Chrosziel Supports The Sony FS7

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You know a camera is good when nearly all of the best camera accessory manufacturers start to build specialty rigs and accessories specifically for the system. The Sony FS7 is one such camera and has been taking the documentary and indie film production world by storm.

Schneider Optics just announced that Chrosziel – one of the most respected builders of professional cine and digital lens accessories – has released a new mounting solution that is purposely built to work comfortably and efficiently with the Sony FS7 camera. The Light Weight Support (LWS) 401-FS7 perfectly balances the camera for handheld shoulder-mount shooting.

The baseplate features a slim design with a sturdy and ergonomic shoulder pad that slides into a comfortable location for balance of the LWS on the shoulder. The system also offers two 15mm rods 205mm long, with a threaded insert for extension rods. The integrated Hirth rosettes provide mounting points for accessories such as Chrosziel Leather Handgrips. An integrated V-mount reliably affixes the camera to most quick-lock plates.

The LWS mounts to the camera base at several points for secure positioning. It can also be combined with the Chrosziel 19mm DigiCine Bridgeplate 401-F235, to provide support for large zoom lenses.

Chrosziel products are manufactured in Germany and exclusively distributed in the United States by Schneider Optics. The list price for the 401-FS7 is $833.00 and it’s shipping now.

For more information visit the Schneider Optics website.