MetalJacket 2 Cinematic Production cage for the new Leica SL2.
The MetalJacket 2 is an evolution of the successful edition for the Leica SL (Typ 601) and is a new special LockCircle project designed to fit like a glove around the new powerful Leica SL2 camera, to enhance the cinematic feeling when shooting motion pictures.
One of its features is the exclusive combination between ergonomics that offers an unique handheld feeling and rigging for heavy-duty productions without limitations, with serious protection of the camera.
Also the Leica SL2, with the ultra compact design of the cage , can be used to shot stills without removing the cage itself, done to the tight design and lightweight offered by the sophisticated high-end manufacturing of the MetalJacket 2.
The Metal Jacket offers 150 threads 1/4-20 and 7 threads 3/8-16 for multi accessories mounting like viewfinders, 4K HDMI Recorders, monitors and heavy-duty camera rigging requested by the film industry.
The MetalJacket 2 integrates, with the CineBlock interface mount, the original Leitz Cine / Leica SL-PL Mount creating a monolithic rock solid cinematic production camera, perfect to shoot with premium grade PL-Mount optics.
The NovoBlock integrates the Novoflex and P+S Technik mounts for superior strength using still photography lenses.
The cage integrates the MultiPort HDMI / USB 3.0 / Audio connector port savers for serious camera protection
and no signal loose when shooting in rough production enviroments.
The LockPort offers a 90 degree rear output full-size HDMI adapter for port protection when using monitors or 4K outboard recorders.
The camera baseplate offers really secure mounting (no twisting) with 1/4-20 and 3/8-16 threads (Titanium Grade 5 camera screws supplied), the camera baseplate has front and rear? 1/4-20 threads useful for other mounting applications.
The MetalJacket 2 is engineered for easy and quick ON-OFF camera mounting , locked by the bottom camera titanium screw.
The MetalJacket 2 is available in Classic Black organic anodized finish, or in hard anodized (Mil-Spec) Dura-T (Tactical Grey) for uncompromising quality.
The Metal Jacket cage is incredibly lightweight (245 gr- 8.6 o.z.), and has several threads to mount the (AC) tape measurement (titanium pin) hook at the exact sensor focal plane for serious focus-puller precision work.
An ultra lightweight MicroMega-M baseplate for 15mm rods is available with the modular (joinable) 15mm rods system, CNC machined from genuine Titanium Grade 5.
An Arri BP-8 Baseplate Adapter is engineered to interface the MetalJacket 2 with the universal Arri 19mm rods world of accessories, follow focus, aperture / focus motors and matteboxes.
MetalJacket 2 by LockCircle features:
- Sophisticated cage design for enhanced still and motion ?feeling
- Easy ON-OFF camera mounting
- Right hand camera grabbing optimized
- Ultra lightweight cage, weight is only 245gr. - 8.6 oz.
- 150 threads 1/4-20 and 7 threads 3/8-16 for extreme rigging
- Heavy-duty camera baseplate with 1/4-20 and 3/8-16 threads
- CineBlock mount for original Leitz Cine Leica SL/PL Mount
- NovoBlock for Novoflex and P+S Technik lens mounts
- Evo Top Grip handle, compatible with BoomBooster grip handle
- Arri BP-8 Adapter Interface for 19mm rods system
- CNC machined from billet aluminum
- Organic Black anodizing finish
- Mil-A 8625 Type III (Mil-Spec) surface anodized (Dura-T )
- Genuine Titanium Grade 5 knobs and screws
- Camera control display full visible (shaped design)
- MultiPort HDMI / USB 3.0 / Audio / Interface port savers
- LockPort 90 degree rear full-size HDMI output
- Genuine Modular Titanium Grade 5 Rods 15mm
- Focal Plain thread for AC measurement hook (titanium pin)
- MicroMega-M modular ultra-lightweight baseplate (15 rods)
- Designed and manufactured in Italy (Lake Como) by LockCircle
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