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The Easyrig Vario 5 gives you the same advantages as our other Easyrig models with the added benefit of being able to adjust the line tension to adapt to many different cameras and configurations.

The Easyrig Vario 5 still delivers the same steady hand held shots while relieving strain on your back, neck and shoulders. The load is redistributed to the hips allowing you to shoot hand held in comfort for hours.

The Easyrig Vario 5 can be ordered with several different vest options:

You can also order your Easyrig Vario 5 with three different arm options:

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Technical details

Weight:
2,5 vest and adjustable arm
Cinema 3 vest and adjustable arm
Gimbal vest and adjustable arm

4.7 kg (9 lbs)
5.2 kg (11 lbs)
5.5 kg (12 lbs)
Height: Mounted: 97 - 114 cm (38 - 45 in)
Folded: 60 cm (24 in)
Suspension line length 90 cm (35 in) when fully stretched.
Load range:
Standard
Strong

5-17 kg (11 - 38 lbs)
14-25 kg (30 - 55 lbs)
Hip belt sizes:
Small XS - S
Medium M - XL
Large XL - XXXXL

70cm (28 in.) to 80cm (31in.)
80cm (31in.) to 130cm (51in.)
100cm (39in.) to 150cm (59in)

A basic Easyrig Vario 5 system includes:

  • Support arm
  • Lockable camera hook
  • Hip Belt (breathable material)
  • User Manual
  • Transport Bag

STANDARD:

STRONG:

For heavier cameras, contact us!

Accessories and Spare parts


EA301 Easyrig 3 Cinema hip belt and vest, small -70cm (28 in.) to 80cm (31in.)
EA302 Easyrig 3 Cinema hip belt and vest, standard -80cm (31in.) to 130cm (51in.)
EA303 Easyrig 3 Cinema hip belt and vest, large -100cm (39in.) to 150cm (59in)


G001 Easyrig Gimbal Rig Vest- waist size, Small70cm (28in) to 90cm (35in)
G002 Easyrig Gimbal Rig Vest- waist size, Medium - XL85cm (33in) to 110cm (43in)
G003 Easyrig Gimbal Rig Vest- waist size, Large XL - XXXL100cm (38in) to 130cm (51in)


EA155 Side pouch


V000 Support bar upper std. (complete with wheels and ball bearings)
V000A Support bar upper extended 130 mm - 5.11 in (complete with wheels and ball bearings)
V000B Support bar upper extended 230 mm - 9.05 in (complete with wheels and ball bearings)


V08 Complete Vario 5 power pack
V0S Complete Vario 5 STRONG power pack


V080 Complete Vario 5 suport arm, standard
V080A Complete Vario 5 suport arm, +130 (5 in)
V080B Complete Vario 5 suport arm, +230 (9 in)

V0S0 Complete Vario 5 STRONG suport arm, standard
V0S0A Complete Vario 5 STRONG suport arm, +130 (5 in)
V0S0B Complete Vario 5 STRONG suport arm, +230 (9 in)


V013 Nut for mounting power pack to vest, price is for 1 piece with 2 washers
V018 Screw for cover, (comes in pairs)


V052 ADJUSTABLE NYLON BLOCK COMPLETE
​V053 NOBB AND WASHERS


V003 Tube between bars 20x4 mm (0,8 x 0,15 in), length 300 mm (12 in) aluminium
V0S3 Tube between bars 20x4 mm (0,8 x 0,15 in), length 300 mm (12 in) steel
V005 Ring around tube 20mm (0,8 in)
V006 Rubber bellow
V007 Upper nylon block
V004 Lower nylon block


V009B Endplug with 1/4 in thread - for standard arm.
V009C Endplug with 1/4 in thread - for +130/+230 (5/9 in) arm. With spacing for line.


V017 Cover Vario 5
V018 Screw for cover (comes in pairs)
V020 Adjustement key 6 mm Vario 5


V010 Upper crossbar
V014 Ball and socket joint M6
V015 Side help upper, with rubber cover
V016 Side help lower


EA011 Lower crossbar


EA017 Buckles for hip belt, 50mm (1,968in), comes in pairs
EA018 Buckles for vest, 25mm (0,984in), comes in pairs
EA019 Strap tightener, 20 mm (0,787in)


V030 Rope (fits all Easyrigs)
V032 Rope wheels with ball bearings ⌀6mm (0,236in) axle


V033 Camera hook, standard
V034 Camera hook Philips/RED
V035 Cover for camera hook, 40 mm (1,574in) internally
V036 Spring for camera hook
V037 Knob for camera hook


