What is a Dana dolly?
The Dana Dolly Portable Dolly System with universal track ends is a heavy duty camera dolly platform that rides on 16 custom modified soft polyurethane wheels that resist flat spotting and use ABEC-7-rated precision bearings providing you with extremely smooth dolly shots.
How much does a camera dolly cost?
A camera dolly can be made DIY for under $20. Likewise, some camera dolly setups can cost $2,000 or more (think motorized dolly systems and carts).
How do you set up a dolly track?
Steps to Lay Dolly Track
- Determine where the camera will be.
- Mark the start and finish positions of the camera.
- Roughly place the track in position and snap it together.
- Locate the highest point in the track run and place at least one wedge under the starting cross support at the highest point.