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Mount your camera gear in virtually any position imaginable, quickly and simply. goosepod is the ultimate camera gear mount. PERIOD!
Mount your camera gear in virtually any position imaginable, quickly and simply. goosepod is the ultimate camera gear mount. PERIOD!
Mount your camera gear in virtually any position imaginable, quickly and simply. goosepod is the ultimate camera gear mount. PERIOD!
261 backers pledged £10,710 to help bring this project to life.

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What is a prototype?

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

Say Hello to the goosepod!

The goosepod is a flexible, convenient and versatile tripod mount extension for attaching small to medium sized cameras and accessories including microphones, lights, audio recorders, monitors, mobile phones, gimbals etc…in virtually any position imaginable. 

 

Whether you’re a photo or video enthusiast, semi-enthusiast, hobbyist, smartphone journalist or a full professional, there’s no doubt the goosepod will find multiple uses in your video or photo creator’s kit.

Typical Uses

 

It all started on our YouTube channel!

In 2016, my 10-year-old daughter and I created a YouTube channel we called Osmo Tips. We had just purchased the DJI Osmo, a handheld, 3 gimbal stabilized camera that shoots smooth video.

Our goal was to share as many tips and tricks on using the Osmo. 

In a relatively short time, we attracted the attention of thousands of photo and video enthusiasts from around the globe.  To keep our YouTube audience inspired, we went all out to review as many camera gear or accessories that would work with the Osmo. This was our first insight into the opportunity that would become the goosepod.

To keep up with the intense nature of our video creating process, we constantly searched for quick and efficient ways to make the most of the gear needed to shoot our videos. 

Our YouTube channel was responsible for the idea!
Our YouTube channel was responsible for the idea!

All our shoots involve mounting and setting up the multi-cameras, lights, microphones, audio recorders as well as the gear we're actually reviewing.  This often took ages… sometimes more time than the actual shoot itself, and usually spreading over a few days.

Releasing a video every week, meant it was only a few days before we started the whole process all over again and again and again...

 Something had to change…

We took a really long hard look at the products available on the market today but felt that they all fell short in one way or another…We knew we wanted the most flexible, yet robust system to mount our gear easily and reliably. We wanted a material that would bend easily, maintain it’s shape, and sustain the weights of most camera gear.(500g – 1kg).  

Armed with this requirement, we got in touch with a local tube manufacturer and after several weeks of tweaking our design and specifications, we started working through several prototypes to a point where we are ready to launch the real thing .

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The goosepod consists of a main tube, the backbone, that has a ¼ inch male tripod thread on one end, and a ¼ inch female thread on the other end, both of which are standard thread connections used between a camera and a tripod or other accessories.

The goosepod modular system consists of a backbone and several optional adaptors and attachments, that make it quick and easy to mount most camera gear and accessories. 

It's as Easy as 1,2 ,3

 

The goosepod’s flexibility comes directly from its construction. It is made from gooseneck tubing which is nothing new of course, but the way we have approached the specifications of this particular gooseneck material, means it can be used where maximum positional accuracy, support and mechanical strength is required. 

To make the goosepod strong and durable, we opted to use a military grade spring with a mild steel 'D' section wire to achieve unique “stay-put” properties, which allows the goosepod to maintain its bending radius.

Inside the goosepod

The complete range of goosepods will cater for light, medium and heavy-duty cameras and accessories. We have developed specifications for 3 tube diameters, each one coming in 2 lengths, so we’ve got you covered. 

 

In order to bring the goosepod to life we need your generous support to help us cover the initial cost of tooling and first production runs. With higher production volumes, the price of the goosepod will come down, a direct benefit for everyone.

In return, you will have contributed to the quest to make shooting days efficient, fun and productive. This is the quest for the goose!

 Thank you for the support!

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 Heavy Duty Upgrade Special

 

After the campaign ends and only if we have been successfully funded and received the full backing required, we will contact you with detailed updates, right up to the time your goosepod arrives on your doorstep.

Our aim is to have the goosepod in your hands, just  in time for Summer 2017!

Key Milestones

 

1.    Kickstarter Campaign Starts

2.    Kickstarter Campaign Ends

3.    Industrial Production Begins

4.    Shipping Begins

Once we hit our target fund goal, we will be unlocking additional reward options to add to the goosepod stable. 

£10,000 – choose a color for your goosepod

£15,000 – choose a silicon rubber coating for your goosepod 

£20,000 -  choose a different base mount for your goosepod 

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YouTube Channel

 

Risks and challenges

We are dedicated to producing and delivering the goosepod to our backers in the highest quality standard and on schedule.
We have passed prototype and testing stages successfully and are confident about the production process.
As with all Kickstarter projects, delays and unforeseen incidents may occur. We are dedicated to working towards solving them all.

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    Pledge £1 or more About US$ 1.30

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    STARTER Pack – EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    VERY,VERY EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    WORLDWIDE SHIPPING SPECIAL

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £14 or more About $18

    HEAVY DUTY UPGRADE

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Heavy Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £29 or more About $38

    STANDARD Pack - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £39 or more About $51

    STANDARD Pack

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
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    Pledge £45 or more About $58

    QUICKFIT Pack 1

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Quick Fit Adapter
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    QUICKFIT Pack 2

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 2 x Quick Fit Adapters
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £69 or more About $90

    PRO Pack - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • 1 x Quick Fit Adapter
    • 3 x Versatile Adapters (1/4"male to1/4" male;
    1/4"male to 3/8" female;
    3/8" female to 1/4" female)
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £79 or more About $103

    PRO Pack

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • 1 x Quick Fit Adapter
    • 3 x Versatile Adapters (1/4"male to1/4" male;
    1/4"male to 3/8" female;
    3/8" female to 1/4" female)
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    QUICKFIT Pack 3

    • 1 x goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 3 x Quick Fit Adapters
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    ULTRA Pack - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Light Duty)
    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Heavy Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • 1 x Quick-Fit Adapter
    • 3 x Versatile Adapters (1/4"male to1/4" male;
    1/4"male to 3/8" female;
    3/8" female to 1/4" female)
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £129 or more About $168

    ULTRA Pack

    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Light Duty)
    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Medium Duty)
    • 1 x Goosepod Tube (Heavy Duty)
    • 1 x Mounting Base
    • 1 x Accessory Mount Swivel Ballhead
    • 1 x Quick-Fit Adapter
    • 3 x Versatile Adapters (1/4"male to1/4" male;
    1/4"male to 3/8" female;
    3/8" female to 1/4" female)
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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    Pledge £139 or more About $181

    The SUPERMIX

    • Choose any combination of Goosepod Tubes (Light, Medium or Heavy Duty)
    and Related Accessories, up to the pledge amount
    • A "Pick List" will be sent to backers of this reward soon after the campaign ends
    • Free access to the goosepod Academy

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Funding period

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