Teradek RT MDR-SK Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter for RED

Teradek RT MDR-SK Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter for RED

Teradek RT MDR-SK Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter for RED

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Teradek RT MDR-SK Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter for RED

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Product Highlights

  • 6-Axis MK3.1 Transmitter/Controller
  • 3-Channel DSMC2 Sidekick 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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Receiver Type: MDR-SK

MDR-M

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MDR-MB

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MDR-SK None (Requires OMOD Hardware)

Transmitter Type: 6-Axis

4-Axis 6-Axis

Motors Included: 1 x MK3.1 Motor

1 x MK3.1 Motor None (Controls EF Lenses)

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Teradek RT MDR overview

  • 1Description

The Teradek RT MDR-SK Wireless Lens Control Kit with 6-Axis Transmitter for RED is a professional system for controlling cinema lenses mounted to RED DSMC2 cinema cameras. This kit is based off a 6-axis MK3.1 transmitter and a 3-channel Latitude sidekick receiver which integrates into RED DSMC2 camera bodies. A single MK3.1 lens motor is included for driving professional cinema lenses. This kit is all-inclusive for a single-motor setup, as it contains all necessary cables to connect the equipment. Additional motors and drive cables can be purchased as necessary to expand the kit. 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-SK SIDEKICK Interface for Red DSMC2 Cameras (3 Axis)

    The slim RT Latitude MDR-SK SIDEKICK Interface from Teradek is a component of the Latitude lens control system. Sandwiched between the SIDEKICK and your DSMC2 camera, this unit provides an array of input and output ports for various control devices. Use the MDR-SK with the RT MK3.1 wireless controller to drive up to three RT MK3.1 lens motors. Or attach up to two Slave Controllers like the RT Thumbwheel, Zoomrocker, or Smartknob to the MDR-SK's two accessory inputs.

    Data passes through the MDR-SK module so your SIDEKICK unit functions normally. This interface attaches to your RED DSCM2 camera and can be topped with either the RED SIDEKICK control, a RED cheeseplate, or a blank plate.

    * The MDR-SK interface requires more power than the RED BRAIN can supply via the SIDEKICK port, and must be powered via the External Power port and Control cables.

    * The MDR-SK does not have WiFi built in, as it is designed for use with DSMC2 cameras with integral WiFi.

    * Although the RED SIDEKICK remains fully functional, use of the RED DSMC2 SIDE HANDLE is not supported due to physical warranty concerns.

    Features
    • Control up to three focus, iris, or zoom functions
    • Compatible with RT MK3.1 controllers and motors
    • Passes data through, and maintains SIDEKICK functions
    • Supports RT Smartknob, Zoomrocker, and Thumbwheel controls
    • Lightweight aluminum unit fits between the RED SIDEKICK and a DSCM2 camera
    • Three 2-pin LEMO power output ports for accessories
    UPC: 818264022252
  • 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 (8", RA to RA)

    Use this 8" 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: 818264022825
  • RT Latitude MDR RED Camera Control Cable (10")

    Use this 10" RT Latitude MDR Camera Control Cable from Teradek to connect the MDR receiver to a RED DSMC2/DSMC camera with a control port. Design features include two straight LEMO connectors, and a shorter length than the 16" version of this cable. This cable will trigger the run/stop function on the camera, control EF-mount lenses, and more.

    UPC: 818264022788
  • Cheeseplate for RT MDR-SK Sidekick & RED DSMC2

    Teradek's Cheeseplate for RT MDR-SK plate attaches to the RT Latitude MDR-SK DSMC2 module, or to the RED DSMC2 brain's Sidekick slot. This plate features multiple 1/4"-20 threaded holes for attaching various accessories.

    UPC: 818264021965
  • 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 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
  • Screws
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • 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 Infobztquayv
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.9 x 6.4 x 4.2"
  • RT Latitude MDR-SK SIDEKICK Interface for Red DSMC2 Cameras (3 Axis)
    Interface - Connectors 1 x Power input
    3 x Power outputs
    3 x Motor ports
    2 x Slave controller inputs

    The 3 x 2-pin LEMO power outputs are passed through directly at the same voltage as the power input.

    Dimensions and Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.8 x 2.5"
  • 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 (8", RA to RA)
    Cable Length 7.9" (20 cm)
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.2 x 3.1 x 0.3"
  • RT Latitude MDR RED Camera Control Cable (10")
    Cable Length 9.8" (25 cm)
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.4 x 2.0 x 0.4"
  • Cheeseplate for RT MDR-SK Sidekick & RED DSMC2
    Accessory Mounting Threads 1/4"-20
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.4 x 3.2 x 0.9"
  • 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 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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