Shotoku readies new two-stage pneumatic pedestal3 August 2011
Shotoku Broadcast Systems is to introduce a new manual two-stage pneumatic pedestal and a perfect counter-balance pan and tilt head. It will also show ease-of-use enhancements on its robotic products.
The new TP200 two-stage pedestal will take a maximum payload of more than 80kg and supports a wide-range of camera configurations. It has been designed for stability and operational flexibility. A one-step foot brake and single-action cable guard enable precise movements and control for fast and easy positioning.
The SX300 perfect counter-balance pan-and-tilt head is designed to support portable cameras with viewfinders and prompters, and has a maximum payload of 38kg. Its mount can be either flat base or 150mm ball.
Shotoku will also be showing updates for a number of other products: TR-T touch control system, which now includes HD/SDI support and an advanced 16:9 acoustic-pulse touch screen; the TRP-100 Robotic Pedestal; and the Orchestra Camera Management System for legislative and conference automation.