Genesis Gear Announce New Photo / Video Products

August 26, 2016 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | 0 Comments | |
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Skyline Group, the exclusive distributor of Genesis brand in Europe, has announced a number of new Base line products including a professional cine tripod (CVT-20 Kit), a carbon photo tripod (C1 Kit), an aluminum photo tripod (A3 Kit), L-shaped quick-release plates in Arca-Swiss standard and a monopod stand (S-1 Stand). The Genesis Base CVT-20 Kit includes an aluminium tripod with 3-section legs and metal feet spikes plus a VF-7.5 head which can be tilted within the range of +90° and -75°. The CVT-20 Kit comes with two spirit levels: one is used to level the head, while the second levels the tripod. The C1 Kit is an ultra mobile kit which weighs as little as 1.42 kg. The kit includes the Genesis Base C1 carbon-fibre tripod and BH-34 ball head. The A3 Kit includes the Genesis Base A3 aluminium tripod, and BH-34 ball-head. Click through / read on for the details.

Skyline Press Release

New Genesis Gear photo and video products

Skyline Group has released new Genesis photo and video tripods and L-Type plates for new cameras

Skyline Group, the exclusive distributor of Genesis brand in Europe, has announced the release of new Base line products - a professional cine tripod (CVT-20 Kit), a carbon photo tripod (C1 Kit), an aluminum photo tripod (A3 Kit), L-shaped quick-release plates in Arca-Swiss standard and a monopod stand (S-1 Stand). All Genesis Base products are covered by the six-year manufacturer's warranty.
The tripod for your every trip!

Model: Genesis Base C1 Kit
Max. Height: 170.8 cm
Max. Height (with the retracted central column): 134.3 cm
Min. Height: 26 cm
Sections: 4
Maximum Leg Diameter: 25 mm
Tripod's Weight / Head's Weight: 1.08 kg / 340 g
Ball-head Diameter: 34 mm
Head's Height: 93 mm
Head's Lifting Capacity: 18 kg
Kit's Lifting Capacity: 10 kg
Kit's Weight: 1.42 kg

C1 Kit is an ultra mobile kit which weighs as little as 1.42 kg. The kit includes Genesis Base C1 Tripod and BH-34 Ball Head. Entirely made of carbon fiber, the tripod offers low weight, high durability to mechanical damages, long service life, large load capacity and state-of-the-art design. Tightened flanges connecting given leg sections prevent dampness, pollution, dust and sand from getting into the device. Length of the legs can be adjusted by 3 rings. Metal feet spikes increase stability on boggy, subsiding grounds, while rubber caps ensure tight grip on slippery surfaces. The central column's height is adjusted with a ring and additionally comes with a spring hook to attach load. With the C1 tripod, you can transform one leg into a full-fledged, practical monopod. BH-34 ball-head is made of light and durable aluminum and magnesium alloy. The head features a panoramic base with a scale, ensuring seamless panning experience. Rotating knob for unlocking the ball-head and a stop adjusting the ball's hydraulic clamp ensure reliable equipment operation. The quick-release's mounting point is compatible with Arca-Swiss standard and features spirit levels for precise framing. The ball-head comes with a 3/8” tripod thread. The kit is available in two color versions - grey and green.

Professional filming at reasonable price

Model: Genesis Base CVT-20 Kit
Max. Height (with the head): 195 cm
Working Height 1: 86 cm
Working Height 2: 133 cm
Working Height 3: 182 cm
Sections: 3
Head's Rotation Angle: 360°
Head's Panning Range: +90° / -75°
Head’s Base Diameter: 80 mm
Head's Lifting Capacity: 10 kg
Tripod's Lifting Capacity: 50 kg
Weight: 5.24 kg
Head's Dimensions: Length/Width/Height 42 cm/18 cm/ 13 cm

Genesis Base CVT-20 Kit includes a professional CVT-20 cine tripod and a VF-7.5 oil head. Solid aluminium construction of the tripod allows for operation with heavy video cameras to ensure smooth and stable panning. The head can be tilted within the range of + 90° (down) and -75° (up), and adjustment of the tilt force allows for capturing both fast, sudden frames, and slow, long shots. Metal feet spikes increase stability on boggy, subsiding grounds, while flat, rubber caps ensure tight grip on slippery surfaces. CVT-20 Kit comes with two spirit levels: one is used to level the head, while the second levels the tripod. The kit comes with a case made of thick, resistant material. At the Working Height 1 (86 cm), you can film from worm's-eye view, whereas the Working Height 3 (195 cm with the head) is perfect for capturing shots from bird's eye view.

