Teradek RT MDR-MB Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter

Teradek RT MDR-MB Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter

Teradek RT MDR-MB Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter

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Teradek RT MDR-MB Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter

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  • 6-Axis MK3.1 Transmitter/Controller
  • 2-Channel Latitude Receiver
  • Compact Battery-Powered Receiver
  • Includes MK3.1 Motor with Drive Cable
  • Customizable Camera Controls
  • Approx. 3000' Range
  • Expandable with Motors and Thumbwheels
  • Includes Hard Case
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Teradek RT MDR overview

  • 1Description

The Teradek RT MDR-MB Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter is a professional system for controlling cinema lenses. This kit is based off a 6-axis MK3.1 transmitter hand controller, a 2-channel battery-powered Latitude receiver motor driver, and a single MK3.1 lens control motor. This kit is all-inclusive for a single-motor setup, as it includes all necessary cables to connect the equipment. Extra motors and drive cables can be purchased as necessary to expand the kit. While the receiver can be powered off an external source, the MDR-MB can be powered off the included LP-E6-type battery, convenient for compact setups. When you're done with your shoot, the equipment can be packed away inside the included hard case for protection during transport and storage. See below for more information on the items included in this kit.

  • MK3.1 6-Axis Wireless Lens Controller with Joystick Zoom

    Teradek's RT MK3.1 6-Axis Wireless Controller provides up to 6-axis lens motor control (receiver and motors available separately). Stepping-up from the 4-axis version, the MK3.1 6-Axis Controller includes a Force Joystick zoom button for smooth, sensitive zoom moves. It also offers a large focus knob, one slider control, and two side knobs (A and B). Each input on the versatile MK3.1 Controller can be mapped to any lens axis (focus, iris, zoom direction/speed, or 3D function) as you prefer. In addition to F/I/Z control, the MK3.1 system enables you to remotely start/stop select HD cameras such as ARRI, Blackmagic, Phantom Flex, RED, Sony, and LANC-compatible models.

    Automatic and manual calibration options combine with a large, adjustable fluid-feel knob to provide lens-friendly adjustments. Navigate the MK3.1 Controller's menu using its push buttons, and view your settings on the OLED screen display. The lightweight MK3.1 system features 42 selectable channels, 16-bit transmission up to 0.9 miles, and minimal latency of 2 ms. Wired operation is supported for locations like medical facilities where RF transmission is not allowed.

    Constructed from aerospace-grade aluminum, the MK3.1 Controller is designed with internal antennas to lessen the possibility of damage. A lanyard-mounting point, and three 1/4"-20 mounts provide options for safely securing the controller when you need to free your hands for other tasks. The MK3.1 Controller is powered using widely available Canon LP-E6 batteries, providing a runtime of up to 36 hours. The MK3.1 can also be powered via USB, after removing the spent LP-E6 battery.

    Features
    • Versatile 6-axis control for one to six motors, including 3D functions
    • Force joystick button for smooth zoom moves
    • Push-button menu control and OLED screen display
    • 16-bit transmission with up to 0.9-mile range, and 2ms of latency
    • 6-axis control with large knob, slider, and two side knobs
    • Internal antennas lessen possibility of damage
    • Robust aluminum construction
    • Auto or manual (soft-stop) calibration
    • Calibration algorithm and torque control protects lenses
    • Updatable firmware via Mac OS X or PC
    • FCC/IC/CE–certified
    • Uses the widely available Canon LP-E6 battery
    Run/Stop Support
    Including but not limited to:
    ARRI ALEXA, Blackmagic, LANC-compatible cameras, RED EPIC, RED ONE, Phantom Flex, Sony F55
    UPC: 818264022153
  • RT Latitude MDR-MB Receiver (1-2 Axis, with Battery Plate)

    The mini RT MDR-MB Receiver (1-2 Axis) from Teradek is part of the Latitude lens control system operating via both RF (wireless) and WiFi. This receiver's 0.6-mile wireless range is handy for drone use and for when you're operating in harsh RF environments like stadiums. Expanding upon the camera run/stop function of the RT MK3.1, the MDR-MB's WiFi connectivity provides camera control for RED DSMC2/DSMC cameras (with additional cameras to be added via a firmware update). This Latitude receiver is compatible with RT MK3.1 controllers and motors, driving up to two lens motors with functions such as focus, iris, and/or zoom (controller and motors available separately).

    The MDR-MB Receiver's integration with RED provides several options for DSMC2/DSMC lens and camera control. Use the RT MK3.1 wireless controller and RF wireless to control EF lenses via their internal motor; PL lenses can be controlled with the addition of RT Motors. Both the MK3.1 controller and the RT Smartknob can provide shutter, ISO, and button-feature control. RT Thumbwheels can provide focus and iris control, and the Foolcontrol app can be used with a WiFi connection.

    In Transmitter Mode, two MRR-MB units can be paired to extend control up to 0.9 miles away from your camera using WiFi, RF wireless, and the RT Foolcontrol iOS/Android app. Use the Foolcontrol app to a create a versatile interface between the Latitude system and your camera, lens, and smartphone.

