indieREMOTE

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Remote Control for indieGS2K
  • Compact and lightweight form factor
  • Multiple camera control
  • Unique design with daylight readable OLED-Display and rotary buttons
  • Wired and wireless options
  • Powered with batteries or over USB-Socket

 

The indieREMOTE is the perfect pocket-sized hand-controller for the indieGS2K.

When used on set, in an OB Van or in a studio, the indieREMOTE offers all the features you would expect from a remote control panel, while it measures only 57 x 25 x 153 mm and weights just 250 g. It features also multiple camera control, direct RGB paint access and user-presets.

The unique design of the IndieREMOTE is optimized for easy function access and overview, featuring a daylight readable OLED-Display, Rotary Buttons, real push-buttons for standard navigation and special function buttons for custom presets.

The IndieREMOTE can be powered with 3 x AAA batteries 1.5 V or via the built-in USB-Socket. Wired and wireless applications are both possible via LEMO connector or when equipped with a wireless antenna module (future upgrade).

 

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Navigation

  • Navigate the menus by pressing the navigation buttons or by pressing the rotary buttons.
  • To access the Color-Menu directly turn the RED or BLUE buttons.
  • Enter a menu item by pressing ENTER / POWER button or the GREEN button.
  • Change values with navigation buttons or by turning the GREEN button.
  • Confirm your selection by pressing ENTER / POWER button or the GREEN button.
indieRemote_ConnectionScreen_150Connection Screen

Once you switch the remote-control on or when selecting RESCAN CAMERAS in the System Screen you will be prompted this screen.
The remote-control is scanning the RS485 port for connected cameras. All cameras that have been found are listed with their IDs.

indieRemote_HomeScreen_150Home Screen

The HOME-Screen is the main screen of operation.
It lists all major functions for quick access:
 

 

MODE: YUV – RAW12bit – RAW2k – RAW2in1
STANDARD: 1080p24/25/30/50/60/100/120, 2k @ 24/25/30/50/60, 720p50/60
GENLOCK: MASTER (camera outputs Trilevel-Sync signal at Sync BNC)
SLAVE (camera locks to Trilevel-Sync signal connected to Sync BNC socket).
SHUTTER: Auto, 1/24, 1/25, 1/30, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/750, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/5000, 1/6000, 1/7000, 1/8000
SHTR VEL: When SHUTTER is set to Auto, you can select the shutter auto adsjusting speed with SHTR VEL
LUT: Select one of 8 pre-defined LUTs in the camera or switch LUTs off completely for a linear signal. LUTs are not active in RAW-modes.
US: switches STANDARDS to US speeds 1080p23.98/29.97/59.98/120, 2k @ 23.98/29.97/59.98/, 720p59.94

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DETAIL ENH: control Sharpening in YUV signal. standard value: 0, range: -40 to +60
X SHIFT: move the 1080p image on the 2k sensor left/right (not available in 2k)
Y SHIFT: move the image on the sensor up/down (+/- 6)
TEST IMG: switch HDSDI-output to display a test image
OFFSET: adjust baselevel black to 0. Affects White-Balance! Standard value: 0 range: -4000 to +1000
(for post-processing baselvele adjustment use PEDESTAL)
EXT COL: enable extended color-space (super-white/super-black) = extended video range
SATURATION: standard value: 1 range: 0,744 to 1,254
PEDESTAL: adjust baselevel black at the very end of the processing chain, after white-balance and LUT.

indieRemote_ColourScreen_150Colour Screen

 

 

 

5600k: set whitebalance to daylite
3200k: set whitebalance to tungsten
Auto-White: One-Push-Auto Whitebalance.
Point the camera to a grey card to perform auto-whitebalance
R: manual red Gain control
G: manual green gain control
B: manual blue gain control

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RESCAN CAMERAS: use this option to rescan for connected cameras,
for instance after power-cycling or adding cameras
LOAD PRESET: load the user preset
SAVE PRESET: save the user preset to the camera
DEFAULT PRESET: load a failsafe default preset (factory preset)
SCAN BAUD: select the baudrate for scanning cameras
(note: after powering up, all cameras run at 9600baud)
RUN BAUD: change the baudrate during operation for faster response
(note: after power cycle, all cameras will boot with 96000baud again)
TEMP UNIT: select Celsius or Fahrenheit
ID SCAN START: select the start ID for the scan range
(only useful when multiple cameras are connected), standard value: 0
ID SCAN END: select end ID for the scan range
(only useful when multiple cameras are connected), standard value: 20)

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REMOTE FW: displays FW version of the remote-control
SEL MASTER: in multi-camera-setups you can select the master-camera;
all settings of this camera will be copied to the slaves
SEL CAM: in multi-camera-setups select the slave-cameras;
all settings of the master-camera will be copied to the slaves

References

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RUSH

Director: Ron Howard
DP: Anthony Dod Mantle
Writer: Peter Morgan
Starring: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde
Release: 2013
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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA

Director: Ron Howard
DP: Anthony Dod Mantle
Writers: Charles Leavitt, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Nathaniel Philbrick
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson
Release: December 2015
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TRANCE

Director: Danny Boyle
DP: Anthony Dod Mantle
Writers: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge
Starring: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel
Release: 2013

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