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Genus Mini Jib Announced
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Trapezist Portable Mini-Jib Review
Light Craft Workshop’s Trapezist Portable Mini-Jib bears an apt name: Portable. Mini. Jib.
When I first opened the review unit, I was shocked at just how compact this jib is. The Trapezist is extremely lightweight and breaks down to where it can easily strap onto most photo backpacks. [Read more…]
Trapezist Portable Mini Jib
The Trapezist Portable Mini Jibis a new, lightweight and budget-friendly jib from Light Craft Workshop.
The telescoping jib arm allows the package to collapse down to roughly two feet and pack away in an included bag. It looks to set up quickly without tools and offers over a 4-foot reach in addition to the tripod height.
The jib has four 1/4″ screw threads and a magic arm that allows user to attach different kind of accessories for access on the user end, such as an external monitor, USB follow focus, audio recorder and other accessories.
The jib retails at $339; however, there is a special launch price $299. More details on Light Craft Workshop’s website.
Check out the quick overview video below. [Read more…]