cPRO software release 4.0

cPRO software 4.0 pushes cPRO LCS up another gear.  Upgrade your system NOW and experience the next level in wireless lens and camera control! 

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So what`s new?

User profiles

Take a snapshot of your current settings and save them on the hand unit or export them to a USB

Digital marks

Set up to three color-coded digital marks per axis and get a progressive haptic feedback when getting close to and hitting your marks

Extended network

Up to 3 cPRO hand units can connect to one cPRO motor or cPRO camin offering AC, DP and DIT wireless control. Or, 2 cPRO hand units plus 1 cPRO camin in *client mode

Knob calibration

Calibrate all 3 lens axis using the knob. This is not only more precise but can also save time when creating a new lens file

Sleep mode

Increase hand unit battery life by up to 30% by using the intelligent sleep mode


Manual calibration

Create a digital calibration range for lenses without mechanical hard stops


4th axis support

Daisy-chain up to 4 LBUS motors for FIZ & Auxiliary control


Advanced lens list handling

Individually sort your lens files, add lens files to your favorite list and display advanced lens information


Metadata

Feed FIZ metadata for “ANY geared lens” from cPRO LCS to the camera. (Compatible with ARRI Alexa Mini/ Mini LF, ARRI Amira, RED and Sony Venice)  

(DATA license key required)

ARRI LDS, LDA, Cooke /i data*

Import / export ARRI LDA .tab files and upload ARRI LDS and Cooke /i data to cPRO hand unit automatically

(DATA license key required)

*client mode enables you to add a wireless LBUS device to the network or use 2 cPRO camin as a wireless range extender 

DATA license features

What`s included in the DATA license key?

1. IMPORT / EXPORT of ARRI lens files (.tab -> .cml - > .tab)

2. LOAD LENS DATA from ARRI cameras

3. FEED METADATA to selected ARRI, RED and SONY cameras


Get your DATA license for € 210.-

1. IMPORT / EXPORT of ARRI lens files (.tab -> .clm  -> .tab):

Import ARRI .tab files into your cPRO LCS or export your cPRO .clm files to ARRI .tab files and take full advantage of the ARRI lens library.

2. LOAD LENS DATA from ARRI cameras:

System overview:


Feature / Lens Data SystemLDSCooke /i dataEF
LDA/LDM
LDA= Lens Data Archive
LDM= Lens Data Mount
ENG
Display of FIZ datax
(full scales)
(values only)
-
(full scales)
(values only)
Autofocus*x--x-
Use pre-marked rings / stripsx--x-
Use data for Cinefade VariNDx--x-

x = can be used / displayed

- = CANNOT be used / displayed

*accuracy of internal lens encoders determines precision when Autofocus is active.

Set-up overview:

ARRI Alexa Mini / Mini LF:

Odoo CMS - a big picture

Cable required: [K2.0015756] Cable CAM (7p) - EXT (6p)

ARRI Amira:

Odoo CMS - a big picture

Cable required: [K2.0015756] Cable CAM (7p) - EXT (6p)

NOTE: ARRI Amira cameras do not support LDA/LDM.

ARRI Alexa PLUS / Alexa LF

Odoo CMS - a big picture

Cable required: [C0EXE-K07] Cable CAM (7p) - LCS (5p) 

3. FEED METADATA to selected ARRI, RED and SONY cameras:

Feeding FIZ metadata for any geared lens from the cPRO LCS to the camera is possible for ARRI (Alexa Mini / Mini LF and Amira), all RED cameras and SONY Venice.

ARRI cameras:

Alexa Mini / Mini LF

Odoo CMS - a big picture

Cables required: [K2.0015756] Cable CAM (7p) - EXT (6p) (camera control)

LBUS cable to loop into the LBUS lens mount e.g. [K2.0006750] cable LCB-4 (data feed)

additional power cable recommended: [K2.0023823] Cable LBUS Star (0.2m/8in)


NOTE: LBUS Star is a splitter cable that can be positioned anywhere within the LBUS daisy chain. It consists of 1 x RS m3p connector and 2 x LEMO f4p connectors. RS, D-TAP and XLR cables can be used to supply power through the RS m3p. An LBUS cable (e.g. K2. 0006750 / LCB-4) is required for each LEMO f4p. 

ARRI AMIRA

Odoo CMS - a big picture

This set-up will require 2x cPRO motor, 2x cPRO camin, or a combination of both if camera control is also being used.

Cables required: [K2.0015756] Cable CAM (7p) - EXT (6p) (camera control)

[K2.0015759] Cable CAM (7p) - ENG (12p) (data feed)


NOTE: LBUS Star is a splitter cable that can be positioned anywhere within the LBUS daisy chain. It consists of 1 x RS m3p connector and 2 x LEMO f4p connectors. RS, D-TAP and XLR cables can be used to supply power through the RS m3p. An LBUS cable (e.g. K2. 0006750 / LCB-4) is required for each LEMO f4p. 

RED cameras:

Odoo CMS - a big picture

Cable required: [K2.0015758] Cable CAM (7p) - RED CTRL/D-Tap (camera control + data feed)

SONY Venice:

Odoo CMS - a big picture

This set-up will require 2x cPRO motor, 2x cPRO camin, or a combination of both if camera control is also being used.

Cables required: [C0XE-K08] Cable CAM (7p) - Sony Remote (8p) / D-Tap (camera control)

[K2.0015759] Cable CAM (7p) - ENG (12p) (data feed)

Check out these quick walkthroughs to learn more about the new features: