The Longest Arm Reach of Our High Speed Robots

The latest edition to our high speed motion control family has the longest arm reach of our high speed equipment. With a reach of 3.1m, the Bolt X allows for greater flexibility in capturing shots at high speed in the studio and at location settings.

Camera Speed
9.7
Metres per sec.
Payload
20
KG
Max Lens Height
4.1
Metres

Key Features

Extend your Creativity

The Bolt X gives a much larger operating envelope giving operators a greater freedom for creativity. Extremely useful for shooting live action subjects, the Bolt X is perfect for music videos, commercials, film & TV.

Bolt X Reaching New Heights

Bolt X horizontal arm reach extends 3.1 metres from the rotate centre and has a vertical travel of 5 metres, starting from its lowest position of -1.5 metres to the maximum height of 3.5 metres.

This incredible range of movement and flexibility will give directors and DOPs new opportunities to flex their creative muscles, capturing diverse and enhanced high-speed action.

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.

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 X – or interface to augmented or virtual reality in real-time.

Track Options

Bolt X On Track

To add another dimension of movement for the Bolt X, you can run the high speed camera robot on a track. Follow any object, person, or landscape to give much more flexibility in terms of visual creativity. Capable of speeds of up to 4.5 metres per second, execute any number of complex camera movements with pinpoint accuracy for new levels of dynamic high-speed tracking shots.

 

Specifications

  • OPERATING ENVELOPE
    • Max Height (from ground)
      3.5m / 11'5"
    • Lowest Position
      -1.5m / -5'
    • Max Reach (from rotate centre)
      3.1m / 10'2"
  • RIG PERFORMANCE
    • Rotate
      +/- 180˚ range of travel @ 180˚/s
    • Lift
      + 135˚ to - 90˚ range of travel @ 178˚/s
    • Arm
      + 251˚ to - 160˚ range of travel @ 178˚/s
    • Pan
      +/- 190˚ range of travel @ 400˚/s
    • Tilt
      +/- 230˚ to -60˚ range of travel @ 400˚/s
    • Roll
      +/- 360˚ range of travel @ 600˚/s
  • Shooting Speeds
    • Vertical
      9.6m/s on arc of radius of 3.1m
    • Horizontal
      9.7m/s on arc of radius of 3.1m
  • RIG WEIGHTS & PAYLOAD
    • Bolt X Rig (robot only)
      495kg / 1,091 lbs | Pedestal: 200kg / 441 lbs
    • Power Supply Weight
      180kg / 397 lbs
  • POWER CONNECTION
    • Power Requirements
      415V 3 Phase

CONTROLLERS

  • Flair
  • PAN BARS
  • HANDWHEELS
  • HAND HELD BOX
  • FOCUS
  • ZOOM

Accessories

  • BLOOP LIGHTS
  • FOCUS/IRIS/ZOOM LENS CONTROL MOTORS
  • TRIGGERS BOX
  • SYNC CABLES

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