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Moment’s new Filmmaker Cage for iPhone puts pro tools at your fingertips

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You'll look like a real filmmaker carrying this thing around.
You'll look like a real filmmaker carrying this thing around.
Photo: Moment

Moment added to its lineup of MagSafe-compatible accessories for iPhone Tuesday with three new products and two product updates. The marquee event is the rollout of the Mobile Filmmaker Cage to enhance your iPhone video shooting.

The cage co-stars with the new Moment Strap Anywhere Mount and the new Stick-on Adapter, which can help mount your smartphone in a variety of situations.

Moment Mobile Filmmaker Cage for MagSafe

Moment’s biggest new release is the Mobile Filmmaker Cage for MagSafe. It makes it quick and easy to mount your iPhone and accessories like lights, mics and handles when you shoot video.

Made from high-grade aluminum, the cage includes two cold shoe mounts, 28 1/4-inch – 20 mounts, cable routing and more.

Features:

  • Works with an iPhone 12 or 13 phone or with Cases for MagSafe
  • Proprietary (M)Force magnet array and grip pad for ultra-strong connection
  • (M)Force landscape tripod (short) custom for this product — no cold shoe or ¼-20 on back of tripod and tripod arm has a flat surface to lock it to the cage
  • Compatible with traditional Phone Clamps via ¼-inch-20 thread
  • Easy to grip body with options to attach top and side handles
  • 2 Cold Shoe Mounts for mounting mics or lights
  • 28 ¼-inch-20 Mounts (10 on top and bottom, 4 on each side) and 4 ⅜-inch -16 Mounts (1 per side)
  • Built-in cable routing
  • Keeps all phone buttons accessible
  • Padded contact points to keep your phone safe
  • Stands upright when set down on a flat surface

Price: $99.99.

Where to buy: Moment

Moment's new Strap Anywhere Mount for MagSafe ... the name kind of says it all.
Moment’s new Strap Anywhere Mount for MagSafe … the name kind of says it all.
Photo: Moment

Moment Strap Anywhere Mount for MagSafe

Moment’s other big new release is the Strap Anywhere Mount for MagSafe. It comes with a 175 mm (6.89-inch) adjustable strap. Moment notes it’s ideal for mounting your phone on a variety of indoor fitness equipment. But there are many other use cases. Take note, though, that it’s not recommended for outdoor bicycles.

The included strap can be swapped out for a longer one (sold separately).

Features:

  • Works with an iPhone 12 or 13 phone or with a MagSafe case
  • Proprietary (M)Force magnet array and grip pad for ultra-strong connection
  • Compatible with most spin bikes, treadmills and workout equipment
  • Grippy silicone rubber strap for a secure connection up to x diameter bars
  • Strap can be removed to insert a longer strap like a Voile strap (not included)
  • Sweat-resistant body makes it easy to clean
  • Only intended for use on indoor stationary bikes, not recommended for moving bicycles
  • The Strap Anywhere Mount for MagSafe is up for purchase for $39.99 direct from Moment.
  • More MagSafe-compatible gear from Moment

Price: $39.99

Where to buy: Moment

Stick-on Adapter and two product updates

Moment also released its new Stick-on Adapter for MagSafe, priced at $9.99. It lets you add magnetic functionality to older iPhones –or any smartphone — and phone cases so you can use magnetic mounts and charging devices with them.

And in the updated products department, Moment’s Adjustable Wall Mount ($49.99) and Adjustable Car Vent Mount ($69.99) now have ball heads to help you set your iPhone at an ideal angle.