Seattle-based Second has been making rigorously designed smartphone equipment for almost a decade.
Its newest providing is a filmmaking gadget that makes use of the MagSafe system discovered on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, although in case your smartphone doesn’t have it, you may add a magnet utilizing Second’s $10 MagSafe stick-on adapter.
Aimed primarily at filmmakers, vloggers, and enthusiastic home-video hobbyists, Second’s new Cell Filmmaker Cage permits you to mount not solely your telephone but additionally a bunch of equipment equivalent to microphones, lights, and handles, enabling you to take away annoying muddle from instantly round your handset. The cage’s cable administration slots additionally aid you to maintain your wires tidy and out of the way in which of the lens.
Extra importantly, the Cell Filmmaker Cage permits you to get extra inventive with digicam angles as holding the cage as an alternative of the telephone provides extra freedom and flexibility. Gripping the cage additionally provides extra safety and peace of thoughts — significantly if you’re on the transfer — as holding solely the handset generally is a bit tough in sure positions.
To get began with the Cell Filmmaker Cage, merely lock your smartphone to the middle of the gadget utilizing Second’s proprietary (M)Power magnet array. You’ll be able to then add equipment to any of the numerous mounts designed as a part of the cage.
A pleasant contact is the cage’s capability to face on a flat floor and not using a tripod, although earlier than you stroll away make sure that it’s correctly balanced if you happen to’ve connected any cumbersome equipment.
In the event you’re somebody who enjoys capturing video in your telephone and also you already use varied devices to boost your footage, Second’s new cage might actually be a helpful addition to your filmmaking package.
Second’s Cell Filmmaker Cage contains aluminum and rubber and weighs 0.6 kilos (270 grams). The device costs $99 from Second’s on-line retailer.
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