The video system includes the Manfrotto NITROTECH 612 Fluid Video Head and the 635 Fast Single Tripod in carbon fibre.
Manfrotto’s NITROTECH 612 fluid video head is provided with the innovative Nitrogen piston mechanism which allows continuous counterbalance. NITROTECH 612 ensures precise camera control with accessories from 4 to 12kg (8.8-26.4 lbs). The fluidity function on both pan and tilt guarantee extremely smooth movement. The camera can be attached easily, safely and quickly to the 180mm sliding plate and secured to the head with a side-lock mechanism. External monitors and accessories can be securely mounted on the head thanks to a 3/8” Easy Link equipped with an anti-rotation mechanism. The NITROTECH 612 has a flat base mount with a standard 3/8” thread that is highly versatile for different support combinations (tripod, slider, jib or crane).
Manfrotto 635 Fast Single Tripod Carbon Fiber with Synchronized closure mechanisms between the upper and lower locks, has single tubing and features the Extra M-Lock twist lock, for secure locking with a single, easy gesture. The 635 FST tripod features a 75mm half ball and is compatible with a 60-mm half ball adapter (sold separately). In addition, it features Easy Link friction arm attachments compatible with Manfrotto anti rotation and Arri anti-twist pins. This enables users to attach an external monitor or any other accessory they may require without the risk of the arm rotating while in use.
The 635 Fast Single Carbon Tripod was developed with the primary objective of making video shooting easier by reducing set up times and maintenance. The synchronized closure mechanisms between the upper and lower locks, enable videographers to control the entire leg with a single lock and get to work in record time. The new tripod provide maximum versatility, supporting the use of a broad choice of heads, and ensuring the utmost rigidity while also being extremely lightweight. Moreover, it is compatible with the 2 in 1 ground and middle telescopic spreader (sold as an optional accessory) and it features a 3-angle selection mechanism for easy set up. It is equipped with spiked feet with rubber overshoes for a firm grip and adaptability to the most diverse shooting locations.
There is no doubt that the Sony FX9 is a tremendously significant camcorder and as a new decade begins Holdan’s manufacturers are beginning to ship some fantastic new accessories to increase its already impressive capabilities. Power up There will be a few V-lock adaptors for the FX9 in the coming weeks, but Core SWX are confident their CXV-FX9 is the best option. It has a low battery warning LED, and XLR input to allow for hot-swapping between external and onboard power and being made of aluminium it’s more robust than plastic alternatives. As for the weight, 544g still isn’t heavy and most users prefer it to provide a better-balanced rig.