Shape Brings a Versatile Cage for the Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder

The Atomos Shogun has proven to be very popular with not just Panasonic GH4 or Sony A7s shooters, but with other folks who want to get a really nice monitor with 4K recording options. Pretty soon Sony FS7 and FS700 owners will be able to get FS Raw out of their 4K babies with Shogun firmware updates scheduled for June, and even though it is priced lowered than the Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ for example, it is still quite an investment. Naturally, one would want to protect their Shogun due to the somewhat fragile nature of the screen and design, we’ve seen an increased demand from a lot of users want to have a cage or similar type protective solution. We did a write up on the Kaval Cage for the Shogun from PV Gear recently, and now Canadian filmmaking accessories manufacturers Shape have a cage of their own for the Atomos Shogun.

Atomos Shogun Cage Shape

The Shape cage for the Shogun starts at $339 (at the moment on pre-order) and features multiple 1/4 20-inch holes for mounting various accessories, and features an option for 15mm rod mount bracket version (priced at $549) with Shape’s own push button design for easy tilt and swivel adjustment, while mounted on 15mm rods. This options is quite a neat alternative to Noga arms and magic arms, which can wear out overtime and some of the cheap ones can be quite unreliable at times. Having a 15mm support solution is a much better option in my opinion.

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Shape Cage for atomos shogun


  • CNC machined aluminium cage for Atomos Shogun
  • Designed to protect Shogun & offer attachment options
  • Includes black knobs for HDMI protection
  • Includes several threaded holes (1/4-20 & 3/8-16) for attachment option
  • Can be mounted on our adjustable 15mm monitor bracket

There is also an option for two side handles, which when combined with the Shape cage turn the Atomos Shogun into a directors monitor when combined with a wireless transmitter. The Side Handle bundle is on pre-order at B&H for $565.

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Shogun owners what do you think? Are you considering a cage for your Shoguns? Let us know in the comments below. In the meantime, if you are considering a cage, use the links below to make your pre-order from B&H. At the moment shipping times have not been finalised, but we’re hoping to see those in the next few months.

B&H Atomos Shogun Cage by Shape Pre-Order Links:

Atomos Shogun Cage – $339

Atomos Shogun Cage with 15mm Monitor Bracket – $549

Atomos Shogun Cage with Handles – $565

Atomos Shogun Bundle Kit (with 15mm rod mount & Handles) – $799

[via Cheesycam / Source: Shape]

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  • Curtis Judd

    Looks like a nice start. As a Shogun owner, there are two problems that I’d like to solve: 1) protection for the screen and plastic case and 2) the ability to see the screen more effectively when shooting outdoors. Would be really nice to see someone solve both problems in one piece of gear. Nevertheless, the Shape cage looks nice.

    • 4kshooters

      Curtis, thanks for the input, good to hear from you, big fan of your Youtube channel here. I agree with you the Sunhood that Atomos make is a must have for Shogun owners, its a bit too bulky for my taste, but works. Also, love your videos mate, keep them coming, learning a ton about audio. Thanks again, Ogy.

      • Curtis Judd

        Thank YOU Ogy, I’m a fan of your feed! Keep the quality info coming!

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