PINE LITE Motion Controller


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PINE LITE – 2-Axis Motion Controller

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PINE LITE is our most affordable controller for 2-Axis motion control applications. Just as our original PINE controller, the LITE version offers the same advanced application features like Time-Lapse, Video Moves, Giga-Pixel, and 360-Degree.

With this controller, you can control all of our motor units (Slider, NT Head, Turntables, and Lens Control Unit).

The LITE Version is the perfect choice for everyone who wants to start with motion control without investing too much. With it’s two motor ports, PINE LITE is perfectly suited for applications with one of our Pan & Tilt heads or just a slider. Due to it’s high universality, the controller can be connected to many compatible sliders and pan & tilt heads available on the market.

PINE LITE can trigger one camera and even offers a slave mode with it’s AUX input port.

Compatible devices (Sliders, Pan & Tilt, etc.)
>> Appropriate motor adapter cables required (available in our shop and sold separately)
>> Please contact our support if you have a system that is not listed and we will check compatibility for you

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  • Dynamic Perception Stage One Slider
  • Dynamic Perception Sapphire Pro Pan Tilt Head
  • Dynamic Perception Stage R Rotary System
  • MDK V5 Pan & Tilt Head
  • MDK V6 Pan & Tilt Head
  • Rhino Motion Slider
  • PocketSlider PT PRO
  • PT Pan Tilt Head (PocketSlider)
  • Cinectic Axis 360
  • Cognisys Rotary Table
  • Panocatcher Maestro Head
  • Nic-O-Slider
  • Nic-O-Tilt Head
  • eMotimo Turntable
  • PureMoCo Focus/Zoom Unit
  • GVM Slider
  • A&J Slider
  • many more…

Mounting Options
On the back, PINE LITE has one 1/4″ thread and four M4 threads which allow for flexible mounting possibilities to tripods, sliders, and other devices.

Smartphone App Compatibility
>> PINE LITE is controlled over the PINE Motion App which is available for Android and iOS devices.

Supported application Modes

  • Time-Lapse
  • Video
  • Live
  • Giga-Pixel
  • 360 Degree Mode
  • Turntable
  • Astro Tracker
  • 3D Scan
  • Intervalometer

Technical Specifications

  • Operating Temperature: -20ºC (-4ºF) to 60ºC (140ºF)
  • Storage Temperature: -30ºC (-22ºF) to 85ºC (185ºF)
  • Humidity: 10% – 90% non-condensing
  • Connectors:
    Power – DC Barrel Jack 5.5×2.1mm (center positive)
    USB – Micro USB B
    Motors – 2 x Hirose HR10A-7R-6S (73) (6 pin Female)
    Camera – 1 x 2.5mm TRS Jack (3 pin connector)
    Auxiliary – 1 x 2.5mm TRS Jack (3 pin connector)
  • Limit Switch Compatible: Yes, mechanic normally closed switch for each motor (connected between pin 5 and 6 on HR10 connectors)
  • Motor Type: Bipolar Stepper Motor (max. 1.2A)
  • Number of Axes: 2 per Controller
  • Expansions: Wireless daisy-chain with up to one original PINE controller (end of chain)
  • Power Input: 10-24V DC
  • Dimensions: 3.9″ x 3.0″ / 99 mm x 77 mm
  • Weight: approx. 150g
  • 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)

Motor Connector Pinout


Additional information

Weight 0.21 kg
Dimensions 17.5 × 17.5 × 5 cm

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