Magic Carpet Pro

A slider built to withstand the demands of professional filmmaking. Magic Carpet Pro has been designed to produce supremely smooth tracking moves with heavier camera loads. Shipping July 2018.

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$989.00 USD

MAGIC CARPET PRO

The Magic Carpet Pro gives filmmakers a professional, fluid and supremely stable slider experience. Built to withstand heavier camera weights of up to 70lbs / 32kg, the Magic Carpet Pro brings with it the tool-less set up of the original Magic Carpet with the added benefits of an integrated Flywheel, a patent-pending Quick Release System and the ability to connect multiple Tracks together for longer tracking movements.
STABILITY

STABILITY

The Magic Carpet Pro is made from reinforced aluminium, ensuring stability and reliability for camera setups up to 70lbs / 32kg.
BUILT-IN FLYWHEEL

BUILT-IN FLYWHEEL

Even with the most demanding payloads, the Carriage-integrated Flywheel keeps your tracking shots silky.
FLYWHEEL BUTTON

FLYWHEEL BUTTON

Activate the flywheel with a press of a button for use with larger cameras or switch if off completely for lower pay loads.
ENDLESSLY EXTENDABLE

ENDLESSLY EXTENDABLE

Each Magic Carpet Pro comes with precision-machined Track Joiners, enabling you to infinitely add length without losing quality. It’s completely tool-less too – simply join the tracks together, lock the lever to secure, and shoot.
DETAILED CARRIAGE DESIGN

DETAILED CARRIAGE DESIGN

Meticulously designed, the Magic Carpet Pro Carriage includes an interchangeable camera thread, bubble level and brake for safe transport.
PORTABLE

PORTABLE

Simply unlock the Track Joiners, separate and place into the included Magic Carpet Pro Bags. Each track has an individual bag that can be easily attached together to make travelling with your Magic Carpet Pro easy.
QUICK RELEASE SYSTEM

QUICK RELEASE SYSTEM

Our Quick Release System is specifically designed to keep everything secure while keeping you mobile. Simply attach the QR Plate to your tripod head and click in to shoot, and out when you need to move.
ADJUSTABLE LEGS

ADJUSTABLE LEGS

Magic Carpet Pro legs are designed to be quick release and fold out so the slider can be used on the ground without the need for tripods. They also simply fold away using the quick release levers.
MOTION CONTROL COMPATIBLE

MOTION CONTROL COMPATIBLE

The End Caps have kept the classic rope system design of our original Magic Carpet. Whether it’s Genie or Genie II, you’ll be ready to integrate motion control into your workflow within a matter of seconds. The Genie II has the added benefit of being able to click straight into the carriage itself, giving it a lower profile and making it sturdier when adding motion control.
JOIN ANY TRACK

JOIN ANY TRACK

Made in a 2' (60cm) and 3' (90cm) length the Magic Carpet Pro tracks are designed to connect in any configuration making it easy to upgrade the length of your slider.
COUNTERBALANCE COMPATIBILITY

COUNTERBALANCE COMPATIBILITY

Capture sleek vertical shots using the integrated Counterbalance Wheel and rope system to attach a counterweight to your rig.
TRIPOD MOUNTABLE

TRIPOD MOUNTABLE

With tripod mounts on each of the end caps, the 2' track has an additional mounting bracket in the middle of the track while the 3' track has two additional mounting brackets.

Specifications

Short Track: 2' (600mm)
Medium Track: 3' (900mm)
Magic Carpet Pro Short + Medium Combo: 5' (1500mm) Medium Track + Short Track
Track Width: 7.56" (192mm)
Short Track: 10.78 lbs (4.9kgKg) - Includes End Caps + Carriage
Medium Track: 12.65 lbs (5.73Kg) - Includes End Caps + Carriage
Magic Carpet Pro Short + Medium Combo: 16.3 lbs (7.4Kg) - Includes End Caps + Carriage
Horizontal: 70 lbs (32Kg)
Horizontal with Track Joiner extension: 50 lbs (23Kg)
Vertical (with camera up to 250mm out from carriage): 24.2 lbs (11Kg)
Upside Down: 50 lbs (23Kg)
Flywheel weight: 1.16 lbs (525g)
Bubble level for precise track levelling
Carriage brake for safe transport
Syrp Quick Release system
1 mounting point per Short Track - 1/4" and 3/8" UNC thread
2 mounting points per Medium Track - 1/4" and 3/8" UNC thread
1 mounting point on each End Cap (2 per track) - 1/4" and 3/8" UNC thread
Adjustable legs angle
Fine adjustment feet height
Collapsible legs
Genie Rope Hook
Track: High strength Aluminium 6061
Track Brackets: Die-cast Alloy
Carriage: Die-cast Alloy
End Caps: Die-cast Alloy

Magic Carpet Pro Short Track

Magic Carpet Pro Short Track is our most portable professional slider. It's 2' (600mm) length makes both travelling and obtaining smooth tracking shots easy. Includes Track, End Caps and Carriage.

