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Strummer DNA

Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger.

With an entirely new architecture and 20% better field of
view, Strummer DNA is the ultimate studio matte box.

It’s twice the strength and half the weight, yet retains it's 
compact form.We've also added more functionality
than ever  before.

Welcome to the new industry standard.

The best of both

4x5.65 & 6x6

When you need 6” filters you can simply add
the 6x6”cassette, and cover an even greater
range of lenses.

Why buy 2 matte boxes when you can buy 1?

We love flares

We know you do too

A flare can be beautiful, but sometimes filter
reflections are ugly.With the new A.R.F tilt block
you can tilt backwards or forwards upto 15°.

It's removeable, and compatible with all our matte


More mounts than ever

Strummer DNA’s unique 3/8” and 1/4” side
mounts give you the freedom to set up your 
camera in entirely new ways.

Click cassettes

An industry first

With a simple click, you can add filter stages in
seconds. This patented feature is an industry first.
The stages rotate, and you can use round filters in
our donuts.

Why buy a whole extra back, when you can just buy
single stages?

Lightweight removable flags

30° adjustable wings

Normal side flags can get blocked when you close
the top & bottom flags beyond 90°.

DNA flags are outfitted with dual variable blades.
Simply close the top and bottom flags and the side
flags tuck in between.  

Self servicing

Maintenance made easy

Normal filter stages get clogged up. Thanks to
our desert ready cassettes, trapped debris and
lubrication are a thing of the past. With the click
of a button and the swipe of a brush - you're 
Why spend half a day servicing your matte box
when you can spend half an hour?

Vertical rise

Everything lines up nicely

There are many great new accessories out there,
but sometimes things don’t line up.

Our vertical height adjustment system allows
you 12.5mm of movement. Meaning whatever
accessories you use, your matte box works.

Swing away up to 12.5mm (tool less)
Rod bracket up to 10.5mm

  Technical Information.
All you need to know.
Type: Swing Away.
Mounting: 15mm lightweight arm (attachable 15mm and 19mm studio brackets). Dedicated 15 and 19mm Studio arms (offer better clearance than the studio brackets).
Filter Trays: 5.65" cassette: 5.65”x5.65”, 5”x5”, 4”x5.65” ,4”x4” 6.6" cassette: 6.6”x6.6”, 4”x5.65” Stack cassette technology (patent pending).  
Max diameter: 165mm (6.6" cassette) 143mm (5.65" cassette)
Doughnuts: 114mm (138mm round filter)
Adaptor Rings: Industry standard. Multiple options from Bright Tangerine, and third party manufacturers.
Servicing: Lubrication free user serviceable.
Light shields: Fully adjustable lightweight flags. Top, left, right, bottom.
Mattes: Matte black. Set of 18-20, 24-28, 32-40, 50-75, 85-180.
French Flag: Bracket with five 3/8" threaded holes and four 1/4" threaded holes.
Composition: Carbon fibre, hard anodized aluminum.
Dimensions: 277mm x 194mm x 86mm (3 Stage)
Weight: 5.65" 2 stage - 1.0kg (inc. filter trays)
5.65" 3 stage - 1.2kg (inc. filter trays)
6.6" 2 stage - 1.15kg (inc. filter trays)
6.6" 3 stage - 1.35kg (inc. filter trays)
Top flag 150g
Side flags 270g

What are boundaries for?

At Bright Tangerine, we believe they are there to be pushed.
And we design for those who push them.

Introducing Strummer, a revolutionary matte box. Designed for high-end studio productions, the Strummer is the professional's choice. The swing-away feature allows for fast and easy lens changes so you have more time to focus on what's important. The quick release filter stages can be added or removed in seconds so you won't have to wait around or carry a spare matte box. Add as many stages as you need, or remove them to improve exceptional depth of field. Filter stages rotate through 360 degrees so you can set your ND grads in the right position, or adjust your polarizer to the perfect angle.

Remote and dusty locations aren't a problem as dust and dirt can be easily removed without special tools. It's no problem if a huge lens turns up on set. Simply switch to the 6x6 back plate for lenses as big as the Optimo 24-290. With fully adjustable flags you can get the best out of your lenses by protecting them from stray light.