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Merlin adds magic to Canon EOS 7D and 5D Mk II

Tiffen Europe has announced a new steadicam system called the Merlin for cameras weighing up to 5 lbs (2.25 kg), such as V-DSLRs like the Canon EOS 5D MkII. For more information, please see below.

Press release


MOVIE ENTHUSIASTS DISCOVER NEW APPLICATION FOR THE STEADICAM MERLIN WITH CANON 5D & 7D DIGITAL SLRS!

Enterprising movie enthusiasts have discovered that Steadicam's entry-level image stabilizing system the Merlin, is the ideal partner for the latest Canon 5D or 7D DSLRs, with their full frame 21 megapixel full frame sensors and 1080 pixel true HD (high definition) movie recording facility.
Although big rig Steadicams are best known in the world of Hollywood feature films or on the touchline at live sporting events, the Merlin can in fact achieve virtually everything it’s stablemate brothers can, albeit with more compact, lightweight cameras weighing up to 5 lbs (2.25 kgs) - such as the Canon 5D or 7D.
With the Merlin/Canon 5D or 7D set-up, you can replicate those smooth co…