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5 Best Motorized Camera Sliders

There are hundreds of camera sliders out there and it can be pretty intimidating to know which one to buy. There are many mixed reviews and a lot of brands to choose from. Therefore, the decision to choose the correct slider can be a daunting task. That’s why in this article we’re going to talk about the top 5 best motorized camera sliders, so that you can stop feeling so overwhelmed.

1. Glide Gear ADDER 250 PRO Roller Slider

The ADDER, according to Glide Gear, has a 50 pound capacity. It has a smooth running roller bearing sled system, (if you watch the video, you’ll definitely want it). It has multiple mounting options, so you don’t have to worry about not capturing a certain scene the way you want.

It’s feet are adjustable, so if you’re on rocky dirt or uneven mountainous terrain, the shots are stable. The slider has 2 locking breaks, so you don’t have to worry about the sled not being secure while you travel. This motorized camera slider is $269.00.

2. Redrock Micro One Man Crew Director Motorized Camera Slider

Redrock Micro says that this slider is a “Motorized slider that transforms your interviews and static shots with beautiful cinematic motion.” The price is $2,450, but let me tell you why:

The slider has a unique parabolic curve and it captures beautiful shots without any assistance. You’ll get smooth results and it comes with a control app so that you can operate remotely.

You can dial the speed that you want without struggle. Plus, your subject stays in focus despite the movement. It comes with a lot, so you may want to check it out!

3. Trost m100x50 two-axis slider

This motorized camera slider has precise camera movement. It has a low profile and captures beautiful shots. Trost Motion says that because of this, “The result is a low centre of gravity that is impossible with conventional slider designs. No more stacking risers on top of your slider.”

It can support up to 560ibs, and actually, the heavier the camera, the smoother the slider. This slider has been used by Cotton Coulson and David Wright.

4. Stage One Plus Carbon Fiber Expandable Slider W/NMX Motion Controller: READY-TO-RUN

This slider is $1,295. It is perfect for anyone who likes to travel and is really adventurous because it’s made ready-to-run. You can build the slider length that you desire, plus it is lightweight and can be carried around in bags.

Customize your portable system anytime you want.

5. ProMedia Gear Motor Control System for PMG-DUO Sliders

This $549 slider is worth the price. ProMedia Gear says, “Quickly transform your PMG-DUO Slider with 3-Wheel (VC2) Carriage into a motorized beast with the #VSMDC1 DC Motor and Controller.”

The controller and motor allow for a time lapse function, loop mode, and speed control. It’s easy to use, and it’s used by many professionals.

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