RED modified their methodology fairly a bit once they launched the KOMODO. It didn’t want a ton of additional bits and items to start out taking pictures, all you wanted to do was connect a battery, pop in a card and also you have been good to go. Nevertheless, as with all compact cinema cameras, many filmmakers discovered enhancements to ergonomics and performance with the addition of some rigging and equipment.
Coming from DP Lars Goldbach is one other setup that includes the RED KOMODO 6K with one other bunch of really useful equipment. This can be a comparatively latest one put collectively in 2021 if you’re trying from one thing new.
On the core of this rig construct is the Ignite Digi KEYSTONE because the cage. This can be a stable construct and has loads of mounting factors for all of your different equipment. Including on to that is the Digital camera High Plate B and Common Digital camera Backside Plate, to provide slightly extra construction to the complete cage. The underside plate additionally suits on a Ronin, which is sweet. And there may be additionally a Twin Rod Mount.
For lenses, he did choose up an RF-to-PL Mount Adapter to make use of his cinema lenses. You may choose up no matter you favor, like this selection from Picket Digital camera.
Picture Credit score: WC
KOMODO runs on two Canon BP sequence battery packs by default, however for operating off some extra customary V-mount batteries there’s a good plate adapter from Tilta. He then runs some LEMO cables for powering equipment together with a D-tap from the battery. It isn’t RED licensed so that you don’t get true battery share.
For wi-fi monitoring, Lars tacked on a Vaxis Storm 1000S Transmitter Equipment. He was capable of mount it proper to the facet of the cage.
On the highest, he provides on a couple of 15mm rods. He simply makes use of a couple of from SmallRig which might be carbon fiber. To this he mounts the Tilta Nucleus-M for controlling the lens.
Picture Credit score: TILTA
Now that all the things is wired up, he provides the High Deal with. Additionally from Ignite Digi, it is a fast launch deal with design that secures to the highest plate. To the entrance of this he provides a monitor mount with ARRI locator pins.
Lastly, you simply throw in your battery, matte field, and different remaining bits and you’re able to go.
It’s a pleasant therapeutic watch to see Lars simply put collectively and if you’re trying to construct your individual KOMODO rig, you would possibly be taught one thing from how he will get his arrange.
[source: Lars Goldbach – DP]
RED KOMODO 6K Cinema Digital camera (B&H)
Ignite Digi KEYSTONE for RED KOMODO (Ignite)
Ignite Digi Digital camera High Plate B (Ignite)
Ignite Digi Gimbal Mate Common Digital camera Backside Plate (Ignite)
Ignite Digi Twin Rod Mount (Ignite)
Picket Digital camera Canon RF to PL Mount Adapter (B&H)
Tilta Twin Canon BP to V-Mount Battery Plate Adapter (B&H)
Vaxis Storm 1000S Wi-fi Equipment (B&H)
SmallRig 15mm Carbon Fiber Rod Set (B&H)
Tilta Nucleus-M Wi-fi Lens Management System (B&H)
Ignite Digi Fast Launch High Deal with (Ignite)