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#1 James Davis

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 07:13 PM

Technically a non-steadicam related question (apologies in advance) but as I also work as a jib assistant, I have a query for anyone more knowledgeable about this device, or hopefully for Jim if he is around.

In theory because the device is designed to take an input from an 8 pin controller, could it also take a direct connection from a jimmy Jib hand-hand unit via the 8 pin connection to control a zoom motor?

The operator I work with has been looking for a solution when using cine lenses to restore the zoom control that he has when using broadcast cameras and lenses.

I think he will be giving bartech a shout also but if anyone else knows in advance that would be great, thanks.

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#2 JimBartell


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Posted 29 February 2012 - 11:56 AM

The quick answer is yes it should be able to accept that input. Assuming the BUZ and Jimmy Jib control are both the same type, Canon or Fuji.

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