really helpful. Please keep the suggestions coming.
James Duke. http://www.lifestorypictures.com

cookinghusband
06-15-2016, 08:03 AM
https://www.edelkrone.com

rynpaige
06-15-2016, 08:35 AM
MYT Works makes some great stuff

http://www.mytworks.com/index.htm

pancam
06-15-2016, 08:39 AM
I use this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGQ_ySQ6Fog&spfreload=10
I bought originally to DSLR
but the payload of 5 kg
very cheap
3 functions:
motor control
manual control
parallax

Vardalos
06-15-2016, 08:41 AM
This is the King of all sliders. http://www.danadolly.com

wgzn
06-15-2016, 11:09 AM
i built my own for about $20 in home depot supplies. no motorized possibilities or anything. but if you are looking for really solid, compound slider moves, on the cheap. its hard to beat.
anyone with moderate DIY skills should be able to knock it out in an afternoon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqPiO59Ve5c

slidemaster
06-15-2016, 12:10 PM
This is a very different direction but I have been really getting good use out of this ->http://www.moveyourcamera.com/ bought the nicer unit and have several different set ups on the cheep. My camera is 5lbs (HPX170) and it works really well with Schedule 40 plumbing. I normally drive a Ford Focus Hatchback and I can lay 4' tubes I have linked together with said connection. The tubes weigh in at like 1lb and the carrage at probably 4. Whole set up is about $200

7DDude
06-16-2016, 12:12 AM
This is a very different direction but I have been really getting good use out of this ->http://www.moveyourcamera.com/ bought the nicer unit and have several different set ups on the cheep. My camera is 5lbs (HPX170) and it works really well with Schedule 40 plumbing. I normally drive a Ford Focus Hatchback and I can lay 4' tubes I have linked together with said connection. The tubes weigh in at like 1lb and the carrage at probably 4. Whole set up is about $200

I also have and use this, Very compact I just purchase a 4x4 white vynal fence post, like you get at HDepot or Lowes, Works very well, especially with heavier cameras.

Elvis Deane
06-17-2016, 11:36 PM
https://www.edelkrone.com

Though the SliderPLUS Pro X-Large is a great slider and rated for 22 lbs, the DVX feels heavy to me on it when on top of a single tripod. It was going a bit off kilter today for me when I got to the ends of the slider. Might work better if you use two stands at each end rather than a single, central tripod.