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Preston DM5 Digital Motor

Preston Cinema Systems
Abel Code: PR-4209
Mfr. Code: 4209
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Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
Description
Miniature motor with enough torque and speed for all but the heaviest zoom lenses.
Key Highlights
  • Compact Digital Lens Motor
  • 15mm Clamp
  • 0.8 Mod / 0.25" Width Drive Gear
$2,750.00
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Overview

Overview

The Preston DM5 Digital Motor is a small motor with big performance. It offers a combination of speed and torque optimized for minimum size and weight, and is perfectly suited for handheld, steadicam, or other weight-critical applications. Like all Preston digital motors, the DM5 is built to last with metal (not plastic) internal gears, coated with Diamond-Like Carbon that virtually eliminates wear and backlash.

The standard output gear is 0.25" wide, but can be swapped for a 0.5" version (sold separately) for lenses with significant travel on the focus ring. You can also stack multiple gears with the three 2-56 thread screw holes in the side of the gear to achieve the same effect. The unique clamp assembly means you can mount multiple DM5 motors on a single bracket and 15mm rod (included), eliminating additional motor brackets and making for a lighter, more compact camera package.
 
Compatibility: 
  • MDR-3
  • MDR-4
  • Digital Micro Force 3
  • Motor Cables: 4410, 4411, 4412
  • Y-Cables: 1221, 1227
  • 4210 15mm rod
  • 4301 Arri 19mm swing arm (side rod)
  • 4302 19mm swing arm to MDR 15mm rod
  • 4310 Panavision 19mm swing arm (bottom rod)
  • 4333 Moviecam/Arri bracket
  • 4221 0.80M output gear 0.50in wide
  • 4231a 48 pitch gear Panavision zoom
  • 4232a 64 pitch Panavison iris
  • 4240a 0.50M gear Canon Video - Focus, Iris, Zoom
  • 4241a 0.60M gear Fuji Video - Focus, Zoom
  • 4242a 0.40M Fuji Video - Iris
  • MDR-2
  • Digital Micro Force 2 (with latest firmware or M+ sticker)
  • Digital Micro Force (with red buttons and latest firmware installed by Preston)
  • V+F Lens Control (with latest firmware or M+ sticker)
 
 
 

What's in the Box

  • Kip Handle
  • 15mm Rod (Short)
  • Preston DM5 Digital Motor
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • Compact Digital Lens Motor
  • 15mm Clamp
  • 0.8 Mod / 0.25" Width Drive Gear
  • 3.2 rev/sec max. speed

Compatibility - Lens Control System

Preston:
MDR-4 Motor Controller
MDR-3 Motor Controller
Digital Micro Force 3

Connectors

Input Connector/Port:
LEMO 7-pin

Mechanical & Electronic Controls

Gear Ratios:
0.8 - 0.25" Width
Rod Standard:
15mm
Mechanical Options:
1 x Motor
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