Looking for follow focus options with no AC

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  1. jim mundell

    jim mundell Member

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    Hello all, wondering what everyone might be using for follow focus while doing one man band Movi operating? Have a bartech setup but the large controller is not going to work.

    Is anyone using something that can mount on cross bar or Movi ring?

    Use various cameras.
    Thanks
     
  2. Austin Glass

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    I highly recommend the Axis1 with the new Smart Roller. Pre orders are open now, and it's shipping this summer, I believe.

    I used the roller extensively at NAB and it's a very awesome piece of kit.
     
  3. jim mundell

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    Thanks Austin. Looks good, hoping it would work with a heden motor too? Already have one. Or with the new Wedge. Looking to pick that up when it comes out.
     
  4. Ben Ruffell

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    I would also suggest the Axis 1 Roller. I had a play with it at NAB, and it felt good.

    If you want a one man band, it's probably your best option.

    Yes, it will work with a Heden motor. (assuming it's modern?).
     
  5. Angus Benson-Blair

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    The RT motion FF is excellent in my view. You can use a thumb wheel to attach to the movi ring or the cross bar which is very ergonomic. Has has worked flawlessly and has even survived a crash!
     
  6. jim mundell

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    Thank you everyone. Will look into them.
     
  7. Ben Ruffell

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    My AC is a big fan of the RT Motion.

    I came close to buying one, but they use their own proprietary motors and cables for the motors. So, it could be difficult to get a spare in a hurry if needed. (Unless you ordered one of theirs).

    They must be doing very well. They are back ordered, and I only ever hear good things about them.

    With the Axis 1, I like their motors, and that I can use a Heden Motor if I had to.
     
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