Misfit Atom Pola+ Lightweight Matte Box2019-12-09T14:40:55+00:00
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Do it on set with the
Misfit Atom Pola+

There’s no post processing available that can replicate the true interaction of the environment, optics & lights.

No plug-in or editing will be able to replicate the true look of using a filter on set and ultimately, your creative decision-making on set.

Filters are a creative choice. 

With the Misfit Atom Pola+, you can use three stages of filtration. Two 4×5.65″ and a rotatable 138mm round, for a rota pola or diopter stage.
Travel Friendly
Supports 138mm Circular Filters
120-Degrees of Rotation
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Crystal Clear Vision

Use a circular polariser to remove unwanted reflections, and control glare whilst boosting colours.

Compatible with any 138mm circular polariser, found anywhere around the world.

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Increase contrast and remove sheen from nature.

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Cut out glare & reflections.

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Get Closer, Get Detail,

Get The Shot

Take your ordinary lens, and bend light in ways that only you can imagine.

Add a diopter to see incredible details, or use a split to focus near & far and get the impossible shot like Hitchcock.

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Kees Van oostrum ASC discusses the use of diopters in modern cinematography

Some lenses are just not made to focus close.

Switching lenses, changes perspective and tells a different story.

Add a diopter, and remove the limits from your lens.

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Go Beyond ND and create something with soul

Smear vaseline & grease over your glass and create an original look, or add a diffusion filter and soften the digital edge.

Alter the digital harshness, and make skin look great again.

Make it look like the greats that we grew up with.

With two 4×5.65″ stages, you can combine your ND with a diffusion filter. There are so many to choose from: Pro Mist, Supermist, Black Frost… the list goes on.

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Filters are a creative choice.
Keep your options open.

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The Misfit Atom Pola+ is…

Build it your way

Just like all of our matte boxes, the Misfit Atom Pola+ has been designed to be used in a wide range of camera setups, from clip on to rod mounted with optional accessories.

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The Verdict

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Compatible Filters 4×4″, 4×5.65″, 138mm Circular
Clamp Diameter 143mm
Degrees of Rotation 120-degrees (Circular polarisers repeat at 90-degrees)
Construction Aluminum, Elasto Polymer & Stainless Steel
Dimensions (LxWxH): 226 x 205 x 60mm
Weight Frame Only – 165 grams/5.8 ounces

Frame with Rubber Shade – 270 grams/ 9.5 ounces

  • Misfit ClipRing 143 range
  • b1210.1007 viv 15mm lws
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  • black hole v2 B1250.1076 Black Hole V2 on VIV

    Black Hole Rubber Donut (143mm)

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  • B1220.1002 Rota Ring for Clash 138 3 B1220.1002 Rota Ring for Clash 138 4
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many filters can the Misfit Atom & Misfit Atom Pola+ hold?2019-06-24T12:02:25+01:00

The Misfit Atom can accommodate up to two 4×4″ or 4×5.65″ filters at the same time.

The Misfit Atom Pola+ can also accomodate up to two 4×4″ or 4×5.65″ filters at the same time as well as an additional 138mm round filter like a polariser or diopter with the Rota Ring.

Does the Misfit Atom & Misfit Atom Pola+ & come with a french flag or top flag?2019-06-24T12:37:17+01:00

The carbon fibre top flags for the Misfit Atom & Misfit Atom Pola+ is sold separately from the matte box. Both come with the required bracket to attach the flags.


Can the Misfit Atom Pola+ hold diopters?2019-06-24T12:35:40+01:00

Yes, the Misfit Atom Pola+ is compatible with diopters and are especially useful for anamorphic lenses to reduce the minimal focus distance for close up shots.
Diopters come in varying strengths with +1, +2 and +3 being the common strengths.
When using a +1 diopter, one additional 4×4” or 4×5.65” can be mounted into the frame.
If you are using a +2 diopter, no additional filters can be mounted due to the thickness of the diopter.
A +3 diopter can be used with the Misfit Atom Pola+ using the rubber bellows donut or Black Hole.

What circular filters are compatible with the Misfit Atom Pola+?2019-06-24T12:36:22+01:00

The Misfit Atom Pola+ is compatible with any mounted 138mm round filter, using the Rota Ring.
138mm circular filters are a standard size and are available from a number of filter manufacturers like Tiffen, Schneider, Lindsey Optics & Formatt Hitech.
There are many types of filters available in the 138mm round size, including IRND, ND Grad, linear & circular polarisers.
When selecting a 138mm round filter, make sure to purchase one that is mounted and unthreaded.

What size filters can the Misfit Atom Pola+ accomodate?2019-06-24T12:36:43+01:00

The Misfit Atom Pola+ can accommodate any standard 138mm round filter and up to two 4×4″ or 4×5.65″ filters.

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