Following hot on the heels of our Edelkrone QuickReleaseOne review comes the Edlekrone SliderOne Pro review, a super smooth motorized slider to help add motion to your shots.
As with all Edelkrone products the SliderOne Pro arrives very well packaged. It has a reassuring weight to it and feels like a fantastic bit of equipment the moment you lift it from the box.
One thing to note is it comes without a battery, you’ll need to either order one from Edelkrone or find one elsewhere. As it’s a standard LP-E6 battery, as used in the Canon 80D, buying one isn’t an issue (e.g. this twin pack on Amazon) but given the high price of this slider one a battery and charger should really be included so you can get up and running right away.
The SliderOne Pro has 20cm of travel for your camera and is compact enough to easily take with you out and about.
Although it can be used as is you may find it falls over if you add a camera with a long lens, so use with a tripod is recommended and it has a tripod mount on the underside. It can be used with either the larger tripod threads or smaller threads as an adapter is provided.
The large style tripod tread sits on the top of the SliderOne Pro so you’ll need some sort of adapter if you’re using a DSLR or mobile holder otherwise your equipment can’t be fitted. In the review video below you’ll see the Edelkrone FlexTilt Head 2 being used.
While some cameras and equipment can be tricky to setup this takes very little time to get up and running. You control the slider via a dedicated app, once opened the app will automatically search for and connect to the SliderOne Pro, no need to mess around with Bluetooth pairing.
The app gives you a range of options, allowing you to control the slider manually, setup a repeatable movement, setup time-lapse or even stop motion. SliderOne Pro can control your camera for those last two if you have the required cable (not supplied but is available from Edelkrone).
It’s an easy to use app that doesn’t take long to get the hang of the basics, with the slider producing lovely smooth panning shots on both DSLRs or mobiles. One thing to keep in mind is the slider does make a sound so if you’re planning on a shot with sound you’ll want to place the microphone away from the slider.
For more real world examples see www.instagram.com/markjdraper/
On its own the SliderOne Pro does left/right or forwards/backs movement only, but add an extra bit of kit, such as the DJI OSMO Mobile or Edelkrone Motion Box, and you add an extra dimension of movement that looks incredible.
Now, instead of a single direction of movement, you’re able to move left/right while keeping a specific object in the shot. The results look very impressive and give a professional look with very little effort.
The SliderOne Pro is quick to set up, very easy to use, and produces some brilliant, professional looking, footage. The only minor niggle is the lack of included battery. Scroll down to see two videos, the first is a review video, the second is a compilation of example footage taken using the SliderOne Pro.
Edlekrone SliderOne Pro Video Review
Edelkrone SliderOne Pro and Motion Box Demo Reel