Vibrant Tangerine’s new LeftField System for RED KOMODO is a set of digicam rigging attachments now transport.
British producer Vibrant Tangerine prolonged their LeftField system with units for the RED KOMODO. These embody high & aspect plates, cheeseplates, base plates, and extra.
The highest and aspect plates are geared up with NATO rails on each aspect, Vibrant Tangerine claims the built-in 3/8″-16 and 1/4″-20 threads are upgraded with helicoid fittings. These add power and forestall thread stripping or binding. The highest and aspect plates additionally supply QD (quick-detach) sockets for straightforward attachment of digicam straps.
The baseplate comes with a Arri-style dovetail plate with Vibrant Tangerine’s Open•UP fast launch. A fairly intelligent and time-efficient technique to launch the digicam from the setup, proven on this video:
DJI dovetail for fast gimbal setup
Further to the usual dovetail, the brand new LeftField system has a baseplate choice with a DJI dovetail on the highest of the riser, enabling you to modify shortly from a static setup to a gimbal setup on a DJI Ronin RS sequence gimbal. This double dovetail design is kind of good, supplying you with extra mounting choices with the identical system.
The Komodo largely will get used with EF and PL glass, so the digicam will get hardly ever used with out an adapter or speedbooster. The LeftField system consists of speedbooster assist mounts, together with assist for Vocas, Kippertie, Metabones & Canon’s 0.71x speedbooster. Vibrant Tangerine claims that extra helps could also be obtainable sooner or later as soon as demand grows.
You may construct up a LeftField system by shopping for all elements individually relying in your want or you’ll be able to select from three units:
- Necessities package: Aspect & High Plates, NATO High Deal with & High Bar Bracket
- Superior package: Aspect & High Plates, NATO High Deal with & DJI appropriate Komodo LeftField 15mm LWS Baseplate
- Professional package: Aspect & High Plates, NATO High Deal with, High Bar Bracket, LeftField 15mm LWS Baseplate (DJI) & a set of two 15mm (12″ size) Sterling Titanium Drumstix Rods
Be aware that not one of the kits include a speedbooster assist, you must purchase it relying in your system.
Worth and availability for KOMODO LeftField system
These units come at a value, beginning with the necessities package at 489€ and going as much as the skilled package for 1,222€ (however the transport’s free 😉 ). B&H & CVP sells a base package with base plate, high and aspect plates for $837 and £620, respectively.
However Vibrant Tangerine claims:
No compromises have been taken within the design & manufacturing of the
LeftField System, leading to a system that’s quick, sturdy & gentle on the
identical time. To start with, each a part of our LeftField Komodo System is
machined from single aluminium-alloy billets to create extraordinarily inflexible and
gentle weight parts.
It’s fairly clear that Vibrant Tangerine doesn’t wish to “go low cost”, however needs to make their product as good and long-lasting as potential. And it really works fairly otherwise from present KOMODO cages from Zacuto, Smallrig, and extra.
You’ll find all of the elements and extra data on Vibrant Tangerine’s Web site: Bright Tangerine
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