FreshDV Review: Cinevate Ballare Dolly
A first look at Cinevate's camera dolly solution
By Matthew Jeppsen | May 01, 2008
We recently had the opportunity to check out Cinevate's Ballare dolly solution. The Ballare is almost entirely constructed of aluminum, and as such is quite rigid. It breaks down into a relatively small size for transport, and weighs around 45 lbs. It can run on schedule 40 PVC pipe, or any other 1" or 1 1/4" track. This was a pre-production model, and it is my understanding that since our test Cinevate has integrated a few of our suggestions into the production model, like a more robust pushbar design. For a detailed look at the dolly system, watch the video below.
This FreshDV Classic article is licensed and republished at ProVideoCoalition with permission.
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