SHOTOVER M1 System Features

  • Smaller and lighter than heritage aerial broadcast systems

  • SHOTOVER Generation5 technology delivers unshakable stability and ultimate functionality

  • 6-axis gyro stabilized with unequaled look down capability

  • Able to ship with payload fitted from the factory

  • Compact size and weight allows affordable transport as freight or excess baggage

  • Ultra-lightweight and rugged 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum structure

  • No ITAR restrictions or EAR licensing requirements

  • Compatible with most FAA and EASA approved aircraft mounts

  • Various top plate options are available to easily allow mounting on various platforms - land, sea and air

  • Integration with moving map platforms helps broadcasters quickly identify ground locations and addresses during fast-moving assignments

  • Quickly and easily interchange multiple cameras and lenses

  • Angled front window for brilliant imagery without undesirable flares

  • 3x SDI or fiber video options

  • Customizable graphics overlay for real-time operator feedback

  • Auto or steerable horizon with the most advanced steering capabilities on the market

  • Inverted operation using auto-position detectors

  • No auxiliary box or power conditioner required

  • Custom color scheme services available to match broadcaster’s branding

  • In conjunction with system users, our engineers meticulously designed the SHOTOVER M1 gimbal controller. It provides the highest level of functionality with ideal placement of controls.

    Features of the Gimbal Controller include: 

    • Layout allows fast transition from heritage systems

    • Recessed cable connections for increased cable life

    • Master rate control for rapid adjustment

    • Integrated 15VDC 120W Monitor Power Supply

    • Force Joystick Option

    • Iris Wheel control on the side and top of controller

    • LED display with customizable switches

    • Ergonomic Wrist Support

    • Fully integrated camera control units; Ikegami RM-70F, Sony RM-B750, & NEC

    • Break out FI+Z control with Preston HU3

    • Dual 5V USB A Ports for powering Accessories (including smartphones)

    • Mount Holes for accessories & monitor mounting


      • 6-axis with no gimbal lock

      • High performance non-ITAR sensors

      • Distributed Multi-processor closed loop servo control system

      • Proprietary gimbal control algorithms


      • Pan: 360 degrees continuous (via electrical and optical rotary joints)

      • Tilt: +50 to -110 degrees

      • Roll: +/-85 degrees (steerable or auto horizon)

      • Max slew rate: 100 deg/sec


      • SDI or Fiber Optic Video Options

      • CAN Bus

      • RS 422 Serial Bus

      • Ethernet

      • WEiGHT

      • Turret without payload 18.9kg (41.6lbs) + payload

      • Operator control unit 2.5kg (5.5lbs)

      • External cable set: 1.0kg (2.2lbs)

      Camera & Lens Configurations

      SHOTOVER Camera Compatability. Select a camera to view lenses that can be used with the SHOTOVER M1

      • Canon CJ20x7.5 (4K)

      • Canon CJ45x9.7 (4K) **

      • Canon HJ40x10 (HD) **

      • Canon HJ40x14 (HD) **

      • Fujinon 24x7.8 (4K)

      • Fujinon 42 x 13.5 **

      • Fujinon 42 x 9.7 **

      • Fujinon 46x13.5 (4K) **

      • Fujinon 46x9.5 (4K) **

      • Fujinon Cabrio 19-90 *

      • Fujinon Cabrio 85-300

      RED DSMC2: Weapon 6K, Scarlet Weapon, Epic-W S35, Weapon 8K S35, Weapon 8K Vista Vision, Sony P50

One of our new M1’s ready to fly

One of our new M1’s ready to fly