Which is the best Camera Slider? A Comparison of 18 Camera Sliders for Travel and Timelapses
What’s the best way to test a camera slider?
The typical scenario is you walk into a store or trade show, swipe the carriage a couple of times and go gaga over how smooth the slider is, then try the other hundred or so sliders and forget what the first one moved like.
The only way to really test a slider is to test it to its limits, everyday, for years. I can’t afford to do that.
So the next best thing is this comprehensive monster comparison of 18 camera sliders for travel and timelapses, something that might help you whittle down your list to a manageable number.
Sevenoak SK-DS60 Wide Heavy-duty Aluminum Slider Steadycam Dolly Track Video Stabilizer for Canon 5D MarkII 7D 60D 500D-550D Nikon D3100 D7000 A55 Sony A7S A&R A7S2 Panasonic Camcorders
Made of solid alluminium alloy; Easy installation
Used as slider or dolly and moves quietly from straight slides to curved movement. Very Smooth Ball Bearing Slide System with spirit level
Compatible with magical arm, camera mount and tripod with 1/4 screw in any particular situations like micro movie, wedding, aniversary shooting etc
Includes multiple 3/8" and 1/4" Mounting screw, carrying package with solid quality
Mobilize any movie camera, video camera, digital camera or other piece of equipment
The Sevenoak Dolly camera Slider SK-DS60 can be used as slider or dolly and moves from straight slides to curved movement. It offers you the ability to create good-quality production shots with easy installation and simple operation. Featuring heavy-duty anodized aluminum construction, standalone feet, adjustable axles, super-smooth glide rail, spirit level & tension adjustment, SK-DS60 gives you the best value. It can be attached directly to a tripod and may also be used standalone with the included feet, which raises your camera setup approximately 2" off the ground. And it can also be used as a dolly with the included adjustable axles. The Sevenoak SK-DS60 is compatible with magical arm, camera mount and tripod with 1/4 screw in any particular situations like micro movie, wedding, aniversary shooting, X-games and street video etc. It can provide you excellent shooting experience with super smooth. With this slider,you can easily have a very good stabilization and smoothness for your video wherever you want because we include a carrying case for better portablity!
Anodized aluminium construction
Sets up in minutes
Super-smooth glide rail and sliding plate with bearings
Tension adjustment/locking knob
Featured with Spirit Level
Use on a tripod or on a flat surface with included removable and adjustable dolly
Creates high-quality production shots
Multiple 1/4" & 3/8" screw holes on both ends and middle for multiple mounting options