Meet the New 2024 Version!

Magnum Dolly #V

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PAYLOAD

Maximal payload of the MAGNUM DOLLY.

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WIRELESS CONTROL

The wireless control has an indoor reach of 20m. Outdoors its even 200m and more.

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ROTATABLE COLUMN

The centre column of the MAGNUM DOLLY is easily removable and rotatable.

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MIN TO MAX

Faster list speed: from min to max in only a few seconds.

Product Highlights

The MAGNUM DOLLY is the flagship of MovieTech‘s camera support equipment. This electromechanical center column camera Dolly is well-known and valued for its quality and reliability – worldwide.

The latest version is the MAGNUM DOLLY #V, abundant in new features:

  • Wireless handcontrol unit
  • Smoother column movement
  • Multifunctional turnstyle
  • Intuitive GUI, Software with customizable modes
  • New surface treatment

To ensure highest quality and reliability, as well as safety and user-friendliness, we manufacture our MovieTech grip equipment in-house in our factory in Munich – MADE IN GERMANY !

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Main Features Magnum Dolly

Remote hand control for precise navigation of the dolly, from up to 20m distance to the MAGNUM DOLLY.

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Removable and rotatable centre column for convenient transportation of the MAGNUM DOLLY.

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A redesigned turnstile for more stability, higher flexibility, a strong break, and more range of motion.

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Easily adjustable height of the seat and distance to the center of rotation of the MAGNUM DOLLY for more ergonomic seating.

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Advanced driving stability for smooth, best-in-class camera movement.

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Three different steering modes (fixed, crab, free) and four different wheel types (pneumatic, studio, soft studio, wide).  

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Different modes for ideal MAGNUM DOLLY operations including replay a previously recorded move and drive to target positions.

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Height-adjustable handlebar to allow ergonomic operations of every gripper combined with backlash-free connection.

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Our Magnum Dolly Variations

To offer you more flexibility, we designed the MAGNUM DOLLY as a modular camera dolly system. The foundation is the LEGGERO BASE DOLLY. Standardized it comes with our electromechanical CENTRE COLUMN which offers you maximal flexibility in your shots. For fixed shots, you can alternatively use the lightweight BASE PLATE EURO ADAPTER or the BASE PLATE EURO TURNSTILE MOUNT.

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Highlights of the new Magnum dolly #V

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  • Ergonomic design with soft-touch surface
  • Intuitive und user-friendly GUI (graphical user interface)
  • Tough-through Metal buttons – can be operated with gloves or when wet
  • 2,4 GHz Wireless Transmission
  • Wireless reach 200m open field / 20m indoor
  • Charging via Dolly-cable or external HCU charging-unit
  • Integrated LiFePo Battery > 1 week on a single charge
  • LCD screen with (automatically) adjustable brightness
  • Improved driving stability – close to zero vibrations of the dolly column when driving
  • Drop-button for direct dolly operation
  • Second LCD Screen on the dolly  for redundant operation
  • Reliable components, new motor unit etc.
  • Software-Updated via USB port
  • Mobile phone charging via USB port
  • Emergency stop button
  • Standard Mode: for quick and easy dolly operation on a daily basis
  • Rec&Play Mode: exactly Replays a previously recorded Dolly move
  • Target Mode: Set target positions and drive to them
  • 5 step ramp selector for soft-start/stop of the column
  • 20 step speed selector for precise speed settings
  • Safety features such as Jib Mode or Ring-Platform mode
  • Real time battery status indication
  • Constant self-check of electronic metrics with detailed logbook

The Wheel Setting Clamp has 3 settings:
CRAB -> Enables connected steering of the wheels.
FREE -> Enables the wheels to rotate freely (for use on track).
FIXED -> Allows the wheels to be locked at set angles of 45 degrees.

 

Probably one of the most striking innovations of the New MAGNUM DOLLIES is the completely redesigned turnstile. It offers an incredible variety of advantages over the previous model and also over turnstiles of other dollies

The new telescopic handlebar can be optimally adjusted to the individual body size of the respective dolly grip. This enables much more ergonomic working.

