I was actually waiting for the iPad HD to come out next year some time, and hope to be the 1st person to make a Music Video with a Known artist on said iPad, and this get up, Movie Mount, is drawing me ever so closer to the realization, Hit the Jump to see the video that may help you decide this as well!

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Especially for only $70, when Camera set ups are often in the Hundreds, I would cop this, Once I get the iPad HD, Not before, You get a pair of hot shoes for hooking up lights and mics, and a mount for lenses, and can switch between Telephoto, and Wide due to the Lens Slider, Clean, Ships sometime in Oct!


Press Release:

Movie Mount improves iPad2 video camera

Makayama today introduces the ‘Movie Mount for iPad2’, a unique piece of hardware which radically improves video capture with the iPad2. It turns the iPad2 into a complete studio. Use tele- and wide angle lenses, attach microphones and lights. Use a tripod for professional pan- and tilt movements, and much more. Comes with a free app.

With the Movie Mount, iPad2 users get 10 new features for the device:

Attached a tripod for stable shots, pan & tilt camera movements. Standard screwfitting.
Use 37 mm conversion lenses, such as wide angle and zoom*. Such as: US / EU
Slide on-the-fly between the built-in lens and the conversion lens.
Use shotgun microphones for better sound (requires splitter cable). Such as: US / EU
Use an optical viewfinder to shoot in bright sunlight. Such as: US / EU
Use a video light for better performance in low light. Such as: US / EU
Easier iMovie editing, with a 9 degrees working angle.
The mount allows your iPad to stand upright and be used as monitor.
The free Movie Mount iPad app allows you to manually control video recording
Fully compatible with Smart Cover.

Movie Mount is exclusively produced by Makayama and sold directly through our website. Lenses, tripod, microphone, lights etc. are not included with the purchase. Complimentary iPad app is free.

Production has started and pre-orders are taken as of today. First deliveries will begin October 2011. Pricing: $ 69.95 / EUR 49.95 EUR, including taxes and shipping worldwide.