PDL-FZ: Remote Live 2 Dual Channel Compact Focus & Zoom Control Kit (PD Movie)

Remote Live 2 Dual Channel Compact Focus & Zoom Control Kit (PD Movie)

Model: PDL-FZ
  • Brings control of your lens' focus and zoom right to your fingertips
  • Automatically calibrates to the mapping of your lens
  • Simple, single button per channel, control system
  • Single focus and zoom unit can control multiple motors simultaneously
  • Compact yet powerful motors can handle both subtle and rapid lens adjustments with ease
  • Precision motors attach to both 15 and 19mm rods (with included sleeves installed)
  • Remote control attaches to most square / round handles less than 1" in diameter
  • 0.8 pitch gearing is compatible with most common cinema lenses



Harnessing the power and precision of PD Movie's popular lens control systems, the PDL-FZ Remote Live 2 Compact Focus and Zoom Control Kit is perfect for traditional and stabilizing camera setups. The PDL-FZ easily attaches to almost any rig: Simply install the two precision motors onto a 15 or 19mm rod and firmly lock their drive gears into the gearing of your lens; their 0.8 pitch gears are compatible with most common cinema lenses. Then, attach the lens control module to your mounting point of choice (less than 1" in diameter), and provide power using thle D-tap to lemo compatible adapter. After installing the hardware, easily assign the motors and the control to one of six individual channels (two of the six are set for the focus and zoom respectively) by simply tapping each unit's single button. Quickly set calibrations with a tap of the controller’s two individual push buttons. To adjust additional settings and alter the speed of each channel's control, use the same button that was used for calibration. In a few minutes, your follow focus will be ready to use. You now have precise control of the zoom and focus at your fingertips. Due to its compact size, the PDL-FZ is a welcome inclusion to almost any camera rig, even those requiring lighter payloads.

Precision Motor

Precision Motor

The precise movement of the PD3-M motors follow every nuanced adjustment you make to your focus and zoom.

Precision Motor
Get Attached

Get Attached

The PDL-FZ can be installed quickly to most camera setups that incorporate mounting rods.

Control Multiple Motors

Both the Focus and Zoom controls can be set to operate numerous motors, perfect for setting up elaborate 3D and special effects rigs.

Control Multiple Motors

Lightweight yet Effective

While powerful enough to be used in traditional camera setups, the PDL-FZ is perfect for lightweight applications such as gimbal and Steadicam operations.

Lightweight yet Effective

Simple to Operate

A simple "one-button-per-channel" control makes calibration and changing settings a breeze.

Simple to Operate

  Channels: 6 Assignable Channels

  Controllable Channels: 2
  Torque max: .0.5Nm

  Gear Pitch: 0.8 (40 teeth)

  Noise: < 28 db

  Torque: 0.5 Nm Max

  Gear Pitch: 0.8 (40 Teeth)

  Motor: German imported, high-precision brushless motor

  Cable Length: 39", 19" (Tether) 27" (D-Tap)

  Connection: 6-pin Lemo Compatible (Power and Tether)

  Input Voltage: 6-pin 9-18V

  Mount: 15-19mm Rods


1x 6-Pin To 6-Pin Cable
1x Control To Motor Cable
1x D-TAP To 6-Pin Power Cable
1x Dual Channel Thumb Control
2x 19 To 15mm Bushings
2x PD3-M Motors

Shipping Dimensions:8 x 8 x 4 in
Shipping Dimensions (Metric):20.32 x 20.32 x 10.16 cm
Shipping Weight:2.5 lbs
Shipping Weight (Metric):1.13 kg
UPC Code:847983017850

PD Movie at NAB
by Broadcast Beat

"We have PD Movie the entire follow focus system line here. We have 6 different lens control solutions for any kind of setup or camera configuration that you might have."

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