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Action ModuleWhen it comes to sliders, edelkrone has really made a name for themselves with the super portable SliderPLUS, and to make it a true microcosmic powerhouse they’ve introduced motion capture and time-lapse tools, the Wizard and Craft Modules. However, edelkrone is upping the ante once again by combining the slider control of the Wizard and time-lapse capabilities of the Craft into an all-in-one device, the Action Module, which aims at allowing filmmakers to complete a wider range of cinematographic tasks (especially when used with the innovative Target Module), while still offering the simplicity and portability the company is known for. More »

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wing-300x174After a crazy week at NAB, the dust is finally starting to settle. We’ve seen some pretty nifty announcements thus far, and you can read about all of them on our NAB News page. There’s one announcement, however, that we have yet to cover though. Edelkrone, the company responsible for the most compact rigs and sliders known to man, has announced several new professional camera movement products, some of which will literally fit in your pocket, and one of which might be an even more revolutionary slider design than the SliderPlus. Read on to learn more. More »

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Pocket ShotFor all of you DSLR run and gun filmmakers, Edelkrone’s new camera stabilizer might be the solution that you’ve been looking for to shaky camera movement. With a cleverly creative design, the Pocket Shot goes from being a pocket-sized hunk of plastic, to a multi-tool with different stabilizing combinations that are made depending on how you unfold it. Boasting portability and versatility, the Pocket Shot is definitely worth taking a look at. Find out more after the jump. More »

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sliderplus-v2-mediumHow do you make a slider smaller and more portable without losing travel distance? That’s exactly what edelkrone figured out how to do with their SliderPLUS, and they are now introducing a brand new version called the SliderPLUS V2 that aims to improve on many aspects of the original, while still providing small size and long travel. Check out some videos showing off the new V2 slider below, and if you order it or any other edelkrone items by today, there is free shipping worldwide. More »

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They’ve only just begun shipping the SliderPLUS+, but edelkrone has now unveiled the SliderPLUS XL, which takes everything that was good about the SliderPLUS+, and makes it even slidier. Whether you consider it (r)evolutionary or not, it’s a pretty ingenious concept, where you can take a relatively small device and get twice the movement out of it thanks to its design. Click through to learn more about it. More »

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Filmmaking equipment maker edelkrone recently unveiled their reinvented slider, the Slider PLUS+, and they showed off a brief animated clip giving you a sense of what it could do. Now we’ve got a real-life video of the slider in action with a DSLR, and the results are impressive for such a tiny device. Click through to check out the video. More »

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Edelkrone has announced their new slider invention that was hinted at a few days ago. The new device, called the Slider PLUS+, answers the question of portability without sacrificing length. I suggested that they may be introducing a slider that can be extended non-intrusively, and they’ve done that, but in a way that makes the rig one of the most portable options out there without hurting performance. Check out the introduction video: More »

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Sliders have been all the rage lately in the film world, and for good reason: they allow you to set up a dolly shot much faster than any traditional dolly and they can be leveled in seconds rather than minutes. Unfortunately, not all sliders are created equal, and many just can’t quite get perfectly smooth movements either because of cost-cutting, or because of engineering choices. Some have other problems related to portability. Edelkrone thinks they’ve solved one of the issues with sliders, and they are unveiling it on December 12 — and if you guess what it is correctly, you have a chance to win one of your very own mystery sliders. More »

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There are plenty of interesting designs for follow focuses out there, and some just take the basic design and make it cheap and sturdy. Edelkrone is known for coming up with fascinating solutions to problems that exist with filmmaking gear, and the FocusONE PRO is no exception. If you’re using DSLRs and doing all of the shooting yourself, this looks like it could be a really innovative way to get marks quickly that can be repeated relatively easily. More »

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I saw some nifty rigs from edelkrone at last year’s NAB, and while I haven’t done any real-world shooting with their products, their latest rig caught my eye: the aptly-named Pocket Rig claims to be the “World’s Most Compact and Light DSLR Rig.” Here’s the release video: More »