Egripment Support Systems, which manufactures high-end camera support systems and remote broadcast solutions for the film and broadcast industries, will showcase its new 205/D Digital Remote Head for modern, smaller cine and ENG cameras at IBC 2016. A replacement to the company’s Minishot and SuperShot Heads, the 205/D is compatible with all Egripment Digital Remote and VR/AR Systems.
Like all Egripment remote broadcast products, this product also seamlessly integrates with the company’s TDT Encoded Camera Crane and Dolly, the 225 G-Track Generic Track System and the Encoded StarCam Studio System, for a sophisticated multi-axis studio system suitable for high quality VR/AR and studio automation. In addition to traditional mounting on tripods lightning spigots and tripods, it can be inverted and/or externally-mounted, offering users the option of a variety of creative angles for current and future applications.
Companion pieces for the 205/D include the joystick-controlled 336/DCB Digital Control Box and optional 336/TPM Touch Screen Module and Software. With storable options, menus and controls for six digital remote heads, the 336/DCB comes standard with pan, tilt, zoom, focus, dolly track, electric camera and limit switches. It can quickly switch between as many as six heads or easily control combined heads and allows up to four operators to tune and store their control preferences. An additional option of the 336/DCB is the 336/TPM, which makes it possible to program an unlimited quantity of digital remote heads and camera movements/position in a user-friendly and easy-to-handle manner from a straightforward touch screen interface. It also provides added features, such as presets for camera positions in pan, tilt, zoom and focus or repeatable camera movements.