Rhino ROV Motorized Slider for Your Smartphone and Camera

Rhino Camera Gear recently launched a new Kickstarter campaign for their new ROV Motorized Slider – the smallest slider in their line and one which was designed for both smartphones and cameras up to 2.5kg/5lbs.

Most motorized sliders are pretty big and bulky and some are also quite complex to assemble and re-assemble each time (The Motion Module for the SliderONE by Edelkrone is one of the only exceptions but it is pretty expensive at around $570).

The Rhino ROV uses a coreless DC motor (see info on this technology here), it has unibody aluminum housing/rail and 8 or 16 inches (20/40cm) of travel depending on the specific version (every day/traveler). The somewhat pricer version also comes with a ballhead so you can hook your smartphone or camera and start shooting

Rhino has an iOS apps for working with a smartphone or a camera and the company stated that it is working on Android versions of these apps.

One of the strongest aspects of the new Rhino ROV besides its size and weight is its price – $229 for the ROV, $299 for the ROV Pro on Kickstarter.

We have covered many other products for HDSLR and video on our HDSLR section here on LensVid. Make sure you won’t miss any Kickstarter photography projects on our dedicated Kickstarter page here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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