Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras

To clear up any confusion, the dovetail is part of the cage and cannot be removed, but you can still mount any quick release you want. Check out the video for a closer look at the Varavon Armor Cage for the Panasonic GH3 / GH4 cameras.

There is an optional base with 15mm rails available at the website, but you could easily add the entire Varavon Cage to the top of any 15mm baseplate - as you would with a bare camera body. Here are some additional images, but for more information about the Varavon GH3 GH4 Armor Video Cage, check out their website (click here).

Varavon-1  Varavon-2

Varavon-3  Varavon-5

Varavon Armor Cage FH3 GH4
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19 thoughts on “Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras

  1. Emm

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    @Stiffla - No I don't think the handle is in the shot, especially when shooting 4K. In 4K it's more than a 2x crop.

  2. Stiffla

    Hi,

    Do you have the possibility to check if the top handle is in the picture if your are using a fisheye? For example the rokinon 7.5mm

    Thanks in advance

  3. T22

    Emm,

    I'm wondering the same as mcmillanroad. Have you had a chance to test the clearance with this cage when using a speedbooster?

    Thanks

  4. mcmillanroad

    Also - Is it just me or did these things jump in price massively? I could have sworn this was like 180 bucks when it first came out.

  5. Adam Jeal

    No problem Emm, glad to help! - The clamp works very well and is a must-have for the Varavon cage.

  6. @Fugenie- thanks for your attention. you are right that our cage has better button clearance and clearance for a speedbooster. and we also has a good cable clamp. WELCOME to vist our website http://www.motionnine.com and email to us i you have any other questions.

  7. Emily Weiss

    @Adam - cant see the link that you posted on the forum..Unless I am a previlige member of the forum.

  8. Thanks so much for the review emm,
    I've been holding off on getting one of these based mainly on the issue of the clearance for a metabones speedbooster (I pretty much got the GH4 on the specific assumption that I would be using the EF to m43 speedbooster as soon as they finally released it!). I hope somebody posts some information about how it fairs with other versions of the metabones adapters as it will be a deal breaker for the likes of me.

    The button issue is also a bit annoying, and I'm wondering what other practical issues there will be when mounting multiple things directly to the cage (adding more hotshoes, arms to the various points on the cage). Otherwise I love the fact that with the strap and handle, it increases the usability as a videocamera of the gh4, while not making it conspicuously large and cumbersome.

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