Helium Core iPhone camera rig

Helium Core iPhone Video and Photo Rig for iPhone 7/8, 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus

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The patent-pending Helium Core chassis is the Swiss Army knife of iPhone camera rigs. It allows you to customize your iPhone and turn it into a more fully-featured camera for photography, filmmaking and video, in a sleek, compact package. Whether you need an all-purpose iPhone camera rig, or a dedicated iPhone photography rig or iPhone filmmaking rig, the Helium Core will fit your needs.

The basic accessory kit includes two cold shoes and a pair of strap mounting rings. 


  • Integrated lens mount - add different lenses, filters or a depth of field adapter to get the image you want
  • Numerous 1/4"-20 accessory mounting points - add flash, microphone, video lights or other accessories to improve the quality of your photos and videos, or mount it on a tripod, shoulder rig, gimbal, slider, jib or other support gear, both horizontally and vertically 
  • Quick setup - using the Helium Core is as simple as placing your iPhone in it and attaching the top plate. No time wasted making adjustments
  • Precision fit - the iPhone-specific design ensures proper alignment between camera and lens
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum construction - provides the durability and reliability professionals demand
  • Curved surfaces - improves ergonomics, resulting in improved comfort
  • Chassis cutouts - access the switches, jacks and ports on your iPhone
  • Open back design - allows air to flow across your iPhone, decreasing chances that it will overheat while you're shooting
  • Tool-less design - the Helium Core ships with thumbscrews so you can remove your iPhone easily*
  • Lens options - use lenses with the 37mm lens mount, Moment lenses with the Moment lens plate or other lenses with adapters


  • Color: Black (iPhone 7/8), Gray (iPhone 6/6s and iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus)
  • Lens mount: 37mm screw mount
  • Material: 6061-T6, aircraft-grade aluminum
  • Accessory mounts: Seventeen (17) 1/4"-20 screw holes on iPhone 7/8 version, sixteen (16) 1/4"-20 screw holes on iPhone 6/6s version, seventeen (17) on the iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus version
  • Dimensions of chassis (height x width x depth): 
    • iPhone 7/8: 6.4" x 3.5" x 0.7" (163mm x 87.9mm x 17.8mm)
    • iPhone 6/6s: 6.4" x 3.5" x 0.7" (163mm x 87.9mm x 17.8mm)
    • iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus: 7.2" x 3.9" x 0.7" (183mm x 99.0mm x 17.8mm)
  • Weight of chassis (without screws): 
    • iPhone 7/8: 6.65 oz (188g) +/- 5%
    • iPhone 6/6s: 6.65 oz (188g) +/- 5%
    • iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus: 7.50 oz (212g) +/- 5%


  • Chassis top plate
  • Main chassis
  • Four (4) thumbscrews
  • One (1) hex key 

Check out our Gallery page to see sample setups using the Helium Core, or visit our blog post, which describes the design process of the product.

1. The Helium Core is a dedicated camera accessory, and is not represented or sold as a regular iPhone case. The aluminum construction of the Helium Core affects the cellular and WiFi signals of your iPhone and may affect your call and Internet quality.
2. This product is not sold as a protective accessory for your iPhone or as a conventional iPhone photo case
3. Any accessories shown in the photos are not included 
4. The new version of the Moment lenses, which do not ship with a mounting plate, are not compatible with the Helium Core