Matthews Studio Equipment

VATOR IIIMatthews has been manufacturing grip equipment for more than 40 years,   and continues to create and introduce new products as well as improving existing ones.

Show-cased was the new Line of Vator III products. It is an improved version of the Crank-o-Vators family – Super Vator III, Midi Vator III, Lo Boy Vator III. They all come with improved upgrading features.

The MINIVATOR II is back with a max payload increase from 60 to 80lbs. 4″ caster wheels set are available and make this stand ideal for studio and location use.

Newly introduced stands were the Combo aluminum light steel triple riser ( spring loaded) The DO-All Stand with casters made to hold monitors and Steady cams plus also light fixtures . The Mini Slider Stand were introduced as well. They are very small and compact stands. See catalog for features and all stand specifications

KerriKartThe Kerri Kart made it’s debut.   It is made for use as dolly and slider combo. It’s feature design is it’s portability. It allows for quick set-up and transport of camera equipment. It uses speed rails pipe for slider set up and quick breakdown. The shelf will fit on top or bottom of cart. It fits in small elevators and has large load capacity. Pricing for this unit is not in catalog. Call us for current pricing.

Freedom Car Mount SystemsThe Freedom Car Mount Systems was mounted on a BMW . The camera systems is for heavier cinema cameras used on cars, truck or boats. The Ricky Rods is also a support rod specifically designed for the car mount rigging of The Freedom Car Mount.

The Indie Mount is a much smaller version of the car mount for DSLR, HD and small ENG cameras. This supports any cameras 8.5lbs or less. Sold as a Kit.