GL2 and the Steadicam Merlin

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      Hey all,

      Does anyone here run the GL2 with the Steadicam Merlin? On Merlin website, the GL2 is not included in the camera chart and I was wondering if it still could potentially work with the Merlin. If anyone has any first hand experience and would like to share any concerns that would be great.

      Thanks,

      Freeflow

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      I havea SteadCamJr. This was made before the flip out screens were invented and before the cameras of today that weigh less then 4 lbs. I don’t use the screen on the SCJr but I put batteries in it because it happens to be the right counter balance weight that I need. I can’t use my wide angle lense because it is to heavy for the SCJr. (which bums me out). But I would think that the Merlin would be better designed then the Jr. I’m looking forward to getting one and hopefullyI can use my wide angle. I don’t like that the Merlin doesn’t allow itself to be mountable to a tripod. A feature that I like when it is time to chase the bride out the door.

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