Manfrotto has introduced a brand new line of modular help merchandise. The ‘Transfer‘ line is designed to ‘enhance tempo on set, making altering setups easy for each images and filmmaking.’ Manfrotto continues, ‘Transfer your digital camera seamlessly, transition from shot to shot with out hesitation, with out friction.’
The Transfer lineup of merchandise consists of options for help, movement and stabilization. The core of the brand new system is the Manfrotto Transfer Fast Launch System, Manfrotto Transfer Gim-Pod and Manfrotto Transfer Gimbal.
Beginning with the Fast Launch System, it is a light-weight base and plate system which you connect to your tools, permitting for quick transitions from platform to platform with out the needing so as to add or take away particular person parts and components. You add the bottom to your numerous help tools, like a tripod, and the plate to your digital camera. Together, the system permits for 360° of movement, and you’ll lock your gear into place with a easy place and twist irrespective of the place precisely you set the plate. There’s not a specific locking level or any dots to line up. It is an expandable system as properly. You can put a Catcher instantly onto your tripod legs and put Plates on totally different tripod heads, permitting for quick-swapping of photograph and video tripod heads on a person tripod.
Manfrotto’s X LOCK system guarantees elevated rigidity and safety to your equipment, as properly. The anodized aluminum Fast Launch Plate and Fast Launch Catcher intention to eradicate the necessity for particular plates and equipment for various help techniques. Because of its common 3/8″ connection normal, you’ll be able to shortly transition your gear from photograph tripod to video tripod to slider system and extra. The Transfer Fast Launch System weighs 220g (7.76 oz.), and Manfrotto says it will probably help a payload as much as 20kg (44lbs), so it ought to be appropriate for nearly any digital camera tools.
Alongside the Transfer Fast Launch System, Manfrotto has additionally launched the 300XM Gimbal. The gimbal encompasses a modular design, and its stabilizing head and digital controls are separable. You possibly can even use the gimbal head on a tripod or slider if you wish to construct a taking pictures platform that may be remotely managed, as the top and controls can talk wirelessly through Bluetooth.
|Manfrotto 300XM Modular Gimbal|
The Manfrotto Gim-Pod is an adjunct leg set for Manfrotto’s Gimboom. You possibly can connect the legs to the Gimboom to show it right into a tripod. There is a new Gimboom leveling Fast Launch Plate, which offsets the lean within the Gimboom.
|Plate (left) and Catcher (proper)|
The Manfrotto Transfer Fast Launch Catcher prices $90, and the Fast Launch Plate retails for $25. Nonetheless, you should buy each in a bundle for $100, saving you $15. The leveling Fast Launch Plate for the Gimboom is $30. Lastly, the brand new 300XM Modular Gimbal has a prompt retail value of $770. You possibly can be taught extra about Manfrotto Transfer by visiting Manfrotto.