Broadcast Series – B520

System Features

5-axis advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
VectorSteering with look-down capability and no gimbal lock
Geo-pointing with moving map interface option
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
Modularized to ship 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
Wireless capability option
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: +30° to -205° 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: 20 inches (508 mm)
Gimbal height: 23.5 inches (597 mm)
Snout length: 0-6 inches (0-152 mm)
Cable set length: 20 – 100 feet

Platform: 85 lbs (38.5 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
Sony HDC-P1
Sony PMW-F55 with B4 Adapter
*Other cameras available upon request

Interchangeable Lens Options
Canon HJ40x10, HJ40x14, & HJ14x4.3
Fujinon HA42x9.7, HA42x13.5, & HA14x4.5
*Other lenses available upon request

Recommended Helicopter Mount Configuration
Airfilm AS 350/355 AFSP Nose Mount
Airfilm Bell 206/206L/407 Nose Camera Mount
Airfilm 6-axis passive vibration isolator
*Compatible with various other mounts

Recommended Vehicle/Marine Mount Configuration
Airfilm Unimount
Airfilm 6-axis passive vibration isolator

*Specifications are subject to change

Request a Quote

Product Accessories

Data Sheet