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Header image for article Ready-to-Go Remote Camera Packages Available for Productions of All Sizes

Ready-to-Go Remote Camera Packages Available for Productions of All Sizes

With production needs evolving as we head into unprecedented territory, AbelCine has put together ready-to-go remote controllable camera packages for any size production and budget that require little to no on-site setup. 

These five packages have been designed to keep productions working, allowing DITs, Camera Operators, and DPs to get into locations and have access to top level tools, from entry level to more professional builds around Sony VENICE. These packages provide the highest possible quality capture for creatives, with very easy set up required by the talent, while allowing for full control from 20 feet away, the next room, or remote locations. We have a variety of ready-to-go solutions for productions of every size and budget, which can be used interchangeably, and can also be customized to fit your specific needs. Each system is available to buy or rent.

  

Quarantiner w/ Sony RX0 II - Basic

Quarantiner with Sony RX0 II

The AbelCine Quarantiner Basic Remote Contribution System utilizes the Sony RXO II Compact Camera to stream stunning images and capture 4K movies via internal recording, even in dim light, thanks to its powerful 1" sensor and integrated low-distortion ZEISS 8mm f/4.0 Tessar T* lens. It also features impressive image stabilization, an improved 20cm minimum focus distance, 180°-tiltable LCD screen, and easy content sharing with your smartphone.

 

Live Streaming Components

  • Video Capture: Local to Micro SD
  • Engineer Monitor Options: via Skype/Zoom/Teams
  • Video Conversion: Epiphan AV.io 4K HDMI to USB 4K Capture Card
  • Laptop Computer: Dell Precision M4600
  • Audio Mixer Option: Small Onboard Mixer
  • COMs: via Skype/Zoom/Teams
  • Audio Capture: Deity V-Mic D3 (Camera) and Deity Lav (Talent)
  • Lighting: Core SWX TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit

 

Camera Features 

  • Wide-angle ZEISS Tessar T* 8mm f/4 lens (24mm equivalent in 35mm format)
  • Tough, waterproof camera body
  • 180°-tiltable LCD screen
  • Internal recording of 4K movies
  • Up to 960fps/1000fps super slow motion (in NTSC/PAL mode; switchable via menu)

 

Buy Quarantiner ⟩

Rent Quarantiner ⟩

 

Isolator w/ Panasonic AW-HE130 PTZ - Budget

Isolator with Panasonic PTZ 130

The AbelCine Isolator Budget Remote Contribution System utilizes the Panasonic AW-HE130 PTZ camera with Full HD video output up to 1080/60p via IP transmission, in addition to 3G-SDI and HDMI output. Equipped with three newly developed 1/2.86" MOS sensors for high sensitivity, a superior signal-to-noise ratio, and high resolution, the AW-HE130 also supports PoE+, meaning the camera only needs one LAN cable for its power supply, control and video output. This system provides your live streaming workflow with FIZ (Focus, Iris, Zoom) and Pan/Tilt functionality, rather than a static webcam or other "locked-off" imaging device.

 

Live Streaming Components

  • Video Capture: Ki Pro Quad
  • Engineer Monitor Option: Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder
  • Video Conversion: Epiphan AV.io 4K HDMI to USB 4K Capture Card
  • Laptop Computer: MacBook Pro
  • Audio Mixer Option: Mackie 402VLZ4
  • COMs: via Skype/Zoom/Teams
  • Audio Capture: Deity V-Mic D3 (Camera) and Deity Lav (Talent)
  • Lighting: Core SWX TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit 

 

Camera Features

  • 1/2.86" 3MOS Sensor
  • Fixed 4-24mm Lens
  • 1.4x Extender Zoom
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Night Mode
  • Fanless Design
  • PoE+ for Power, Streaming, and Control via a Single Cable
  • HD-IP Streaming

 

Buy Isolator ⟩

Rent Isolator ⟩

 

Insulator w/Panasonic AW-UE150 PTZ - Mid-Tier

Insulator with Panasonic PTZ 150

The AbelCine Insulator Mid-Tier Remote Contribution System utilizes the Panasonic AW-UE150 PTZ camera, featuring a large 1" MOS sensor to live stream high-quality 4K/UHD 60p video. The camera also features a 75.1° viewing angle, 20x optical zoom, and versatile outputs (including 12G-SDI, HDMI, optical fiber, and IP). The AW-UE150 supports PoE++, meaning the camera only needs one LAN cable for its power supply, control and video output. It's imaging sensor is essentially an equivalent to the S16 format. When combined with Panasonic's V-Log color space, a wider zoom range, and better low light performance, the AW-UE150 provides this Remote Contribution System with a more cinematic look than other PTZ solutions.

