• The future of lens control

    All of the performance of the MK3.1 Receiver, with a host of modern tech to create a forward-thinking lens and camera control integration platform that will evolve with you.

    Control RTMotion Lens Motors on RED, ARRI, Canon, Sony, Panasonic and all common cameras. Compatible with all RTMotion ecosystem controllers & accessories.

    RED integration; Control EF/AF Focus/Iris, Shutter, ISO and button-features (2x Magnification, Edge, Focus Assist) on RED DSMC/DSMC2.

  • Now shipping from stock

    LATITUDE MDR-M, MDR-MB & MDR-SK

    VIEW SHOP
  • A monster feature-set

      Top-tier Lens Control System for ARRI, Sony, Canon, etc.

    • Add an RTMotion Controller (MK3.1) and up to 3 RT Lens motors for FIZ control of PL and SLR lenses.
    • Run/stop cables available for all common systems - ARRI, Sony F55, Phantom, GH4, LANC (Sony FS7, Canon C100/300/500, Blackmagic), etc.
    • Unequalled 1km wireless range, perfect for drones and harsh RF environments like stadiums.
    • Benefit from and help with future integrations

    • REDTM INTEGRATION: EPIC, Scarlet (DSMC) and DSMC2

    • Use the RTMotion Controller (MK3.1) to control EF lenses (Canon, Nikon) via their internal motors, over a rock-solid RF wireless link.
    • Control Shutter, ISO and button-features (2x Magnification, Edge, Focus Assist) with MK3.1 Controller and/or Smartknob
    • Control "focus" and "iris" via two thumbwheels.
    • Add RTMotion Motors for PL lens control.
    • Use Foolcontrol with DSMC and DSMC2 cameras via Latitude's WIFI

    • 'Transmitter Mode' available by pairing two LATITUDE units:

    • Foolcontrol over RF - For use with drones, DIT, etc. up to 1km from your camera-based LATITUDE. (Beta Live!)
    • Thumbwheels over RF - Mount Thumbwheels to a wireless rig up to 1km from your camera-based LATITUDE. (Live!)
    • Smartknob over RF - Mount a Smartknob to a wireless rig up to 1km from your camera-based LATITUDE. (Coming soon)

    • Confirmed Roadmap for 2017

    • Zoomrocker controller for gimbal and tripod mounting.
    • Broadcast lens integration
    • Lens mapping
    • Lens library
    • Cinetape integration
  • Smartknob Support

    Standalone functionality, no receiver required.

    Control Focus/Iris on EF and Nikon lenses via their internal motors on REDTM.

    Control Shutter, ISO, Focus and button features such as 2x Magnification and Edge on REDTM.

    Control RTMotion lens motors.

    Use at up to 1km range with dual LATITUDE setup.

    Order Now

  • Thumbwheel Support

    Control Focus/Iris on EF and Nikon lenses via their internal motors on REDTM.

    Control RTMotion lens motors.

    Dual Thumbwheel support.

    Configure to any axis.

    Use at up to 1km range with dual LATITUDE setup.

    Order Now
  • Zoomrocker Support

    Coming soon.

    Cine style zoom-rocker control.

    Configure to any axis.

    Control RTMotion lens motors.

    Use at up to 1km range with dual LATITUDE setup.

    Order Now

Feature Guide

  ARRI, Sony, Canon, Blackmagic REDTM DSMC
(Epic, Scarlet)
REDTM DSMC2
(Weapon, Raven)
Lens Control - Lens Motors 1-3 RTMOTION Motors MK3.1 1-3 RTMOTION Motors MK3.1 Same as DSMC
Lens Control - EF and Nikon Not supported at this time. We are actively trying to engage with and support additional manufacturers. Control Focus and Iris directly (no external lens motor required) Same as DSMC
Wireless Handset Support - Control up to 3 axis via RTMotion Controller MK3.1 - Control up to 6 axis via RTMotion Controller MK3.1

- Assign buttons to key camera functions

- Assign ISO, Shutter, etc. to knobs/slider
Same as DSMC
Slave Controllers
Thumbwheels, Zoomrocker
- Up to 2 "slave controllers" controlling 2 RT Lens Motors. Run/Stop trigger (with appropriate camera cable) - Up to 2 "slave controllers" controlling 2 RT Lens Motors. Run/Stop trigger (with appropriate camera cable)

