The Proteân XMi is the most advanced remote head ever produced by BR Remote. It offers a performance way beyond that which its price might indicate.
Virtually silent at any speed, fully VR and AR capable with zero backlash in pan & tilt, plus built-in move profiling puts the Proteân at the top of the list for ultimate performance remote heads. In addition, there is an unmatched range of standard features and add-ons which make it almost impossible to beat at any price.
Width & Height Extension options
RS485 with Fibre & IP options
Loads >10kg – (with 2nd side)
Multiple Head Control from 1 controller
Integrated Motion Control & Profile Moves
Integrated Camera CCU & Lens Control
Multiple Data Protocols including DMX & Free-D
Continuous Free-D Metadata output
Suitable for Virtual Reality
Positional Control to 0.005deg
Virtually SILENT operation
The standard model of the Proteân is the compact model, which doesn’t include any extenders.
The standard model includes:
RS 485 Standard control
Point-to-point profile move
Free D & M* Control
The following can be added as optional extras:
Control over IP
Fibre Output (HDSDI)
Fibre Control input/output
Width extension (+50mm)
Height extensions (+100mm sections)
Slip rings (HDSDI, Power, Control)
Weight: 7kg (standard)
Dimensions: Standard – W.293, H.356, D.166.
Extended – W.414, (Including Side Support) H.655, D.166
Max. Camera width: 280mm
Max. Camera Clearance: 420mm to tilt centre (with 3 x 100mm risers)
Max. Load: >10kg (standard), 20kg with side support
Operating Temp: -10 to +40degC Out of sunlight
Mounting: 4 x 3/8”, + M6 safety bond point
Connections: XLR5, XLR4, BNC1, BNC2, RJ45, Dsub9, 2 x ST fibre
Power: 48 @ 150w
Data: RS485, IP
Control Protocols: DMX (8 channels), Free D, Dstar, Mstar,
Metadata: Free-D RAW, Free-D Angular, Mstar. (Pan, Tilt, Zoom, Focus)
Pan Range: Hard & Soft stop limited. 360deg. Continuous with Slip Rings
Tilt Range: 350deg. Hard & Soft Stops
Pan Speed Range: <0.005deg/sec – >180deg/sec.
Tilt Speed Range: <0.005deg/sec – >180deg/sec.
Speed Ranges (Gears): 10
Speed Proportional: Pan/Tilt Speed, proportional to zoom angle on ranges 1-3
Lens Control: 2 x 12pin Hirose, Zoom, Focus, Iris
Pre-Set Positions: 64 – Pan,Tilt, Zoom, Focus
Positional Accuracy: 0.0055deg. 16bit, 65,536 counts per 360deg.
Profile Moves: 64 – Pan,Tilt, Zoom, Focus
Profile Move Adjustments: Ramp Up, Ramp Down, Total Time, Zoom Start +/-, Zoom End +/-
PTZ Remote: Pan, Tilt, Zoom, (fully proportional,) Iris, Focus, (positional), Pre-set Store (P,T,Z,F), Pre-set Recall, Profile Move Time, Profile Move Ramp Up, Profile Move Ramp Down, Profile Move Zoom Offsets, Absolute Position mode, P,T,Z,F reverse, speeds 1-10, Turbo Speed, Set Home, Goto Home, PID values, Joystick Ramp, Protocol Selection, Protocol Format etc.
Other Features: Genlock, Lens Drivers, Inverted or Upright Mounting, LCD screen, Tally Light.
Options: 100mm Risers, 50mm Wide Block, Wide Camera Plates, Side Support, Long Drop Arms, IP Control, Fibre i/o, external Tally lights, CCU Control, bespoke features, RJ45 loop-thru,Slip Rings, SDI return (for BMD cameras)