The Roadieographer Ultimate kit delivers the power and the tools to shoot with multiple Smartphones or Camera combinations at live shows, on location, or in studio. Perfect for creating full-on music videos, merch shoots, fan appreciation moments or high quality BTS. The Roadieographer Ultimate Content Creation Kit is an assembled content marketing tool kit for musicians and bands interested in investing in photography and videography tools to further their career, from Band to Brand.
This kit delivers an ‘all in one’ solution for the DIY musician, band, or content creator, to utilize professional gear in creating the content marketing they need to reach and engage their fans.
The Ultimate kit provides the ability and the tools to shoot with multiple Smartphones or Camera combinations at live shows, on location, or in studio. Perfect for creating full on music videos, merch shoots, or BTS. As an added bonus, a padded, secure, and weatherproof Benro backpack keeps your gear safe and organized in all shooting conditions.
Portability and Security:
The Roadieographer Ultimate kit was created for musicians by musicians with the goal of putting the power of content creation in the hands of those who are creating the art. Creativity is often spontaneous so being able to set up on the go is very important. The included Benro Tourist Backpack allows you to keep all of your valuable devices in 1 easily accessible place.
For stability the Benro Slim Tripod is a lightweight Aluminum tripod which features a slim profile shoulder allowing for the tripod legs to be more compact when folded. Easily strapped in and perfectly fitted to the side pocket of the Benro Tourist Backpack.
With a maximum weight capacity of 8.8 lbs. this tripod is ideal for Mirrorless and DSLR cameras, as well as Smartphone devices.
The Slim tripod legs feature anodized aluminum twist locks in 3-positions that only require a quick half turn to lock and unlock. The center column can be reversed for low to the ground shots or separated from the legs to be used as a selfie stick. A weight hook is located underneath the center column for windy conditions and is a great place to hang your Benro backpack.
Staying level is made easy with included bubble levels on the tripod shoulder and on the quick release clamp. The removable single action ball head has an oversized ratchet style lock knob for easy operation and a panoramic scale. The ball head includes a blue anodized aluminum Arca-Swiss style quick release plate with a D-ring 1/4"-20 camera screw. As an added bonus, it also converts to a monopod for those times when room is at a minimum.
For Smartphone use and included for flexibility is the all metal machined Saramonic SR-BSP1C Smartphone Clamp. This clamp easily mounts to the Benro Slim in vertical and horizontal arrays, while keeping your phone locked in and secure in all shooting positions. In short, no camera, no problem.
The Benro X Series 3XS Lite is a 3-axis Smartphone and Action Camera gimbal stabilizer with a unique foldable arm design that allows for easy storage and travel.
With a single press of one of the 3XS Lite’s customizable buttons you can rotate your device’s filming orientation from either horizontal to vertical or vice-versa. No re-balancing is necessary. This tool is idea for capturing closeups, angles, and pro style shots. The companion smart phone app allows you to calibrate your 3XS Lite, adjust parameters, update the firmware, create a panorama, or create a beautiful time-lapse with dynamic motion. The underside of the Benro 3XS Lite handle has a ¼"-20 threaded hole for mounting the stabilizer to a tripod or using desired mounted accessories. This allows you to use the 3XS Lite handsfree during Panorama or Motion time-lapse modes, as well as during Object or Face Tracking modes. Ideal for live action band shots!
That's not all. The 3XS Lite offers the ability to use an external microphone without interfering with the operation of the gimbal. By using a short 3.5mm TRRS audio cable and connecting your phone to the built-in audio passthrough, you can mount the included Saramonic SmartMic Microphone (see below) onto the handle of the gimbal for high quality audio recording directly to your smartphone. Perfect for Live Streaming and BTS!
Audio for Video and Beyond:
As musicians and content creators one of the most important aspects of content creation for us is audio. Recording yourself or others in loud or soft dynamic environments can be challenging on any device. Having a quality directional microphone is key.
The Saramonic Vmic Mini is an extremely compact and lightweight Small diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone that mounts directly to your Saramonic Smartphone Clamp, DSLR/Mirrorless cameras, or any other device with a cold-shoe mount that provides plug-in power (no batteries required). It enables you to easily capture broadcast-quality sound at the source. It can be connected to cameras and recording devices with the included TRS cable and to smartphones and tablets with the included TRRS cable (For iOS Lightning or USB-C, you will need a dongle, not included). The Vmic Mini dramatically improves the sound quality of your mobile productions whether they be video, or just audio.
The all-metal construction, precision cut body and unique shock mount make this microphone incredibly robust and durable. Its ultra-compact size allows the mic to be placed in areas that larger shogun or pencil condenser mics just won't fit. If you're shooting outside, remember to place the included double thick foam windscreen over the mic before shooting. This will protect your mic from wind and weather.
As an added sonic bonus (stated above), the Roadieographer Ultimate kit also includes the small, but mighty Saramonic SmartMic TRRS Plugin microphone. Plug-and-Play with your X Series Gimbal or directly into Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones, and all other TRRS microphone inputs.
Benro Tourist Backpack Features
Roadieographer Ultimate Content Creation Kit Includes:
- Padded and Secure.
- Foam modular inserts to fit any array.
- Waist strap and top handle.
- Room for Camera, Mobile, and Laptop.
- Pockets on the outside stretch and secure tripods, mics stands, cables, etc.
- Equipment pocket opens from the back for “Subway Security.”
- Fits easily under aircraft or bus seat.
- Main pocket opens from back of the bag keeping your items secure against you.
- Benro Tourist 200 Weatherproof Backpack (Black)
- Benro Slim Travel Tripod
- IN00 Single Action Ball Head
- Carry Case
- Benro 3XS Lite Mobile Gimbal
- Gimbal charging cable
- Mini tripod
- Soft storage pouch
- Saramonic SR-BSP1C Mobile Device Mount with Cold Shoe Mount
- Saramonic Vmic Mini Camera-Mountable Shotgun Microphone
- Fitted Foam Windscreen
- 3.5mm TRS to 3.5mm TRS Output Cable
- 3.5mm TRS to 3.5mm TRRS Output Cable
- Information card
- Warranty card
- Saramonic SmartMic Mini Condenser Microphone
- Foam Windscreen