    The RT MDR-MB Receiver is made from aircraft-grade aluminum, and is designed with an integrated antenna, lessening the chance of antenna damage. Power this ultra-compact, lightweight receiver via its 7-17V 2-pin LEMO port, or attach a Canon LP-E6 battery to the built-in battery plate.

    Note: This receiver has one motor port, a Dual Motor cable (not included) is required to control two motors.

    Features
    • Drives up to two motors for focus, iris, or zoom functions
    • Compatible with RT MK3.1 controllers and motors
    • RF (wireless) and WiFi control
    • Run/stop support for most cine-style HD cameras
    • Camera control for RED DSMC2/DSMC cameras
    • Supports RT Smartknob and Thumbwheel control
    • Compact, lightweight aluminum alloy unit
    • Internal antenna lessens chance of damage
    • Power via 2-pin LEMO 7-17V input, or attach a Canon LP-E6 battery to the built-in battery plate.
    Controller Support
    RT MK3.1 controller
    RT Thumbwheel
    RT Smartknob
    Run/Stop Support
    Including but not limited to:
    ARRI ALEXA, ALEXA Mini, AMIRA, etc.
    Blackmagic
    Canon C100, C300 (MkII+), C500
    Panasonic Varicam
    Phantom
    RED DSMC2, DSMC, ONE
    Sony F5, F55, FS7 (MkII+)
    Camera Control Support
    RED DSMC2, RED DSMC control:
    EF/AF Focus/Iris
    Shutter
    ISO
    Button features: 2x Magnification, Edge, Focus Assist
    UPC: 818264022221
  • RT MK3.1 Brushless Lens Motor

    Teradek's RT MK3.1 Brushless Lens Motor is designed to remotely control your lens focus, iris, or zoom, or other function. The MK3.1 motor operates smoothly and quietly, even during slow, high-torque moves. This brushless motor features electronic backlash-compensation, a high-resolution encoder, and an integrated heat sink. For optimal flexibility, a gear can be attached to either side of the MK3.1 Motor, expanding position choice to either side of the lens, depending on your camera configuration.

    For maximum mounting flexibility, the MK3.1 Motor includes a height-adjustable 19mm rod bracket with a 15mm insert adapter. A 0.8 mod lens gear is included with the motor; gears are available separately in 0.4/0.5/0.6 mod, and 0.8 mod wide options. Thin, flexible 3mm cables (available separately) save space, and enable close arrangements of your motor(s) on your camera rig.

    Features
    • Remotely control your lens focus, iris, or zoom, or other function
    • Long-lasting brushless vector drive
    • Includes a 0.8 mod lens gear
    • Gear can be positioned on either side of the motor
    • Height-adjustable 19mm rod bracket with a 15mm insert adapter
    • Electronic backlash-compensation accommodates a wide range of lens torque
    • Uses strong, thin, 3mm cables for easy positioning on your camera rig
    UPC: 818264022382
  • RT Latitude MDR Motor Cable (12", RA to RA)

    Use this 12" RT Latitude MDR Motor Cable from Teradek to connect the MDR lens motor to a Latitude MDR or MK3.1 receiver. Design features include thin, ultra-flexible cable, and two right-angle connectors. This cable is designed to exit the motor in a vertical position, creating a neat, compact route to the Latitude MDR receiver (however, the angle points downwards from the MK3.1 receiver).

    UPC: 818264022832
  • RT Latitude MDR Receiver D-Tap Power Cable (16", RA to Straight)

    This 16" RT MDR Power Cable from Teradek connects power to the Latitude MDR receiver from a battery with a D-tap output port. This cable is designed with a right-angled, 4-pin, Hirose connector on one end, and a straight, D-Tap connector on the other.

    UPC: 818264022733
  • RT Wired-Mode Controller Cable (6.6')

    Use this 6.6' RT Wired-Mode Controller Cable from Teradek to connect an RT controller to an RT receiver in settings like hospitals where wireless use is not practical, or not permitted. This cable is compatible with the MK3.1 Controller, MK3.1 Receiver, all Latitude MDR models, Smartknob, other RT controllers, and supported OMOD controls.

    Design features include two LEMO connectors, both straight-angled. One of three lengths available, this RT Wired-Mode cable enables you to work up to 6.6' away from your camera rig.

    UPC: 818264021859
  • RT Case for MK3.1 System with Up to 3x Motors

    Use the RT MK3.1 System Case from Teradek to transport a complete MK3.1 lens control system. The interior of this hard case has a foam interior custom-cut to fit up to three lens motors, one receiver, eight marking disks, and accessories such as a thumbwheel. The MK3.1 System Case is a dust-proof, waterproof case with an integrated pressure valve. Your receiver and motors may be stored attached to their mounting brackets, saving you time when reassembling the system.

    • Custom-cut foam interior
    • Fits an RT MK3.1 system with up to three motors
    • Dust-proof and waterproof
    • Integrated pressure valve
    • Space for disks, cables, and accessories
    UPC: 818264021880
  • RT MDR-MB Receiver Bracket with 1/4"-20 Thread

    This RT MDR-MB Receiver Bracket from Teradek is used to securely mount the receiver to your camera rig. The bracket incorporates two mounting points plus one 1/4"-20 threaded hole.

