While, the Argo contains a dedicated 2-handed setup, the Prophet comes with a single handed pistol grip handle (similar to the CAME-Optimus), but with the option to use them with a variety of compatible two-handed accessories - including the Orbit-Two Ring Mount, Dual Handles and Tessera. The updated frame design also allows for the Prophet Gimbal to be operated completely inverted or underslung.
With the growing popularity of these two Sony cameras, a sturdy and reliable rig is a must have. Our Sony FS5 Rig gives you all the essentials you would need to deck out your camera. It has a shoulder pad, a wooden top handle and the top and bottom baseplates have options to mount 15mm rods.
Our Sony FS7 Rig is basically three main pieces that can easily attach together to form one solid piece. The FS7 Rig is covered in mounting points, allowing the shooter to attach a bunch of accessories to the top plate, side plate and even the top handle. Like the FS5 Rig, you have the option to attach a pair of 15mm rods to the top and bottom plates.
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Constructed out of wood and aluminum. The wood provides an attractive finish and is comfortable to grip providing a warmer surface than cold metal. There are many fastening holes in the top of the handle and there is a 15mm hole on the stem to mount a 15mm rod perpendicular which can provide additional mounting methods for accessories. The base of the handle is dovetailed which insures a secure and adjustable mount to the top plate.
Features two 15mm rod holes for expanding the system and is physically attached to the Sony FS5 via four mounting fasteners.
The heart of this kit is the base plate that features a quick release system to easily attach and detach the shoulder pad base. There are two 15mm rod holes that run through the base that allows front and/or back mounting of 15mm rods. This base incorporates two rosettes which allows for adding accessories. In addition there is a dovetailed tripod plate that provides quick and secure mounting to a tripod.