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  1. Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Fanotec is proud to announce an entirely new line of products called the "ULTIMATE LINE".
    This new line of products is dedicated to the demanding photographers in seek of the highest quality products. Using CNC machining these products are built to much higher tolerances resulting in much greater precision and accuracy. Machined and anodized from premium T6061 aluminum result in much enhanced durability and lifetime. The R1 and R10 pano heads will lead the pack with newer products on the horizon.



    Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1


    A single row pano head designed for use with circular and full frame fisheye lenses such as the popular Sigma 8mm and Nikon 10.5mm with more to follow. The R1 pano head incorporates a unique cantilever tilting options suitable for different fisheye lens on different sensor formats under different applications. The ring clamp mounts directly onto the lens itself freeing up the camera. Different cameras can be use on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
    The R1 comes with your choice of one ring clamp. Initially, only ring clamps for sigma 8mm (Canon and Nikon Mount) and Nikon 10.5mm are available.

    Features and Highlights

    * Arca Swiss Compatible quick release design.
    * 8 precise on-the-fly tilting options (-15, -10, -7.5, -2.5, 0, +5, +7.5, +12.5 deg.) widely used by professionals for different applications, making R1 universal for all circular and full frame fisheye lens.
    * Options to capture (off-set from No-Parallax-Point) the zenith (up shot) and nadir (down shot) making nadir and zenith patching easier and making sharp long exposure captures possible.
    * Rolling the camera/lens in any position including the popular 0, 60 and 90 degree positions.
    * Lens clamp permanently mounted to lens making reproducible mounting possible, and much quicker to setup.
    * Different cameras can be use on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
    * Compact and light weight.
    * Great for use on monopods and high poles.
    * Much easier to use.
    * Advanced rotator D4 with 2,3,4,6 stops detent options and pan lock.
    * Small nadir footprint.
    * Built-in spirit level.
    * Optional spirit level at convenient to view position.
    * Optional advanced rail stop to remember NPP setting.
    * 30 day money back guarantee.
    * 2 year warranty.



    store link: http://store.nodalninja.com/category_s/66.htm


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  2. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Nodal Ninja Ultimate R10

    A single row pano head designed for use with circular and full frame fisheye lenses such as the popular Sigma 8mm and Nikkor 10.5mm with more to follow. It is the same as the R1 with the exception of the tilting feature. Each R10 head has a set of 3 built in static tilt options (0 degree and +/- certain degrees). Currently 4 sub-models with +/- 2.5, +/- 5, +/- 7.5 or +/- 10 degrees are available. When purchasing the R10 you have the option to select which tilt you desire. One set of the tilt options is suitable for a particular fisheye lens on a particular sensor format. The ring clamp mounts directly onto the lens itself freeing up the camera. Different cameras can be use on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
    The R10 comes with your choice of one ring clamp. Initially, only ring clamps for sigma 8mm (Canon and Nikon Mount) and Nikon 10.5mm are available.

    Features and Highlights

    * Arca Swiss Compatible quick release design.
    * 3 precise tilting options (0, +/- desired deg) for use under different applications.
    * Modular design. Change to other tilt options by changing the vertical rail.
    * Rolling the camera/lens in any position including the popular 0, 60 and 90 degree positions.
    * Lens clamp permanently mounted to lens making reproducible mounting possible, and much quicker to setup.
    * Different cameras can be use on the same lens without adjusting any settings.
    * Compact and light weight.
    * Mount directly to a monopod or high pole.
    * Much easier to use.
    * Advanced rotator D4 with 2,3,4,6 stops detent options and pan lock.
    * Small nadir footprint.
    * Optional spirit level at convenient to view position.
    * Optional advanced rail stop to remember NPP setting.
    * 30 day money back guarantee.
    * 2 year warranty.





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  3. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Lens Ring Clamp for fisheye lens

    Lens ring clamps for fisheye lens have become popular due to their compactness and ease of use. However improper use of lens ring clamp may cause stress and hence damage to a lens. After all, these lenses are not designed to be used in this manner! Fanotec lens ring clamps are built with special attention to the safety of lens.


    Features and Highlights

    * Plastic insert is placed between the outer metal ring and the lens. It is contoured to fit the lens and hence increase area of contact.
    * Large clamping area to reduce stress on the lens barrel, reducing the risk of damaging the lens.
    * Mounted close to the camera to reduce stress on the lens due to weight of camera body
    * Rolling the camera/lens in any position including the popular 0, 60 and 90 degree positions
    * Index marks for every 90 degrees in the front and every 30 degrees at the back for easy alignment of roll of lens.
    * permanently mounted to lens, making reproducible mounting possible, and much quicker to setup.
    * Compact and light weight
    * Arca Swiss Compatible quick release design, can be mounted directly to other Arca Swiss compatible system without using R1 or R10.
    * great for use on a monopod or high pole
    * Easy to install
    * Optional advanced rail stop to remember NPP setting
    * 30 day money back guarantee
    * 2 year warranty



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  4. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    for more images and object movies
    http://www.nodalninja.com/r1_ultimate_pg2.html



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  5. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Be one of the first, available for early purchase now: http://store.nodalninja.com/category_s/66.htm
  6. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    hi:
    so when i want to purchase the R1 or R10, i need to purchase the lens ring separely? it is not bundle in the package?
    thanks
    fatchai
  7. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Hi!

    Is Lens Ring for Sigma (Canon Mount) 8mm f/3.5 compatible with Sigma 8mm F4 lens?



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  8. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by asiavr View Post
    hi:
    so when i want to purchase the R1 or R10, i need to purchase the lens ring separely? it is not bundle in the package?
    thanks
    fatchai
    R1/R10 comes with one ring. You can choose your ring during purchase.
    We sell rings standalone for those having more than one fisheye lens. we can offer R1/R10 LESS ring in the future.


    Nick



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  9. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rey View Post
    Hi!

    Is Lens Ring for Sigma (Canon Mount) 8mm f/3.5 compatible with Sigma 8mm F4 lens?
    yes, I can confirm it is compatible for Canon mount 8mm F4. Not sure about Nikon mount.


    Nick




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  10. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Nick,

    Do you offer trade-ins - for example an NN3 with accessories?
  11. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tjablons View Post
    Nick,
    Do you offer trade-ins - for example an NN3 with accessories?
    We have a website trade-in offer (doesn't apply for NN3 to R1 or R10) - for details see: http://www.nodalninja.com/trade_in.html
    Other resellers might or might not offer programs.
  12. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Hi!

    Great new products !

    Could you give us some advice on desired tilt-up for the Ultimate R10 ?

    Have you a table given the recommended tilt-up for a particular fisheye lens on a particular sensor format ?
  13. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Is there any chance I can use this in the near future with my Olympus E-3 and Zuiko 8mm FishEye?



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  14. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KG View Post
    Is there any chance I can use this in the near future with my Olympus E-3 and Zuiko 8mm FishEye?
    yes, it is on the list. Since Zuiko 8mm is a full frame fisheye, a zenith shot is needed. But R1/10 can't take zenith shot at NPP. R1/10 is recommended for your outdoor use, or indoor with flat ceiling only.


    Nick



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  15. Re: Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1 and R10 Ring Mount Pano Heads.

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    Thanks, Nick.

    I'll check back when the lens mount will be available.



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