SOLOSHOT2 – the Next Gen Robot Cameraman

About two years ago  Chris Boyle, Scott Taylor and designer Alex Sammons came up with a robotic camera head known as SOLOSHOT which yo can mount on a tripod and using a using a wireless transmitter can track almost any object moving and capture it on video. Fast forward to the present and a second generation unit known as SOLOSHOT2.

SOLOSHOT2

The second iteration of the robotic head has some advantages over the first gen device.  Some of the main features of the SOLOSHOT2 are:

  • Vertical Tracking +/- 60 degrees at up to 30 degrees per second.
  • Range from 15-2,000 feet.
  • Accessory dock for hardware expansion.
  • Stronger motors for faster horizontal panning with DSLRs up to 5 pounds.
  • Up to 80 degrees per second and full 360-degree turn.
  • Accessories for automatic zooming and start/pause recording.
  • A smaller, lighter transmitter.
  • Usable with third-party tripods

Here is a short BMX rider video shot with the help of the SOLOSHOT2 

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You can pre-order the SOLOSHOT2 on B&H for just under $400.

Some extra information on the SOLOSHOT2 

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