Robotic Production

Overview

Mia Robot Arm
Our main robot is the Mia arm from Motorized Precision. The Mia is a compact, lightweight high-speed camera robot. It's great for faster set ups and a small team. Its range of motion is ideal for a tabletop set up.
Set Up Time
30 - 60 Minutes
Crew
1 Robot Operator
1 Robot Tech
Work Hours
10 Hour Day
Studio
The set up time is drastically reduced by shooting in studio. In our studio, everything is set up and ready to go.
Rate
Contact for Quote
Travel
Please contact for travel
X Box Controller
Design your move by moving the camera in realtime with an X Box controller
Target Tracking
Create a target in MPStudio. The camera orientation will lock on the target while maintain a designed path
Autofocus
MPStudio pulls data from target tracking to autofocus using FIZ motors. Can work on any geared lens by after creating a focus distance profile.
Focus Iris Zoom
Control and keyframe all three in the same timeline as the camera move.
Focus Iris Zoom
Control and keyframe all three in the same timeline as the camera move.
Safety
4 types of stops. Software, motor, and power and torque feedback. While a move is running, robot tech can instant kill the robot at anytime.

Robot

Details

Maximum Reach
Maximum Height: 6'5"
Lowest Postion: 6"
Maximum Reach: 3'9"
Base Width 2'x2'
Weight
Mia Robot: 120lbs
Mia Base: 810lbs
Mia Power Supply: 50lbs
Max Payload: 22lbs
Range of Motion
Axis 1: ± 170°
Axis 2:+ 45°/-190°
Axis 3:+156°/-120°
Axis 4:± 185°
Axis 5:± 120°
Axis 6:Infinite
Speed of Axis
Axis 1: 300° per second
Axis 2: 225° per second
Axis 3: 225° per second
Axis 4: 381° per second
Axis 5: 311° per second
Axis 6: 492° per second
Power
120v 20amp
Comes with 120 to 220 transformer for power supply
Calibration
Digital micrometer for master axis motors.

Robot

Details

Move Forward / Back
Left Joystick
Move Left / Right
Left Joystick
Tilt Up / Down
Right Joystick
Pan Left / Right
Right Joy Stick
Boom Up / Down
Triggers
Roll Left / Right
Bumpers
Power
AA Batteries or Rechargeable Li
Connection
Wired or Wireless

Robot

Details

Computer
5k iMac 2018
Software
MP Studio by Motorized Precision. A visual interface that allows you to grab and move the robot in software. Design pathways then tune pathways
Keyframe Control
Robot Position
Camera Positions
Focus
Iris
Zoom
DMX
I/O
Target
Maya Plug In
Import to Maya or Export a move out of Maya.
DMX Triggers
Keyframe and trigger in software
I / O Triggers
Connect anything I / O as a trigger.
Network Trigger
Use a IP Address to trigger the robot or to sync multiple systems together

Robot

Details

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Camera Weight
14lbs
FIZ
Teradek RT Motion 3 channel Focus Iris Zoom
Power
Battery or 14v XLR to Red Power
Camera Mount
Top Mounted with Arri Dovetail Clamp or Custom L-Bracket with 3/8" mounting holes
Media
(4) 240gb SSD
Monitors
5" On camera monitor
13" SmallHD 1303 HDR
20" Sony Production Monitor