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  Product Literature

FI+Z
Hand Unit 3
Focus/Iris hand Unit
Micro Force Digital2
Micro Force V+F3
Radio Micro Force
Digital Motors 1x & 2
Integral Motor Mounting Brackets
V+F Lens Control
F/X unit
F/X Camera Interfaces
Pan Arm Adapter for Micro Force controls
Wireless Canon Lens Interface
Wireless Fujinon 3D Lens Interface

 

  Price Lists

FI+Z
Micro Force

 

  Service Bulletins Please see the End of Life and Limited Service product notification lists below.
  • End Of Life Product List
  • Limited Service Product List

  • Micro Force
  • V+F2 Calibration Procedure
  • V+F3 Calibration Procedure
  • Important Notice. Required updates for MF controls and video cables used with "digital" video lenses


  • FI+Z
  • Focus Knob Drag adjustment
  • Display Connector modification


  • V+F Lens Control
  • V+F Lens Control modification for Red Epic
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      Technical Notes Notes on Wireless Operation
  • Avoiding Microwave Interference
  • The Wireless Jungle
  • G4 Transceiver Upgrade

  • 3D Operation
  • FI+Z for 3D
  • Lens Tweak for 3D Lens Matching
  • 3D Rig Calibration with the HU3
  • MDR3D Stereo lens calibration

  • Integral Motor Bracket Installation

     

      Manuals

    FI+Z/HU3
    HU3 Quick Start
    F/X Unit
    Focus/Iris
    Digital Micro Force2
    Micro Force V + F3
    Radio Micro Force
    Video Lens Control
    Digital Micro Force

    MDR3 New Features

     

      PC Update
    Requirements:

    1. A serial to LEMO cable (p/n 4538).
    2. A usb-to-serial adaptor with drivers installed.
    3. The serial port must be assigned within the range COM1 to COM4 if using a PC.
    4. PC users must install full upgrade CD, if it's the first time Preston upgrade software is being installed.
    5. Press Reset during power up to start MDR2 into upgrade mode.
    6. Press Iris Set during power up to start HU3 into upgrade mode.
    7. Clear previous settings. HU3 - power on holding Iris Reset. MDR2 - While powered, hold reset for 10 seconds.
     Recommended Adapters

     

     

    PC Program
    Versions

    WARNING: HU3 v2.08+ erases lens previous lens data!
    HU3 v2.15A   Read Me!
    MDR-2 v1.52
    MDR-3 v1.05
    F/X v1.14
    HU3-3D v2.01
    MDR Simplex v1.50 Simplex

    Full Upgrade CD 1.0
    Download, extract (unzip the file), run setup.exe.

    MDR3 USB Diver 1.0

    Version with legacy lens mapping
    HU3 v1.36

     

      Mac Update
    Requirements:

    1. A serial to LEMO cable (p/n 4538).
    2. A usb-to-serial adaptor with drivers installed.
    3. Press Reset during power up to start MDR2 into upgrade mode.
    4. Press Iris Set during power up to start HU3 into upgrade mode.
    5. Clear previous settings. HU3 - power on holding Iris Reset. MDR2 - While powered, hold reset for 10 seconds.
     Recommended Adapters

     

     

    Mac Program Versions

    WARNING: HU3 v2.08+ erases previous lens data!
    HU3 v2.15A   Read Me!
    MDR-2 v1.52
    MDR-3 v1.05
    F/X v1.14
    HU3-3D v2.01
    MDR Simplex v1.50 Simplex

    USB to Serial Drivers Trouble on a MacBook Pro?

    Version with legacy lens mapping
    HU3 v1.36

     

     

     

    Software History

    HU3 Version History
    MDR-2 Version History