Italian manifacturer Shootools has introduced a revolutionary electronic tool to pan your camera for any dolly or slider length, suitable for any brand.
Everyone in the broadcasting industry knows that: the NAB Show in Las Vegas is the place you want to be if you wish to see new products and services for videomakers, photographers and broadcasters.
Shootools has attended the NAB Show 2016, showcasing their new AutoPan which gathered a very positive response.
Let’s read some info from Shootools’ official PR:
Designed to suit any filmmaker professional needs, Autopan is the perfect tool to add great stunning cinematic effects to filmmakers’ productions. It’s main characteristic are:
it is the first electronic AutoPan that can be used universally on any slider length and brand, of immediate use and fully programmable.
it works both on a manual and on a motion control slider. It is possible to use it even on a dolly, and supports video heads.
light and portable, you can carry it easily with you wherever you like
- MAXIMUM FREEDOM
Fully programmable, it is possible to realize effortless and tool-less repeatable panning shots.
- 4 MODES OF SHOOTING
target, panorama, spin and async.
- EASY AND FAST SET UP
Choose a Slider or a Dolly, mount AutoPan on it, connect the spin cable to the start/end of your motion device and..Action! Start Shooting. A standard ⅜” hole in the bottom side allows AutoPan to be installed quickly over your device, while you can set up easily your video head due to a standard pivot of ¼” on the to top side.
- IMMEDIATE SET UP POINTS
simply choose the A/B points, the CPU will do the rest. It does not require specific measurement calibration nor a fixed distance from the subject.
AutoPan allows to pan a camera at any point of the slider, exactly on the selected/preferred point. It offers any limit of spin during the motion of the carriage.