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SPECS 

Length: 3ft

Positions:

  • Front and Rear mode can be changed in 5 minutes or less with appropriate crew

  • Height adjustments typically take 2 minutes or less with appropriate crew

Payload:

  • 30-60lbs with heavy duty springs (Gimbal + Camera Package)

  • 10-30lbs with lightweight springs (Gimbal + Camera Package)

Mounting Options:

  • Speedrail from 1,1/4”-2” Hardmount

Performance:

  • 22” Vertical Dampening Travel

  • Manually Adjustable Lens Height from ~2ft upwards.

  • 3 Axis Dampening and Vibration Isolator

  • Offroad Capability

Travel:

  • Arm: 45lbs w/ Flight Case

  • Nose: 25lbs w/ Pelican Case

  • Fixes to 1,1/4”-2” Speedrail

OPERATORS, GIMBALS AND REMOTES

Remote Head Operator

  • Qualified DPs and Ops can run their own camera or we can provide one of our experienced remote head operators.

  • We have ICG600 and Non-Union Operators available. Bring your own 1st AC or we can hire a talented focus puller who does NOT get car sick.

  • Workshops available for “Remote Head Camera Operator Training.” Please inquire if interested.

Arm Technician

  • Metro Camera Cars can hire a trained technician or an experienced grip can tech the dampener.

Ronin 2 (Recommended)

  • Ronin 2 Remote in Cinemilled Caddy (Single Stick) or A1 Alpha Wheels (Pan/Tilt, Roll on remote only)

  • 80mph with 30lbs Payload

Movi Pro

  • Movi Remote (Single Stick) or A1 Alpha Wheels (Pan/Tilt, Roll on remote only)

  • 55mph with 15lbs Payload

Tilta 3 Motor FIZ

  • Focus, Iris, Zoom Control

Monitor Mounts and On-board Recorder

  • Pix E7 Recorder for technical playback and front seat monitoring

  • Drivers side monitor

  • Operators 7” 2000nit daylight Monitor: remote mounted or 80/20 rack headrest mounted

  • AC/Director 7” SmallHD High Bright Monitor: 80/20 rack headrest mounted

  • Vaxis 500+ HD Wireless Video System: 1- Tx, 1- Rx

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VEHICLES AND DRIVERS

Custom 2015 Honda FIT Camera Car

  • Matte Black anti-reflective wrap

  • Tires options for Comfort, Sport, Snow/Dirt

  • Performance Upgrades: Brakes, Suspension, ECU, etc.

  • Custom Speedrail (1,1/4”) Roof Rack bolted to the unibody

  • Eartech Open Comm System for coordination between technicians and drivers

Seating for 2-6 total occupants

  • 3/4 (Recommended): Driver, Cam Op, AC + 1

  • 5/6 (best at low speeds): One person will utilize the trunk position

  • 2 (only recommended for ENG and Live Ops that will pull their own focus)

Drivers

  • Metro Camera Cars hires their trained Drivers with no exception

  • SAG Stunt Drivers and Non-Union Pro Drivers are all trained on the Arm Car

  • For Teamster Contracted Productions, a Trailer and Teamster are Required

  • For Non Teamster Productions, the Arm Car travels to set with a support vehicle