Project Description



The Axis1 is a simple but full featured single channel professional remote focus system, designed for the high end professional. Built to be simple, easy and robust, it can handle any lens, including the stiffest freezing cold cine zooms, and can even be manually set to work on cheaper stopless DSLR lenses.

Features include:

  • Simple but capable single channel remote focus system
  • Automatic end stop and torque calibration, plus manual calibration option
  • Full size 355 degree fluid drag focus knob, with conical or Preston rings available. Very high resolution sensor.
  • Remote camera run function, including Arri Alexa, Amira, Red Epic and Scarlet native support.
  • Secure 2.4ghz transmission with 12 selectable channels, line of sight range, about 100M
  • Intelligent automatic unit pairing prevents a second unit on the same channel adversely effective the operation of the first unit.
  • Incredibly fast and responsive, with no visible latency.
  • Unparalleled motor speed and response when used with our compact, super light Reflex Focus motor
  • User definable soft stops on the hand unit to limit the range of the lens
  • Hand unit runs on Canon LP-E6 lithium ion battery, about four shoot days can be expected from each charge.
  • Two way data flow between receiver and hand unit
  • Full digital 16bit transmission
  • Very simple and robust system with very compact receiver unit.
  • Electronics design undertaken by engineer with decades of camera motion control and control systems experience.

Included with Rental

  • Axis1 Hand Unit
  • Wooden Camera Leather Hand Grip for Hand Unit
  • Wireless Receiver
  • HPM-1 Len Motor (.8Mod Gear)
  • 15mm & 19mm Motor Mounts
  • 15mm LWS Rod Mount for Wireless Receiver
  • (2) Motor Cables
  • D-Tap Power Cable
  • Arri RS Cable
  • RED RS Cable
  • (6) Marking Discs
  • (2) LP-E6 Batteries
  • LP-E6 Battery Charger