• Pablo Plaul

WEARABLE CAMERA STABILIZER BASICS

Updated: Feb 13

What is a wearable camera stabilizer?

How Does a professional wearable camera stabilizer works?


WEARABLE CAMERA STABILIZER BASICS

It's a professional mechanic camera stabilizer system is based on 3 main components, the center post or sled that has a camera plate on top, then the center post has a gimbal or handle where you grab it, and a bottom weight with batteries and a monitor that acts as a counterweight, then it has double shock absorber arm to remove shakes, and the padded vest to distribute the weight thru the operators body.

It's a wearable camera stabilizer that absorbs bumps and shakes, is a portable stabilization system based on physic laws pulleys and counterweights that frees the video camera from the unwanted movements of the terrain surface as well as from camera operator’s body.

The stabilizer system was designed to give to the camera operator the mobility and flexibility of a handheld camera with much more precision freedom and smoothness of a dolly.  

The weight of a heavy weight cinema camera mounted on a mechanical stabilizer is perfectly distributed thru the whole operator’s body, due to that the hole weight is mounted to a comfortable vest which reduces the fatigue a lot, and also lets you carry much more weight for longer periods of time compared to any other 3 axis gimbal that all the mass of weight is on your arms. A wearable camera stabilizer is an amazing camera stabilization system that changed the way filmmakers tell stories, it is perfect for following a character as they move through a scene.

Wearable camera stabilizer are also used for shots where space is limited where there isn’t room, in narrow spaces. It is also great for walking backwards in front of the actors, filming them from the front as they walk, also for walking alongside the actors filming them from the side as they walk or run, or to walk behind the actors, filming them from the back as they walk or run, it is also for walking free through space.

A wearable camera stabilizer it is also a great choice for getting closer to the main character to see how the world unfolds from their point of view.



But what exactly is a professional camera stabilizer system?


Is a professional stabilization system for cameras that consists of a double shock absorber arm that act as a suspension system, then a center post or sled that has set of counterweights to provide stability with a gimbal handle to isolate movements from the camera and a double padded vest to distribute the weigh of the hole system thru your body.

If you are a professional or an amateur, in our store you can find the best deals on accessories to stabilize images of guaranteed success.

The steadycam began to be used in the film industry in Los Angeles California as a substitute for camera travelings in the mid-1970s. The steadycam does not need rails to move around, so the operator has total freedom of movement to walk or run, as well as to go up and down on stairs to perform different smooth movements without losing stability.

The effect of the steadycam shoot allows the viewer to follow the scene in the front line and lives details that immerse him in the director's perspective.




INTRODUCTION TO THE STEADYCAM RIG

Basson Steady is a dedicated website about mechanical Steady cam rigs and hybrid camera stabilization systems designed for cinema, television.

If you are looking for epic camera movements to improve your shoots, you're in the right place.

If you are a cinematographer, videographer, filmmaker, and you want your scenes to be taken with the seriousness they deserve, the steady cam rig is the solution that will capture the interest of the most exigent public.

We created a masterfully engineered hybrid electro mechanic stabilization solution, redefining camera stabilization for ever, a truly natural freedom of movement.

Steady cam rig Basson Steady camera stabilizer provides the best customer service for the steadycam operators community worldwide with our unique international warranty and customer support online. 

Our company Steadycam Basson Steady camera stabilizer offers solutions and support via direct email or phone direct from our factory to the customer without intermediates.

We are credited as being one of the best world leader steady cam rig manufacturers of professional camera stabilization systems, offering a wide range product line, serving the most exigent customers in five continents since 1997.

Accomplish smooth cinematic movements like never before with our new line of 8 Axis Hybrid steady cam rig camera stabilizer.

Now It’s your move, find out what Basson Steady can do for you.




A Quick Guide To The Best Steadycam Rigs


Over the last years we’ve have seen the classic mechanic steadycam evolve into something new and better, the result is the new hybrid steadycam gimbal the new standard in camera stabilization to meet the challenges of the film industry.

In this post we’re going to show you some of the best hybrid steadycam systems on the market today, explore the new affordable options we have, learn the basics about how the new hybrid steadycam works.

What are the main differences between mechanic steadycam vs hybrid steadycam?

The most important differences between a mechanic steadycam vs a hybrid steadycam, is that a mechanic steadycam in the hands of a professional operator can reach around 90 % to 97% percent of perfect stabilization once you are a professional operator.  

A hybrid steadycam it’s a mix between physic-mechanic and electronics, taking the advantages of both worlds, it is based on a mechanic steadycam stabilizer modified to hold a rotary head on top which has an electronic board and brushless motors to stabilize the the horizon and tilt of a camera.

First of all it uses the Free power of physics in combination with a double shock absorber arm to do the main stabilization job.

A hybrid steadycam camera stabilizer works with two different sources to stabilize a camera.  

And a professional steadycam operator with hybrid Steadycam will start from that 90% to 97% of mechanic stabilization and then from that point the electronic board will do the rest to achieve a perfect 99% to 100% perfect stabilization result with less than 1 degree of inclination error.

But that's not all, even if you are a beginner you will also get the same perfect level of stabilization, then of course for perfect framing it will take more time and experience as well as it will need to gain endurance and coordination only achieved with practice, because the panning its made with your hand as with any mechanic steadycam, creating a realistic organic smooth stabilization.

A hybrid steadycam also reduce the time to learn how to use it because it does all the job with the electronics, so if you are a beginner you will get great results of stabilization like if you were a beginner with a 3 axis gimbal.

A mechanic steadycam is a wearable camera stabilizer that absorbs bumps and shakes, is a portable stabilization system based on physic laws pulleys and counterweights that frees the video camera from the unwanted movements of the terrain surface as well as from steadycam operator’s body. 

A mechanic steadycam is based on 3 main components, the center post or sled that has a camera plate on top, then the center post has a gimbal or handle where you grab it, and a bottom weight with batteries and a monitor that acts as a counterweight, then it has double shock absorber arm to remove shakes, and the padded vest to distribute the weight thru the operators body.

On the other side a hybrid steadycam Basson Steady is based on 4 main components:

The electro mechanic rotary head motorized with brushless motors and controlled with an electronic board.

Then center post or sled that has a camera plate on top to hold the rotary head, then the center post is longer and has a gimbal or handle where you grab it where you have several clamps to hold for example an lcd monitor that will be much closer to your eyes around one feet so its much easier to frame a shot, the handle also has a clamp to hold a cell phone to control the video camera with an app, and also has clamp for a wireless a zoom or lens controller attached to the handle, and then a bottom weight with 2 or 3 batteries that acts as a counterweight.

Then it has reinforced double shock absorber arm to remove shakes but with a decompressor to reduce the fatigue of your back and to let you carry more weight for longer periods of time.

And finally a comfortable triple padded vest to distribute the weight thru the operators body.



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