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T’rantula HD Animators Motion Control


T’rantula HD bundled with OmniHead or MiniJib with OmniHead/s, and optional LensDrives. All controlled by Dragonframe software via our DragonBridge or DMC-16 adapters. Enjoy all features of Dragonframe software appreciated by animators around the world: motion control, visual timeline editor, integrated lip-sync, advanced DMX lighting*. This kit is combined with T’rantula HD. It is steady and extendable slider created to enable long,  steady and smooth shots with heavier and top-range camera setups. It can be extended up to 10 meters.

* Dragonframe software is not included and needs to be purchased separately. Time-lapse & stop-motion operation modes are supported with DitoGear™ DragonBridge controller and the Dragonframe software. Realtime operation features are possible with the Dragonframe Master Controller and DitoGear™ DMC-16 Adapter.




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  • Stop-motion mode
  • Time-lapse mode
  • Live-action mode
  • Dragonframe compatibility

  • 8-axis control w/ DragonBridge controller
  • 16-axis control w/ DMC-16 adapter
  • Shutter control

  • Perfect repeatability
  • Backlash compensation
  • USB connection to a Mac or PC



T’rantula HD
Horizontal payload 100kg (220.5lb)
Vertical payload 9kg (19.8lb)
Underslang 30kg (66.1lb)
Minimum speed  no limit
Maximum speed 1m/3.85s
Positioning precision 0.1mm = 10000 steps/m
Power supply 11.4V – 14.4V DC
Maximum current draw 3.5A (at 12V DC)
Pan axis payload 12kg (26 lb)
Tilt axis payload 6 kg (13 lb)
Angular positioning precision 0.0225°
Max real time operation speed 360°/8s
Current draw 0.4A – 2A @ 12V
Recommended focal length of the camera up to 70mm
MiniJib length 1.5m
Payload (motorized / one OmniHead) 7kg (15.4lbs)1
Payload (motorized / two OmniHeads) 4.1kg (9lbs)1
Angular positioning precision 0.045°
Max real time operation speed 360°/1.25s
Lens gear standard Mod 0.8 *
Current draw 0.1 – 0.2A @ 12V DC
* Compatible with most 3rd party focus rings



Dimensions & weights


Product Dimensions Weight
T’rantula HD (1m)
OmniHead 350×215×75.5 [mm] 2.9 kg (6.4 lb)
LensDrive 160×125×80 [mm] 0.5 kg (1.1 lb)


*Each additional 1m of T’rantula HD increases its weight by 1.6 kg (3.5 lb)





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