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CameoGrip with LANC Cable

CameoGear
Abel Code: CAM-075-200-L
Mfr. Code: 075-200-L
Estimated to Ship – 4-6 weeks
Description
This bundle includes the CameoGrip electronic handgrip and a 20" LANC Cable for use with LANC-compatible cameras.
Key Highlights
  • LANC Cable for CameoGrip
  • 2.5mm LANC > Hirose 8-pin Male
  • Cable Length: 20" (50.8cm)
$799.00
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Overview

Overview

This bundle includes the following items:

  • CameoGrip Electronic Handgrip
  • Cameo LANC Cable for CameoGrip - 20"

 

The CameoGrip is a retro-style, electronic handgrip that can mount Bolex-style under a small camera, be used with the included rosette adapter as a handgrip with an over-the-shoulder camera, or be used with a 3rd party clamp as a pan-arm grip. It is a valuable accessory for lightweight cameras like the Sony FS5, Sony Alpha series, Canon C300 MK II, Panasonic EVA1, and more.

The CameoGrip can control cameras that support the LANC remote control protocol as well as Sony cameras with a Multi-Terminal port. Functions include run/stop, zoom control, iris control (on LANC cameras) and other functions that can be assigned using a software interface over USB. It connects to a camera via an 8-pin Hirose connector on the rear.

The CameoGrip is designed to support a free-range, cage-free shooting style with lightweight digital cameras in the style of old Super-8 and small 16mm Bolex cameras. This modern twist on a classic design will give you that old school feel with state of the art camera control.

Controls:

  • (2) 2-axis joystick for controlling any two of zoom, iris or focus (depending on camera and lens compatibility)
  • Run/Stop button to start/stop recording
  • (2) user programmable buttons

Features:

  • Functions available through Multi/Micro USB port for cameras, such as the Sony Alpha a7S camera:
    • Shutter release
    • Auto-focus
    • Run/Stop
    • Zoom
  • Functions available through LANC remote port for cameras such as the Sony PXW-FS5:
    • Run/Stop
    • Iris
    • Zoom
    • User-assignable buttons, including focus assist, peaking, auto-iris
  • Comfort Features:
    • Ergonomic design
    • Comfortably hold a small camera by mounting the CameoGrip underneath
    • Attach the CameoGrip to a Rosette adapter for comfortable use of your shoulder mounted rig
  • Electronic Features:
    • Controls sit near natural finger positions to allow for easy camera and lens control
    • Key functions are programmable so you can change most important functions based on user preference
    • Update the firmware to add new features in the future
  • Design Features:
    • Solid aluminum spine
    • Connect to a monopod or other support via the threaded mount point at bottom of the CameoGrip
    • Design and look of the CameoGrip harks back to the personal film cameras of the 60's and 70's
    • Incorporates high quality materials and connectors
  • Mechanical Features:
    • Tool-free fast release
    • 3/8"-16 threaded hole on the bottom
    • Accessories with clamps and rosettes coming soon

Compatibility

The CameoGrip is compatible with most cameras with with LANC remote ports, as well as all Sony Alpha cameras with multiterminal ports.

Here is a list of the tested cameras:

  • Sony FS5
  • Sony FS7
  • Sony Alpha Series
  • Canon C100
  • Canon C100 MK II
  • Canon C200
  • Canon C300
  • Canon C300 MK II
  • Panasonic EVA-1

NOTE: Zoom functionality works on most lenses with a zoom motor. Iris will work with most lenses that have an electronic pairing for this function.

 

The Cameo LANC Cable for CameoGrip - 20" features 2.5mm LANC to Hirose 8-pin Male connectors for use with LANC-compatible cameras. Cable length: 20" (50.8cm).

What's in the Box

  • Cameo LANC Cable for CameoGrip - 20"
  • CameoGrip Electronic Handgrip
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • LANC Cable for CameoGrip
  • 2.5mm LANC > Hirose 8-pin Male
  • Cable Length: 20" (50.8cm)

Cable

Cable Length:
20" - 50.8cm
Cable Type:
Control
Cable Side A:
LANC - 2.5mm, Male
Cable Side B:
Hirose 8-Pin - Male
Cable Shape:
Flat / Straight

Compatibility - Camera

Sony:
Sony PXW-FS7
Sony PXW-FS5 CineAlta
Sony alpha Series Cameras
Canon:
Canon EOS C200
Canon EOS C100
Canon EOS C300
Canon EOS C300 MK II
Canon EOS C100 MKII
Panasonic:
Panasonic AU-EVA1

Connectors

Input Connector/Port:
microUSB - female. For firmware updates
Hirose - 8-pin female for camera/lens control
LANC

Handle / Grip

Grip Thread Sizing:
3/8-16 - threaded hole on the bottom
Grip Control Type:
1 x Joystick - Controls zoom (on horizontal axis) and iris (on vertical axis). Functions can be reassigned to either axis or disabled through the configuration software.
2 x Button - user programmable
1 x Trigger
# Handles:
Single
Handle/Grip Features:
Electronic Control - Run/Stop, Iris, Zoom, Auto-Focus, customizable buttons (such as focus assist, peaking, auto-iris)
Grip Positioning:
Side - Right
Bottom
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