In addition, the connection to the dolly is now absolutely backlash-free. This enables even more precise operation of the dolly.

The telescopic handlebar (1013-00) is included in the standard Magnum Dolly set, but can also be retrofitted on request.

The new MAGNUM-DOLLY turnstile features ultra-stable seat arm adjustment.

This allows the seat position to be optimally adjusted to the respective requirements.

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Wheel Setting

The Wheel Setting Clamp has 3 settings:
CRAB -> Enables connected steering of the wheels.
FREE -> Enables the wheels to rotate freely (for use on track).
FIXED -> Allows the wheels to be locked at set angles of 45 degrees.

 

New Turnstyle

Probably one of the most striking innovations of the New MAGNUM DOLLIES is the completely redesigned turnstile. It offers an incredible variety of advantages over the previous model and also over turnstiles of other dollies

NEW TELESCOPIC STEERING

The new telescopic handlebar can be optimally adjusted to the individual body size of the respective dolly grip. This enables much more ergonomic working.

In addition, the connection to the dolly is now absolutely backlash-free. This enables even more precise operation of the dolly.

The telescopic handlebar (1013-00) is included in the standard Magnum Dolly set, but can also be retrofitted on request.

New Electronic

The New 2024 Edition of Magnum Dolly gets the new electronic system: 

  • Standard Mode: for quick and easy dolly operation on a daily basis
  • Rec&Play Mode: exactly Replays a previously recorded Dolly move
  • Target Mode: Set target positions and drive to them
  • 5 step ramp selector for soft-start/stop of the column
  • 20 step speed selector for precise speed settings
  • Safety features such as Jib Mode or Ring-Platform mode
  • Real time battery status indication
  • Constant self-check of electronic metrics with detailed logbook

New Wireless Hand Control

  • Ergonomic design with soft-touch surface
  • Intuitive und user-friendly GUI (graphical user interface)
  • Tough-through Metal buttons – can be operated with gloves or when wet
  • 2,4 GHz Wireless Transmission
  • Wireless reach 200m open field / 20m indoor
  • Charging via Dolly-cable or external HCU charging-unit
  • Integrated LiFePo Battery > 1 week on a single charge
  • LCD screen with (automatically) adjustable brightness

 

New Motor Unit 

  • Improved driving stability – close to zero vibrations of the dolly column when driving
  • Drop-button for direct dolly operation
  • Second LCD Screen on the dolly  for redundant operation
  • Reliable components, new motor unit etc.
  • Software-Updated via USB port
  • Mobile phone charging via USB port
  • Emergency stop button

ERGONOMIC SEAT ARM CONCEPT

The new MAGNUM-DOLLY turnstile features ultra-stable seat arm adjustment.

This allows the seat position to be optimally adjusted to the respective requirements.

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Wireless Remote Control

The new wireless remote control allows you to steer the dolly from distance. It is designed for precision work giving you more flexibility than ever before. If preferred the dolly can be controlled as usual as well. 

  • Ergonomic design with soft-touch surface
  • Intuitive und user-friendly GUI (graphical user interface)
  • Tough-through metal buttons – can be operated with gloves or when wet
  • 2,4 GHz Wireless Transmission
  • Wireless reach 200m open field / 20m indoor
  • Charging via Dolly-cable or external HCU charging-unit
  • Integrated LiFePo Battery > 1 week on a single charge
  • LCD screen with (automatically) adjustable brightness
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Centre Column

The removable electromechanical MAGNUM DOLLY centre column is the heart of the dolly movement. Effortlessly mountable within seconds, this column is engineered for outstanding shots.

  • Integrated, high-precision ball bearing for awhisper-quiet
    360° panning rotation
  • Payload of 250kg/550lbs 
  • Lift range of 165cm/5`5″.
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New Turnstile

The MAGNUM DOLLY #V comes with a completely redesigned turnstile offering incredible variety.

