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The Pocket Jib Traveler is Kessler's newest and most compact Pocket Jib designed for shooters that require an ultra-portable jib solution. The Pocket Jib Traveler is 27 inches in length when collapsed and has a circular travel distance of 72 inches when fully extended. It surpasses other ultra-portable jibs through is unique design and light footprint, providing shooters with the perfect travel companion as they trek through extreme environments to capture the perfect shot.



Compact & Portable

The Pocket Jib Traveler is completely self contained and does not need to be taken apart for travel unlike most similar sized jibs. It also features drag control & locks, a rare feature in the ultra-portable jib category.


Quick Camera Mounting

A center-mounted camera platform makes camera mounting more stable and seamlessly integrates with the Kessler Kwik Release system for fast camera mounting. You can also use the provided 1/4"-20 camera screw to keep mounting your camera simple, yet effective.


Durable & Lightweight

The Pocket Jib Traveler boasts the highest weight capacity of similar sized jibs by handling rigs up to 10lbs. Its adjustable and sliding weight bar provide fine-tuning control and are removeable for lighter weight. The Pocket Jib Traveler was engineered with weight reducing window cuts that both maintain its structural integrity and also keep the system light-weight.


Minimal Counter-balance
Needed

The Pocket Jib Traveler's sliding weight bar reduces the overall counter-balance weight needed to balance the jib, thus reducing the required load necessary for your shoots.


Universal Mounting

At the mounting base, there are both 3/8"-16 and 1/4"-20 threaded holes for a variety of mounting options. Whether it be our patented Kwik Release system, 100mm Ball Kit with a 3/8"-16 stud or even a standard tripod quick release plate, you'll be up and running in no time.


Monitor Mounting

Easily attach monitors and accessories with the provided 1/4"-20 holes on the side of the base.


Camera Platform Extender

Use the Camera Platform Extender for the Pocket Jib Traveler to easily mount larger bodied cameras to the jib. If using a larger bodied camera without this piece, you may encounter conflict with the back of the camera and the jib arm when moving to a low jib position. CLICK HERE - SOLD SEPARATELY


Technical Specs

Weight: 5.5 lbs.
Collapsed Length: 27"
Circular Travel: 72"
Weight Capacity: 10 lbs.
Total Vertical Movement: 62.3"

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 8 Write a review.

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Great travel jib June 22, 2014
Reviewer: Bob Krieger from New Orleans, LA United States  
I used this jib during my summer film camps. The ease of breakdown and setup made it easy for the students (middle and high school) to get up and running and start worrying about their shots rather than the gear. I forgot the counterweights but managed to easily create some using water bottles and gaff tape. Great gear!

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Kessler Pocket Jib Traveler May 16, 2014
Reviewer: Johnny Waller from Commerce Twp, MI United States  
Amazing product.  You need to remember that the main purpose of this specific jib is that you can travel with it.  I would not have a jib if it was not of the size and weight. I can carry my Kessler PB Slider, jib traveler, monopod, tripod and weights in the my Vinten Blue bag.  It is an amazing product that gives you the opportunity to carry one by yourself.  And with the Kessler quick release system, I can switch between a slider to a jib in a couple minutes. I shot this video using this system with only 3 hours to film. I carried my gear and had to walk to different sites as well.

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Light and Quick May 10, 2014
Reviewer: Kramer O'Keefe from Windsor, CO United States  
I'm an event videographer that also likes to take video in hard to reach locations. Finding a portable jib that was lightweight, sturdy, and easy to setup was a must. The Pocket Jib Traveler is very easy to setup and performs quite well. There is a little sway when doing normal jib motions, but that is to be expected from a jib this size. Overall this is well built and performs very well. I am definitely satisfied with this product and would certainly recommend it. I would also recommend purchasing a ball head to go with it to expand your creative options while using the jib! Very good piece of gear!

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Perfect Size! May 6, 2014
Reviewer: Anna Rockhold from Mandeville, LA United States  
I love this jib. I am a petite female running quickly in and out of locations for real estate videos. This jib allows me to quickly and easily setup and get dynamic shots without any assistance. It is sooo easy to use and has great smooth motions with a good amount of control. A fantastic addition to a low budget production.

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Very well thought crane. April 15, 2014
Reviewer: Ruben Arrieta from Mexico City, Mexico  
I used it today and was amazed of the build quality and the thought put into it. It really works well, smooth, easy to set up, easy to adjust, fast to put on and to put away.
Very light but sturdy enough to manage my rig, even with the full Chrosziel mate box system and a Zeiss 16-35 2.8, perfect crane movements.

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