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Portable dolly wheels for smaller digital cameras
Item # 798MS3 | MFR # MS3
This item is no longer available.
Our take on the Cinetics miniSkates™by Crutchfield's Woody Sherman
Add a tripod, a ballhead, and a mount (not included) to Cinetics miniSkates wheels and you can move through a lot of tight places.
The Cinetics miniSkates dolly wheels provide smooth, even movement for Gorillapod SLR-Zoom tripods and SkatePlate dolly frames. The miniSkates wheels are small and lightweight, and they roll freely over smooth surfaces, making them an ideal companion to your lightweight digital camera or smartphone. In combination with the SkatePlate, smooth arcs, "trucks" (horizontal movement right/left), and "dollies" (movement in and out from subject) are possible given a smooth flat surface like a table or floor.
Smooth moving shots are one of the primary building blocks of fine motion picture production. They put us into the scene on the screen, because they mirror how we experience the world. Our bodies act as a big shock-absorber for our eyes, plus our brain does internal image-stabilization along the way. So it's no wonder we like stable, even moving shots in our on-screen entertainment and no surprise that we can feel distracted by shaky handheld footage. A tripod often isn't enough for convincing movement, because it can only help for shots where your camera stays in one place. And moving the camera does more than make the experience seem real; it makes your camera a character, a participant, a narrator.
So consider what Cinetics gear can bring to the table for your next video project. Whether it's a simple home movie, a film school exercise, or a full-blown professional production, good camera mounting can make a world of difference in how your audience will experience what you've captured.
- lightweight wheels for Cinetics dolly frames and Gorillapod SLR-Zoom tripods
- wheel diameter: 1-7/8"
- width: 1"
- dolly frame/tripod, tripod head and camera not included with system
- miniSkates wheels for easy smooth rolling on flat surfaces
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 3 miniSkate wheels
- Storage pouch
- Instruction Guide
Overview: The Cinetics miniSkates is a set of three skateboard-style wheels that is designed to be used with the SkatePlate or the GorillaPod Focus tripod. The miniSkates are a smaller version of the CineSkates. The miniSkates attach to the SkatePlate via Cinetics Connect. The rounded ends of the GorillaPod Focus' legs fit into the mounting cups on each CineSkate, and can be tightened down for a secure fit. The wheels are made of soft rubber so they will roll over most surfaces without making sounds that could be picked up on the video you're shooting. When not in use, the CineSkates can be stored in the handy storage pouch.
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