By technical editor Matt Allard:
have been making broadcast camera tripods for many years but recently launched the Blue range targeting users in the middle price bracket. Their latest model the 5 is a 2-stage aluminium tripod placed above the original Blue in the company’s lineup. It can take a camera package up to 12kg (25 lbs) which should be enough for the latest generation of shallow depth of field camcorders like the , and if not overloaded with accessories.
Video shot and edited by Scott Karlins.