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Andrew 'AJ' Johnson

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    MK-V Nexus & AR-Omega / PRO / Gimbal rigs / Gyros
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  1. Hi Kevin, How did you find the 1.5" post with the volt??
  2. Transvideo 6" SBL Monitor 1000nit + BETZ Electronic level unit. This monitor has been fantastic for me - rock solid... A few bumps and scratches on case as seen in pics... but works perfectly! includes: -Transvideo 6" SBL (1000nits) monitor - Betz External Level unit and cables x2 - Transvideo hood for 6" - Pelican Transvideo case (not pictured) (New glass front screen is available from Transvideo for approx USD$200.) Make an offer!
  3. Kenyon K-4 Gyro w/ 2pin lemo plug - good working condition.. 12v inverter with flying leads (use your own connector) USD $1300 +shipping .AJ Andrew Johnson > ajcam@me.com
  4. For Sale. Betz-Tools External Horizon - Level Sensor - for Transvideo Cinemonitor HD Monitors Works with the built-in software in the Transvideo Cinemonitor HD Monitors to externalize the sensor for a more true level reading. For more info on Transvideo monitor level's: https://www.transvideo.eu/Virtual-Horizon Includes: 1x Betz External Level Sensor 1x D-Sub adaptor > 4 pin Lemo (monitor mounted) 1x cable 4ft 1x cable 2ft (New cost: US $1380) Selling for US $800 please email me: ajcam@me.com regards, .AJ Andrew Johnson
  5. Hi Benjamin, We used various setting on the app although for the iphone realtime tracking, i generally had the "wifi roll smoothing" between around 7 and 15. any lower than about 7 was too jittery.
  6. "Upgrade" movie - how we used the Omega (AR) Rig for tracking actors...
 Hi All.. A few people have asked me about this… so thought id share the techniques we used on the Movie "Upgrade" which came out recently.
 In the movie, the main character, GREY, receives a chip implant which enables him to walk again after becoming a Quadriplegic. "STEM" the chip starts taking over and GREY becomes more and more mechanical both in the way he moves and of course… his fighting technique.
 DP Stefan Duscio suggested we be "connected" to the main character and his movement as a chip takes over throughout the film. We used my MKV Omega-R rig (which is the upgraded version of the AR) together with the Omega Control app for the iPhone written by guru Ruben Sluijter. The app uses the iphone’s Gyro and Accelerometer’s to control the roll position of the Omega rig. We shot all the fight scenes and a few special shots with this technique, basically strapping the iPhone tight to the actors chest or waist, depending on what movement we wanted the camera to follow. It gets a bit of getting used to but for quick cuts and extended steadicam choreography we found that it was a super effective way of emphasizing the actors movements. With the app you can also program set moves into it, so for one shot we wanted the camera to do 3 1/4 spins (1170 degrees) at a pre determined speed to follow a stunt performer flipping. We simply dialed that into the app and triggered it for the shot. (that was the shot of the guy doing 3 cartwheel / flips then the camera stops dead level as we follow him out the door.) Enjoy the film… its a crazy one.! Camera details: - Alexa Mini - C and E series Pana Anamorphic Lenses. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9fXbkiKfmY These clips shows a variety of what we did: https://media.giphy.com/media/1rKyXCq1lkCxlhXan9/giphy.gif https://media.giphy.com/media/8lZ7rKBAnCu7YT3Fma/giphy.gif https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-rZmUpzzuE Behind scenes clip… https://vimeo.com/275511909 cheers, .AJ
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