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ARRI cforce mini Lens Motor Basic Set

Abel Code: AR-K2.0006355
Mfr. Code: K2.0006355
Small and lightweight, the cforce mini is an intelligent motor which adjusts lens settings on weight-optimized camera configurations with remarkable speed and torque. Pairs well with the ARRI ALEXA Mini camera.
Key Highlights
  • Small but mighty
  • Pair with ARRI ALEXA Mini
  • Daisy chain three in a row with LBUS

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cmotion and ARRI partnered up to develop the intelligent cforce mini Motor. This small and lightweight motor adjusts lens settings on weight-optimized camera configurations with remarkable speed and torque. This small yet mighty motor is strong enough to move the geared rings of any standard lens. It's equipped with twin LBUS connectors. You can daisy chain up to three cforce mini motors linked in a row.

The cforce mini Lens Motor is also virtually silent at less than 20 dB.

The cforce mini connects to the ARRI ALEXA Mini camera to provide a super-lightweight, integrated solution. It also pairs with ARRI’s  AMC-1 motor controller for camera-independent setups. It is fully compatible with all cmotion LBUS-compatible devices, such as the compact LCS and the cvolution system, the new pan-bar zoom, the knob solo and ENG adapters which are all sold separately.


  • Super small and lightweight (173 g, including clamp console and gear)
  • Daisy-chainable via LBUS
  • Compatible with ARRI’s ALEXA Mini camera and AMC-1 motor controller, plus cmotion‘s compact LCS, cvolution, and broadcast solutions  

Please order LBUS motor cables separately. 

This kit includes the ARRI cforce mini Motor Unit (without gears, cable, and bracket), the ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Clamp Console, and the ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Gear m0.8/32p, 40t.


ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Clamp Console

This ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Clamp Console for 15mm or 19mm camera rigs includes an integrated dovetail slide. It features magnet inserts for use with 15mm support rods. It is compatible with ARRI's CLM-3, CLM-4, and cmotion's cforce motors.


ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Gear m0.8/32p, 40t

The ARRI CLM-5/cforce mini Gear controls your ARRI/ZEISS focus, iris, zoom or your Panavision focus, or your Fujinon PL focus, iris, and zoom. This gear includes: m0.8/32p. 40t


Software Update:

ARRI has released Software Update Packet (SUP) 1.3.4 for the cforce mini. This SUP adds the following new features and changes:

  • Several Bug fixes
  • Features introduced with SUP 1.2.7:
    • High Speed support up to 120 teeth per second (m0.8 gear)
    • Updated LBUS library (supporting CAL ALL)

The cforce mini Lens Motor can be updated from external devices through its LBUS interface. The following devices provide update functionalities for cforce mini Lens Motor:

  • ALEXA Mini LF
  • ALEXA Mini
  • ARRI Wireless Compact Unit WCU-4
  • ARRI Active Motor Controller AMC-1
  • ARRI Universal Motor Controller UMC-4
  • cmotion compact hand unit
  • cmotion cworld


What's in the Box

  • CLM-5/cforce mini Gear m0.8/32p, 40t (K2.0003753)
  • CLM-5/cforce mini Clamp Console 19/15mm (K2.0006176)
  • cforce mini Motor Unit (K2.0006354)


Key Highlights

  • Small but mighty
  • Pair with ARRI ALEXA Mini
  • Daisy chain three in a row with LBUS

Compatibility - Camera


Mechanical & Electronic Controls

Gear Ratios:
# Teeth:
Mechanical Options:
2 x LBUS Connector - LEMO 4-pin
Controls Include:
Daisy Chain - via LBUS (sold separately)
Link up to (3) motors in sequence
All L-Bus-compatible devices
ARRI AMC-1 Motor Controller


Input Voltage:
12-34 V DC


4 in
4 in
8 in
2 lb
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