Zacuto

Next Generation Recoil® Rigs


for Cinema Cameras

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The Cine EVF Recoil rig is compatible with the RED One, Epic, Epic Dragon, Scarlet, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, AJA Cion, Canon EOS C700, and Kinefinity Kinemax 6K. The universal fit and adjustability of our VCT Pro baseplate and other accessories means this one rig easily fits all of these cameras.

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RED, Blackmagic, AJA, and ARRI are known for their professional, high-quality cameras. Pioneers of 4K for unrivaled detail and resolution, these camera companies push the boundaries with features like ARRI’s ALEV III Super-35 sized CMOS Bayer-pattern sensor and the 6K RED Epic Dragon sensor.

Next Generation Recoil rigs are designed for optimal balance and comfort when shoulder mounted or on a tripod. With lenses and cameras being similar weights, the balance point approximately is where the lens meets the camera body. In a Recoil rig, the balance point needs to be directly over your shoulder which puts the camera behind you. This requires focus, monitoring and camera controls to be relocated forward, creating a lighter and shorter rig. Next Generation Recoil rigs are compatible with all cameras from a mirrorless to a camera the size of an ALEXA.

cine recoil rig with multiple cameras

Cameras with built in shoulder pads, like the AJA Cion and ARRI ALEXA, require you to essentially balance the entire camera weight in your hands. This seriously limits the length of time you can work shoulder-mounted. Correctly balance these cameras by adding the VCT Pro baseplate under the foot of the camera. You’ll immediately notice how much lighter the rig feels.

Next Generation Recoil Rigs for Cinema Cameras

cine recoil

Cine EVF Recoil

The Cine EVF Recoil includes the VCT Pro Baseplate. Inspired by traditional ENG cameras, it will help you achieve ideal balance and is universal for all cameras. A Zgrip Zwivel fully articulating handgrip rounds out the front of the rig. There’s plenty of space to add a Z-Drive follow focus and Tornado grip (not included.)

The included Recoil Handle has two, Zacuto designed, locking coldshoes and a quick release 15mm rod port for an Axis Mini EVF Mount and EVF (not included.)

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Here’s how this rig breaks down:

Cinema Rig Breakdown

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Thank you for your interest in Zacuto’s Next Generation Recoil Rig for the RED ONE, Epic, Epic Dragon, Scarlet, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Canon EOS C700, AJA Cion, Kinefinity Kinemax 6K and ARRI Alexa. Have questions about any of this rig or any components? Please contact our sales and customer service team at (312) 863 3452 or sales@zacuto.com. Live chat is also available during Chicago business hours.

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