Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a list of questions that customers often ask us. Please contact us if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for.

  • How much does Vantage Point cost?

    Fully Wired System is €2450 plus VAT. Camera is not included. Recommended camera for wired system

    https://www.connscameras.ie/p/canon-legria-hf-g26/p-8714574657165

    Wireless System is €1850.00 plus VAT (Camera not Included in price but we can supply) Most WIFI enabled cameras will work. The camera we suggest is http://www.connscameras.ie/p/panasonic-hc-v770/p-5025232808083. 50% of our Customers use the Wired and the other 50% use the Wireless system

    We now support Sony Cameras 

    list of Sony cameras supported

    https://www.studio1productions.com/JJC-Cables.htm

  • How heavy is Vantage Point?

    Vantage Point is lightweight, weighting only 7.5kg. It is the lightest video tower on the market making it easy to move, transport and assemble. It’s made from the latest premium grade materials so you don’t sacrifice strength for weight either.

  • Is Vantage Point difficult to transport?

    No. Vantage Point folds up smaller than other portable towers, meaning it will fit in any car but can still extend over a full range of heights to 18ft (6m)., so you can always find the perfect angle for your shot.

  • Is Vantage Point difficult to set up?

    No. Vantage Point comes with simple fittings that allow you to assemble or take down the tower in a matter of minutes. No more freezing fingers and complicated mechanisms making setting up portable towers a painfully slow and frustrating process. setup take less than 10 minutes.http://vantagepoint.tocasports.com/vantage-point-assembly/

  • Can Vantage Point be used in the rain?

    Yes. Vantage Point comes with a complete all weather kit included in the price. You get rain protection gear which includes waterproofs for the Camera , Colour Monitor and the Remote Control unit.

    NB A vary important point many towers require two hands to operate the Pan and Tilt and the camera remote leaving no had free should it rain.

    The package also includes also a sun cover for the monitor. Sample footage from wet and windy day http://www.youtube.com/embed/dWmlFvLNjhI

  • What happens if I turn up to an away pitch and there’s nowhere suitable to video from?

    With Vantage Point you can now turn up anywhere and be confident you can capture excellent footage every time. Free from any constraints of fixed locations such as the press box, shaky scaffolding or unsuitable ledges normally provided at the grounds. Vantage Point allows you to effectively capture game footage without risking injury.

  • What else do I need?

    It will depend on the camera you have at present Vantage Point can work with a range of cameras including the Canon G26, G40 or G25  , the Panasonic V770 and many other WIFI cameras. Check links above to see two models we recommend.

    Once we have the camera sorted the rest is supplied with the Vantage Point.

    We now supports Sony Cameras 

  • How do you control the camera?

    This is a really important point. All Camera controls are operated from one lever arm leaving one had free should it be raining. At ground level you have a colour monitor to view what’s on your camera screen as well as a remote control which allows you to control the pan, tilt and zoom of the camera.
  • What camera can I use with Vantage Point?

    The camera that we are recommending is the Canon LEGRIA HF G26 from Conns Cameras. Here’s the link:

    https://www.connscameras.ie/p/canon-legria-hf-g26/p-8714574657165

    If you have an existing Canon G25 or G40 these will also work on teh Pro Wired System

    Vantage Point Camera Recommendation for Wireless System

    The signal is transmitted by the camera built in WIFI to a Table

    http://www.connscameras.ie/p/panasonic-hc-v770/p-5025232808083

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Address

Vantage Point
29 Cypress Grove Road,
Dublin, Ireland