Bolt Jr

COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT HIGH SPEED CAMERA ROBOT

Track 3metres per sec.
Payload 10kg
Max lens height 2.5metres

Bolt™ Jr. is a compact, lighter weight high-speed camera robot that’s an agile, smaller option than the full scale MRMC Bolt™. The Bolt Jr. is an ideal solution where space, weight, mobility and budget are key.

Bolt™ Jr. is a compact, lighter weight high-speed camera robot that’s an agile, smaller option than the full scale MRMC Bolt™. The Bolt Jr. is an ideal solution where space, weight, mobility and budget are key.

Key Features

SMALL BUT MIGHTY

SMALL BUT MIGHTY

Capable of impressive and sophisticated high-speed, automated image capture, the compact Bolt Jr. is ideal for working in small studio spaces.

Weighing half that of the Bolt, the Bolt Jr. is a portable motion control option that can be set up and ready for action in under an hour, making it an obvious choice for use on location.

Capable of impressive and sophisticated high-speed, automated image capture, the compact Bolt Jr. is ideal for working in small studio spaces.

Weighing half that of the Bolt, the Bolt Jr. is a portable motion control option that can be set up and ready for action in under an hour, making it an obvious choice for use on location.

BOLT JR. HIGHLIGHTS

BOLT JR. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Small, light high-speed robotic arm
  • Under half weight of the Bolt
  • Camera payload up to 10kg
  • Can be used as both camera rig or model mover
  • Track speed in excess of 3m/sec
  • Arm reach 1.2m
  • Small, light high-speed robotic arm
  • Under half weight of the Bolt
  • Camera payload up to 10kg
  • Can be used as both camera rig or model mover
  • Track speed in excess of 3m/sec
  • Arm reach 1.2m
INDUSTRY STANDARD SOFTWARE

INDUSTRY STANDARD SOFTWARE

Flair is MRMC’s premier motion control software

Designed to give exceptional command over camera movement, Flair precisely controls up to 500 axes of motion and interfaces seamlessly with CGI packages. Flair is the tool that makes your vision reality.

Designed to give exceptional command over camera movement, Flair precisely controls up to 500 axes of motion and interfaces seamlessly with CGI packages. Flair is the tool that makes your vision reality.

Feature Highlights

Turntables

Synchronised motion with external triggers and model movers for extreme precision timing.

Portable

Portable, lightweight robotic unit, designed to be set-up and ready for shooting in under an hour.

Timecode | Lighting

Trigger from timecode. Control DMX Lighting.

Timelapse

Create incredible timelapse with dynamic movement and feel.

Repeatable

Every camera move under complete control – precisely repeatable.

Target Tracking

Define location of your object in space, to simplify any complex move.

Lens Control

High speed, precise control of zoom, iris & lens. Fastest & most powerful motors in the world.

Maya

Take moves planned in Maya and feed them into the Bolt – or interface to augmented or virtual reality in real-time.

Track Options

BOLT JR. ON TRACK

BOLT JR. ON TRACK

To add another dimension of movement for the Bolt Jr, you can run the high speed camera robot on a track. Run the Bolt Jr. along a track and follow any object, person, or landscape – giving much more flexibility in terms of visual creativity. With rapid acceleration, the Bolt Jr. on Track can reach 3 meters per second. Additionally, through MRMCs Flair software, you have programmable acceleration profiles so you can consistently reach and maintain desired speeds with pinpoint accuracy.

Specifications

Specifications

Operating Envelope

Max Height (from ground)

2.5m / 8'2"

Lowest Position

0m / 0'

Max Reach (from rotate centre)

1.2m / 3'9"

Rig Performance

Track

Unlimited range of travel @ 3m/s

Rotate

+/- 180˚ range of travel @ 400˚/s

Lift

+/- 147.5˚ – 130˚ range of travel @ 390˚/s

Arm

+/- 145˚ range of travel @ 400˚/s

Pan

+/- 270˚ range of travel @ 540˚/s

Tilt

+/- 140˚ / -115˚ range of travel @ 475˚/s

Roll

+/- 270˚ range of travel @ 760˚/s

Rig Weights

Bolt Jr. + Base

114 + 180 (294kg) / 648lbs

Maximum camera payload

10kg / 22lbs

Power Connection

Power Requirements

3x 200-400 volts, 16 amps

Generator

2k VA (Bolt Jr) 10k VA (Bolt Jr on track

Downloads

Specifications

Controllers

Flair

Flair

Flair precisely controls up to 500 axes of motion and is fully compatible with all of our motion control rigs, heads and accessories.

