Bescor MP-1AC Motorized Pan & Tilt Head Kit

Bescor MP-1AC Motorized Pan & Tilt Head Kit

Bescor MP-1AC Motorized Pan & Tilt Head Kit

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  • MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head
  • PS-260 AC PSU (6VDC, 700mA, 120-240VAC)
  • Attaches Between Tripod and Camera
  • Enables Remote Pan and Tilt
  • Supports up to 6 lb Cameras
  • Independent Pan and Tilt Motors
  • Adjustable Speeds
  • +/-170° Max Pan, +/-15° Max Tilt
  • Continuous Pan Motion Auto Pan Mode
  • Selectable End Points of 45/90/340°
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  • 1Description

The Bescor MP-1AC Motorized Pan & Tilt Head Kit includes the MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head and PS-260 AC power supply, which delivers 6 VDC, 700 mA output and features 120-240 VAC worldwide compatibility.

The MP-101 attaches between a tripod and camera and enables you to pan and tilt the camera remotely using an included remote control. It supports up to 6 lb cameras and offers a 1/4"-20 camera mount screw and 1/4"-20 tripod mount thread.

The MP-101 features independent, adjustable-speed pan and tilt motors, and offers a max pan angle of +/-170° and max tilt angle of +/-15°. It also has an Auto Pan Mode that allows for continuous pan motion, as well as selectable end points of 45°, 90°, and 340° assignable via a selector switch.

  • MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head

    The Bescor MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head attaches between a tripod and camera and enables remote panning and tilting of the camera. Two independent motors smoothly operate horizontal and vertical motion at adjustable speeds. The head supports payloads up to 6 lb. The two mounting points are the 1/4"-20 tripod threads underneath and the 1/4"-20 camera mounting screw with registration pin on top. All tripods and cameras are compatible.

    An Auto Pan Mode allows for continuous panning motion, and a switch selector lets you assign end points at 45°, 90°, or 340°. The maximum horizontal angle is ±170 degrees, and the maximum vertical angle is ±15 degrees. This head can be powered by four AA batteries, the Bescor PS-260 AC power supply, or a Bescor 90-645 external battery, all sold separately.

    • Enables panning and tilting of a camera remotely at adjustable speeds
    • Attaches between a tripod and camera
    • 1/4"-20 threads for tripod, 1/4"-20 screw mount for camera
    • 6 lb payload
    • Remote control included
    UPC: 741147090010
  • PS-260 AC Power Supply for MP-101 Motorized Pan Head

    The Bescor PS-260 AC Power Supply for MP-101 Motorized Pan Head features a 120-240VAC, 60/50Hz input and 6VDC, 700mA output. It can be used worldwide with an appropriate adapter, sold separately.

    UPC: 741147030153
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Bundle Items
  • Remote Control - for MP-101 Motorized Pan Head
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty
  • Limited 90-Day Warranty
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  • 1Description
  • MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head
    Power Source Bescor PS-260 AC power supply, Bescor 90-645 external battery, or 4 x AA batteries
    (All sold separately)
    Payload 6 lb (2.7 kg)
    Mount Types 1/4"-20 tripod mount thread, 1/4"-20 camera mount stud
    Dimensions 5.8 x 4.5 x 4.0" (14.7 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm)
    Weight 1.7 lb (0.8 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.4 x 5.8 x 4.4"
  • PS-260 AC Power Supply for MP-101 Motorized Pan Head
    Input 120-240 VAC, 60/50 Hz
    Output 6 VDC, 700 mA
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.0 x 2.9 x 2.2"

Bescor MP-101 reviews

MP-1AC Motorized Pan & Tilt Head Kit is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Made for very light cams ONLY I bought 1 for the top of my 'Eyes in the Air' tripod for shooting sports. It worked ok for a bit but then would only pan and tilt down, not up. Thought it was just a simple malfunction of the specific unit. Did an RMA and got another one. Same thing - now won't move in any direction, so now need another RMA and am getting a different motorized pan/tilt head. I think because the Bescor is made for those coke-can camcorders, not the prosumer models that are heavier (Sony HXR-NX100 or heavier). It says it supports 6lbs, but don't believe it. It's made for those lighter cams.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works excellently! We use this product in church. We have a small camcorder mounted on the wall; the camcorder is mounted on this product. We use the 50 ft and 10 ft extensions to bring the controller to a controlling station about 50 ft away. The head is quite responsive to the controller, and we like the fact that it gives tilt as well as panning ability. Of note also is that there are options for power. You can use the included adapter, or use batteries, whichever works for you. A highly recommended product.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Investment Was hesitant with this purchase. But I'm one happy videographer now.
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It's Okay...but I returned it. I know this device will have a use for some people. However, for me, it did not. I purchased it with the idea of using it to do Broll for products. Small items like, routers, NAS devices, PC parts, etc. I wanted something that could pan/tilt flawlessly without making the footage shaky or the speed inconsistent. For the most part, it worked. Aside from the few random times the motors with get a little glitchy, it was able to provide a smooth, constant speed when getting my shots. The issue is, for my use, it moves way to fast. Even on the slowest setting it moves almost twice as fast as I would want it. The footage is unusable at the speed options it has. If it had an option to cut that speed in half, I would have forgave the random glitches (they dont happen often tbh) and made it work... It could be used for outdoor shots though. The speed is fine if you are panning large areas. Or, if you are able to shoot in 60fps and slow it down 50%...but I dont have a 4k 60fps camera, only 30. :(
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am going to buy another one I use this as a wide camera position where I really don't need a camera op. It works quiet well. It does shake a little while moveing but I don't use it for traveling or panning I set then take the shot. I wish the speed was a little faster. Don't use it with batts. Use with ac supply
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A remote camera man! This motorized P&T head is excellent. Very quiet and does a nice job of both panning and tilting. I use it for Wirecast productions to line up the distance shots without having to get up and physically reposition the camera. I am very happy with my purchase so far!
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works great We need to record meetings for web streaming so we mounted a webcam on top of the tan / tilt head and now have full coverage of the meeting room.
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes would buy again Great for a low price. Could have a little slower scan speed with startup acceleration & moderation. But better than most other units....
Date published: 2016-12-05
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