The Chase Car2018-11-08T11:38:56+00:00

How it works

We have the only camera crane car in Finland. It’s developed and made here as well and has a new technology without counterweights thats saves a ton of weight. Its also easy foldable and fits in the trunk of the car along with all the accessories.

The crane is controlled by a wireless radio transmitter. The image from the camera is also sent wirelessly from the camera to the car and is possible to watch from multiple screens.

Our team consists of three persons; Camera Crane Operator, Remote head Operator and driver.

The car has a 300hp engine for an excellent performance. The suspension is a well-balanced mix; Coilovers in the front for narrow curves and air suspension in the back for a smooth ride. Both front and rear is height adjustable.

Package Includes

CREW

  • Camera Crane Operator*
  • Remote head Operator
  • Chase Car Driver

CHASE SYSTEM

  • MOVIEMENT(R) Car Crane*
  • MOVIEMENT(R) 3-axis steadyarm

CHASE CAR

  • BMW X5 car
  • 2x monitor for the backseat
  • 1x monitor at the dashboard
  • Intercom headset
REMOTE HEAD
  • MÖVI Pro Remote Head
  • Mövi Controller
  • Chrozield CDM-100 motor for IRIS or ZOOM (works with Mövi controller)
  • Teradek Bolt 300 Transmitter + 2 x Receiver

Specifications

CAMERA CRANE

ARM LENGTH | 3.5 meter
MAX HEIGHT | 5.5 meter mounted on BMW X5
PAYLOAD | 15kg
MAX SPEED | up to 120km/h

PAN ANGLE | Continuous 360°
TILT ANGLE | ±75°
WEATHERPROOF | IP67

REMOTE HEAD

HEAD | MOVI PRO
MAX PAYLOAD | 10 kg
MAX SPEED | 100 km/h (depending on the payload)
PAN ANGLE
| continuous 360°

TILT ANGLE| ±170°
ROLL ANGLE | ±120°

HEAD | RONIN 2
MAX PAYLOAD | 15 kg
MAX SPEED | 120 km/h
PAN ANGLE
| continuous 360°

TILT ANGLE| ±135°  
ROLL ANGLE | ±220° (Controlled Rotation Range ±30°)

VEHICLE

CAR | BMW X5
ENGINE | 3.0D tuned to 304HP
DRIVETRAIN | 4WD with sequential gearbox
FRONT SUSPENSION | Custom made coilovers
REAR SUSPENSION | Self leveling air suspension
SEATS | 5 seats (3 seats are reserved for the team)

FAQ

IS THE CRANE CAR LEGAL ON ROAD TRAFFIC?2018-11-02T11:19:16+00:00

Unlike the Filmotechnic “Russian Arm”, Scorpio Arm or other gyro-stabilized car cranes, The MOVIEMENT crane isn’t hard-mounted on the car. Therefore it’s classed as a load on the car and can be mounted in traffic legally, as long it’s forward or backwards and max. 4,4m high.

HOW IS THE CRANE CAR TRANSPORTED TO THE FILM LOCATION?2018-11-02T10:39:12+00:00

The MOVIEMENT crane fits in the trunk of the BMW X5, and other similar vehicles. If the film location is the Helsinki metropolitan area we usually mount the crane beforehand to save time, otherwise we do it on the place that fits best for the production.

DO YOU NEED TO GET PERMIT TO USE IT ON HIGHWAY2018-11-08T13:40:42+00:00

Even though the chase car is legal to use on a public road you have to get a permit if you want to use the crane outside the car’s front or rear width. It is also safest to close the specific road distance that you want to use. To close a road you have to file a application from the police.