If you have purchased or are thinking about purchasing a Sony FX9, Canadian company Shape has a ton of accessories for your camera. These range from simple mounts, all the way up to complete systems that include matte boxes, follow focuses, shoulder rigs, handles, etc.
What I like is that they have an entire ecosystem of parts and accessories so you can customize your rig to your personal taste.
SHAPE Camera Cage for Sony FX9 Camera
Add accessories to your Sony PXW-FX9 camera with this Camera Cage from SHAPE. It features a cheese-style top plate, side rail, and baseplate. The FX9 mounts onto the cage using the baseplate and top plate with integrated mounting screws.
The cage incorporates 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16 threaded mounting holes ARRI-style accessory threads, and an ARRI-style rosette for a separately available handle or an extension arm.
- Camera Cage with Rosette Mount
- 1/4″-20 & 3/8″-16 Mounting Threads
- ARRI-Style Accessory Threads
- Aluminum Construction
SONY FX9 V-LOCK QUICK RELEASE BASEPLATE
The FX9 baseplate is designed to match the Sony FX9 optical center. The bracket system with magnet lets you swivel the baseplate to the left for an easy access to the camera screws. It is designed with 2 standard Arri rosettes for handles or accessories mount.
The quick-release adapter plate is compatible with most VCT tripod plate and there is also a protective rubber pads on top of the plate to protect your camera. Two 15 mm lightweight rod blocs can be fixed to the front and rear of the baseplate, allowing you to install more camera accessories. The safety ratchet knobs are built in a way to apply an optimal pressure to the rods.
The thick shoulder pad produces maximum comfort and is made of gel padding and slip-free material. The baseplate is also designed with a sophisticated tool box to store your extra screws and Allen key. Quick access to your extra screws and Allen key can be a time saver, even more so, when you are in the middle of a shoot. The shoulder plate is equipped with 1/4-20 & 3/8-16 threaded holes allowing extra screws to be stored and there is a magnet at the back to attach your Allen key.
It retails for $549 USD.
SHAPE Remote Extension Kit For Sony FX9
The Sony FX9 remote extension handle from SHAPE offers an adjustable arm extension (2 inches) for the side hand grip provided with the Sony FX9. The extendable arm is equipped with a ratchet key to easily adjust the length of the arm. It is designed with Arri rosettes to mount on the camera or baseplate with standard ARRI rosettes.
It also features SHAPE’s patented Push-Button technology for easy angle adjustment and 360-degree rotation. SHAPE is well known for its patented Push-button system, now used by so many professionals in the industry. The technology was developed to give filmmakers quick and easy adjustments. By simply pressing the button, you are allowed a 360-degree rotation to place the remote extension handle in the best position for your use. Push, adjust, release, and then its lock.
It retails for $209.12 USD.
SHAPE Top Plate For Sony FX9 Camera
This ightweight and robust CNC machined aluminum top plate is designed to fit around the native Sony FX9 top handle. The top plate offers an array of (12) 1/4-20 and (12) 3/8-16 threads with Arri standard anti rotating holes, which can be used.
It retails for $87.12 USD
SHAPE Push-Button View Finder Mount For Sony FX9
The Push-Button Viewfinder Mount is designed with a 15mm rod with push-button and a L-bracket viewfinder clamp with ratchet knob. The 15mm rod is compatible with the Sony FX9 camera handle or any 15mm mounting hole.
It features two points of articulation for horizontal, vertical, and transversal adjustment of your viewfinder. By simply pressing the SHAPE patented push-button, you are allowed a 360-degree rotation to place your view finder in the best position for your use. Push, adjust, release, and then its lock.
It retails for $175.12 USD.
SHAPE 15mm Lightweight Baseplate for Sony PXW-FX9
This 15mm Lightweight Baseplate from SHAPE is designed to support the Sony PXW-FX9 camera. The aluminum baseplate features 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16 screws to secure your camera to the plate, and there are mounting holes underneath to mount the baseplate on a plate or tripod.
The baseplate includes a pair of 12″ 15mm rods that insert through the length of the baseplate and are secured with a locking thumbscrew. There are rubber pads on the top of the plate to protect your camera from scratches and prevent twisting.
- Attaches underneath the camera via 3/8″-16 and 1/4″-20 screws
- Locking thumbscrews to reposition the 15mm rods
- Four rubber pads at the top of the base protect and securely hold your FX9 camera
- Multiple threaded holes to mount baseplate on a tripod, shoulder rig, gimbal, or drone
SHAPE Shoulder Mount for Sony PXW-FX9
The Shoulder Mount from SHAPE is an adjustable, lightweight, and compact 15mm LWS shoulder mount rig designed for the Sony PXW-FX9 camera. The rig is built around the baseplate and a set of four 8″ 15mm rods, and it includes quick release handgrips, a shoulder pad, and a back pad.
The baseplate can be used to mount your camera or additional baseplate, there are tripod mounting threads underneath, and the 18″ long 15mm rods pass through the baseplate. For shoulder-mounted shooting, handles and a shoulder pad are included to mount onto the front and back of the rods. The handles feature rosettes and SHAPE’s patented spring-loaded push-button technology that lets you quickly adjust the angle of the grips on the fly with just the push of your thumb. For additional support and comfort, a back pad is also included that attaches to the rear of the shoulder pad.
It retails for $507.12 USD.
SHAPE Rear Insert Plate for Sony PXW-FX9
The Rear Insert Plate from SHAPE is designed for use with the Sony PXW-FX9 camera to support the rear of the camera when mounted on a baseplate. The plate mounts onto the camera body via two included screws and provides support when the camera is used with a separately available SHAPE baseplate.
It retails for $51.92 USD.
SHAPE Camera Cage Kit with Baseplate, Top Handle & EVF Mount for Sony PXW-FX9
This Camera Cage Kit with Baseplate, Top Handle & EVF Mount from SHAPE is designed to support the Sony PXW-FX9 camera. The kit includes a camera cage, a baseplate, a pair of 15mm rods, a top handle, and an EVF mount.
The aluminum cage and baseplate feature 1/4″-20, 3/8″-16, and ARRI-style accessory threads to secure your camera and accessories, and the cage also features a rosette for a handle or extension arm. The cheese-style top handle features multiple accessory threads, and the EVF mount attaches to the front of the top handle. The baseplate includes a pair of 15mm rods that are 12″ long and insert through the length of the baseplate, and they’re secured with a locking thumbscrew.
It retails for $703.12 USD.
SHAPE Pro Shoulder Rig Kit for Sony PXW-FX9 Camera
This is a fully-fledged total solution for the Sony FX9. This extensive kit includes a shoulder mount baseplate with 15mm rod system, a form fitting side plate with Arri rosette , a top plate, a rear insert plate, a rosette handle with black push-button, a viewfinder rod clamp with 25mm push-button, a modular top handle, a 4 x 5.6″ matte box, and a follow focus pro.
The baseplate includes an integrated shoulder mount that allows you to convert your tripod-mounted camera into a handheld shoulder rig. The rear insert plate attaches to the rear of the camera to support it on the baseplate. The 15mm rods allow you to mount additional accessories, as well as the 4 x 5.6″ matte box and the follow focus pro. The push-button handle attaches to the baseplate and can rotate using the rosette joints for the most comfortable position. The modular top handle can be adjusted to be longer or shorter for your preference, and the viewfinder rod clamp ith 25 mm Push-button attaches to the front of the top handle.