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REVIEWS In the UK it has been used with great success in filming Outlander, Sing Street, James Bond Spectre Thames water sequences, Vera 6, Channel 4’s The Canal trip a non stop 2 hour shot. The Perfect Horizon also captured the first footage of big-wave surfers at Cortes Banks, California, and is a regular piece of kit at big-wave surf spots Mavericks and Jaws in California and Pipeline in Hawaii. Here the PH is mounted on 20’ jet boats that dart in and out of the swells to catch the action. In the TV arena it has been used on programs like CSI, Fear Factor and Six Feet Under and is also put to good use in natural history programming as proven by the BBC when they shot their Alaska sequences for Planet Earth or Earth’s Great Events. For commercials it has worked well for clients like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Ford, Nike, Reebok and Red Bull. Equally rewarding has been its use for filming sporting events like cliff diving, kite sailing, surfing, off-shore powerboat racing, motor racing and the America’s Cup. The Perfect Horizon works with an electronic gimbal head, which uses sensors and motors to keep the upper payload platform level with the horizon. It has a group of level sensors that run though a computer system and drive the motors attached to the gimbal frame. It is extremely quiet. It can be powered either by mains power, or with its own 24v batteries, which last up to ten hours. The batteries come in their own pelican cases, which are completely waterproof. The Perfect Horizon works with all cameras, including the small and large HD range, as well as the new 3D rigs. The unit also comes with a dedicated technical Specialst DOP Brian Uranovsky SASC. 60 | KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 110 FEBRUARY 2016 Brian is a regular KitPlus reader and if you have a story to tell or a review to write then do get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org Want to know more about this? Brian Uranovsky SASC MGTC +44(0)7758587687 email@example.com