Do-It-Yourself Stabilizer For The XL-1  

by Matt Hawkins, 13/05/2004
Categories : Tutorials & Guides

This article tells you how to make your own steadicam-type stabilizer for the XL1 camcorder.

The camera base is 7" X 3 5/8" X 1" Poplar. It has to have the front corners shaved down to allow for the angle of the 1X2's that get screwed into it (I used drywall screws, 2 on each side).

Also a hole is drilled into the base to allow for mounting the camera with a thumbscrew. The hole is just large enough to move the camera around for balancing ...

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