Rolleiflex launches ‘hip’ tripod
June 3, 2015
Rollei claims that its new ‘hipjib’ is ideal for capturing ‘extreme camera angles, daring perspectives and even allows the user to film above a crowd or obstacle.’ The Rolleiflex hipjib is out now priced £149.99.
London, 3rd June 2015: Iconic German camera brand Rollei has expanded its Rolleiflex product portfolio with the launch of the Rolleiflex hipjib, the first and only Rollei hip tripod which gives users a whole new range of positions and movements.
Attached around the waist, the hipjib is more than just a stabilizer for photographers; it allows free and new movements whilst remaining flexible and uncomplicated. The hipjib is maintenance free, easy to clean, weighs
just 400g and can support heavy camera equipment but works best with devices that weigh 3kg and under.
Once buckled in, the Rolleiflex hipjib is a lot more stable than traditional body held tripods, as the weight of the camera is offset by the belt around the waist. The hipjib is perfect for capturing extreme camera angles, daring perspectives and even allows the user to film above a crowd or obstacle.
Thomas Güttler, CEO of Rollei, says: “The Rolleiflex hipjib is the first of his kind on the market. The product was designed and tested using experienced professional cameramen in Germany which gives us a huge amount
of confidence in its operational quality.
“At Rollei we are dedicated to producing high quality cameras and accessories to suit all photography needs, and we believe this addition to our range will appeal to amateur and professional photographers.”
Weight (Net): 400 g
Diameter: 7 cm
Length: 27 cm
Ideal Bearing Load: 3kg
Material: Polyamide and POM
As with all Rollei products, the Rolleiflex hipjib comes with a number of additional accessories, including belts, padding, a carry pouch and instruction manual featuring filming tips. The product is made in Germany and is available now for £149.99.
For more information about the Rolleiflex hipjib, please contact the UK sales department on 020 8963 0444.