Live Streaming Components

  • Video Capture: Ki Pro Quad
  • Engineer Monitor Option: Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder 
  • Video Conversion: Epipah AV.io 4K HDMI to USB 4K Capture Card
  • Laptop Computer: MacBook Pro
  • Audio Mixer Option: Mackie 402VLZ4
  • COMs: via Skype/Zoom/Teams
  • Audio Capture: Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Microphone (Camera) and Sennheiser ew100-ENG G3 Lav (Talent)
  • Lighting: Core SWX TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit

 

Camera Features

  • 1" MOS Sensor
  • 4K/60p Integrated PRO PTZ Camera
  • Fixed 8.8-176mm Lens (35mm Equivalent: 24.5-490mm)
  • 20x Optical Zoom, f/2.8 to f/4.5
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 75.1° horizontal viewing angle
  • Various 4K video interfaces (12G-SDI, HDMI, Optical Fiber, IP) with 4K/HD simultaneous video output
  • Advanced Performance Camera Features 

 

Buy Insulator ⟩

Rent Insulator ⟩

 

Sequester w/ Sony PXW-FX9 - High-End

Sequester with Sony FX9

The AbelCine Sequester High-End Remote Contribution System utilizes the Sony PXW-FX9 XDCAM Camera to live stream beautiful 4K HDR imagery, thanks to an Exmor R sensor with 15+ stops of dynamic range, Dual Base (Native) ISO, and Sony's "S-Cinetone" color science. The PXW-FX9 also features the world's first full-frame Electronic Variable ND filter, and Fast Hybrid AF that will track your subject with unprecedented speed and accuracy. Take advantage of full remote control of an included G-Series Servo Zoom (still) lens for exceptional image control and a truly cinematic look, with attractive bokeh that simply cannot be replicated or simulated by a conventional webcam.

 

Live Streaming Components

  • Video Capture: XQD Media (Internal Recording)
  • Lens: Sony G-Series Servo Zoom Lens
  • Engineer Monitor Option: Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder
  • Video Conversion: Epiphan AV.io 4K HDMI to USB 4K Capture Card
  • Laptop Computer: MacBook Pro
  • Audio Mixer Option: Mackie 402VLZ4
  • COMs: via Unity
  • Audio Capture: Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Microphone (Camera) and Sennheiser ew100-ENG G3 Lav (Talent)
  • Lighting: Core SWX TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit

 

Camera Features

  • 4K Capture with Oversampled 6K Full Frame Exmore R Sensor
  • 15+ Stops Dynamic Range
  • Dual Base ISO of 800/4000
  • World's First Electronic Variable ND Filter for Full Frame Sensor
  • XAVC 422 10bit Recording on XQD Media Cards
  • Selectable Frame Rates in Both Full Frame and S35
  • Cinematic Color Science Out of the Box with S-Cinetone
  • Fast & Accurate "Fast Hybrid AF" with Face Detection and Custom Settings
  • Image Stabilization Correction Using Camera Meta Data
  • 16bit RAW Output (with Optional External Recorder)
  • 4-Channel Audio Input and Recording
  • Variety of Outputs, including 12G-SDI/3G-SDI, HDMI, and TC in/out, GENLOCK
  • Compatible with the New XDCA-FX9 Extension Unit (available separately)
  • Selection of Back-up RED Modes and Cache Rec for Additional Safety
  • Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe

 

Buy Sequester⟩

Rent Sequester ⟩

Innovator w/ Sony VENICE - Top-Shelf

Innovator with Sony VENICE

The AbelCine Innovator Top-Shelf Remote Contribution System utilizes the Sony VENICE CineAlta Digital Motion Picture Camera to live stream breathtaking 4K imagery and record footage internally to SxS or AXS media (simultaneous RAW recording). VENICE boasts a 24.7MP Full Frame CMOS sensor with a maximum resolution of 6048 x 4032, and a Dual Base ISO mode supporting an additional High Base ISO of 2500. This feature takes full advantage of the sensor's unique design for exceptional low light performance and 15+ stops of dynamic range (from 6 stops over to 9 stops under 18% middle gray). This new capability represents an increase in exposure indexes at higher ISOs for night exteriors, dark interiors, slower lenses, or where content needs to be graded in High Dynamic Range, while maintaining maximum shadow detail.

The VENICE also features built-in ND filters in (8) stages, a wide color gamut with deep darks while retaining highlights, and LED menus on both sides of the body. Take advantage of full remote lens control with select Fujinon Cabrio Zoom Lenses or Canon Servo Zooms. With a cutting edge sensor and utilizing true cinema-grade optics, VENICE elevates this Remote Contribution System to the pinnacle of live streaming quality.