Durability, stability and control

Model Genesis Base A3 Kit
Max. Height 180.8 cm
Max. Height (with the retracted central column) 151.8 cm
Min. Height 26 cm
Sections 4
Maximum Leg Diameter 28 mm
Tripod's Weight / Head's Weight 1.66 kg / 340 g
Ball-head Diameter 34 mm
Head's Height 93 mm
Head's Lifting Capacity 18 kg
Kit's Lifting Capacity 12 kg
Kit's Weight: 2.00 kg

A3 Kit includes Genesis Base A3 tripod, and BH-34 ball-head. Entirely made of aluminum, the tripod offers low weight, high durability to mechanical damages, long service life, large load capacity and state-of-the-art design. Tightened flanges connecting given leg sections prevent dampness, pollution, dust and sand from getting into the device. Length of the legs can be adjusted by 3 rings. Metal feet spikes increase stability on boggy, subsiding grounds, while rubber caps ensure tight grip on slippery surfaces. The central column's height is adjusted with a ring and additionally comes with a spring hook to attach additional load. With the A3 tripod, you can transform one leg into a full-fledged, practical monopod. Genesis Base BH-34 ball-head was made of light and durable aluminum/magnesium alloy. The device features a panoramic base with a scale, ensuring seamless panning experience. Rotating knob for unlocking the ball-head and the stop adjusting the ball's hydraulic clamp ensure reliable equipment operation. The quick-release's mounting point is compatible with Arca-Swiss standard and features spirit levels for precise framing. The ball-head comes with a 3/8” tripod thread. The kit is available in two color versions - grey and green. Suggested retail price: PLN 395.00

Accessories - plates and feet

Genesis Base PLL plates are „L-type” quick-releases. They allow for vertical or horizontal attachment of the photo camera in the grip of a head with Arca-Swiss mount. The use of L-shaped quick-releases significantly increases the comfort of taking portrait photos and panoramic shots comprised of vertical frames. PLL series is made of light and durable aluminum alloy that is used for aviation purposes, it has been designed especially for specific photo cameras. Quick-releases are perfectly matched to a given camera's casing, giving exceptional stability of the assembly and preventing it from tilting during shooting.

Genesis Base PLL-A7II – for Sony A7II, A7IIS, and A7IIR cameras
Genesis Base PLL-5DMKIII – for Canon 5D Mark III cameras
Genesis Base PLL-5DS – for Canon 5DS, and 5DS R cameras
Genesis Base PLL-7D – for Canon 7D cameras
Genesis Base PLL-7DII – for Canon 7D Mark II cameras
Genesis Base PLL-70D – for Canon 70D cameras
Genesis Base PLL-760D – for Canon 760D cameras
Genesis Base PLL-D7100 – for Nikon D7100 cameras
Genesis Base PLL-D750 – for Nikon D750 cameras
Genesis Base PLL-D810 – for Nikon D810 cameras
Suggested retail prizes (depending on the model): PLN 95.00 – PLN 155.00

A foot for Genesis Base S-1 Stand monopod

Model: Genesis Base S-1 Stand
Max. Height: 75 mm
Length of the folded foot: 132 cm
Weight: 235 g
Bolt: 3/8”

Genesis Base S-1 Stand is a monopod foot made of high-quality plastics and metals. It allows to transform a standard photo monopod into a monopod that can be used for filming purposes. Allows for capturing stable panoramic shots. Three rubber spikes ensure excellent grip on slippery grounds. S-1 Stand works in two modes - the spread-out mode (3 supporting points) and standard mode (1 supporting point). It perfectly works with Genesis MPC-3 monopod, but it is also compatible with other monopods fitted with a 3/8” thread.

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