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Eclipse Image

Overview

When the Eclipse XL first arrived on the scene it totally revolutionized aerial cinematography.  In 2012, after only three years on the market, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science awarded the designers with a Scientific & Engineering Academy Award for the concept, design & implementation of the system. To this day, it still leads the field in performance and flexibility.

Key Features

  • Unsurpassed stability
  • Unsurpassed reliability
  • Unmatched steering precision & response
  • Absolute level horizon
  • Vehicle slave mode
  • Manual roll steering capability
  • GPS targeting and steering
  • 90° Look down steering
  • VFX Data logging of Gimbal and camera telemetry
  • Widest choice of camera and lens combinations including 65mm Imax and 35mm film both with 1000’ film loads

General Information

  • Platform Weight: 90-125kgs (dependant on payload)
  • Maximum installation weight: 250kgs approximately
  • Shipping Details: 750kgs in 18 cases (dependant of configuration)

Included with the system

  • Video Assist includes
    • Operator’s monitor with waveform & vectorscope displays
    • Director’s monitor
    • Pilot’s monitor
    • Mini DV Clamshell recorder
  • Portable 1k Generator (cannot being shipped)
  • Unit box
  • 138mm & 4.5” round filter sets
    • 85 & 85 combination to ND 1.2
    • Straight ND’s to 1.2
    • Polar

Optional Equipment

  • AS355/355 aviation approved helicopter side & or nose mount brackets
  • Microwave downlink (HD or SD available)
  • Rain spinner (shipped from the USA)

 

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