 

Live Streaming Components

  • Video Capture: SXS or AXS Media (Internal Recording)
  • Lens: Fujinon Cabrio 19-90mm or Canon 17-120mm Zoom
  • Engineer Monitor Option: Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder
  • Video Conversion: Epiphan AV.io 4K HDMI to USB 4K Capture Card
  • Laptop Computer: MacBook Pro
  • Audio Mixer Option: Mackie 402VLZ4
  • COMs: via Unity
  • Audio Capture: Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Microphone (Camera) and Sennheiser ew100-ENG G3 Lav (Talent)
  • Lighting: CoreSWX TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit 

 

Camera Features

  • 15+ Stops Dynamic Range
  • Built-in 8-Stage Glass ND Filter
  • Dual Base ISO Mode
  • Interchangeable E or PL Lens Mount
  • Soft Imagery with Deep Darks
  • Dual Menu Displays on Camera Left/Right
  • Record in Camera XAVC or ProRes
  • Overhauled Color Science 

 

Buy Innovator ⟩

Rent Innovator ⟩

 

Remote Contribution System Package Breakdowns

  Quarantiner Isolator Insulator Sequester Innovator
Camera Sony RXO II Panasonic PTZ/130 Panasonic PTZ/150  Sony FX9 Sony VENICE
Lens Fixed 8mm Built-in 4-24mm  Built-in 8.8-176mm (s16 equivalent) Sony G-SERIES 18-105 Servo Zoom Fujinon Cabrio 19-90 or Canon 17-120 Servo Zoom
Video Capture Local to MicroSD card AJA Ki Pro AJA Ki Pro Quad XQD SxS or AXS
Engineer Monitor n/a  Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder  Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder  Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder   Teradek Cube Encoder/Decoder  
Video Conversion AV.io 4K AV.io 4K  AV.io 4K  AV.io 4K AV.io 4K
Laptop Dell M4600  MacBook Pro  MacBook Pro  MacBook Pro MacBook Pro
Audio Mixer Small onboard mixer  AJA Ki Pro  AJA Ki Pro Quad 402VLZ4 402VLZ4
Comms Skype/Zoom/Teams  Skype/Zoom/Teams  Skype/Zoom/Teams  Skype/Zoom/Teams Skype/Zoom/Teams
Audio

Camera - Deity VMic D3

Talent - Deity Lav

Camera - Deity VMic D3

Talent - Deity Lav

Sennheiser G3 Lav

Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Mic

Sennheiser G3 Lav

Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Mic

Sennheiser G3 Lav

Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Mic

Lighting TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit TorchLED Bolt 300 3x Light Kit
Kit rental prices per day $500  $1,200  $1,700 $2,200  $3,200 

 

Optional Services and Gear

  Quarantiner Isolator Insulator Sequester Innovator
Live Stream Monitoring Monitoring through VOIP service only

Teradek Core Services available

$50/seat

Teradek Core Services available

$50/seat

Teradek Core Services available

$50/seat

Teradek Core Services available

$50/seat

Remote Multi-Camera Switch (up to 6) $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500
Vinten Remote Head Pan/Tilt on Cine Head N/A N/A N/A $700 $700

 

Download AbelCine Remote Contribution Systems Comparison Chart

Download AbelCine Remote Contribution Systems Brochure

 

Optional Gear and Services

  • Live Stream Monitoring – Enables production to remotely view the live feed. This option is available for all models except Quarantiner and costs $50 per user. 
  • Remote Multi-Camera Switching - Provides a Technical Director running the switch for your production offsite utilizing a NewTek TriCaster. This option is available for all packages at a daily rate of $1,500. 
  • Vinten Remote Pan/Tilt Cine Head – This equipment is only available with Sequester (Sony FX9) and Innovator (Sony VENICE) at a daily rate of $700. 

 

System Support

All rental packages, with the exception of Quarantiner, require a remote camera operator at a daily rate of $1,000. 

All packages are built and configured on carts in the AbelCine NY and LA facilities, ensuring minimal client setup requirements and proiding true ready-to-go kits. 

We can accomodate additional needs and offer customer configured kits for shipping locations outside of NY and LA. 

 

Contact Us 

All inquiries for our remote contribution systems should be directed to our sales or rental departments. 

NY Office LA Office
646-933-9800 818-972-9078
NY Sales: [email protected] LA Sales: [email protected]
NY Rental: [email protected] LA Rental: [email protected]

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