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Which Scorpion Is Right For Me?

You have a decision to make. You know you need a Camera Support Rig to stabilize your camera and help you take better photos and video. You've come to right place check out the Cam Caddie Scorpion lineup and find out which model is right for you. We've done the research and created this handy guide to take out all the guess work. We're here to help! If you can’t find your answers here don’t hesitate to reach out. We would love to help you find the right solution for your camera package.

Which Scorpion is right for my DSLR, Mirrorless, or Smartphone?

The simplest way to decide is to look at your gear. The size and weight of your camera plus accessories is key. Once you have the dimensions and weight of your camera package you can decide which option is best option for you.

SCORPION COMPARISON CHART:

We've got three Scorpion Platforms to choose from, along with a variety of Kits. Let’s see how they compare:

SCORPION JR:

GoPro, Smartphones, and Compact Cameras

Perfect for mobile devices and small cameras + accessories weighing up to 3.5 lbs.

Max Weight: 3.5 LBS / 1.5 KG

Vertical Clearance: 5.0 IN / 12.7 CM

Max Recommended Camera Height: 4.75 IN / 12.06

Included Accessories: Integrated Shoe – (1)

Accessory Compatibility: Limited See Chart Below

SCORPION

DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

If your camera and accessories weigh anything more than 3.5 LBS, you should use the Scorpion. The Scorpion is ideal for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras such as the Canon 60D or the Sony Alpha a6300.

Max Weight: 20 LBS / 9 KG

Vertical Clearance: 5.75 IN /

Max Recommended Camera Height: 5.5 IN / 14 CM

Included Accessories: None

Accessory Compatibility: Limited See Chart Below

SCORPION EX

Professional DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras

For additional functionality with DSLRs or larger mirrorless cameras you should select the Scorpion EX.The Scorpion EX is Tripod and Shoulder Support Mountable and is ideal for all camera packages weighing up to 20 LBS.

Max Weight: 20 LBS / 9 KG

Vertical Clearance: 5.75 IN / 14.7

Max Recommended Camera Height:  5.5 IN / 14 CM

Included Accessories: Accessory Shoe – (1)

Accessory Compatibility: All Accessories

SCORPION EX SHOULDER SUPPORT KIT

Professional DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras

The Shoulder Support can be used individually or in combination with the Scorpion EX Camera Handle. The Scorpion EX Shoulder Support is Ideal for camera packages weighing up to 13 LBS.

Max Weight: 13 LBS / 5.9 KG

Vertical Clearance: 5.75 IN / 14.7

Max Recommended Camera Height:  5.5 IN / 14 CM

Included Accessories:  Accessory Shoe – (1)

Accessory Compatibility: All Accessories

EX = Expandable 


Expand the capabilities of the Scorpion EX with its built-in 1/4"-20 threaded brass feet. Attach the Cam Caddie Cheese Plate / Tripod Mount (Sold Separately*) to your Scorpion EX and easily go from handheld, to tripod, to Shoulder Support mounted.

Shoulder Support Compatible with Cheese Plate / Tripod Mount 


The Scorpion EX can be combined with the Scorpion EX Shoulder Support to transform your camera into a Cinema Quality Camera Rig. The unique design allows you to instantly go from the Shoulder Support, to a Tripod, to handheld shooting. Easily transition from shot to shot, without having to breakdown your entire camera rig.

SCORPION ACCESSORY CHART:

CUSTOMIZE YOUR CADDIE TO FIT YOUR NEEDS

As Videographers we know that the gear you need to accomplish your shoot is always changing. The wide variety of Scorpion Accessories allows you to completely customize your camera rig to fit your ever-changing needs.

Finding your camera weight may take time, so we've done a bit of homework and compiled a list of the most popular DSLR and mirrorless camera models.

SCORPION FIT CHART RECOMENDATIONS:

Finding your camera weight may take time, so we've done a bit of homework and compiled a list of the most popular DSLR and mirrorless camera models.


*If you don't see your camera on the list, you can easily look it up through the following links: 


DSLR Cameras = https://www.imaging-resource.com/dslr-cameras/ 


Mirrorless Cameras = https://www.imaging-resource.com/mirrorless-cameras/ 


Point and Shoot Cameras = https://www.imaging-resource.com/compact-cameras/ 


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