$989.00 USD

Magic Carpet Pro Medium Track

Magic Carpet Pro Medium Track is a popular length. At 3' (900mm), it combines the ease of portability with longer tracking shots. Includes Track, End Caps and Carriage.

$1,099.00 USD

Magic Carpet Pro Short + Medium Combo

Magic Carpet Pro Short + Medium Combo is a combination of both our 2' and 3' Tracks. Utilising our tool-less Track Joiners, it gives you the choice of a long 5' tracking shot or the individual shorter Track lengths. Includes Track, End Caps and Carriage.

$1,469.00 USD

SUPPORT

Yes. The Genie can be set to video mode and take perfectly smooth real time video shots. There's no link cable required for using the Genie like this and simply set the distance you would like the Genie to move and how long you would like to record for and press start. Alternatively use one of the factory pre-sets already on the device.

Can't find what you're looking for here? There's heaps more information, tutorials and a product support team waiting for you over on our Support Page.

Yes. To use the Genie with external power you will need to use a power supply with the following specification.

Power supply:
- Not charging : 10-16V DC @ 1.2A
- Charging : 14-16V DC @ 1.2A

Connector
- Internal : 2.1mm (+)
- External : 5.5mm (-)

Cameras such as the Sony NEX-7, Canon M or Nikon J1 do not have a remote input interface. The shutter is remotely triggered instead via infrared. The infrared (IR) Link cable is required to trigger these camera types. Please consult the user manual on the Support page for instructions about how to setup the IR emitter to trigger your camera.

Yes. In timelapse mode the Genie performs move-shoot-move which essentially allows the unit to come to a complete stand-still before firing the shutter.

The Genie is not able to perform both axis of movement at the same time and can either be used in panning mode or in linear mode.

When the Genie is charging the light will turn orange, once fully charged the light will turn green for around 5 seconds before turning off completely. It takes approximately 4 hours to fully charge the Genie. You can charge the Genie in increments if necessary, for example during your lunch break. To fully charge the Genie, leave it on while charging. The battery life of the Genie is approximately 24 hours running a time-lapse and 6 hours + for video moves. Battery life will vary depending on how it is used and other conditions. Please make sure that the latest firmware is installed to maximise battery life.

The Genie has been tested using a slider in a horizontal position and can move 15Kg. Weight limitations depend on a variety of other factors such as how much friction your slider or other film equipment has, whether or not you are lifting your camera vertically as well as how much your camera setup weighs.

Yes please visit the Resources page here Resources & Downlaods

Yes. By default the Genie is setup to fire the shutter on the camera 400ms after the movement has finished. To adjust the time in which the Genie waits before firing the shutter, the move-shoot-delay should be increased:

1. In Recording mode menu select ‘timelapse’
2. Select ‘New Recording’
3. Scroll all the way down past the start icon to ‘advance setup’ (located on new screen).
4. Enter advance setup and adjust the ‘move shoot delay’ to suit.

E.G. By default the Genie waits 400ms before signaling the camera to fire the shutter, if changed to 2000ms (2secs), then the Genie will wait 2 secs before it fires the shutter on your camera thus allowing enough time for the setup to come to a complete standstill before taking a photo - Useful in cablecam setups or other scenarios whereby the Genie is unstable.

The maximum speed in panning mode is 6 seconds for a full 360 degree rotation and 25 seconds for a 1 meter (3.3 feet) linear drive movement.

The smallest degree of rotation the Genie can move is 0.01 degrees in panning mode.
The smallest step that the Genie can perform in linear mode is 0.01mm.
The genie was designed to work with all your existing equipment. Some tracks may however work better than others, for details of how to attach the rope to the end of the track refer to the user manual on the support page to evaluate whether your slider will suit.

In general, cameras with a remote input used for triggering the shutter will be compatible with the Genie. Usually, this input will be the same plug you use to connect a timer remote or shutter release.

Visit our link cable product page and use the dropdown menu to check if your camera is listed.

The line graphic symbol is displayed when the linear accessory is attached to the Genie or if no accessory is attached at all. The correct movement parameters are then displayed as cm / m or inches / feet and the direction as either "++" or "--".  When the panning accessory is attached the graphic symbol changes to a 'circle' designating that the panning accessory is attached and the movement units are then displayed in degrees and the direction as CW (clockwise) or CCW (counter clockwise).

When connecting the Genie to the panning or linear plate it is imperative that you ensure that there is no orange showing on the lock mechanism. Even when clicked in it is advised that you physically push the lock over to ensure no orange warning color is visible.

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