Steadicam Merlin Arm-Vest – also compatible with Glidecam!

Planning to use it with GLIDECAM? You can! Thanks to Berkley System Glidecam to Steadicam adapter that comes free of charge – just ask for it. The 1.2kg Merlin Vest is the lightest and thinnest ever made – it can even be worn under a tuxedo jacket – and it’s designed to fit the entire gamut of human sizes and shapes. For 23kg eight-year-olds or 150kg linebackers, the Merlin Vest provides complete comfort and functionality for extended productions and long continuous shots. All adjustments are ‘no-tools, including the right-arm/left-arm changeover. The Merlin Arm is ultra-light and extremely capable. It’s a 7/8 scale version of its big brothers, the Flyer, G-50 and G-70 arms, and provides the same legendary performance and flexibility including instant, knob-adjustable control of lifting power for camera payloads between 1.1 and 3.2 kg. Steadicam Merlin Arm-Vest is available for rent or hire from RENTaCAM Sydney.

Main features and specs:

  • Upgrade Kit for Merlin Stabilizer and Glidecam stabilizers
  • Fits Body Types from Approx. 50-350 lb


  • Steadicam Merlin Arm-Vest – also compatible with Glidecam!

Hire / rental rates:

  • 1 day: $50
  • 3 days/weekend: $75
  • weekly: $125

Prices are in AU$ and inclusive of GST. If you find a better rental price elsewhere, let us know and when it comes to matching or beating it, we’ll see what we can do about it.

Interested in hiring the Steadicam Merlin Arm-Vest? Contact RENTaCAM