Flair precisely controls up to 500 axes of motion and is fully compatible with all of our motion control rigs, heads and accessories.

Pan Bars

Pan Bars

A natural and intuitive way of controlling a motion control head, Pan Bars can be used in isolation or conjunction with other axis controllers, and movements can be recorded and accurately played back as required.

A natural and intuitive way of controlling a motion control head, Pan Bars can be used in isolation or conjunction with other axis controllers, and movements can be recorded and accurately played back as required.

Handwheels

Handwheels

Frame your shot and accurately record manual camera movements for repeated playback in Flair. Compatible with all MRMC Motion Control heads and rigs, and assignable in Flair to control any axis of motion, the MRMC balanced handwheels have a very fluid feel just as top DoPs and directors would expect. Additional standard built-in features like electronic gearing/scaling and direction adjustment make the handwheels a perfect accessory for all rigs.

Frame your shot and accurately record manual camera movements for repeated playback in Flair. Compatible with all MRMC Motion Control heads and rigs, and assignable in Flair to control any axis of motion, the MRMC balanced handwheels have a very fluid feel just as top DoPs and directors would expect. Additional standard built-in features like electronic gearing/scaling and direction adjustment make the handwheels a perfect accessory for all rigs.

Hand Held Box

Hand Held Box

The Hand Held Box, or Jog Box, is a remote unit that connects to a Flair controlled rig, giving the user the freedom to move around the studio when inputting moves. Users can configure the Hand Held Box to individual requirements.

The Hand Held Box, or Jog Box, is a remote unit that connects to a Flair controlled rig, giving the user the freedom to move around the studio when inputting moves. Users can configure the Hand Held Box to individual requirements.

Focus

Focus

Gain accurate manual control of the focus and aperture of your lens. Use the Focus/Iris Controller together with the MSA-20 Hand-wheels or Flair Motion Control software to record and playback lens movements.

Gain accurate manual control of the focus and aperture of your lens. Use the Focus/Iris Controller together with the MSA-20 Hand-wheels or Flair Motion Control software to record and playback lens movements.

Zoom

Zoom

Manually control the focal length of your lens with the Zoom Controller. Use together with the MSA-20 Handwheels or Flair Motion Control software to record and playback the zoom motion.

Manually control the focal length of your lens with the Zoom Controller. Use together with the MSA-20 Handwheels or Flair Motion Control software to record and playback the zoom motion.

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Accessories

Bloop Lights

Bloop Lights

Use Bloop Lights to mark specific frames with a bright flash of light during shooting. The ‘blooped’ frame enables editors to match up angles from a multi-camera shoot quickly.

Use Bloop Lights to mark specific frames with a bright flash of light during shooting. The ‘blooped’ frame enables editors to match up angles from a multi-camera shoot quickly.

FOCUS/IRIS/ZOOM LENS CONTROL MOTORS

FOCUS/IRIS/ZOOM LENS CONTROL MOTORS

Playback programmed moves or record manual lens movements for later playback with these precision-machined, highly accurate lens control motors. Compatible with wide a variety of types and sizes of lenses.

Playback programmed moves or record manual lens movements for later playback with these precision-machined, highly accurate lens control motors. Compatible with wide a variety of types and sizes of lenses.

Triggers Box

Triggers Box

Connect of your external equipment, such as lights, to the Flair Motion Control software using the Triggers Box. This simple solution allows you to trigger all of your equipment through Flair, giving you full, accurate control of every aspect of your shoot.

Connect of your external equipment, such as lights, to the Flair Motion Control software using the Triggers Box. This simple solution allows you to trigger all of your equipment through Flair, giving you full, accurate control of every aspect of your shoot.

Sync Cables

Sync Cables

Connect the rig or Flair software to the different types of camera to enable control of on/off, synchronisation and other camera functions.

Connect the rig or Flair software to the different types of camera to enable control of on/off, synchronisation and other camera functions.

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