New supports were created in response to new demands for remote video production and automated image gathering
Rome, Italy (October 16, 2020) – The effects of the global pandemic continue to impact the film and video industry, either halting production due to new infections or forcing talent to broadcast from their homes or with smaller crews. One of the constant needs that have emerged is social distancing during video production and, by extension, the emerging market for remote video production and automated image gathering. These new needs have accelerated emerging trends in video production and placed a greater emphasis on PTZ cameras.
While the latest generation of PTZ cameras can capture high-quality video, these cameras have traditionally lacked professional camera supports. As a result, studios and venues have been forced to create their own solutions. Often this meant, mounting the cameras on walls, using expensive camera supports meant for large cameras, and creating custom attachments on truss. This has made set-up complicated and eliminated versatility on-set.
Cartoni introduces a new range of PTZ supports
With 85 years of experience in camera support systems, Cartoni has designed three new practical and affordable solutions to support these needs, allowing PTZ cameras to be quickly and safely installed and moved to every location.
This essential solution pairs a lightweight Cartoni tripod equipped with a half-ball camera attachment to easily attach to PTZ cameras. The entire set-up rests on a lightweight dolly, allowing studios to transport and move the set-up quickly and create multiple studio configurations. This set-up comes equipped with a mid-level spreader.
|Minimum Height||78 cm (30.7 inches)|
|Maximum Height||135 cm (32.7 inches)|
|Capacity||40 kg (88.2 lbs)|
|Weight||1.9 kg (4.2 lbs)|
|Bowl Diameter||100/75 mm|
Lightweight PTZ Stand
Cartoni’s new PTZ stand is extremely lightweight and versatile. It features a telescopic three-stage stand complete with a PTZ ball joint, allowing PTZ cameras to be easily mounted.
This lightweight PTZ stand is also equipped with a quick-release sliding plate that allows users to attach and center a PTZ camera quickly.
The stand also comes with rubber feet, which can be used alone or installed on Cartoni’s lightweight dolly.
|Minimum Height||89 cm (35 inches)|
|Maximum Height||205 cm (80.7 inches)|
|Capacity||20 kg (44 lbs)|
|Weight||3.2 kg (7 lbs)|
Cartoni’s new P20 /PTZ pedestal
Cartoni’s new P20/PTZ pedestal gives PTZ cameras outstanding support and allows the use of a teleprompter – making it ideal for newsrooms. The P20/PTZ pedestal allows camera operators to use PTZ cameras in super high set-ups, a vertical gliding movement of 40 cm stroke, and super-precise traveling ability on even floors.
|Minimum Height||74 cm (29.1 inches)|
|Maximum Height||171 cm (67.3 inches)|
|Payload Capacity||25 kg (55.1 lbs)|
|Weight||14 kg (30.9 lbs)|
|Minimum door track||67 cm (26.4 inches)|
|Maximum door track||97 cm (38.2 inches)|
|On-shot Stroke||40 cm (15.7 inches)|
|Maximum Pressure||13 stm (191.0 psi)|
For more information on how Cartoni can help you, please visit cartoni.com.
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