FilmLight Slate Control Surface

BH #FISLATE • MFR #SLATE
FilmLight
FilmLight Slate Control Surface
Key Features
  • Portable Color Grading Panel
  • Context-Sensitive Controls
  • Dual 800 x 240 Backlit Display Screens
  • 66 x Soft-Mapped/Labelled Push Keys
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Designed for film production on the move, the Slate Control Surface from FilmLight is a portable, high-precision color-grading panel with context-sensitive controls. Its keys are back-projected and adaptive to show you the functions available to you within your current operation. Moreover, to allow multiple features to be supported, sets of buttons can be swapped into different modes quickly and easily.
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FilmLight SLATE Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Adaptive Keys
  • 3Encoders
  • 4Screens
  • 5Context Controls
  • 6Trackballs and Rings

Designed for film production on the move, the Slate Control Surface from FilmLight is a portable, high-precision color-grading panel with context-sensitive controls. Its keys are back-projected and adaptive to show you the functions available to you within your current operation. Moreover, to allow multiple features to be supported, sets of buttons can be swapped into different modes quickly and easily.

One of the most powerful features of Slate is the ability to define custom functionality using the Chalk utility (available separately). Chalk for Slate allows you to customize button layouts for Slate panels. You can select between preset button layouts, make your own unique layouts, and edit the functionality of individual buttons. The Slate control surface is suited to working with the Baselight Editions within your editing or compositing system, and is equally at home with the full Baselight color grading system and with the Daylight platform for the On-Set Dailies system.

Adaptive Keys

All keys are soft-configured so that any operation can be assigned to any key, and have a dynamically displayed label or image that shows the exact context in every operation directly on the key.

Encoders

Slate features twelve limitless optical encoders for rotary input. Each encoder has an integrated push switch for further operations.

Screens

Slate employs two display screens to give the colorist clear and instant feedback. They not only display the values for the current operation, but also show the flow of operations to assist in navigation with more complex tasks.

Context Controls

All controls vary in range, sensitivity, and feedback depending on the operation. The function and labelling of keys, encoders, and displays changes seamlessly with every operation. Slate only illuminates the active controls to speed up navigation.

Trackballs and Rings

The trackballs feature a six-contact point mounting system, ensuring movement is easy in every direction, with third-axis rings designed to float precisely under the lightest touch.

FilmLight SLATE Specs

Control System2 x Display screens with adjustable back light (800 x 240 resolution)
66 x Soft-mapped, soft-labelled push keys with adjustable brightness
3 x IR optical trackballs with 3rd-axis rings
12 x Limitless, rotary optical encoders with push switch
USB Ports1 x USB 2.0
PSU100 to 240 V, auto-ranging, silent
Power Input24 VDC, 1.7 A
Dimensions33.1 x 8.9 x 4.7" / 84.1 x 22.6 x 12.0 cm
Weight22 lb / 10 kg
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