Perfect for use in almost any scenario, the Cinema Pro (formerly the C516) is the best stabilized platform option to integrate the most popular payloads. With six-axis of movement in a mid-sized platform, this gimbal can easily handle medium-sized cinema cameras with impressive lenses! As with all GSS gimbals, the Cinema Pro is well-suited for a variety of applications including aerial, ground vehicle, marine mounted and more.



  • Advanced fiber optic gyro-stabilization

  • VectorSteeringTM sixth axis look-down with no gimbal lock

  • 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

  • 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

  • GroundControlTM wireless, bi-directional, gimbal control

  • Metadata outputs (lens, camera, & GPS functions)

  • Geo-pointing option

  • Electro-mechanical gimbal stow mechanism

  • Compatible with existing air and ground mounts

  • Standard 1-year warranty and 24/7/365 customer service

Product Accessories

R44 Mount

R66 Mount

power distribution unit

video breakout box

ground power supply

fiber video cable

laptop cable

power cable

schneider optics snout glass

nd filter

cinema laptop

fiz remote

vibration iso (taper)

vibration iso (universal)

snout cover

power disruption unit

mitchell mount adapter


System Specs

Gimbal Performance
6-axis of movement - gyro-stabilized
Azimuth: 360°continuous
Elevation: 27° to -195° from horizontal
Roll: +/- 120° (steerable/stabilized)
Gimbal Slew Rate: 0-150°/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: 16.0 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 (27.2 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 Venice, PMW-F55, HDC-P1, & HDC-P43
RED Weapon
Arri Alexa XT M & Arri Alexa Mini
Other cameras available upon request *

Interchangeable Lens Options
Angenieux Optimo 10:1 & Optimo wide zooms Canon Cinema Series
Fujinon Premiere PL/Cabrio Series
Arri Ultra Wide Zoom 9.5-18
Zeiss Master Primes
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 Configurations
Arm Mounts Mitchell Mount
Various other mount types from many manufacturers *

* Specifications are subject to change

Camera & Lens Configuration

  • Payload configurations shown in RED use the I/BE HDx35 B4/PL Adapter

  • All weights are shown in pounds

  • All GSS Cinema Pro payload configurations are qualified to fly on the Airfilm AS350/355 AFSP or Bell 206/206L/407 AFG1 Nose Mounts

  • All GSS Cinema Pro payload configurations fly as excess baggage in cases at less than 70lbs/32kg

  • The GSS Cinema Pro has more camera and lens payload configurations than any system in its’ class. Many other options are available upon request


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