  • Multifunctional – attach a wide variety of accessories such as the system low boom mount, the assistant’s seat mount, the 4-way-leveler, etc to different positions.
  • Lower – easily remove the EURO SPIGOT and mount accessories directly on the columnfor even lower shots.
  • Stabile and rigid – high-strength alloys made the new turnstile significantly more stable. The material has increased visibility to minimize deflection, even under maximum load.
  • New Brake – a solid stainless steel sprocket locks the turnstile in position.
  • Versatile – More possibilities than ever to work with your MAGNUM DOLLY. For example, the ultra-stable seat arm extension can be used as a mini low rig if time does not permit a complete setup.

Ergonomic Seating

The new MAGNUM DOLLY turnstile features ultra-stable seat arm adjustment. It allows the seat position to be optimally adjusted to the respective requirements.

Adjust the height of the seat and the distance to the center of rotation of the Dolly for more ergonomic seat positions

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Driving Stability

MAGNUM DOLLY is known for its excellent driving stability and it got even better with the newest model.

  • Close to zero vibrations of the dolly column when driving
  • High-quality components
  • Main unit of MAGNUM DOLLY base manufactured from a single piece of high quality aluminium
  • New motor unit for increased speed and power
  • Drop-button for direct dolly operation
  • Second LCD Screen and rocker switch on the dolly as back-up option
  • Software-Updates via USB port
  • Mobile phone charging via USB port
  • Emergency stop button
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Multiple Wheel Settings

Choose from three different wheel settings and four different wheel types.
Wheel settings:

  • CRAB – enables connected steering of the wheels
  • FREE – Enables the wheels to rotate freely (for use on track)
  • FIXED – Allows the wheels to be locked at set angles of 45 degrees

Wheel types:

  • Soft studio wheels – super soft for smooth shots
  • Studio wheels – smooth studio shots, even w/o track
  • Wide wheels – better load distribution and increased stability
  • Pneumatic wheels – robust and perfect for transport

Smart Electronics

The MAGNUM DOLLY #V comes with an updated electronics system for your best shots.

  • Standard Mode: for quick and easy dolly operation on a daily basis
  • Rec&Play Mode: exactly Replays a previously recorded Dolly move
  • Target Mode: Set target positions and drive to them
  • 5 step ramp selector for soft-start/stop of the column
  • 20 step speed selector for precise speed settings
  • Safety features such as Jib Mode or Ring-Platform mode
  • Real time battery status indication
  • Constant self-check of electronic metrics with detailed logbook
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Telescopic Steering

The new telescopic handlebar can be optimally adjusted to the individual body size for ergonomic working. In addition, the connection to the dolly is now absolutely backlash-free. This enables even more precise operation of the dolly.

The steering rod can be positioned on all four wheel arms.

  • Changing the steering mode: The shifters on all four arms of the dolly allow to choose between the steering modes Fixed, Crab and Free.
  • Narrow Gauge: The track width is 36cm for “Narrow Gauge”. While the dolly is moved in that condition, the steering mode must be put on “Free
  • Standard Gauge: The dolly has a track width of 62cm which is the standard dimension for tracks

The telescopic handlebar (1013-00) is included in the standard Magnum Dolly set, but can also be retrofitted on request.

 
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The IDEAL COMPANION

The GIZMO JIB is the perfect partner for the Magnum Dolly System.

With its telescopic front segment, the Gizmo Jib offers you all the versatility, allowing you to adjust its length effortlessly from towering heights to ground level, ensuring you capture every angle.

Designed with seamless integration in mind, the connection rod effortlessly links the Magnum column to the jib, enabling synchronized movement. This means you can effortlessly control the jib’s articulation using the Hand Control Unit of the dolly, granting you unparalleled ease and finesse in your cinematographic endeavors.

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Magnum Dolly accesSories

Magnum Dolly System is a very customizable tool-kit. The classic set-up plus accessories transform the Magnum Dolly into the ideal tool for any shot requirement: from Low Rig Set to Kirin Duo-Jib for Magnum you can get your camera to film at any angle, level and perspective. The list of accessories is long:

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