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Maxwel Fisher last won the day on July 25 2022

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  1. For sale is a used, but loved Paralinx Tomahawk Kit with 1 Transmitter and 2 Receivers + Panel Array. Used a handful of times since I acquired it a few years ago. Sitting on a shelf now. Everything works as it should. Never had any issues with it. For those unfamiliar, the Paralinx brand was bought by Teradek and then dissolved, but the Tomahawk is on par with the Teradek Bolt 2000 if memory serves. Located in Atlanta, GA Happy to ship at buyers expense. Asking $2800 | OBO Includes the following: 1 x Paralinx Tomahawk transmitter (SDI) 2 x Paralinx Tomahawk receivers (w/ Gold Mount) 1 x 12" PTap to Lemo Cable 1 x 18" PTap to Lemo Cable 1 x Paralinx Sidearm transmitter mounting bracket 2 x Paralinx Perch receiver mounting brackets 1 x Paralinx Array MIMO panel antenna for receiver (Gold-Mount) 7 x Type-N to RP-SMA Cables for use with Array 1 x Battery Plate (male) for mounting Array to receiver (Gold-Mount) 4 x 5G Mushroom Antennas for transmitter 2 x Standard 5dbi Antennas for transmitter 10 x Standard 2dbi Antennas for receivers 3 x AC Adapters for receivers or transmitter 2 x IR Cables 1 x Remote for menu access 1 x Mini-USB to USB Cable (for future firmware updates) 1 x Custom Pelican 1550 Case Hardware and spuds to mount receivers to stand
  2. @Kevin Kisling, Ultimate - 5lbs 5ozs Ultimate 2 - 4lbs 8ozs Ultimate 3 - 4lbs 6ozs
  3. Don't know if these meet your requirements, but George has these for sale:
  4. Hi all, Looking for an old XCS docking station you might have collecting dust to turn into a mini dock for a second stand. Let me know. Thanks!
  5. I don't know the actual cost, but I think it's somewhere in the $7,000 range. This is a big guess based on someone who sold one gently used in 2019 in the UK for 5,500GBP (~6500USD).
  6. Based on this older post here it seems like the plates Haris has should fit with potentially a small adjustment to the lock mechanism (found in your Tiffen manual). The bigger issue seems to potentially be the height of the plates. Hope this helps.
  7. Hey John, Nothing from Greg (he's stated a few times now that he's got no interest in retooling his gimbal to fit the volt or the volt to fit the gimbal) or Tiffen, but there is a post on one of the Facebook steadicam groups that shows a photo of a supposed Volt/MK-V setup on MK-V's 2" post. No additional information yet. Betz's sled is 1.86" so that wont work on Greg's 2" post. Greg started making a 1.75" for those who wanted a volt with his system. Holding out a little longer might prove fruitful if MK-V brings something to market, but who knows if it will actually happen. Since they don't own any rights or patents to the volt, they'd have to partner with Tiffen I suspect. Realistically, it might have just been a one off that they did to see if it could be done or they will offer up some kind of service to modify the volt to 2" for those who want it.
  8. It's a long shot, but maybe Optical Support in the UK can help? As far as doing it yourself, while it is not identical to the Pro arm, there is a service video that they have on their website (linked below). I suspect you could use that tutorial as a rough guide to replace it yourself.
  9. Spent the better part of six hours at Greg's shop trying to sort out a peculiar issue with my Pro Cinema HD J box and DBIII. Until recently, I noticed that my sled doesn't maintain static balance once tilted either forward or backward. When returned upright it would seek a position way out of balance. Having recently adopted a longer drop time, I wonder if the problem always existed, but went unnoticed. We started with my sled. Pro Cinema HD. DBIII. Gen 3 Battery. 2" XCS Post. XCS Gimbal. XCS Monitor Bracket. 4 second drop time. We then tested the gimbal and the battery rack with an Ultimate top stage (pro mount bottom, xcs bayonet mount top) and weight plate. The sled would seek it's original balanced position after each tilt test so we ruled out the gimbal and the battery rack (although there is a great deal of flex in the AB mounts since it's held on by one thumb screw and two banana plugs). Doing the same test as we did initially with my sled at the same drop time did not yield any irregularities. We measured the conical pins in my top J box mount and found one was out of tolerance, though not terribly (the right rear suggesting that might be the culprit). Trying Greg's XCS/Pro mount with four pins was better. When tilted back the sled did a better job of finding its initial position, but when tilting forward the sled would still seek a position way out of balance. We also discovered that the mount he made took some extra machining to fit my J box. Based on the specifications he used to design it, it seems not all J boxes are made equally. For reference, it has S/N 093 stamped on the side. We also tested the flex from the camera plate on the weight cage and found that at its worse, there was 56 thousandths of an inch in flex. Not the worst he's seen from Pro, but not the best. While 56 thousandths is not something you can necessarily see, it is by all means not great. By the end of it all, it seems that the issue might lie somewhere in the mating of the donkey box to the junction box. That flex seems to be what causes the sled to not seek its original static balance. One expects some flex as there are a number of components that are stressed when you put 30+ lbs of weight on something that has such a small footprint holding it all together to the post. What we saw was the flex when tilted would not release when returned upright, essentially sticking and then the sled finding itself out of balance. I'm planning to send the Junction Box and Donkey Box off to Pro to be serviced in the coming weeks, but am curious how many other people have experienced this? When Pro redesigned and released the Cine Live J Box, did they make it more robust or has the problem persisted? Overall, this isn't meant to lambast. I love my sled and all its quirks. It has served me well and I know it will continue to do so. It's just frustrating.
  10. Hey Kevin, I was actually at his shop today and didn't think to ask. I kind of forgot that I posed this question. Now that it's up at the top again, maybe someone will chime in and I'll shoot Greg a message in the meantime.
  11. Maxwel Fisher

    LEH Weight

    Curious if anyone can give the weights of the various Ultimate LEHs? Thought I'd ask here first before going to Greg. Cheers!
  12. @Alfeo Dixon SOC I believe Nate Anderson has one. If you need his contact, let me know.
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