Miller Introduces Combo Live Pedestal Series and Compass 23 Fluid Head at 2016 NAB

Miller Camera Support will introduce the new Combo Live Pedestal Series — optimized for live production — as well as the new Compass 23 Fluid Head at 2016 NAB.

Miller said the new Combo Live Pedestal Series offers a sturdy design for maximum stability in live studio applications. With a carry handle for the column and dolly, this compact and portable pedestal range offers an easy setup with column tension control and a safety lock.

Its air adjustable column system also allows for quick payload balancing. The series features precise-smooth low noise in the shot column with a 450 mm stroke, an independent dolly wheel axle brake system, multiple wheel positions for linear or radius dolly tracking, 125 mm dual ball bearing wheels for quick swivel-turn action and a central hub locking column with adjustable spider arm supports.

The series was built with a steering wheel diameter of 294 mm and 400 mm, a dolly tracking width of 964 mm, sturdy adjustable cable guards and a portable hand pump with pressure gauge. The pedestals will be available as a system paired with several of Miller’s popular fluid heads.

Miller Compass 23 Head

Miller Compass 23 Head

The Compass 23 Fluid Head is the newest entrant to Miller’s 100 mm range and provides users with the capability to add more lens and rig options without completely going out of the 75 mm price point. It is designed to handle a variety of setups, from those that employ a light rigging with just a camera and a lens to a full rig adding on monitors, wireless mics and batteries.

To accommodate different setups, the Compass 23 is equipped with 3+0 selectable positions of high-performance drag and four counterbalance positions for payloads from approximately eight to 30 pounds. It also has a 120 mm sliding camera plate with 60 mm travel for perfect balancing.

This new fluid head comes equipped with readily accessible controls and illuminated bubble level, superior pan/tilt locks utilizing disc brakes and replaceable tilt end rosette. 

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