DIY DSLR Camera Shoulder Rig

Saturday 9th July 2011

DIY DSLR Camera Shoulder Rig

This is a DSLR Camera Shoulder Rig that I scratch built for use with my Canon 550D running magic lantern.  The main frame was constructed from aluminium blocks and rods.  The loupe was purchased cheaply from ebay, with a custom built follow focus and the shock mount for my Zoom H1N made from drain pipe & elastic bands.  I've had a chance to use it in the field and it worked really well.

Categories: DIY/Modding

Posted by Ash Bostock at 16:31

Miguel Herrera
29th December 2013 at 20:38

nice looking rig.
looking at doing one myself.
can i ask where you got the clamps from?
an indeed the rods, found lots who can do the rods on line but not at 15mm outer diameter.

Ash Bostock
30th December 2013 at 09:08

Thanks Miguel. I found it very difficult to find 15mm rods so I brought larger diameter ones and got them machined down to 15mm on a lathe. The clamps I built by hand from scratch out of a block of aluminium.

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