Although the possibilities are endless for combining SYMPLA components to make totally custom rigs and supports, there are some basic needs that apply to the vast majority of HDSLR videographers, so we put together a few conveniently ready-to-go SYMPLA systems.
SHOULDER SUPPORT SYSTEM
Sympla Shoulder Support System allows support of camera equipment on your shoulder, with swivel-joint handles for perfect control and flexibility. The Shoulder Support is ideal for use with Manfrotto’s new HDSLR Remote Controls, which put camera functions at your fingertips while letting you keep a firm grip on both handles. Kit comprises: 300 mm Rods (2), Sympla Shoulder Pad, Sympla Variable Plate, Sympla Adjustable Handles, Sympla H- Offset, Clips (2). We recommend: Counterweight, Mattebox, Remote Controls.
FLEXIBLE MATTEBOX SYSTEM
The multi-purpose Flexible Mattebox holds 4x4” filters and protects the lens from stray light, while also permitting fast lens changes. The included Variable Plate component, with its vertical and lateral micro-adjusters, allows easy and precise alignment of the lens with the Flexible Mattebox. Compatible with all Manfrotto Video Heads. Kit comprises: 300 mm Rods, Sympla Flexible Mattebox, Sympla Variable Plate, Clips. We recommend: Lens Support, Remote Controls.
LONG LENS SUPPORT SYSTEM
The Long Lens Support reduces the vibrations generated while shooting with long lenses and gives a rigid, stable platform for filming with any camera/lens combination. Compatible with all Manfrotto Video Heads. Kit comprises: 300 mm Rods (2), Sympla Variable Plate, Sympla Lens Support, Sympla Body Support, Sympla V-Offset, 150 mm Rods and Clips. We recommend: Offset, Shoulder Pad, Adjustable Handles.
If you are looking for even more inspiration, we have a dedicated section of SYMPLA example configurations to assist you in building your own.