Redrock Micro ultraCage & ultraBase for Video-Capable DSLRs

Redrock Micro launched the new ultraCage DSLR and ultraBase support for video-enabled DSLR cameras. The ultraCage DSLR has been called an essential accessory for converting the DSLR camera body into a movie-making production powerhouse.

Video DSLRs have arrived as legitimate filmmaking tools. Groundbreaking cameras like the Canon 5D MKIII and the new Nikon D800 deliver advanced movie features and outstanding results. However, the form factor of DSLRs severely limits the stability of shots and the ability to adapt accessories that are commonplace for high-quality filmmaking. Redrock products have evolved along with DSLRs and now offer the best solutions for shooting high quality movies with DSLR rigs.

The ultraCage DSLR delivers rock-solid support and stability for DSLR cameras. The ultraCage secures the camera body at three points: screws into the camera base, fastens to the top hot shoe and locks the camera in place with the anti-rotation pin. The ultraCage supports a wide variety of DSLR bodies and has been tested with the Canon 60D, 7D, 5D MKII, 5D MKIII, and Nikon D800/ D800e camera bodies. You will not find a support cage anywhere that is more stable, functional or reliable.

The ultraCage DSLR adds industry-standard 15mm bottom rails for accessories such as a mattebox, follow focus or lens support. The built-in 15mm top rail support is great for adding accessories you want to keep with your camera on every setup, such as camera-top monitors or remote focus motors.

The cage surrounds the camera with 22 mounting holes (standard 1/4" and 3/8") that are perfect for attaching and positioning virtually any other accessory available. The ultra Series of accessories from Redrock can extend the ultraCage with extended top and bottom rails, triple the mounting points and additional mounting plates for advanced accessories such as external batteries, external recorders, audio units and remote focusing.

In addition, the powerPack Universal accessory delivers a powered cage option so all camera-top accessories and the camera itself can be powered from a single, long-lasting source using an external battery.

The ultraCage DSLR can be used to create any type of rig, from handheld to full studio. Redrock offers pre-built bundles for handheld, shouldermount, and studio setups based on the original ultraCage. Using Redrock's family of 400+ cinema accessories and building blocks, virtually any rig can be created to fit your shooting style and budget. With the ultraCage DSLR, your camera can now take advantage of Redrock's ultra Series of advanced support accessories for sleek, sophisticated camera setups.

Product details can be found on the ultraCage DSLR and ultraBase atstore.redrockmicro.com/Catalog/ultraCageHandheldRigs/ultraCage-DSLR

ultraCage DSLR and ultraBase are shipping starting mid-May, and are available from Redrock direct at store.redrockmicro.com and from authorized Redrock Micro resellers worldwide. ultraBase starts at $299, ultraCage DSLR starts at $595.

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barvelou's picture

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leonardo85's picture

These are powerful features for a camera and it would enhance the user experience. However, when it comes to high quality video production I do not think that these would at all be useful. I work at a Video Editing San Francisco company and I know that you need special cameras for such production.

leodan77's picture

I agree. The standards of video production Tucson internships have taught me that specialized video equipment require much more specific features.

opaler's picture

The hole distribution looks a lot like the one on the mounts for flat screens. I've only recently learned that StandsandMounts.com offers flat panel mounts and I can't wait to see what they have. With enough creativity, one cage suspended camera connected to a suspended flat screen or computer monitor could work as an excellent emergency surveillance system.

crazyzoarhaina's picture

Yeah, that camera have so much advantages and some Edmonton video production also want to use that. According to me that It has demand in market and Maybe People should have to buy that.

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