axiiio nano receiver

Unbelievably small, light and flexible

Designed for control

The axiiio nano receiver  has more control options than any other motion system.

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Super lightweight

The axiiio nano receiver is made from aircraft grade aluminium and super strong carbon fibre. We spent a lot of time ensuring the receiver is as light as possible without sacrificing any functionality. It's the most versatile camera motion controller on earth.

Mounts anywhere

We wanted you to have multiple mounting options for the nano receiver. You can mount the receiver on  traditional 15 or 19 mm rods, by using use the same clamps as our motors. When rods aren't practical,  particularly if you want to keep the rig light, you can  mount directly to the hot shoe of your camera using the supplied adapter.

The key to true flexibility

When you hold the axiiio nano receiver in your hand, it's hard to believe that it can do all the things does, but then we started out with a blank slate and a very ambitious list of features. axiiio is the culmination of thinking about film and photographic automation as a system, rather than a product that does only one thing.

The hardware for axiiio is built to last and be software definable. That means that the system's set of features will be constantly improving through firmware upgrades. When you invest in an axiiio system your investing in the software smarts as much as the actual hardware.

Specifications



Weight

118 g, 4.2 oz

Mounting

15 & 19mm rods & hot shoe mounting

Housing materials

Carbon fiber & aircraft grade aluminium

Wireless

WiFi 802.11a/b/g (more options will be available in future releases)

Connections

Industry standard metal connectors

Power

12-35V DC 10A (peak)

Dimensions (LxWxH)

78mm x 41mm x 45mm  (3in x 1.6in x 1.8in)



Features

Feature

Current

Planned




Program Modes

- Video motion, timelapse, stop motion with cues and manual control

- Photogrametry, focus stacking & multiple keyframe motion (software update)

Camera Control

- Nikon, Cannon, Sony, Black Magic, Red, Panasonic, Olympus & Selected Cameras. (software update)

Motor Control

- Supports up to 4 digital nano motors

- Support for 2 additional PPM compatible servo controllers  & Other motor versions (software update)

Gyro Stabiliser Control

- Support for Alexmos based systems as well as DJI, Movi and other compatible stabilisers (software update, some stabilisers will require additional hardware)

EBS Electronic Backlash System

- Auto EBS (software update)

Wireless

- WiFi 802.11a/b/g

- Other wireless connection technologies will be available in future releases for greater range and reliability.

Wired Remote Capability

- Focus thumbwheel & external joystick for run n gun shooting (requires additional hardware and software update)

Multiple axiiio control

- Via serial connection using the multicoms port (software update) & wireless mesh options (hardware update)

Dragonframe MOCO

- via serial connection using the multicoms port (software update) & wireless mesh options (hardware update). axiiio reciever will require an additional axiiio nano bridge for this option. 




 

Rig options with the nano receiver

Expand motion possibilities within the axiiio nano system

You can use axiiio nano receiver for a wide variety of shots, across multiple disciplines, just by adding hardware, some of which you probably already own! Adding motion pancakes and attaching motors, is a convenient way to add motion control to your existing equipment, as well as a wide variety of 3rd party equipment.

Roll axis

Make interesting effects a reality with just a motor, pancake and receiver from the axiiio nano ecosystem. Add an L-bracket and a huge range of possibilities opens up for you.

Single lens control

One motor and the receiver are all you need to pull focus. As a remote follow focus solution, its flexibility is unrivalled, because the motion is programmable using our ProMoCo software.

Pan axis

This shot was achieved with a very simple rig. An axiiio nano motor, pancake and receiver is all that is required to do complex composite shots that include camera motion. You can even use your existing tripod!

Tilt control

Axiiio nano motors are powerful enough to move camera payloads very fast. Up to 420° per second fast. That kind of speed, combined with a nano pancake ,makes this type of slow motion shot a reality. Frame accurate motion control means you can do composite shots at different speeds from the sped up motion of a timelapse to slow motion like these strawberries.

Product photography

The axiiio nano system is flexible enough to automate photographic tasks. A single motion pancake and motor combined with a turntable can automate product photography for catalogue shoots.

Automate sliders

By using one of the two linear motion pancakes (belt or capstan drive), a receiver, and a motor, you can automate the slider that you already have.

Automating focus

Our ProMoCo software enables you to automate many tasks in filmmaking and photography, including focus pulls. In this example were pulling focus between four distances using cues. The tip of the gun, the Lego man’s face, focus target one and focus target two. You can tweak many parameters in ProMoCo to make the focus pull fit the shot.

ProMoCo software that makes it easy

ProMoCo is a fully featured motion control package that has been designed to run on phones and tablets. Available on iOS and Android.

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Create a rig

If you want to build your own rigs using the axiiio nano system, our ProMoCo software makes that very simple. You can build a control set for up to 4 axes with your choice of software controllers. If you have a tilt/pan axis in mind you can use a joystick controller. If it's a focus axis you want, you can use our super responsive lens controller. Mix and match them in any combination to create a customised set of controls for your rig.

Use a preset

If you just want to avoid the hassle of setting up your own controllers, ProMoCo has you covered. All of our kits have presets that can be configured by scanning a QR code. We'll be providing a library of lens marks for many popular lenses, that can also be loaded as presets for focus pulling and general lens duties.

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Infinitely adjustable

Unlike any other motion control system, ProMoCo software controllers are infinitely tweakable with a number of parameters that you can set to make them responsive to your control style. You can even create left-handed or right-handed controller sets!

More programming options

Controlling camera motion has never been simpler with ProMoCo. Set up start and end marks for the axes you want to control and hit run. You can tweak the program and change its type (time-lapse, stop motion, video motion) while retaining the same clip length, making composite effects very easy.