3D cable cam, spidercam, with NEWTON stabilized remote head

3D cable cam

Newton stabilized head

NEWTON ON 3D CABLE CAM

Newton Stabilized head
  • Unlimited pan.
  • 3-axis stabilization even during straight look down.
  • Lightweight, enabling the camera to fly higher with less wear on cables.
  • Brushless motors avoiding jerky sway.
  • Turn key integration, from 4K camera to fiber cable systems.
  • Internal batteries powering a broadcast package up to 3 hours.
About NEWTON ON 3D cable cam

3-dimensional cable camera systems has become popular in live TV broadcast of for example field sports and concerts, due to its highly dynamical camera movement. Our customers Spidercam GmbH and Special Grip Hungary use the NEWTON gimbal on their 3D cable cams at for example football, cricket and in indoor event halls.

A 3D cable cam system is based on a flying camera mount connected to the ground through 4 cables, 1 in each corner, which are pulled in different directions through a remote-controlled system. These cables often contain fiber communication between the camera and for example an OB van and NEWTON’s clean passthroughs of signals for serial data and video integrates directly to these fiber systems. The lightweight NEWTON gimbal enables the camera to fly high in this setup but also reduces the stress given to the fiber cables. The NEWTON remote head has smooth brushless motors which do not create as much sway in the cables as bigger geared heads, especially at stand still. NEWTON’s unlimited pan and the 3-axis stabilization, without gimbal-lock during straight look down, is essential since the camera travels above the action with footage on all sides. As a result, the NEWTON stabilized remote head has become a world class actor on 3D wire systems.

A 3D cable cam system with NEWTON usually require two operators, one controlling head and lens through the NEWTON controller and one pilot controlling the dolly in 3 dimensions.

Spidercam offers Augmented Reality with NEWTON and we hope to make this accessible to more service providers during year 2020.

complete cable cam system

We sell NEWTON S2 Fiber with Spidercam
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Interested in cable cam?

We sell NEWTON S2 stabilized head for your existing 3D cable cam dolly but we also offer complete systems with Spidercam GmbH. We can also direct you to our 3D cable cam customers if you would like to rent these solutions.

Let us help you with Integration

We have over the years gained a lot of experience of integration of complete moving camera solutions, from camera to broadcast facilities. Let us guide you through the purchase of reliable converters, cables and other equipment.

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Cable cam on set

We evaluated the NEWTON S2 fiber prototype in live sports broadcast during the product development and we are now integrating the NEWTON S2 Fiber on our flagship product line for 4K broadcast of soccer, motor sports, cricket etc. The capability of providing rock steady shots, even in difficult conditions, and the freedom in maneuvering the camera made NEWTON the right choice for our way forward.

Jan Peters, Spidercam GmbH, Nov 2018
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