Broadcast Series – B516

System Features

5-axis advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
VectorSteering™ look-down with no gimbal lock
Geo-pointing with moving map interface option
Continuous digital zoom through 10x
Isolated electronics eliminates video noise
Fully upgradeable as gimbal, camera, and lens technologies evolve
No auxiliary junction unit required
Stabilized or steerable horizon with in-flight automatic calibration
No ITAR or EAR export restrictions
Ships as excess baggage (<70lbs/32kg per case)
MIL-STD-810F power filters with reverse polarity protection
Independent Structural Analysis IAW FAA 14 CFR 23.337, 25.337, 27.337, & 29.337 at 200 knots
Engineered/Manufactured to DO-160G standards – not certified
Platform designed for both standard and inverted use
GroundControl™ wireless, bi-directional, gimbal control
Metadata outputs (lens, camera, & GPS functions)
Remote controlled optical filter system
Electro-mechanical gimbal stow mechanism
Compatible with existing air and ground mounts
Standard 2-year warranty and 24/7/365 customer service

System Specs

Gimbal Performance
5-axis advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
Azimuth: 360° continuous
Elevation: 22° to -195° from horizontal
Roll: +/- 90° (steerable/stabilized)
Gimbal slew rate: 0-200°/second
Max operational airspeed: 200 knots – certified to FAA 14CFR requirements, increased airspeeds possible
Control: RS-232, RS-422, or ethernet
VIN: 18-33 VDC
Power: 15 amps max draw at 28 VDC
Gimbal width: 16.5 inches (419 mm)
Gimbal height: 20.9 inches (530 mm)
Snout length: 0-6 inches (0-152 mm)
Cable set length: 20 – 100 feet
Platform: 60 lbs (27.7 kg) + payload
Laptop control unit: 7 lbs (3.2 kg)
Auxiliary junction unit: payload specific
Cable set: 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Operating temperature: -4° to +122°F (-20° to +50°C)
Sealed system for airborne/ground/marine applications
Camera Options
Sony HDC-2500L, HDC-P1, & HDC-P43
Sony PMW-F55 with Pl/B4 Adapter
Panasonic AK-UB300 4K
Grass Valley LDX Compact
Canon ME20F-SH Low-light
Ikegami HDL-F3000 Low-light
*Other cameras available upon request
Interchangeable Lens Options
Canon HJ40x10, HJ40x14, HJ14x4.3 & HJ12x4.3 4K
Fujinon HA42x9.7¬, HA42x13.5, HA14x4.5 & HA13x4.5 4K
*Other lenses available upon request
Helicopter/Airplane Mount Availability
AS 350/355 Bell 206/206L/407 Bell 505
EC-120 Robinson R44/R66 Cessna 172/206
*Compatible with various other mounts
Vehicle/Marine Mount Configuration
Arm Mounts Mitchell Mount*Specifications are subject to change

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