New flexCables, updated wireless focus, and safe accessory power from single battery deliver best gimbal performance ever
Redrock Micro have announced a suite of new products that increase performance and add important features for popular gimbals including Freefly MoVI, DJI Ronin, Defy, and others. Redrock Gimbal Gear consists of the updated microRemote wireless remote focus system, flexCable super flexible cables, powerPack power distribution to safely power all onboard accessories from a single battery, and camera rigging options for outfitting cameras on gimbals.
“I cannot say enough about when a company sees what we are doing in the industry, takes note and takes action”, said Shane Hurlbut, ASC cinematographer and Director of Photography. “That is exactly what Redrock has done with their new powerPack for gimbals and flexCables.
The powerPack gives my operators and techs the ability to regulate power from a base station platform. This platform maintains and regulates power so that we can see where it is draining and what needs replaced. It also allows you to have one central location to power your monitor, wireless follow focus and video transmitter, while being regulated.
My MoVI techs have been looking for a solution for cable management and now we have found it with Redrocks new cables. Their design allows us to rig the MoVI with more flexibility, it decreases the chances of creating tension and locking up your MoVI. It is devices and improvements like these which continue to revolutionize the industry.”
Control focus wirelessly or as a solo operator with updated microRemote.
The award-winning and wildly popular microRemote has been updated with new designs and features for gimbal use. The compact Torque motor is now even smaller, logging in at a 10% smaller 86mm total height, and features a new angled cable port for more compact rigging.
The updated wireless hand unit is 30% smaller and lighter and includes an updated radio with a commanding 1 mile line of sight range. New microRemote 2.0 firmware increases performance and reliability, and adds new features such as electronic backlash adjustment (the firmware is a free upgrade and is customer installable.) With the already released fingerwheel for operator-controlled focus, microRemote kits remain the best value in professional focus control, starting at $1,590 for fingerwheel bundle and $2,485 for wireless remote bundle.
“Hello World is a premiere production rental and sales company in New York, and our clients expect the best from us,” said Zach Rockenstyre of Hello World Communications. “Between the thumbwheel, compact size, and compatibility with the Freefly controller, the microRemote makes a strong case for best gimbal wireless focus system.”
Safely power all your accessories from a single battery with powerPack for Gimbals.
The powerPack for gimbals enables a single lipo battery to safely power all your gimbal accessories, including onboard monitor, wireless video transmitter, and wireless remote focus. When using the microRemote, a fourth power port can be used to power your camera or other camera-top accessory. Packaged cables are available for the most popular accessories from SmallHD, TVLogic, Marshall Electronics, Teradek, and Paralinx. A new built-in alarm protects your lipo battery and your gear from low voltage damage.
Eliminate drag and reduce weight with new flexCables.
The highly anticipated flexCables improve gimbal balance and performance. 200% more flexible and 33% lighter means less drag and easier cable wrangling. These cables can be wrapped, twisted, and bent to keep your rig tight without damage or crimping. flexCables are available for the microRemote and for the powerPack for gimbals. Preconfigured cable kits for Freefly MoVI and DJI Ronin gimbals are optimized for each gimbals connectors and layout.