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 €2295 plus VAT.

    This includes UPS delivery anywhere in The UK or Ireland 

    Camera is not included. Because we now support Sony cameras there is now a wide range of camera options.

    The Canon Camera we recommend is the Canon G26  https://www.connscameras.ie/p/canon-legria-hf-g26/p-8714574657165

    Wireless System is €1895.00 plus VAT (Camera not Included

    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

    FDR-AX30
    FDR-AX33
    FDR-AX53
    FDR-AX100
    FDR-AX700

    FDR-AXP35

    HDR-AX2000

    HDR-CX220
    HDR-CX230
    HDR-CX240

    HDR-CX280
    HDR-CX290
    HDR-CX320
    HDR-CX330
    HDR-CX380
    HDR-CX390

    HDR-CX400
    HDR-CX405
    HDR-CX410
    HDR-CX430
    HDR-CX440
    HDR-CX450
    HDR-CX455
    HDR-CX480
    HDR-CX485
    HDR-CX510
    HDR-CX625
    HDR-CX675
    HDR-CX800
    HDR-CX900

    HDR-GW66

    HDR-GWP88

    HDR-PJ220
    HDR-PJ230
    HDR-PJ240
    HDR-PJ270
    HDR-PJ275
    HDR-PJ280
    HDR-PJ320
    HDR-PJ330
    HDR-PJ340
    HDR-PJ350
    HDR-PJ380
    HDR-PJ390
    HDR-PJ410
    HDR-PJ420
    HDR-PJ430
    HDR-PJ440
    HDR-PJ510
    HDR-PJ530
    HDR-PJ540
    HDR-PJ650
    HDR-PJ660
    HDR-PJ670
    HDR-PJ675
    HDR-PJ680
    HDR-PJ780
    HDR-PJ790
    HDR-PJ810
    HDR-PJ820

    HXR-NX80

    PXW-X70
    PXW-Z90

    DEV-50

  • 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  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.https://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 support Sony Cameras

    (check above for full list

  • 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 the Pro Wired System

    WE Now Support Sony Cameras for both wired and wireless. Check out Amazon for great Sony Deals

    Check Full List above under how much is Vantage Point

    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

Get In Touch

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Address

Vantage Point
29 Cypress Grove Road,
Dublin, Ireland