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The world's most lightweight and portable motion controlled slider for video and timelapse photography. Read more

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The world's most lightweight and portable motion controlled slider for video and timelapse photography.

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What is the Nebo Slider?  

The Nebo Slider is the world’s most lightweight and portable motion controlled slider, weighing in at under 3.2 pounds for the motorized version, and under 2.3 pounds for the non-motorized version. This 40" slider will break down into two 20 inch sections and will fit in a carry-on bag so it is easy to fly with. 

Fits in your carry-on
Fits in your carry-on

You can use the Nebo Slider with one tripod, two tripods or setting the slider directly on the ground. The center mount and each end piece have 1/4" 20 and 3/8" 16 threads for mounting to tripods or heads.

By using carbon fiber and aircraft grade aluminum the Nebo Slider achieves a design that is ultralight and stable. With a weight limit of 8 pounds when using the center mount and 12 pounds when using two tripods, the Nebo Slider can accommodate a wide variety of cameras. The Nebo Slider can be used horizontally and vertically at angles up to 60 degrees.

Through the use of simple controls you can have the Nebo Slider up and running with your time lapse very quickly. You can control the speed and direction of the motion.

All of the electronics and the 9 volt battery are housed in one of the end pieces of the slider to keep the design as compact as possible. The slider has two switches: one for power and one for the direction. There is also a speed control knob to adjust the time it will take to move across the entire slider from 25 minutes to 110 minutes. An LED indicator will tell you if the slider is on.

All electronics are integrated into one of the end pieces
All electronics are integrated into one of the end pieces

Use the Nebo Slider with a wide variety of cameras. All the way from larger cameras like a Canon C300 to DSLR's to your GoPro

Nebo Slider Highlights

  • World's lightest slider
  • 40 inch rails
  • Breaks down to fit in a carry-on bag
  • Quick setup
  • Center mount
  • Works without tripod
  • Works at up to 60 degree angles
  • 9 volt battery
  • Variable speed
  • 1/4 20 accessory mounts on sled
  • Sled locked into rail system to protect camera
  • Special Kickstarter price

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Reward Levels

$500 Manual Nebo Slider (Retail $700)

$700 Motion Controlled Nebo Slider (Retail $900)

$850 Motion Controlled Nebo Slider and Feisol CB-50D Ball Head (Retail $1,060)

$975 Nebo Motion Controlled Slider and Clik Elite Contrejour Adventure Camera Bag (Retail $1239)

$1200 Nebo Motion Controlled Slider, Feisol CT-3342 Carbon Fiber Tripod and CB-50D Ball Head (Retail $1,448)

$1500 Nebo Motion Controlled Slider, Feisol CT-3342 Carbon Fiber Tripod and CB-50D Ball Head and Clik Elite Contrejour Adventure Camera Bag (Retail $1,787)

Slider in Action

 
Still image from night time lapse
Still image from night time lapse

Who is Capture Beyond Limits?

Capture Beyond Limits was started to provide outdoor photographers and filmmakers with equipment that is lightweight and portable. We strive to make our gear lighter than anything on the market without sacrificing stability and functionality. Our equipment is made to be easy to travel with whether you are backpacking or throwing it in a carry-on.

Chris Mabey and Kip Hacking started Capture Beyond Limits to fill needs they saw on their own photo and video expeditions.

Chris is a mechanical engineer and has won awards for his designs in carbon fiber and Kevlar composites. He is also a professional photographer specializing in nature and outdoor sports.

Kip is an electrical engineer and is responsible for the design of all the electronics in the Nebo Slider. 

Acknowledgements

Thanks to: 

  • Thornburg Media for our video
  • Mark Brooks of Cannibal Creative for our logo design
  • Jon Pendlebury for his assistance with our circuit design
  • Michael Shaw for helping with our video shoot

Thank you to our partners Clik Elite and Feisol for helping us offer amazing packages with the Nebo Slider

None of this would have been possible without the support of our families.

Thank you to all the project backers for making Capture Beyond Limits a success!

The Nebo Slider is a Patent Pending design.

Risks and challenges

Many product projects have major delays once the campaign is over. Our team has worked with all of the suppliers that we will be using for the final slider and all design work is complete. Once we have the Kickstarter funds orders will be placed so backers will have their rewards in just a few months. If delays occur we will keep backers updated to help them know when they will get the Nebo Slider and why delays occurred.

If any suppliers fall through we are prepared with backup options so that we can fulfill the orders.

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FAQ

  • Of course, once the project ends you can pick the color and size of the Clik Elite Contrejour bag if you buy a package that has the Contrejour

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    Receive a patch of the Capture Beyond Limits logo. Thank you!

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    40" Non-motorized Nebo Slider. Expected retail price will be $700. Thank you!

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    FIRST BACKERS- For the first ten backers we are offering a special price for the 40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider. Your slider will also be among the first to ship.
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    EARLY BACKERS- For early backers we are offering a special price for the 40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider. Your slider will also be among the first to ship right after the first backers.
    Expected retail price will be $900. Thank you!

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    40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider- Missed out on the early backer pricing? Don't worry you can still get the special Kickstarter price.
    Expected retail price will be $900. Thank you!

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    40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider with a Feisol CB-50D Ball Head rated for 40 lbs!
    Expected retail price will be $1,060. Thank you!

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    40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider with a Clik Elite Contrejour adventure camera backpack. Hold your entire kit plus the Nebo Slider.
    Expected retail price will be $1,239. Thank you!

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    40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider with a Feisol CT-3342 carbon fiber tripod and CB-50D Ball Head. Carry the Nebo Slider on one of the lightest tripods around.
    Expected retail price will be $1,448. Thank you!

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    40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider with a Feisol CT-3342 carbon fiber tripod and CB-50D Ball Head and Clik Elite Contrejour adventure camera pack.
    Expected retail price will be $1,787. Thank you!

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    Time lapse Workshop- Get the 40" Motion Controlled Nebo Slider and a 4 day time lapse workshop around St. George, Utah. Travel to St. George not included.

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Funding period

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