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The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook, 2nd Edition by Laurie Hayball, Jerry Holway

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Section Seven

getting to work

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Accessories

stuff you need, stuff that’s nice to have

Throughout the book we have mentioned various widgets to help you expand the capabilities of your Steadicam. Some accessories are absolutely necessary, like a focus motor system or an F-bracket. Others, like a Rickshaw, superpost, or triax adapter, are more optional. What you have in your kit depends a lot on your wallet, on the type of work you do, and the need for backup gear.

Accessories almost everyone should have

For practicing: A practice cage and MiniDV or similar video camera.

For general operating: Several different length arm posts (if your arm will ...

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