Multiple (4)Operators on one Movi Pro

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  1. SeBaStIaN BArrEtT

    SeBaStIaN BArrEtT Active Member

    Oct 30, 2016
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    I vaguely remember Tabb saying they planned for allowing 4 mimics.

    All I can find after quick search is dual-op mode, and an image in the Manual suggesting maybe 3 control devices.

    I have a shoot where DP want continuous shots, with changing light etc. Asked me if i can bring 4 operators (gimbal op, camera movement, Focus puller, Iris/zoom pull) and movi pro, and is willing to pay for cost to get additional mimic and Pilot here in time.

    So just wondering if i am able to do this: gimbal op holding gimbal, wheels/RC controller for camera movement, mimic and Pilot for focus puller, bush pilot and mimic for Iris/zoom pull?

    Also, is there a way to boost the range on the Mimic? have some tricky landscape to navigate for shoot.
  2. Andy Johnson-Laird

    Andy Johnson-Laird Administrator
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    Jul 31, 2012
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    SeBaStiaN: You might try something like this:
    I recall one of the forum members was using it to boost the range of the MoVI Controller -- I have one of them, but I've not tried it on the MIMIC, so my suggestion is tentative, I'm afraid.

    I don't know whether anyone has worked with four operators....might be worth opening up a ticket by sending an email to Freefly Support ( and asking them?


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