ACS receive the first Cineflex Pro +

GTC sponsor Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) has become the first customer for the brand new Cineflex Pro + gimbal. This new addition to ACS’ specialist cameras recently made its debut at the Wimbledon Championships delivering the iconic ‘aerial’ hoist shots of the All England Club in UHD/HDR for the first time. Next up it will be used on one of the ACS ground tracks at a major European sports event in August to deliver tracking shots in simultaneous live and HFR (SSM) output, highlighting the versatility of the system in a range of applications.

The system is fitted with the Grass Valley LDX-C86N Compact Camera and Canon CJ45 lens – the first of its kind in Europe. This new acquisition joins ACS’ family of high-performance stabilised gimbals, which includes the Cineflex and Shotover F1 systems.

Operations Director, Dave Whitlock, commented:

"We’re delighted to add the Cineflex Pro + to our inventory of stabilised gimbals. We’ve made some significant investments in equipment this year, recognising the growing demand for 4K UHD formats. These include Sony HDC-P43 cameras to complement our SMARThead™ remote head packages first used for the coverage of the Royal Wedding in May and at Wimbledon for Centre Court UHD/HDR coverage. These strategic purchases mean that ACS is now able to offer our customers the option of 4K UHD delivery in the majority of our specialist cameras."

 

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