Tyler Camera Systems is experienced in working with the film industry to provide a variety of stabilizing camera mounts. Many of these camera mounts were originally developed to be utilized when filming from a helicopter over great heights. But now the Minigyro offers wider latitude. It’s not just for helicopters. So with the correct stabilizing camera mount in place, a camera operator is able to consistently maintain a smooth and steady shot.
While the Steadicam has practically become a household word, it is the Minigyro that now offers the freedom to use a stabilizing camera mount on camera packages weighting up to 30 lbs The Minigyro is an all-purpose stabilizing camera mount manufactured. for multi purpose shooting platform, i.e., motorcycles, ATV’s, trucks, and for longer hand held requirements an Easyrig. So impressive is this stabilizing mount, that it was the winner of the prestigious Vidy Award NAB in 2010.
With this innovation, everyone is now able to shoot on the ground from any type of moving vehicle or aloft while in a helicopter, small aircraft, military air ship, or even a boat.. Camera technicians enjoy working with the Tyler Minigyro in particular, as it requires no installation and does not need to be approved by the FAA at any time. In addition, this stabilizing camera mount can be attached to a hand-held extension to enhance intensive lower ground shooting techniques.
Everyone from amateurs to professionals are able to use a Minigyro. This camera mount works with camcorders, film, still, digital, and even GoPro cameras. Available for rental world wide at rates beginning at $400 USD per day plus 24-28 volt batteries, the Tyler Minigyro is perfect for both independents and professionals on a tight budget.
What truly makes this stabilizing camera mount unique, is that it houses 2-K8 Kenyon gyros and the camera is able to be easily tilted up or down as desired. Designed with a “Shock Tube” to stabilize vibrations, getting a smooth shot while in continuous motion is assured. The compact size of this stabilizing mount makes it great for tight places.
When filming has been completed, its mounting plate gives users the ability to release their camera quickly. When in transit, the Tyler Minigyro travels in its own wheeled case. Weighing a total of 43 pounds without batteries, filmmakers on the move now have the stabilizing mount they need to get the shots they want either on the ground or in the air.