Aputure VG-1 USB Follow Focus For Canon Cameras Price & Specs
For Cameras with Canon USB Protocol
For Select Autofocus Lenses
Manual Lenses Limit to Camera Control
Remote Camera and Focus Controller
Aperture Adjustment LED Indicators
!/4"-20 Threaded Mounting Stud
Mounting Adapters Included
Firmware Upgradeable (Windows Only)
Requires 2x AAA Batteries
The V-Grip USB Focus Handle from Aputure is an ergonomic remote that allows you to control the video start/stop button, digital zoom, aperture, and the adjustment of your camera settings. The V-Grip allows you to control the focus of a variety of autofocus lenses, manual lenses do not allow autofocus control.
Built into the controller is a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting stud, providing you the flexibility to mount the controller to a variety of devices. The included mounting adapters enable attachment to shoulder rigs and jibs. An optional crab clamp can be used to attach the V-Grip to pan handles or stands. It is firmware upgradeable, which allows the number of AF lenses it works with to be expanded. Two AAA replaceable AAA batteries (not included) will power the V-Grip for approximately 40 hours.
Can be updated with downloadable firmware updates
Supports different mounting accessories to attach to any tripod, rig, or crane (accessories not included)
Rubber buttons and finger grooves for comfortable operating
With the V-Grip you can remotely control the following functions of your camera, if your camera supports them:
Digital Zoom (please note digital zoom does not function during recording).
Aperture Adjustment (the Canon 500D/T1i/Kiss X3 do not support aperture adjustment)
Focus Adjustment (with compatible AF lenses)
Video Record Start/Stop
The V-Grip returns to FV (focus control) mode when AV (aperture control) mode is inactive for 10 seconds. The unit turns off after 30 minutes of inactivity.
Compatible Canon Cameras
EOS 1D Mark IV
5D Mark II
5D Mark III
Compatible AF Lenses
Please Note: MFR firmware changes to lenses may disable autofocus functionality