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ZipCam…Specifications & Configurations

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At The Heart of the World's Most Affordable Cable Camera System

Cable Cam System & Essential Accessories...
1) ZipStab ultra-light self-stabilizing module 5) ZipTrimTM auto-trim for film cameras
2) ZipHeadTM ultra-light wireless remote head 6) Wireless Video (see specs for more details)*
3) Preston FI+Z (focus, iris, zoom & start/stop)* 7) ZipCam Rigging Package & ZipMotor/Drive
4) Preston FX Box (frame rate on film cameras)* 8) Gyros, as required                                 * see below
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More of What You Need To Know About ZipCam…


Camera Support
  • ZipHeadTM
    Continuous 360 degree pan & tilt, wireless remote head
  • 24 volt power supply / 12/24v output for Cameras & Accessories
  • Will support leading Digital Cinema 2K/4K 35mm, 16mm, and HiDef cameras
  • ZipHead weighs less than 10lbs
Lenses                                                                                 <click headings for details
  • Any lens that, in combination with camera, does not exceed payload limit is acceptable.
  • Note: regarding wireless focus - many low end DSLR lenses are not suitable for accurate control via wireless focus systems.  We suggest a high end precision lens for applications that require a DSLR camera.
Communication
  • We can provide a good deal on the following, or you can provide the gear...
  • Wireless Zoom, Focus, Iris & Camera Start/Stop via Preston FI+Z
    • Joystick or Wheels
  • Speed Control (frame rate) via Preston FX Box (only for film cameras)
Monitoring
  • We can provide a good deal on the following, or you can provide the gear...
  • HD - Boxx Meridian Microwave Video System
  • SD - Modulus 3000 Video Transmitter & DX-400 Diversity Receiver
    • SD is for reference only; not for recording or broadcast
Motors
  • Analog Motors with Controller...
  • Standard - speeds up to approximately 26 mph (43.3 km/h)
  • Robust - Faster Accelleration; speeds up to approximately 28 mph (46.7 km/h)
Specifications
  • Profile / Deployment Options: Ultra Flat (24"H x 48"W) or Ultra Thin (48"H x 24"H)
  • Weight: 40 lbs (18.15 kg) - Remote head (ZipHead) + stabilizer + skate!
    • Camera, lens, and camera aks are payload weight; see note below.
      Compare ZipCam's ultra-light weight to other leading systems  See Chart
  • Payload: 30 lbs (13.60 kg) maximum (camera, lens, camera aks).
  • Flight Path / Deployment: Horizontal, vertical (elevator), or between any two points.
  • Span: Have deployed at 1200 feet (366 meters)
    • Estimated maximum span: 2800-3200 feet (854-975 meters)

  • Contact us to discuss configurations and system specifications





    Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Although we strive to provide accurate and current information on this website, some errors and/or oversights may occur; and, as a condition to use of this site, visitor accepts full responsibility for reliance thereon.
    We encourage you to contact us in order to discuss your application and ZipCam Systems' equipment and services.

ZipCam is designed to deliver great tracking shots without requiring you to spend more on equipment and services than is necessary to achieve your goals.  Review Pricing

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