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Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus
 
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Zacuto Z-DRV Z-Drive Universal Direct Drive Follow Focus

Manufacturer: ZACUTO

Item #: ZCT-Z-DRV   •   MFG #: Z-DRV

 

List Price:$550.00
Our Price:$522.50

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The Zacuto Z-Drive is a unique, universal direct drive follow focus, designed with single operator shoulder mounted rigs in mind. Because it has a universal joint and no internal gears it can't develop play. It attaches to a single 15mm diameter rod and curves away from the operator at a 60 degree angle creating space and distance from the lens for comfortable use when the camera is on your shoulder. This is the perfect follow focus for a Recoil kit set up (where the camera is directly over your shoulder) as it brings focus control further forward as well as down for comfortable operation. The Z-Drive can operate in four modes and is extremely adjustable for all size lenses. It can operate on the camera assistant or operators side of the rig positioned forward toward the lens or backward towards the tripod/dolly etc...This makes for easy operation with a standard follow focus whip used on a tripod.

The Z-Drive slides onto a single 15mm diameter rod (on the left or right of your camera) and tightens in place next to your lens with a Zacuto quick-release ratcheting red lever. It comes with a fixed 1 3/4" diameter .8 pitch gear to connect to your lens. If your lenses are not pitched to .8 or are not pitched at all (most DSLR and basic video camera lenses are not) you can add the Zipgear Universal to your lens so the teeth match our gear correctly for smooth rotation. The ZipGears can be cut to fit the circumference of your lens and tightened with an Allen key. These ZipGear straps are pitched to .8 and are 13.5" long.

The Z-Drive has a slender marking disc to create distance marks for repeatable focus pulls and a standard whip port. We recommend using the Z-Drive with the Tornado grip when working handheld. The Tornado attaches to the Z-Drive whip port and works in tandem with the Z-Drive to create a unique mechanical follow focus handgrip perfect for single operator shoulder mounted work.

 
 

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