EC1-MPA70-KIT: EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal & 5 Section Monopod Extension Kit

EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal & 5 Section Monopod Extension Kit

$899.99
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Model: EC1-MPA70-KIT
Features
  • Over 360 Degree Movement from Each Axis (Pitch, Yaw, & Roll)
  • Works with DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras between 2 and 4.5 lbs.
  • Equipped with 3-Axis Gyro Stabilized Brushless Motors
  • Equipped with 32-Bit Controller & 12-Bit Encoder
  • Max Monopod Height: 70.8 in. (180 cm)
  • Closed Monopod Length: 18.8 in. (48 cm)

EC1-MPA70-KIT

EC1-MPA70-KIT

Looking to expand your creativity? Combine the Ikan Beholder EC1 with a strong, lightweight, and portable quick adjust monopod. Take your 3-Axis gimbal to a whole new level.

Jib/Operator

Mounting a Beholder to an MPA70 monopod adds stability, control, and develivers a natural feel when operating a 3-Axis gimbal. No jib? No problem. By extending the Ikan Beholder out on the monopod, you can create jib-like shots in a matter of seconds with no extra gear or complicated setups.

Jib/Operator

Drone Style Shot

Shoot among the trees in a drone-like fashion by raising your Ikan Beholder on the MPA70 monopod. Give your shots the look of a drone without the risk of flight and record usable audio without loud propeller noise.

Drone Style Shot
Point & Lock

Strength
Meets Portability

Constructed out of aluminum and weighing only 1.59 lbs., the monopod is still light enough not to weigh you down.

Strength Meets Portability

Twist to Lock

The MPA70 expands through 5 different sections. Each one features a twist lock knob for quick height adjustments.

Twist to Lock

Flip & Mount

The base of the monopod contains a 1/4"-20 screw that can be flipped around and converted into 3/8"-16.

Flip & Mount

360° Motors

The 3-Axis gimbal features three 360 degree rotating brushless motors that give you a limitless range of motion.

360 Motors

Advanced Stabilization

Using a 32-bit controller with a 12-bit encoder, the EC1 uses an adaptive PID algorithm to produce a reliably efficient handheld stabilizer.

Advanced Stabilization

Multiple Follow Modes

The EC1 features 3 different follow modes. In Yaw-Axis Follow Mode, the EC1 will only follow your Pan movements. In Pitch and Yaw-Axis Follow mode, the EC1 will follow your Pan and Tilt Movements. Finally, the 3-Axis Follow Mode gives you full control allowing you to Pan, Tilt, and Roll.

Lock Mode

(Profile 1)

Lock Mode

Lock Mode will allow the camera to hold a certain direction, and will not follow, pan, or tilt.

Lock Mode

Pan-Follow Mode

(Profile 2)

Pan-Follow Mode

Pan-Follow Mode allows the gimbal to follow pan axis, and hold the tilt position.

Pan-Follow Mode

Follow Mode

(Profile 3)

Follow Mode

Follow Mode allows the camera to follow both tilt and pan directions.

Follow Mode

3-Axis Follow Mode

(Profile 4)

3-Axis Follow Mode

3-Axis Follow Mode has no restrictions as it allows the camera to follow pan, tilt, and roll.

3-Axis Follow Mode

Beholder EC1 3 Axis Gimbal Balancing Tutorial

Watch Julio Ramon from Ikan Corp balance the new Beholder EC1 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras.

  • 360
    Motors
  • Axis of
    Movement
  • Modes of
    Operation
  • Maximum
    Payload
  • Minimum
    Payload
  • DSLR
    Compatible
  • Mirorless Camera
    Compatible
  • Smartphone
    Compatible*
  • EC1
  • Yes
  • 3
  • 4
  • 4.5 lbs / 2041 g
  • 2.0 lbs
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
  • MS-PRO
  • Yes
  • 3
  • 4
  • 1.9 lbs / 900 g
  • 0 lbs
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • MD2
  • Yes
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6.6 lbs / 2994 g
  • .44 lbs
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No

* Smartphone Adapter
Not Included

camera chart

 


 Kit Specifications:
  EC1 Gimbal Stabilizer
  Load Capacity: 4.5 lbs
  Load Capacity (Metric): 2000 g
  Dimensions: 14.1 x 7.2 x 3.1 in.
  Dimensions (Metric): 360 x 184 x 79 mm
  Weight:

2.6 lbs


  Weight (Metric): 1.2 kg
  Battery Type: 3 x 18650 3.7v
  Battery Operating Time: Approx. 8-10 hours
  Battery Charging Time: Approx. 3-4 hours
  Working Temperature: -10 to 70 degrees Celsius
  Working Angles (No Limit): Pan:360°, Roll: 360°, Pitch: 360°
  Tripod Mounting Thread: 3/8-16
  Accessory Mounting Threaded: 1/4-20

  MPA70 Monopod

  Weight: 1.59 lbs
  Weight (Metric): .72 kg
  Minimum Height: 18.8 in.
  Minimum Height (Metric): 48 cm
  Maximum Height:
70.8 in.
  Maximum Height (Metric):
180 cm
  Leg Tube Diamter:
.87 - 1.35 in.
  Leg Tube Diameter (Metric):
22.2 - 34.4 mm
  Closed Length:
18.8 in.
  Closed Length (Metric): 48 cm
  Upper Disc Diameter: 2.3 in.
  Upper Disc Diameter (Metric): 59.6 mm
  Vertical Payload: 35 lbs
  Vertical Payload (Metric): 16 kg
  Extended Payload: 7 lbs
  Extended Payload (Metric): 3.1 kg
  Leg Sections: 5
  Top Attachment: 3/8-16 & 1/4-20
  Leg Lock Type: Twist Lock
  Material: Aluminum
WHAT'S INCLUDED:

