Tag Archives: Steadicam Vest. Merlin


One of the problems with choosing a Stabilizer Vest is finding one that can work with lightweight systems. I tried my Steadicam Vest, and the CAME 7000 Gimbal (no counterweights) is too light to compress the springs on the ISO Arm. Total fail - back to the drawing board...

CAME Gimbal Steadicam Vest

If you're wondering how I have the Steadicam Arm connected to the Gimbal, the hollow handle is placed over my DIY Adapter originally for my Glidecam. Here's a closer look at how I made the adapter: https://cheesycam.com/steadicam-merlin-vest-to-glidecam-hd4000-diy-adapter/