- Slave Controllers can be assigned to EF lens axis on RED (Focus, Iris)

- Slave Controller button can be assigned to a RED camera function- REC, 1:1 Magnification, etc.
Same as DSMC
FOOLCONTROL Support Control RT Lens Motors and trigger run-stop [coming soon] Full Foolcontrol support. No REDLINK or HOTLINK required. Same as DSMC
Camera Interface - Trigger Run/Stop on all common cameras, including ARRI, RED, Sony F55, and LANC-compatible cameras (Sony FS7, F55, Blackmagic, Canon C300, etc.)

- Additional control of other cameras is currently under investigation. We are actively trying to engage with and support additional manufacturers.
- Control ISO, Shutter, etc. via any input axis (Slider, knob, etc.).

- Full data interface. Assign button presses to key camera functions such as REC, 1:1 Magnification, and more.
Same as DSMC

  • Operating Modes

      ARRI, Sony, Canon, etc. RED DSMC
    (Epic, Scarlet)
    RED DSMC2
    (Weapon, Raven)
    MODE 1
    MDR (Motor Driver)
    - Control up to 3 lens motors - Control up to 3 lens motors

    - Thumbwheel and RF Control of Focus and Iris on EF & Nikon lenses
    Same as DSMC
    MODE 2
    Second (Roaming) Latitude
    - Attach thumbwheels to a ROAMING Latitude box, send Focus/Iris/Runstop command to LATITUDE (or RTMotion Receiver MK3.1) on-camera. - Attach thumbwheels to a ROAMING Latitude box, send Focus/Iris/Runstop command to LATITUDE (or RTMotion Receiver MK3.1) on-camera.

    - iPhone/iPad apps (such as FOOLCONTROL) can connect to the WIFI of the ROAMING Latitude box, and it will tunnel the WIFI traffic over the long-range RF link to the on-camera LATITUDE, enabling LONG-RANGE usage of FoolControl. [Future firmware update]"
    Same as DSMC
    MODE 3
    WIFI

    [Future firmware update]
    Additional control of other cameras is currently under investigation. We are actively trying to engage with and support additional manufacturers. Not supported. Camera has no WIFI. - Connect the RED DSMC2 camera to the LATITUDE's WIFI network.

    - Up to 2 thumbwheels for Focus/Iris and run-stop support, without any wires to the camera.

    - Perfect for gimbal and other close-range operation.
  • Tech Specs (MDR-M)

    RF Handset Support RTMotion Controller MK3.1
    MoVI Controller (Coming Soon)
    Integrated Radios RTMotion FHSS 2.4GHz
    WiFi 2.4Ghz
    Camera run/stop support RED (Epic, Scarlet, Weapon, Raven, etc.)
    ARRI (Alexa, Amira, etc.)
    Phantom
    Sony F55
    LANC (Blackmagic, Canon C100/300/500, Sony FS7)
    Accessory Support RTMotion Motor MK3.1
    RTMotion Thumbwheel
    RTMotion Smartknob
    RTMotion Zoomrocker (coming soon)
    App Support foolcontrol for iPhone and iPad
     
    Wireless Range
    RTMotion FHSSUp to 1500m line-of-sight (in USA/FCC mode)
    Up to 150m indoors
    WiFi (for IPhone apps)Up to 100m outdoors
     
    Physical
    Size85 x 44 x 22mm (integral antennas)
    Weight106g
    ConstructionAluminum alloy base, Delrin antenna cap.
    Operating Temperature–20°C to 50°C (–4°F to 122°F)
    Storage Temperature–40°C to 85°C (–40°F to 185°F)
     
    Ports
    PWR0B.2pin. Power in (7-17V), GND=Pin#1
    IN-10B.5pin. Attach 1x Thumbwheel, or 1x Smart-Accessory.
    IN-20B.5pin. Attach 1x Thumbwheel.
    MOTOR0B.4pin. 1x RTMotion Motor, or 2x Motors via breakout cable.
    CTRL00.4. RS232 for RED CTRL, Serial for LANC.
    Programmable line driver for other cameras.
    USBMini USB for firmware updates, and other future uses.
     
    Tech specs reflect both current and projected information. Everything is subject to change.