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CineDrive and CineSlider

Will I be able to use the CineDrive with slider not made by Kessler? If I buy a slider from Kessler, how can I mount the slider to two tripods on either side? Do I need two fluid heads for attaching the slider to each tripod?

Arvind

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It may be possible to use Kessler motion control equipment on sliders that are not Kessler manufactured, however we do not support doing so.

As for supporting a Kessler slider, all of our sliders have both 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threaded holes on each end that you can mount directly to a tripod, to a tripod's quick release plate, etc. Our 5ft CineSlider does require a support at each end, our 3ft (standard) length sliders can be center mounted onto our Hercules 2.0 Head or 100mm ball mount, if mounting onto a standard tripod you should have a support at each end. With our traveler and mini length sliders you should be ok to center mount to a standard tripod head as long as the head is rated to hold the total amount of weight that you put onto it with the slider and camera.

Tim Hiatt

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