Motion Controller Kit

Varanus is a multi-functional system of programmable drives for Kameleon sliders or for independent use. It's been designed for creating amazing video material, otherwise impossible to capture. Remote controller manages not only the device itself but also DSLR Cameras, making the set suitable for recording stop-motion animation, astonishing time-lapses as well as dynamic live action movies.

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Great for time-lapse video

Live Action Video & Time-lapse

Track recording, adjustable speed, looping and many more functions allow to automate the work of a filmmaker. Two modes of operation provide a wide range of applications. Automated motion is best for capturing smooth video takes, while programmable interval timer opens possibility to create stop-motion animations as well as time-lapse videos. Dual axis movement include any combination of slide, pan and tilt with adjustable speed, ramp and loop. Functionality without compromise!

Easy to use and legible motion controller

Intuitive by default

Remote controller was designed for your convenience – easy to use and legible. Great choice of adjustable parameters allows for full manual control of your setup. You can also let the software do the job - advanced algorithms transform Varanus system into your automated cameraman. Now you may easily capture a lot of additional material for your amazing, nonlinear production. While creating time-lapses, device automatically performs all necessary calculations, helping to simplify the creative process.

Resilient design of the motion control

Sturdy and resilient design

Varanus set is made of durable and hard aluminum alloys – for work in the most demanding situations. Controllers housing is resistant to splashes, shock and allows you to work in difficult weather conditions (-10 to +40° C). Efficient, energy-saving motor allows you to work at different planes: from horizontal to vertical. Using popular batteries Sony NP - Series Fxxx provides up to 8 hours of work in video mode and more than 70 hours in the Time-lapse.

Video

The best way to learn more about Varanus is to see it in action!

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Sets

Meet various combinations, crafted for your specific needs.

Varanus SV-1

Single drive set for Kameleon sliders Varanus SV-1 Set

Single drive set for Kameleon sliders.

Essential tool for automated slide in film production. With programmable remote controller you can save track, set loop, and adjust speed or RAMP.

Components:

  • Battery Charger for Sony NP-Fxxx (or equivalent)
  • Battery Adapter with a power cord
  • AC Adapter 230/12 V
  • The controller with the battery holder and adapter for battery
  • The movement motor (Slide)
  • Holder for the controller or the monitor
  • Holder for the toothed belt
  • Holder for the toothed belt with a tensioner
  • Toothed belt

Varanus SV-2

Advanced, double drive set for Kameleon sliders Varanus SV-2 Set

Advanced, double drive set (slide & pan) for Kameleon sliders.

Second motor expands Varanus capabilities with second axis of movement – Pan or Tilt. Sophisticated software synchronizes work of both drives, automatically tracking filmed subject - while sliding.

Components:

  • Battery Adapter with a power cord
  • Battery Charger for Sony NP-Fxxx (or equivalent)
  • AC Adapter 230/12 V
  • Controller with the battery holder and battery adapter
  • The movement motor (Slide)
  • The rotation motor (Pan)
  • Holder for the controller or the monitor
  • Holder for the recording device
  • Adapter for the slider trolley with the internal 3/8’’ thread (+ Allen wrench)
  • Holder for the toothed belt
  • Holder for the toothed belt with a tensioner
  • Toothed belt
  • Knobs with 1/4” and 3/8’’ thread

Varanus SV-3

Double drive motion control kit for camcorders and cameras Varanus SV-3 Set

Double drive motion control kit for camcorders and cameras.

The set designed for mounting on any tripod or holder with 3/8” thread. Programmable movement in both planes (pan & tilt) allows for automated video capture. Indispensable for filming, helps to automate cameraman work.

Components:

  • Battery Adapter with a power cord
  • Battery Charger for Sony NP-Fxxx (or equivalent)
  • AC Adapter 230/12 V
  • Controller with the battery holder and battery adapter
  • Regulated tripod holder, for the controller or monitor (assembled on ⌀25 ÷ ⌀40 pipes)
  • Adapter with a quick connector and with the internal 3/8’’ thread (+ Allen wrench)
  • The rotation motor (Pan)
  • The rotation motor (Tilt)
  • Holder for the recording device
  • Knobs with 1/4’’ and 3/8’’ thread

Accessories

Essential add-ons for complete Varanus experience.

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Where to buy?

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