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Glidecam Camera Stabilizer XR-Series Now Available


Pictured above is the Glidecam XR-1000, XR-2000 and XR-4000.

With DSLR's now including HD video function, more and more photographers and videographers rely on DSLR's for video. But who likes to watch a shaky camera footage? There are camera stabilizers such as the Steadicam Merlin but who can afford $800 for a setup? Glidecam has released their own that will transform your shaky camera footage to smooth and steady footage.
The amazingly advanced and re-designed Glidecam XR-Series from Glidecam Industries brings versatility and affordability to the world of Hand-Held Camera Stabilization.

The lightweight and state-of-the-art Glidecam XR-1000, XR-2000 and XR-4000 hand-held Camera Stabilizers will transform your hard to watch, shaky camera footage into hypnotically smooth, professional footage.

With the Glidecam XR-Series hand-held Stabilizers your camcorder seems to float, always balanced, isolated from your hands undesirable motions. Now you are free to move with your camera - panning, tilting, booming or running without any camera instability or shake.

The Glidecam XR-Series works so well that it allows you to shoot incredibly smooth and graceful shots even while going to extremes like running up and down stairs or traveling over rugged terrain. And when it comes to normal shooting, like walking or moving the camera slowly around someone, the results are equally magical.

Each XR-Series Stabilizer’s offset, foam cushioned, Handle Grip is attached to a free floating, three axis Gimbal. This allows your hand to move up and down, and side-to-side, thereby isolating your hand’s unwanted motions from the camera. This up and down movement alleviates the bouncing, pogo-type action often associated with our competitor’s system because their handle cannot move up and down. This design feature, coupled with the overall higher inertia of the XRSeries systems, produces superior stabilization when compared with our competition.

A unique and proprietary, precision, three axis Gimbal incorporates several adjustable, axis convergence controls. This allows all three axes to intersect for proper operational alignment.

The camera-mounting platform can be adjusted to move back and forth, and side to side, to quickly allow you to adjust the camera’s horizontal balance.

By varying the amount of Counter Weight Disks on the Base Platform, or by changing the length of the no-tools telescoping Central Post, you adjust the camera's vertical balance. When balanced properly the camera floats, ready for you to move into action.

Shot after shot, move after move, the Glidecam XR-Series Stabilizers deliver beautifully smooth and professional results. With the Glidecam XR-Series you no longer need a tripod or a dolly. All you need is your Imagination!
Pictured above is the Glidecam XR-1000, XR-2000 and XR-4000.

Glidecam XR-1000


Glidecam XR-2000
The Glidecam XR-Series can also be used with still cameras that shoot video.

Glidecam XR-4000

Glidecam XR-2000 Camera Mounting Platform

Glidecam XR-2000 Precision, Three-Axis Gimbal

Glidecam XR-2000 Base Platform
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Glidecam Industries, now becoming the choice of a generation. Glidecam makes your decisions concerning camera stability and movement, simple and easy. When you wish for your camera to glide smoothly along your chosen path, simply rely, as so many have and still do, on using a Glidecam Camera Stabilizer. Glidecam Industries, Inc., now in its nineteenth year, offers a wide range of camera stabilizers each optimized for various camera weights and shooting conditions.

FEATURES
  • Dynamic Camera Balance Platform (Camera Mounting Platform)
  • Adjustable convergence, precision, three-axis Gimbal
  • No-tools Telescoping Center Post
  • Adjustable, inertial-control Base Platform
  • Foam padded Handle Grip
  • Precision Bearings at all vital points
  • Made with precision Aluminum
  • Anodized Studio Black
  • Laser etched Labeling
  • Allows unrestricted Booming and 360 degree Panning
  • Rubber feet under Base Platform
  • Made in USA
GLIDECAM XR-1000 SPECIFICATIONS
  • Designed for compact, low profile cameras weighing up to 3 pounds.
  • Camera Mounting Head Dimensions: 5.50" x 3.25" x .75"
  • Base Platform Dimensions: 7.81" x 3.25"
  • Central Support Post: .75" diameter
  • 12" tall in shortest mode
  • 16" tall in longest mode
  • Weight: 1.5 pounds without Counter Weight Discs.
  • Each large Counter Weight Disc averages 2.75 ounces.
  • Each small Counter Weight Disc averages 1 ounce.
  • The Glidecam XR-1000 includes 8 large and 4 small Counter Weight Discs.
  • 8 large Counter Weight Discs = 1.38 pounds
  • 4 small Counter Weight Discs = .25 pounds
  • Camera Mounting Plate has 1/4" mounting holes.
  • Base Platform has 1/4" mounting hole for optional LCD Monitor attachment.
  • Made in USA.
GLIDECAM XR-2000 SPECIFICATIONS
  • Designed for compact, low profile cameras weighing from 2 to 6 pounds.
  • Camera Mounting Head Dimensions: 6.00" x 4.187" x .75"
  • Base Platform Dimensions: 10.00" x 4.00"
  • Central Support Post: 1" diameter
  • 15" tall in shortest mode
  • 22" tall in longest modE
  • Weight: 2.1 pounds without Counter Weight Discs.
  • Each large Counter Weight Disc averages 2.75 ounces.
  • Each small Counter Weight Disc averages 1 ounce
  • The Glidecam XR-2000 includes 12 large and 4 small Counter Weight Discs.
  • 12 large Counter Weight Discs = 2.07 pounds
  • 4 small Counter Weight Discs = .25 pounds
  • Camera Mounting Plate has 1/4" mounting holes.
  • Base Platform has 1/4" mounting hole for optional LCD Monitor attachment.
  • Made in USA.
GLIDECAM XR-4000 SPECIFICATIONS
  • Designed for compact and full size cameras weighing from 4 to 10 pounds.
  • Camera Mounting Head Dimensions: 7.00" x 4.75" x 1.125"
  • Base Platform Dimensions: 12.00" x 5.00"
  • Central Support Post: 1" diameter
  • 20" tall in shortest mode
  • 28" tall in longest mode
  • Weight: 3 pounds without Counter Weight Discs.
  • Each large Counter Weight Disc averages 2.75 ounces.
  • Each small Counter Weight Disc averages 1 ounce.
  • The Glidecam XR-4000 includes 12 large and 4 small Counter Weight Discs.
  • 12 large Counter Weight Discs = 2.07 pounds
  • 4 small Counter Weight Discs = .25 pounds
  • Camera Mounting Plate has 1/4" & 3/8" mounting holes.
  • Base Platform has 1/4" mounting hole for optional LCD Monitor attachment.
  • Made in USA.
Prices:
Glidecam XR-1000 for cameras up to 3 lbs $299.00 - Buy from B&H Photo
Glidecam XR-2000 for cameras from 2-6 lbs $399.00 - Buy from B&H Photo
Glidecam XR-4000 for cameras from 4-10 lbs $529.00 - Buy from B&H Photo
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