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Simmod SIMple Focus Gear & SIMTray Adaptor

Simmod Lens SIMple Fit Follow Focus Gears are all aluminium, seamless and easy to fit. The SIMTray allows cheaper screw-on filters to work with matteboxes. Like many, Simmod Lens are offering a Black Friday deal, 25% off site wide non-services products, but that’s not why really we’re here, they have announced a couple of interesting new products that are worth checking out. SIMple Fit Focus Gear with rubber inserts. Image source: Simmod SIMple Fit Follow Focus Gears There are many iterations of the focus gears for stills lenses. It’s usually a bit of a trade off of features – metal ones are expensive, adjustable variants are seldom seamless and more permanent ones can get a bit fiddly (oven baking plastic variants to soften them for a snug fit springs to mind). Simmod Lens has looked to try and solve all those issues with the SIMple Fit Follow Focus Gears, a billed aluminium seamless design with a defined range of adjustability. The SIMple Fit gears are available in 6 sizes (S to XXL) covering lens diameters from 58-83mm. (This is the diameter of the focus barrel, not to be confused with a lens filter thread). Single billed aluminium gear. Image source: Simmod Each of the gears then ships with 4 compressible rubber inserts to ensure you get a snug fit with your lens. Full installation steps found here, but essentially it’s just a gentle push and pull, very simple. Further refinement can be made with the supplied shimming tape, allowing increments...

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Published By: CineD - Friday, 27 November

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