Tiffen’s award-winning Steadicam Smoothee is an easy-to-use compact and lightweight solution for filmmakers looking to capture smooth, shake-free shots on small hand-held cameras and multifunction devices such as the popular GoPro HD Hero, iPhone 4/4S and iPod touch 4.
Using the same technology around which their larger professional camera stabilising rigs are based, the Smoothee is designed to work ‘out of the box’ with minimal setup. Each unit is shipped with a specific mount into which the camera is attached, although a selection of additional mounts can be purchased separately for greater flexibility.
Once set up and ready to use, the Smoothee acts in exactly the same way as a regular steadicam by allowing you to ‘fly’ wherever the scene takes you—up and down steps, indoors and outside, through crowds, etc.—with control and ease. Each of the quick release removable camera mounts can also serve as a tabletop stand or be mounted to any tripod with a standard quarter-inch camera mount. And for added portability and storage, the ergonomic Smoothee hand-grip folds up securely when not in use. Compatible with iPhone 4/4S, 3GS, iPod touch 4, GoPro HD Hero, FLIP MinoHD.
Taken from movieScope magazine, Issue 28 (May/June 2012)
SUBSCRIBE HERE to get 6 issues per year delivered to your door for just £4.99 per issue (UK postage included)