Motion Controller 2018-11-06T22:10:01+00:00

PINE Motion Controller Series

The most universal and flexible motion controllers on the market

Introducing PINE and PINE LITE

PINE is a universal and wireless controller for motion controlled photography & videography applications. It lets you create automated camera movements, panoramic giga-pixel and 360° photo sphere photographs, motion controlled time-lapse, automated 3D model photogrammetry imagery, and more.

Starting from 297.49€

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Everything in one Device

PINE will give you advanced motion control capabilities never seen before in a controller.

Learn more about PINE’s Applications

Universal and Flexible

No Limitations!
PINE is widely compatible with existing hardware like sliders, pan & tilt heads, and focus units.
Control up to 4 axes and 2 cameras simultaneously with one controller.

Smartphone Control

The most comfortable way to control your system. Just use your smartphone or tablet and the PINE Motion App will give you access to the vast features of the PINE Controller.
Once you have everything set-up, the PINE controller will finish its application even if the app is disconnected or your phone’s battery dies.

The PINE Motion App is and will always be FREE. Download the App today and try our DEMO Mode.

Available for Android and iOS devices.

High Quality Connectors & Cables

The best motor connectors in a motion controller yet!
Lockable high-quality Hirose connectors – unseen in this price category.
A variety of different motor adapter cables are available right in our shop.

Expandable

PINE is wirelessly expandable using newest Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 technology with a range of up to 100 meters or 300 ft. If you need more than four axes, you can simply connect another controller. There are no limitations and no cables needed. You can control every connected controller right from your smartphone.

Expandability via cables is available as well.

(Expandability feature is limited for PINE LITE)

PINE Series Models

PINE comes in 2 variations

Our original PINE with 4 motor ports and expandability features

Our affordable PINE LITE with 2 motor ports

Feature PINE PINE LITE
Number of Motor Ports 4 2
Number of Camera Ports 2 1
Auxiliary Port YES YES
Wirelessly Expandable YES NO
Wired Expandability YES NO
Time-Lapse Mode YES YES
Video Mode YES YES
Live Mode YES YES
Turntable Mode YES YES
Astro Mode YES YES
Intervalometer Mode YES YES
3D Scan Mode YES YES but only 2 axis
Giga-Pixel Mode YES YES
360-degree Mode YES YES

Specifications

PINE LITE Controller

PINE Controller

Operating Temperature -20ºC (-4ºF) to +60ºC (140ºF)
Storage Temperature -30ºC (-22ºF) to +85ºC (185ºF)
Humidity 10% – 90% non-condensing
Connectors Power – DC Barrel Jack 2.1×5.5mm (center positive)
USB – Micro USB B
Motors – 4 x Hirose HR10A-7R-6S(73) (6 pin Female) (mating with: HR10A-7P-6P (73) )
(2 motor ports for PINE LITE)
Cameras – 2 x 2.5mm TRS Jack (3 pin connector)
(1 camera port for PINE LITE)
Auxiliary – 1 x 2.5mm TRS Jack (3 pin connector)
Expansion Ports (not for LITE) – 2 x RJ11 (6 pin)
Limit Switch Compatible Yes, mechanic switch for each motor (pin 5 and 6 on HR10 connectors)
Motor Type Bipolar Stepper Motor (max. 1.2A per channel)
Number of Axis 4 per Controller / Unlimited with Expansion
(2 for PINE LITE)
Expansion Daisy-Chain
(Wireless over Bluetooth or with RJ11 6P6C cables)
(not available for PINE LITE)
Power Input 8-24V DC
Dimensions 3.9″ x 3.0″ / 99 mm x 77 mm
Weight approx. 150 g / 5.3 oz
App Compatibility Android 4.3 or later
iPhone 5 and up / iOS 10.3 or later
Wireless Range 100-300 ft (30-100 m) – Controller to Smartphone and Controller to Controller
(max. values under ideal conditions such as line of sight)
Wireless Technology Standard Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1 (2.4 – 2.48 GHz)
CPU ARM Cortex
Firmware Update Ready Yes, per micro USB (with PINE Firmware Updater Utility)