    UPC: 818264022030
  • RT Controller Neck Strap

    This RT Controller Neck Strap from Teradek is designed to carry the MK3.1 controller hand unit. Use this strap to position the control unit around your neck or across your body, or to drape the controller from a stand when not in use.

    UPC: 818264022412
  • LP-E6 Compatible 7.4V/2000mAh Battery Charger with US Plug

    The Paralinx Battery Charger from Teradek is designed for charging the LP-E6 compatible 7.4V/2000mAh battery pack for the Paralinx Triton transmitter unit.

  • White Marking Disk for RT MK3.1 Controller

    The White Marking Disk for RT MK3.1 Controller from Teradek works with the RT MK3.1 hand unit. Use this beveled disk for marking focus distances or iris stops. Marks from non-permanent and china markers are easily removed; use isopropyl alcohol to clean notations made with permanent markers.

    UPC: 818264022115
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Force Joystick (Factory-Fitted)
  • White Marking Disk for RT MK3.1 Controller
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 2 Years with Registration
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 2 Years with Registration
  • RT Motor Gear (0.8-Mod, 32-Pitch)
  • RT MK3.1/3 Motor Bracket for 19/15mm Rods
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 2 Years with Registration
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Screws
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Euro Plug Adapter
  • 12V Auxiliary Power Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • MK3.1 6-Axis Wireless Lens Controller with Joystick Zoom
    Power Requirements Canon LP-E6 Battery: 6.2 to 8.4 V
    USB Port: 4.75 to 9 V (maximum)
    Transmission Rate: 16-bit
    Range: 0.9 miles (1.5 km)
    Latency 2 ms
    Certifications FCC/IC/CE
    Mounting Options 3 x 1/4"-20 holes
    1 x lanyard mount
    Material of Construction Aerospace-grade aluminum billet
    Dimensions Excluding Knob: 5.5 x 2.8 x 1.2" (140 x 70 x 31 mm)
    Including Knob & Antenna: 6.1 x 4.3 x 3" (155 x 110 x 75 mm)
    Weight 1.3 lb (576 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.9 x 6.4 x 4.2"
  • RT Latitude MDR-MB Receiver (1-2 Axis, with Battery Plate)
    Interface - Connectors 1 x Power-In: 2-pin LEMO 0B, 7-17 VDC
    2 x Accessory In: 5-pin LEMO 0B
    1 x Motor: 4-pin LEMO 0B
    (Use separately available breakout cable to control 2 x motors)
    1 x Control (Camera): 4-pin LEMO 00B
    (RS-232 for RED control, serial control for LANC, programmable line driver for select cameras)
    1 x USB: Mini-USB (firmware updates)
    1 x Integrated Battery Plate: Canon LP-E6
    WiFi Connectivity 1 x 2.4 GHz WiFi module
    1 x 2.4 GHz RT FHSS wireless module
    Wireless Range RT FHSS:
    Line-of-sight: Up to 4921' (1500 m) (in USA/FCC mode)
    Indoors: Up to 492' (150 m)

    WiFi:
    Outdoors: Up to 328' (100 m)
    Operating Temperature Range -4 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature Range -40 to 185°F (-40 to 85°C)
    Dimensions 3.5 x 1.9 x 1.1" (90 x 48 x 29 mm)
    Weight Without Battery: 3.9 oz (111.9 g)
    With Battery: 6.7 oz (190.3 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.6 x 3.7 x 2.9"
  • RT MK3.1 Brushless Lens Motor
    Maximum Torque 2.2 nm
    Dimensions 4.5 x 1.6 x 1" (115 x 40 x 26 mm)
    Weight 7.5 oz (212 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.8 x 2.5"
  • RT Latitude MDR Motor Cable (12", RA to RA)
    Cable Length 11.8" (30 cm)
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.0 x 3.0 x 0.4"
  • RT Latitude MDR Receiver D-Tap Power Cable (16", RA to Straight)
    Length 15.7" (40 cm)
    Cable Connectors 4-pin Hirose, D-Tap
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.8 x 2.6 x 0.3"
  • RT Wired-Mode Controller Cable (6.6')
    Cable Length 6.6' (200 cm)
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.7 x 2.5 x 0.7"
  • RT Case for MK3.1 System with Up to 3x Motors
    Dimensions 8.3 x 7.5 x 10.6" (21 x 19 x 27 cm)
    Weight 4.4 lb (2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.6 x 10.1 x 7.4"
  • RT MDR-MB Receiver Bracket with 1/4"-20 Thread
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.2 x 1.7 x 0.5"
  • RT Controller Neck Strap
    Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.5 x 1.5 x 1.1"
  • LP-E6 Compatible 7.4V/2000mAh Battery Charger with US Plug
    Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz, maximum 150 mA
    12 to 24 VDC
    Output Voltage 4.2 VDC, 600 mA
    Dimensions Not specified by the manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
  • White Marking Disk for RT MK3.1 Controller
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.7 x 3.6 x 0.5"

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