1 X 1/8" Hex Key
1 X Battery Cap With 3/8-16 Mount (Pre-Assembled)
1 X Battery Holder (Pre-Assembled)
1 X EC1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer
1 X EC1 Instruction Manual
1 X EC1 Travel Case
1 X MPA70 Carrying Case
1 X MPA70 Monopod
1 X Micro USB AC Adapter
1 X Quick-Release Plate (Pre-Assembled)
3 X 18650 Batteries
SPECIFICATIONS:

Shipping Dimensions:20 x 10 x 6 in.
Shipping Dimensions (Metric):508 x 254 x 152.4 mm
Shipping Weight:8 lbs
Shipping Weight (Metric):3.6 kg
UPC Code:847983022120
Weight :4.2 lbs (Combined)
Weight (Metric):1.9 lbs (Combined)

Essential Accessories
$84.95
Model: DGH
Features
  • Compatible with the ikan MS1, DS1, & EC1 Gimbals along with many other ikan products.
  • Adds enhanced control and maneuverability to hand held gimbal operation
  • Will work with most gimbals which include a 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 threaded mount on their base
  • Made of durable yet lightweight aluminum
$12.95
Model: IB-18650-26
Features
  • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Perfect for your gimbals, LED Lights, and other high-drain electronic devices.
  • Integrated battery overcharge & discharge protection circuit.
  • No Memory Effect
$31.95
Model: IB-18650-26-3PK
Features
  • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Perfect for your gimbals, LED Lights, and other high-drain electronic devices.
  • Integrated battery overcharge & discharge protection circuit.
  • No Memory Effect
$59.95
Model: ICH-SC4
Features
  • Charges 18650 and 18350 Gimbal Batteries
  • Will Also Charge AA, AAA, C, SC, and Other Rechargeable Batteries (Consult Quick Start Guide for Full List)
  • Controlled by microcomputer
  • Charges two different styles of batteries simultaneously
$64.95
Model: SC4-18650-26-2
Features
  • Charger
    • Controlled by Microcomputer
    • Charges: 1.2V NI-MH/CD AA, AAA, C and Various 3.7V Li-ion batteries
    • Multiple charging currents (300ma, 500ma, 700ma, 1000ma)
    • 5V power backup option for charging mobile devices and other small electronics
    • Backlight LCD display shows either current charger voltage or current battery amperage
    • Protection against: over-charge, over-discharge, short-circuit
    • Bad battery and reverse charging protection
  • Battery
    • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
    • Perfect for gimbals, LED lights, and other high-drain electronic devices
    • Integrated battery overcharge & discharge protection circuit
    • No memory effect
    • Each battery is factory tested for safety
    • Voltage: 3.7V
$74.95
Model: SC4-18650-26-3
Features
  • Charger
    • Controlled by Microcomputer
    • Charges: 1.2V NI-MH/CD AA, AAA, C and Various 3.7V Li-ion batteries
    • Multiple charging currents (300ma, 500ma, 700ma, 1000ma)
    • 5V power backup option for charging mobile devices and other small electrics
    • Backlight LCD display shows either current charger voltage or current battery amperage
    • Protection against over-charge, over-discharge, short-circuit
    • Bad battery and reverse charging protection
  • Battery
    • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
    • Perfect for gimbals, LED lights, and other high-drain electronic devices
    • Integrated battery overcharge & discharge protection circuit
    • No memory effect
    • Each battery is factory tested for safety
    • Voltage: 3.7V
$84.95
Model: SC4-18650-26-4
Features
  • Charger
    • Controlled by microcomputer
    • Charges: 1.2V NI-MH/CD AA, AAA, C and Various 3.7V Li-ion batteries
    • Multiple charging currents (300ma, 500ma, 700ma, 1000ma)
    • 5V power backup option for charging mobile devices and other small electronics
    • Backlight LCD display shows either current charger voltage or current battery amperage
    • Protection against over-charge, over-discharge, short-circuit
    • Bad battery and reverse charging protection
  • Battery
    • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
    • Perfect for gimbals, LED lights, and other high-drain electronic devices
    • Integrated over-charge & discharge protection circuit
    • No memory effect
    • Each battery is factory tested for safety
    • Voltage: 3.7V
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7" Articulating Arm
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Cables & Adapters

HDMI-AC1.4
Slim HDMI Cable w/ v1.4 Ultra HD 4K Support (Mini to Standard)
$12.95
Included Option

HDMI-AD1.4
Slim HDMI Cable w/ v1.4 Ultra HD 4K Support (Micro to Standard)
$14.95
Included Option
Elements™ Mounts

ELE-PN
Pinch Clamp
$34.95

EC1 & MS-PRO at NAB
by School Video News

"These are great for stabilizing your shots. They usually come in a handheld unit, but you can attach it to an accessory handle to distribute the weight better. They have 4 different modes and 360 degree pan motors."

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EC1 Beholder Gimbal
by Tom Krueger

"I decided to put it through the paces in a music video. We were shootingi n up to 50 miles per hour wind. Nothing seemed to faze its balance. Its battery life is insanely good. This piece of gear is phenomenal."

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