Cinema Series – C516

System Features

5-axis advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
VectorSteering with look-down capability and no gimbal lock
Interchange camera/lens/inner-axis in less than 30 minutes
Stabilized or steerable horizon with in-flight automatic calibration
High-speed fiber optic video data transfer
No ITAR and 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)
Geo-pointing with moving map interface option
No auxiliary junction unit required
Electro-mechanical gimbal stow mechanism
Compatible with existing air and ground mounts
Standard 2-year standard warranty and 24/7/365 customer service

System Specs

Gimbal Performance
5-axis advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
Azimuth: 360° continuous
Elevation: 27° to -195° from horizontal
Roll: +/- 120° (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 inches (406 mm)
Gimbal height: 19.5 inches (495 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

Interchangeable Camera Options
Sony PMW-F55, HDC-2500 & P1
RED Dragon, RED Weapon
Arri Alexa XT M, Arri Alexa Mini
*Other cameras available upon request

Interchangeable Lens Options
Angenieux Optimo Style 25-250, & Optimo Wide Zooms
Canon Cinema Series, Zeiss Master Primes, & Arri 9.5-18
Fujinon Premiere PL/Cabrio Series
B4 mount ENG lenses (limited to payload compatibility)
*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

Camera & Lens Configurations

Outlined payload configurations use the I/BE HDx35 B4/PL Adapter
All weights are shown in pounds
All GSS C516 payload configurations are qualified to fly on the Airfilm Nose Mount or Bell 206/206L/407 Nose Camera Mount
All GSS C516 payload configurations fly as excess baggage in cases at less than 70lbs/32kg
The GSS C516 has more camera and lens payload configurations than any system in its’ class. Many other options are available upon request*Specifications are subject to change

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