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Published : 18th September 2009


Hi,


Has anyone used swing and tilt bellows lenses on the RED? I want to especially make sure that they won't hit the OLPF if pushed into the lens mount all the way.


Thanks,


Graham Futerfas
Director of Photography
Los Angeles, CA
www.GFuterfas.com



Graham Futerfas wrote :


>>Has anyone used swing and tilt bellows lenses on the RED? I want to especially make sure that they >>won't hit the OLPF if pushed into the lens mount all the way.


Graham


Worked like a charm, I did a test a couple of weeks ago with an Arri T/S set on one of Pace's Reds (#34) without incident. I was not working at infinity but it appeared that there was more than enough clearance for even the short focal lengths.


Gary Adcock
Studio37
HD & Film Consultation
Chicago, USA



Our Arri Shift & Tilt system has been successfully used on RED cameras numerous times to great effect with no issues. ?Don't know about the Clairmont system but I doubt there would be a problem.


If these systems work fine and can never hit a spinning mirror, then they'll certainly never hit an OLPF.


Mitch Gross
Applications Specialist
Abel Cine Tech



If you are talking about the Century Precision Optics Swing Shift Bellows, it mounts with a PL mount that conforms to the 45 degree Arri safety zone (to not damage the reflex mirror). The OPLF filter is much further inside the camera mount. The PL flange to cone is 15.65mm and the flange to OPLF in the RED ONE is approximately 40 mm-big difference.


You are safe.


Peter Repich
www.uniQoptics.com
2320 Shasta Way, Unit A
Simi Valley, CA, 93065
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Cell 805 297 5974
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