Learning Center

Welcome to our Learning Center. Over the years, we have spent a lot of time talking to customers. We learned that some things regarding our products needed further explanation. We've created a Learning Center with written information and videos that we hope you will find helpful. We think these will be especially useful for those of you who need to purchase a jib arm or dolly for the first time. You will find discussions about the innovations that distinguish our equipment from similar products, as well as some assembly and how-to-use videos. We know there are always more questions to be answered, so we welcome the opportunity to speak to you directly. If you have a question, please email or call today.

Mark Schweickart    mark@porta-jib.com
Porta-Jib Sales

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Instructional PDFs



New Videos from our YouTube Channel
Standard Porta-Jib        
Advantages of Using an Underslung Head   Underslung Head balancing tips   Vector Bar balancing tips
Fluid Head balancing tips        
Spider Dolly        
Combo Track/Floor Wheels   Dolly Quick Tip: easy low shot   Mini Trolley conversion
Losmandy FlexTrak        
Advantages of the improved Losmandy FlexTrak   Easy FlexTrak Set up   FlexTrak Quick Tip:
How to set up a product shot
Packing the new FlexTrak Case   FlexTrak packing without a case   FlexTrak Channels
FlexTrak Leveling Kit        
More Videos        

Standard Porta-Jib in Action

A customer sent this video to us. The first 40 seconds shows a chase sequence, then it becomes a behind the scenes video showing how the Standard Porta-Jib was used.

Standard Porta-Jib Review

Porta-Jib Explorer Review

Porta-Jib Explorer 2014 Assembly Video

Standard Porta-Jib

4-Leg Spider Dolly

3-Leg Spider Dolly

Losmandy FlexTrak

Vector Balancing System

Using an underslung head on a jib

Note: these videos below were done for the Explorer Version 1, and some of the details shown here are no longer incorporated in the current Version 3. If you own Version 2, and need instructions, there are PDFs on our Explorer Legacy page: www.porta-jib.com/explorer-legacy-support.html.

For the current Version 3, see the video above labeled Porta-Jib Explorer 2014 Assembly Video, or go to the Explorer page.

Porta-Jib Explorer

Porta-Jib Explorer teaser