Cinema Series – C520

System Features

Advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization
VectorSteering™ enabled look-down eliminates gimbal lock and engineering complexity associated with alternative designs
Interchangeable cameras/lenses/inner-axis in less than 30 minutes
Stabilized or steerable horizon with in-flight automatic calibration
High-speed fiber optic video data transfer
No auxiliary junction unit required
No ITAR or EAR export restrictions
Ships as excess baggage (<70lbs/32kg per case)
MIL-STD-810F power filters with reverse polarity protection
Engineered/Manufactured to DO-160G standards – not certified
Platform designed for both standard and inverted use
GroundControl™ bi-directional wireless gimbal control
Metadata outputs (lens, camera & GPS functions)
Geo-pointing option
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: +/- 120° (steerable/stabilized)
Gimbal Slew Rate: 0-150°/second
Max Operational Airspeed: 200 knots & dependent on camera/lens payload
 
Interface
Control: RS-232, RS-422, or ethernet
 
Electrical
VIN: 18-33 VDC
Power: 15 amps max draw at 28 VDC
 
Dimensions
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
 
Weight
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)
 
Environmental
Operating temperature: -4° to +122°F (-20° to +50°C)
Sealed system for airborne/ground/marine applications
 
Interchangeable Camera Options
Arri Alexa 65, Alexa XT M & Alexa Mini
RED Weapon & Dragon Canon Cinema Series
Sony PMW-F55, HDC-P43, & HDC-P1
Vision Research Phantom Flex 4K
*Other cameras available upon request
 
Interchangeable Lens Options
Angenieux Optimo Series, including 12:1
Canon Cinema Series
Fujinon Premiere PL/Cabrio Series
B4 mount ENG lenses (limited to payload compatibility)
*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 aircraft
 
Vehicle/Marine Mount Configuration
Arm Mounts Mitchell Mount
*Compatible with various other mounts

Camera & Lens Configurations

C520
Outlined payload configurations use the I/BE HDx35 B4/PL Adapter
All weights are shown in pounds
All GSS C520 payload configurations are qualified to fly on the Airfilm AS350/355 AFSP Nose Mount
Most GSS C520 payload configurations are qualified to fly on the Bell 206/206L/407 Nose Camera Mount
All GSS C520 payload configurations fly as excess baggage in cases at less than 70lbs/32kg
The GSS C520 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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