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Overhead Camera Slider-Dolly System using the RailDolly 2X

Overhead Camera Slider-Dolly System using the RailDolly 2X

James McKenzie (MO) came up with this overhead camera slider-dolly system using our RailDolly 2X. The RailDolly 2X is a “captive rail” system so the carriage locks onto the pipe or rail that is being used. The huge benefit with our design vs. other pipe-slider type systems are the wheels on both the top and bottom of the carriage. This allows for uneven...

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DIY Camera Dolly Example with Acrylics and Aluminum Pipe.

DIY Camera Dolly Example with Acrylics and Aluminum Pipe.

Nice DIY Camera Dolly project from BASLICO Studios (Barcelona). They used our MicroWheels mounted to a thick piece of acrylic as the camera dolly carriage. The rail/track is nicely constructed using some aluminum pipe with brackets underneath to space the track appropriately....

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RigMount Magnetic Mounts underwater for the Today Show.

RigMount Magnetic Mounts underwater for the Today Show.

Minneapolis DP Mark Hentges and Mark Mostad (Audio) recently worked on a feature for NBC’s Today Show highlighting the Amphicar, an amphibious vehicle produced in the 60’s that didn’t exactly take over the world but nonetheless has a very dedicated following. It always makes a surreal impression when it drives down a boat landing and into the...

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Huge Camera Slider in Ireland

Huge Camera Slider in Ireland

If you’re ever wondered how to get a 16′ camera slider onto a small island in Ireland, Professor William Donaruma (Notre Dame) has the answer. Constructed from 16′ lengths of 2×4’s and transported by boat, William was able to get some fantastic footage with his Red Epic X in this remote location without traditional support gear. The...

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Modified Camera Dolly Hack

Modified Camera Dolly Hack

Here we modify an inexpensive tripod dolly and hi-hat with MicroWheels to make a multipurpose track dolly. Three standard filmmaking tools combined for use together. What makes the DIY build so easy in this example is that the caster for the tripod floor-dolly is attached with a bolt that passes all the way through the metal tube of the collapsable frame. The...

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DIY Motorized Camera Slider

DIY Motorized Camera Slider

Here is a creative DIY motorized camera slider / dolly from a RigWheels user in Japan. He’s used a gear-drive mechanism from RC car parts along with our MicroWheels. Also very unique are the connected wheel mounts allowing for very easy curved tabletop moves. All around very...

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Shot with RigWheels

Here is a video showing different types of camera dolly and slider moves all achieved using one set of RigWheels in different configurations. The versatility of what you can do with one set of RigWheels to position and move your camera in different ways in unmatched for the size and low cost....

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Pelican Case Camera Dolly / Slider

Pelican Case Camera Dolly / Slider

In this video we demonstrate how to build a great little dolly / slider using a Pelican 1150 case, a Manfrotto 496RC2 and a set of MicroWheels. The great thing about this build is that you don’t even need a measuring tape to do it because the 4 drill points for the MicroWheels are already mapped out on the Pelican Case. We also show examples of builds using...

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DIY Video Camera Dolly using RigWheels and $15 in parts

DIY Video Camera Dolly using RigWheels and $15 in parts

RigWheels MicroWheels are a new multi purpose camera dolly / slider wheel for video production that you can configure in many ways. In this demonstration we are constructing a DIY camera tripod dolly using PVC Pipe and some bolts that cost around $15.00. What makes RigWheels MicroWheels unique are their 4 high quality bearing wheels per carriage. The bearings are...

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DIY 8 foot Camera Slider Tutorial

DIY 8 foot Camera Slider Tutorial

  One of the coolest things about MicroWheels is that they can run inside of Slider Track (box track) making the possibilities for camera rigging almost endless. Most camera sliders available are around 3 or 4 feet long but if you are shooting outside or in large spaces you need more length to get a camera move that creates a dramatic effect. With MicroWheels...

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