Teradek RT MDR-M Wireless EF Lens Control Kit with 4-Axis Transmitter for RED

Product type: Wireless Follow Focus

Vendor: Teradek



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  • One advantage of using EF-Mount lenses with autofocus is the built-in lens motor. And with the Teradek RT MDR-M Wireless EF Lens Control Kit with 4-Axis Transmitter for RED you can actuate the focus and iris motors precisely as if it was a cine lens with motors attached. This kit is based off a 4-axis MK3.1 transmitter and a 2-channel Latitude receiver motor driver. This kit is all-inclusive as it contains all necessary cables to connect the equipment. Lens motors and drive cables can be purchased as necessary to expand the kit. All that is required is a 10-17V DC power source (such as a D-Tap from a battery) for the receiver. 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.

    • RT MK3.1 4-Axis Wireless Lens Controller

      Teradek's RT MK3.1 4-Axis Wireless Controller enables you to regulate up to four lens motors, or other controls such as 3D functions (receiver and motors available separately). This controller 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, 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.

      Navigate the MK3.1 Controller's menu using its push buttons, and view your settings on the OLED screen display. Automatic and manual calibration options combine with a large, adjustable fluid-feel knob to provide lens-friendly adjustments. 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.

      Note: This more basic unit does not include the Force Zoom Joystick of the MK3.1/Z model.

      • Versatile 4-axis control for one to four motors, including 3D functions
      • Push-button menu control and OLED screen display
      • 16-bit transmission with up to 0.9-mile range, and 2ms of latency
      • 4-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: 818264022146
    • RT Latitude MDR-M Receiver (1-2 Axis)

      The mini RT MDR-M 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-M'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-M 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-M 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-M 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.

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

      • 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.
      Controller Support
      RT MK3.1 controller
      RT Thumbwheel
      RT Smartknob
      Run/Stop Support
      Including but not limited to:
      ARRI ALEXA, ALEXA Mini, AMIRA, etc.
      Canon C100, C300 (MkII+), C500
      Panasonic Varicam
      Sony F5, F55, FS7 (MkII+)
      Camera Control Support
      RED DSMC2, RED DSMC control:
      EF/AF Focus/Iris
      Button features: 2x Magnification, Edge, Focus Assist
       UPC: 818264022214
    • 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 Receiver 19/15mm Rod Clamp with 1/4"-20 Mount

      The RT Receiver Rod Clamp from Teradek is used to securely mount an RT receiver to a single 19mm or 15mm rod. Mount the Receiver Rod Clamp directly to the 1/4"-20 thread on an MDR-M or MK3.1 Receiver, or to the 1/4"-20 thread on the mounting bracket for the MDR-MB unit. This compact, double bracket's 1/4"-20 thumbscrew fastens to a 19mm rod on one flank, or to a 15mm rod on the other.

       UPC: 818264022085
    • 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.

       UPC: 750408363893
    • 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.




        • 4-Axis MK3.1 Transmitter/Controller
        • 2-Channel Latitude Receiver
        • Controls EF Lenses via RED Cameras
        • Customizable Camera Controls
        • Approx. 3000' Range
        • Expandable with Motors and Thumbwheels
        • Includes Hard Case



        • RT MK3.1 4-Axis Wireless Lens Controller
          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) 10.8 x 6.4 x 4.1"
        • RT Latitude MDR-M Receiver (1-2 Axis)
          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)
          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)

          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 3.9 x 1.9 x 0.9" (100 x 48 x 22 mm)
          Weight 3.7 oz (106.3 g)
          Packaging Info
          Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.7 x 3.6 x 2.8"
        • 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 Receiver 19/15mm Rod Clamp with 1/4"-20 Mount
          Rod Clamp Type 15/19 mm
          Mounting Screw 1/4"-20
          Packaging Info
          Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.0 x 1.6 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
          Packaging Info
          Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.8 x 5.8 x 2.65"
        • 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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