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The Adaptalux Stabiliser. The perfect companion for your Adaptalux studio.
The Adaptalux Stabiliser. The perfect companion for your Adaptalux studio.
The Adaptalux Stabiliser. The perfect companion for your Adaptalux studio.
106 backers pledged £6,945 to help bring this project to life.

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Adaptalux Studio Stabiliser

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Prototype Gallery

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The Adaptalux Stabiliser is designed to balance the Adaptalux Lighting Studio when it is not directly mounted to a camera. Designed to look great in any environment, the Adaptalux Stabiliser is the perfect product for balancing your Adaptalux studio. 

 

 

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Don't own an Adaptalux Studio?

If you do not own an Adaptalux Lighting Studio, you can find out more by clicking on the image below.

Visit the Adaptalux website
Visit the Adaptalux website

 

If you order a stabiliser through this Kickstarter campaign, we will send you a 3% store voucher that can be used to purchase an Adaptalux pack through our online store. That's a whopping 20% off normal retail price in total thanks to our January sale!  

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How It Works...

The Adaptalux Stabiliser has been designed to be simple, yet effective. Designed using physics to ensure the centre of gravity is always directly under the pod, the stabiliser ensures your lighting set-up will never take a fall when it is used independently to a camera. To use with your studio, simply attach the stabiliser to the bottom of your Pod by rotating the locking wheel.

Easy to use.
Easy to use.

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Additive Manufactured In-House...

Additive manufacturing (3D printing), has been developing rapidly in recent years. As a result, 3D printed parts have been becoming more accurate and stronger, meaning they are now becoming an effective option for low volume production runs. We think additive manufacturing is the perfect fit for the Stabiliser. It will allow us to produce the Stabiliser as demand requires, meaning we do not need to raise loads of money for tooling if we used a traditional manufacturing method. This ultimately means we can get the Stabiliser to you much faster at a much lower retail price.

We will be making the Adaptalux Stabiliser In-House, right here in the UK. This rules out relying on Chinese manufacturers and suppliers, giving us total control on quality, cost and time.

The high quality you can expect with our 3D printer
The high quality you can expect with our 3D printer

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Choice...

Been able to choose has always been at the heart of Adaptalux products. Thanks to additive manufacturing, we can offer some great colours for the Stabiliser at no extra cost.

Alternatively, we are also offering the stabiliser in Carbon black. Carbon black utilises a 3D printing material that uses carbon fibre reinforcement. This will give the stabiliser extra strength and even more durability.

We are also offering a 3D printed metallic plastic version of the stabiliser using an SLA 3D printing technique. This technique allows for much higher quality parts and allows us to 3D print the stabiliser using Nylon fused with Aluminium particles for extra strength. The finish of this material is showed below.

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Stabiliser in Action

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What have we achieved since our last Kickstarter?

In May 2015, we raised over £107,000 to bring the Adaptalux photography studio to life. Since then we have been busy designing, manufacturing and distributing Adaptalux from the UK.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ORIGINAL ADAPTALUX CAMPAIGN

We now have over 650 happy customers, who use the Adaptalux studio to produce fantastic closeup photos. Below are some great photographs from our customers using the Adaptalux studio. 

Image by Maria Yanguas using her Adaptalux Studio
Image by Maria Yanguas using her Adaptalux Studio

 

Image by David Scott Robson using his Adaptalux Studio
Image by David Scott Robson using his Adaptalux Studio

 

Photography by Eric Kilby using his Adaptalux Studio
Photography by Eric Kilby using his Adaptalux Studio

 

Image by Tim Nolen using his Adaptalux Studio
Image by Tim Nolen using his Adaptalux Studio

To see the full gallery please visit:- http://adaptalux.com/gallery-2/

Adaptalux can also be used to produce stunning close-up videography work. Recently Macro Room used Adaptalux to create this jaw-dropping video.

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Why Kickstarter?

We need to raise some funds in order for us to buy a 3D printer and the materials to enable us to manufacture the stabiliser in-house.

We have already put half of the money to one side in order to do this, we would like your help in order to raise the other half.

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Many thanks for your time, don't forget to share this project with your friends via social media. Any questions then please leave us a message and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. 

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Risks and challenges

As with any project, there are always risks. However, we have the skills and knowledge to make the risk minimal with this project.

We ran a successful Kickstarter back in May 2015 where we raised over £107,000. Since then we have used that money to bring the Adaptalux Lighting Studio to life, shipping worldwide to over 650 happy customers.

The Adaptalux Stabiliser is going to be completely built in-house, meaning we do not need to rely on Chinese manufacturers or any other suppliers. We know we can 3D print this product in great quality and we can ship within our estimated time frame.

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    Pledge £5 or more About $6

    Adaptalux Desktop Wallpapers!

    Just want to support us and not get the stabiliser? Awesome! We will send you some amazing Adaptalux desktop wallpapers in return.

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    Pledge £48 or more About $58

    MAKE 100 | Get the Stabiliser.

    EARLY BIRD. Get the Adaptalux Stabiliser, 3D printed using high-quality PET filament. Available in Black, Red, Orange, White, Green, Blue or Clear. (RRP:- £59.99).

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    Carbon Black Stabiliser

    Get the Adaptalux Stabiliser. 3D printed using Carbon Fibre filament. Available in Black. (RRP:- £74.99).

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    • Adaptalux Stabiliser in Carbon Fiber
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    Pledge £75 or more About $91

    Metal Composite Stabiliser

    Get the Adaptalux Stabiliser. SLA 3D printed using Nylon combined with Aluminium particles. (RRP:- £89.99)

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    • Metal Composite Stabiliser
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