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Nomad Panohead for Samyang 7.5mm MFT

PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:13 pm
by thomash
Nomad Panohead for Samyang 7.5mm MFT

The first prototype has arrived and is operational. It will be available for purchase in the beginning of November after verification of the second version, which has a smaller footprint, is more compact, and can be used with both camera grip up and down.

It is a lightweight and compact fixed tilt panohead with a rotator at 15 degree increments, marks for 4 and 6 divisions, and has free access to both aperture and focus rings.

Estimated price $150 USD

Pictured below is the operational first version and a rendering of the second version. See link for more details.

+5 Specs
Height - 122 mm 4.80"
Width - 80 mm 3.15"
Depth - 41 mm 1.61"
Base Dia. - 38 mm 1.50"
Weight - 100 g 3.5 oz

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:24 pm
by mediavets
That looks very good.

The price is attractive too.

PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:14 am
by thomash
Nomad Panohead for Samyang 7.5mm MFT fisheye lens, +5°, +2.5°, and +0° versions are now available. $150 USD

Also available are discounted prototypes in working, accurate condition, from $130 USD


PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:25 pm
by thomash

PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:38 am
by thomash
Footprints have been reduced to 9 degrees radius, 31mm diameter base.

Newly designed version of the Nomad Panohead for Samyang 7.5mm MFT Fisheye lens is now compatible with all current models of micro 4/3 lenses, including the new Panasonic G3 and GX1, and Olympus OM-D E-M5.

Newly designed version for pole panos offset in front of pole footprint for 0 degree footprint, currently being tested.

Updated design for Sony NEX cameras include a cutout for IR sensor.

New panohead design for Sony NEX cameras. Not for sale. Under long term development.