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Whitebirch Media

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Everett, MA Member since April 2016

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Whitebirch Media is the production name for projects produced by Casey Preston. Casey Preston is a Boston based videographer and sound recordist with the experience and equipment required for small scale corporate, narrative, and event video production. Casey is an experienced of all of his equipment and would be glad to help out on any projects for a reasonable day rate. In addition he has a large amount of lights and grip equipment that is not listed. Feel free to send a message about inquiring about custom kits or unlisted equipment.

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Schoeps CMIT5U Shotgun Microphone Kit

Includes: XLR Cable, Rode Shock Mount, Blimp, and Furry, K-Tek Klassic Boom Pole with Internal Cable (choice of length)

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INCLUDES

  • XLR Cable
  • Rode Shock Mount, Blimp, and Furry
  • K-Tek Klassic Boom Pole with Internal Cable (choice of length)

OWNER NOTES

This microphone is perfect working condition and includes boom pole, wind protection, and shock mount.

$60
per day
$60
per day
Lectrosonics LR/LT Wireless Kit with Mic (A Band)

Includes: Cold Shoe Camera Mount for Receiver, Cables

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INCLUDES

  • Cold Shoe Camera Mount for Receiver
  • Cables

OWNER NOTES

This Lectosonics transmitter and reciever pair are in like new condition. Includes cables, camera mount, and a DPA mic. Other microphones are available if desired.

$55
per day
$55
per day
Kessler KC-18 Foot Crane Complete Kit

Includes: Balancing Weights

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INCLUDES

  • Balancing Weights

OWNER NOTES

This crane shows some chips and wear, but it is smooth and fully operational. It includes everything that comes with the complete crane kit on the Kessler website as well as the 18' upgrade and balancing weights.

Motorized heads are available for rent in a different listing.

Manufacturer's Description:
The original Kessler Crane is the industry standard in lightweight camera crane systems. Featuring 360 degree rotation, an invertible camera platform for under or over slung camera positions, a two arm design for maximum stability and built with high-grade anodized aluminum the Kessler Crane is as robust as it is functional. Easily broken down for transportation and uses standard household style weights to achieve proper balance.

This crane kit includes all the accessories needed for a complete crane setup. All accessories and cases are included for a 12ft. Kessler Crane. For added functionality, you can easily add our Rev2 Crane Moco Bundle for motorized pan & tilt or the 18ft. upgrade kit for extended length.

Configurable for Your Needs
The Kessler Crane is available in a variety of sizes and configurations. The KC-12 crane can also be configured as an 8ft Crane. Other lengths are available with either the 5.5ft short tip or the 18ft upgrade kit.

Tilt Control
The Kessler Crane features manual, fixed-angle and automatic tilt control for ultimate versatility, making it the perfect tool for any crane application.

Adjustable Weight Bar
Balance in any crane or jib is essential to easy use and camera stability. With the adjustable weight bar system users can change rigs on the fly with the weights on hand and readjust the crane's weight bar to accommodate the weight changes.

Internal Sleeve Bearings
Smooth motion can be the difference between high quality production value and the appearance of an amateur video. The Kessler Crane features internal sleeve bearings which ensure when you use the crane, every move is smooth.

Portable Dis-assembly
Kessler understands shooters are on the move. The Kessler Crane is built with portability in mind and easy disassembly ensures this is possible.

$70
per day
$70
per day
Kessler Pocket Jib Kit

Includes: Kessler K-Pod, Hercules Head, Wheels for K-Pod

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INCLUDES

  • Kessler K-Pod
  • Hercules Head
  • Wheels for K-Pod
  • 100mm Bowl Extension
  • Balancing Weights

OWNER NOTES

This Kessler Pocket Jib is in fully fictional condition and excellent shape. It includes the Kessler K-Pod and Hercules Head with Wheels. It also includes the 100mm ball mount extension and balancing weights. I can also include a lightweight Manfrotto 500AH fluid head if desired.

Manufacturer's Description:
The Kessler Pocket Jib™ is the ultimate compact, portable jib. Boasting a telescopic dual rail arm design that has a maximum reach of five feet and load capacity of 20 lbs when fully extended and 40 lbs when at its shortest extension.

Dual Purpose Production Tool
Not only is the Pocket Jib a world class jib it can also mount Kessler sliders, turning it into a virtual ""all-in-one"" production tool, offering both a jib and mini-dolly in one unit

Quick Set Up
Ease of packability and minimum set-up time required for the Pocket Jib maximze it's versatility. Perfect for studio or in-the-field applications.

Drag Control
Included drag control provides increased control for users to attain the smoothest shots possible. Because the tension is adjustable, each user can fine tune the necessary drag for their rig and application.

Locking Mechanism
When the Pocket Jib isn't in use or a static shot is required, the included locking pin allows users to securely lock the jib in place, protecting equipment and removing movement from the Jib.

$50
per day
$50
per day
Kessler Rev 2 Motorized Heads

Includes: Oracle Controller, Kessler Kwik Release Mount and Plate

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INCLUDES

  • Oracle Controller
  • Kessler Kwik Release Mount and Plate

OWNER NOTES

This set includes two Kessler Rev 2 Motorized Heads for use with Kessler's Oracle control system. One head has 500 series motors for fast movements and the other has 1000 series motors for slower, more controlled movements. This kit includes an Oracle controller, battery, and a Kessler quick release for mounting the head.

Manufacturer's Description:
The Kessler Revolution Head 2 is fully motorized pan and tilt head engineered to meet the expanding needs of filmmakers today. Built with over and under-slung shooting in mind, the compact design makes the head more secure than other heads on the market. A perfect addition to your crane and slider rigs, controlling pan and tilt movement has never been easier than with the Revolution Head.

Cruise Control
Consistent speed can be achieved with the Rev 2's cruise control feature, removing any unwanted speed variance.

Superior Dynamic Range
Unit is both faster and slower than other heads at similar price point.

Zero Backlash
Dual motors for each axis, provide zero backlash and 100% holding power

360 Degree Motion
Continuous 360 degree movement on both pan and tilt

$50
per day
$50
per day

Reviews (8)

Average 5.0 Stars

Great deal! In time and easy to communicate

Owner

Arri Fresnel Five-Light Kit

September 2019

Great owner, very smooth to coordinate with. Equipment was in excellent condition.

Owner

Kessler Stealth Mini

April 2019

Awesome experience renting his Ronin, well maintained equipment, fast, simple and fair price Highly recommended.

Owner

DJI Ronin Kit

February 2019

Easy to work with and great gear. Thank you

Owner

Canon C300 MKII Camera

September 2018

Great renter! Easy to contact and meet up! Gear was in great shape!

Helpful, flexible, and knowledgeable.

Should I need a jib again, I'll be returning for another rental from Whitebirch Media.

Owner

Kessler Pocket Jib Kit

April 2018

Great rental. Car mount worked as intended.

Great Renter. Easy to contact and did everything he could to assist us!

Owner

DJI Ronin Kit

May 2017

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