M040 Easyrig Mini bag -for Easyrig mini
length: 58 cm, wide: 30cm, hight: 28 cm - 23 in x 12 in x 11 in
EA041 Easyrig Big bag -for Easyrig MC-arm
length: 90 cm, wide: 45cm, hight: 25 cm - 34 in x 18 in x 10 in
EA040 Easyrig Standard bag -for Easyrig standard arm and adjustable + 130 mm (5 in)
length: 64 cm, wide: 26 cm, hight: 24 cm - 25 in x 10 in x 10 in
EA042 Easyrigbag -for Easyrig withadjustable+ 230 mm (9 in)
length: 84 cm, wide: 33 cm, hight: 28 cm - 33 in x 13 in x 11 in
EA043 Easyrig Top of the line -for Vario 5 / Gimbal Rig. Notsuitablefor + 230 mm (9 in)
length: 65 cm, wide: 30 cm, hight: 30 cm - 26 in x 12 in x 12 in
EA044 Easyrig Plus -for Sirene arms:Vario 5 / Gimbal Rig. Suitablefor + 230 mm (9 in)
length: 92 cm, wide: 33 cm, hight: 35 cm - 36 in x 13 in x 14 in
EA045 Easyrig KING-for Vario 5 with Gimbal Rig-vest / Sirene-arm or+ 230 mm (9 in)
length: 82 cm, wide: 32 cm, hight: 38 cm - 32 in x 13 in x 15 in
EA046Easyrig QUEEN-for Vario 5 with Gimbal Rig-vest up to +130 mm (5 in) upper arm
length: 67 cm, wide: 34cm, hight: 38 cm - 26 in x 13 in x 15 in
EA080 Easyrig toolbag
length: 27 cm, wide: 15 cm, hight: 9 cm - 10 in x 6 in x 4 in

Statements from users

Marjan Cerar
DP
Slovenia

"I have used the Easyrig for more than fifteen years. It is great. I never leave home without it. Here is Easyrig with Serene doing a movie (7 to heaven) with world champion skier Tina Maze..."

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John van Groenendaal
DP
The Netherlands

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Mauricio van Hasselt
DP
USA

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DP David Paul
Cinematographer
New Zealand

"I like the Vario 5 Strong a lot , as it covers most production mode cameras from a fully loaded Sony F55 to heavy Arri Alexa’s with big lenses or 3d camera rigs. If it started at 12kg it’d be even better as many cameras now such as Red and Sony F55..."

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DP Stephen Consentino
A-Camera/Steadicam Operator
USA

"The new EasyRig Vario 5 Strong is a huge improvement in form and functionality over all the other non-adjustable camera support devices on the market today. First, the new, adjustable load spring is a delight."

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Oliver Peng
Cameraman
USA

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Happy cameraman in Turkey

Turkey

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Andrea Cecchini
Cameraman
Italy

"What I love as well about the Vario 5 is that the arm is very sturdy against my Easymini, and the Gimbal Vest is more robust and safe, seems you are joined with him. The cons is the weights of the whole system and more Serene make it very bulky and heavy."

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David Paul
Cinematographer
New Zealand

"I adjusted the line power to suit camera at my waist level and it sat very nicely."

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Brad White
Cameraman
USA

"It was fairly easy to change the power of the system. After a little experimenting i was able to dial it in so that it fit the camera i was using. It was nice and very important that the allen key was provided for the system..."

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Stijn Brinkmann
Cameraman
Netherlands

"Congratulations with your new invention! I have worked with the vario 5 on 5 shooting days. Here are my test results: I found it very easy to set the power on the line..."

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Adam Docker
DP
UK

"I can seriously say that after a full days filming, running around with a camera on my shoulder, I feel as good as new. No sharp pains in my back or down my spine..."

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Franz Lustig
Cameraman
Germany

"I work with very different camera / lens combinations, so with the new Gimbal vest and the Vario 5..."

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Florian Emmerich
Director of Photography
Germany

"Shooting with the Panavision Genesis and often the 17.5 -75mm Primo Zoom the camera weighed close to 23 kg in hand held mode. The Easyrig Cinema 3 allowed me to do these jib like moves from low mode to eye level of the actors which really enhanced the dram"

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Tom Campbell
Wildlife Cinematographer
USA

"Here's cinematographer Tom Campbell using his EasyRig on the back end of a US Marine Corps C-130 while filming an IMAX film about the Recon Special Forces Marines. He said the Rig was a lifesaver, holding up that EPIC DRAGON camera all day!! Tom did get.."

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