Redrock Micro UltraCage Handheld for C100/C300 Mk II

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Redrock Micro UltraCage Handheld for C100/C300 Mk II


The latest ultraCage Black Professional Series is the support cage designed for the Canon EOS Cinema C100 MK II and C300 MK II digital cinema cameras, and has been called the essential accessory for transforming these great cameras into phenomenal production powerhouses.

The ultraCage delivers all the needed features for stability, accessory support, security, and modularity to fulfil the promise of the EOS MK II cameras. As with all Redrock products, the ultraCage delivers professional quality and features at revolutionary prices.

The ultraCage is lightweight and form-fitting. It is completely unobtrusive. All camera displays, buttons, and doors can be accessed without interference.

Like all Redrock ultraCages, the EOS MK II cage is able to be configured into a variety of rigs including shoulder, handheld, and studio configurations.

Among its many unique features is the ability to add the powerPack and create an advanced powered cage that powers not only the EOS MK II cameras, but up to 2 additional camera-top accessories such as monitor, wireless follow focus, external audio or video recorders.

This handheld rig for Canon Cinema EOS MKII (C100 and C300) is a fantastic compact handheld rig, ideal for cramped shooting situations, or when keeping a low profile is important.

The ultraCage Black Professional Series is constructed of precision-machined aluminium and designed and made in the USA.

Buying Guide

Can I add a top handle?

If you would like to place a top handle on your ultraCage, select the Top Handle Option from the configuration. The top handle can be configured both facing forward and backward, allowing for ultimate comfort and balance when holding the rig.

How secure is my camera inside of the ultraCage?

Your Canon C Series Camera is securely latched inside of the ultraCage by four different anchor points. This guarantees your camera will not shift inside of the cage when using even the heaviest of cinema lenses. The points of contact are:

  • Top Bracket Threaded into Integrated 1/4”-20 of the Camera
  • 1/4”-20 Thread on the Bottom of the Camera
  • 3/8”-16 Thread on the Bottom of the Camera
  • “Base-hugging” lip of the baseplate to assure the camera sits straight

How do I attach the Canon LCD Monitor and Audio unit?

The Canon C300 MKII monitor now includes a 1/4”-20 mounting point, therefore we can now include the standard microMount with this bundle. There are multiple different ways to attach the Canon LCD Monitor and Audio Unit, however. Take a look at the ultraCage Configuration Page to get a few ideas of where to start with your own setup.

How do I attach my cage to a tripod?

The ultraCages for Canon C Series cameras have multiple 1/4”-20 and 3/8”-16 on the bottom of the unit, ready to accept any standard tripod or bridge-plate system. You can also utilise the 1/4”-20 and 3/8”-16 screws on the bottom of the shoulder pad.

Can I access all the buttons and features of the camera while it's in the cage?

Yes, the ultraCages for C Series cameras do not block any of the ports, buttons, or features of the camera. This includes the Canon Side Grip, which can remain attach to the camera at all times, as well as maintain it's full range of adjustability.

Do I need top rails?

Top rails are valuable components of any rig. You can attach accessories like a digital motor or monitor and have them travel with you no matter what support you build off of the bottom rails.

What are the key differences between the microFollowFocus and the microFollowFocus | black?

Both the microFollowFocus and microFollowFocus | black share the same custom designed gear box which allows for “like new” performance over even the most brutal of abuse. However, the microFollowFocus | black adds features that seasoned professionals are more accustom to, like a 3D marking disc for easy visibility of marks, a quick release rail mechanism for easy adjustments with new lenses, and an adjustable indicator arm with dual hard stop mechanisms.

Can I use my existing Redrock Micro gear with this configuration?

Yes, the ultraCages for C Series cameras can be used with all of the other Redrock Micro support products like our shoulder mount and matte box. Also, being part of the ultraCage series means it’s compatible with other ultraCage components like the rear chassis.