Grip109
GRIP109

As the Japanese agent for “Spidercam” which is used in sporting venues like soccer’s World Cup, we provide a camerawork with a high degree of freedom when shooting in sports field or concert stadium. We also have equipment like “Akela Crane” which is one of the biggest in Japan, small and light “Mini Scorpio Head” which is movable in triaxial directions, “Flight Head V advanced gyrostabilized” which has unique rotation axis, compact telescopic crane “Millennium 24”, “Millennium 35/44” which has two types of arm length. We are here to meet the professional requirements at various sites like TV commercial.

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AKELA CRANE 72[アキラクレーン72]

AKELA CRANE72
Akela Crane can
bring your imagination and new angle into reality.
Performance
Shooting at 20m high
Akela Crane’s feature is high-position shooting. The maximum height between lens and the ground is 20m.
*Special setting is necessary.
Vertical moving shot (40m)
You can take shot moving 40m with 22m (72ft) arm. You don’t have to use crane!
Transport
Transport with two 2-ton tracks
Akela Crane can be stored in two 2-ton tracks, so it’s easy to secure transportation routes and parking spaces. We also have special cases to transport by air.
ARM REACH SCALE DATA (Akela Crane 72)
3 kinds of arm reach

MILLENNIUM 24[ミレニアム24/35/44]

Millennium 24 is the first telescopic crane originally designed in Japan. As it is small and lightweight, you can mount it on a camera car. Its small size allows shooting in a narrow space. Millennium 34/44 is the telescopic crane with two types of arm length. The size is similar to Techno Crane 30 and the arm’s maximum reach is 44ft. Dolly and back arm’s space is very narrow and shooting at high position is possible.
ARM REACH SCALE DATA (MILLENNIUM24)
ミレニアム24 解説図
ARM REACH SCALE SAMPLE(MILLENNIUM24/35/44)
ミレニアム24/35/44 解説図

FLIGHT HEAD V advanced GYROSTABILIZED[ フライトヘッドV ジャイロスタビライザーカメラヘッド]

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Flight Head’s camera rotates 340 degree and has wider movable range compared with other stabilizer heads, which enables shots from low or overhead angle. It’s easy to set the equipment and adjust the stabilizer.
Flight Head’s unique and useful feature is stabilizer switch which reduces drifts to make the image more stable.
In addition, Flight Head V has waterproof function and can be used even if it rains. The control software is stable and reliable, and has good reputations from clients.
Flight Head5
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Technical Specifications
Set-up time 30min
Internal dimensions (H x W x D) 25in. x 12in. x 17in. / 64cm x 31cm x 43cm
External dimensions (H x W x D) 39.5in x 22in. x 30in. / 100cm x 56cm x 76cm
Weight without mount 57lbs / 26kg
Weight with hard mount 61lbs / 28kg
Weight with Iso-Damper mount 66lbs / 30kg
Max. load 77lbs / 35kg
Pan 360°continuous
Tilt +80°/-155°
Roll 340° Clockwise:+110°
Anti-Clockwise:-230°
Outputs at camra plate 2 x 75ohm BNC
1 x 12V lens scale cam
1 x 14V @ 10amps peak
1 x 30V unregulated @ 15amps peal
Zoom output
Focus output
Iris output
Camera start/stop
1 x Aux-CAC/RCU/LCS through sliprings
Recommended for Tracking vehicles/Wirecam/Strada/
Telescopic Techno Cranes/GF-16/GF-14/GF-6
Advantages Only 3 axis head to roll with any 35mm camera fitted with any 1000ft mag 'smart pan & tilt' facility. Hole through pan axis allows maximum compatibility with any camera, cables for all High Defenition Cameras and Triax can be feed through without cable getting tangled up like other slipring only remoteheads.
Mount bass Standard Mitchell
4th axis  
MINI HEAD SB92

MINI SCORPIO HEAD
[ミニスコーピオヘッド]

Remote control head is widely used in the movie industry in Japan. We have three sets of Mini Scorpio remote control head and install them to Akela Crane and Millennium Crane as standard equipment. Wireless system is available with pan bar or joystick.
MINI SCORPIO HEAD
Technical Specifications
Weight in 2 axis 18Kg
Weight in 3 axis 25Kg
Max Load in 2axis 45Kg
Max Load en 3axis 20Kg
The movement in all 3 axis (Pan. Tilt and Roll) is 360°contiunes and includes
  • 2 power lines
  • 1 communication line
  • 2 video signals
  • 1 Triax signal or 1HD signal
  • 10 auxiliary channels 2A
  • (for tally, audio,etc…)
Power from battery or power supply (included) 24V to 35V/10A
1 connection for Scorpio Focus, Video lens control or other lens control systems  
2 out 12V/12.5A for normal or high speed cameras  
1 out 26.7V/12.5A for normal or high speed cameras  
Max. speed in all axis 2.5 sec for 360 degrees  

SPIDERCAM[スパイダーカム]

Spidercam was jointly developed by Austria and Germany. Hung by pulleys at the four corners and Kevlar ropes, the center camera unit moves and shoots with a high degree of freedom controlled by four winches. Spidercam is known for its safety and quietness. As the agent in Japan, IMAGE STUDIO 109 has been using Spidercam since 2007. Recently twelve Spidercam systems are used all over the world. Spidercam is known worldwide and always used for big sports contests like the FIFA World Cup, the Olympics, and figure skating championships. In Japan, Spidercam has been widely used for various purposes like filming stadium concert and music videos.

The events where Spidercam was used:
  • 2008 FIFA Club World Cup (NTV)
  • 2009 Mr. Children concert at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo (DVD/WOWOW)
  • 2010 Japan Figure Skating Championships at Nagano Big Hat (FTN)
  • 2011 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers Japan vs. North Korea at Saitama Stadium (NTV)
  • 2011 FIFA Club World Cup Japan at Nissan Stadium (NTV)
  • 2011 World Gymnastics Championships at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium (FTN)
  • 2012 ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating at Yoyogi Stadium First Gymnasium (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Oman (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Jordan at Saitama Stadium (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA Club World Cup Japan at Nissan Stadium (NTV)
  • 2012 NHK Trophy at Sendai Sekisui Heim Super Arena (NHK)
  • 2013 ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating at Yoyogi Stadium First Gymnasium (EX)
  • 2013 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Australia at Saitama Stadium (NHK, BS1, EX)
  • 2013 Momoiro Clover Z WORLD SUMMER DIVE 2013 at Nissan Stadium
  • 2013 Exile Video Clip “Exile Pride (Konna Sekai o Ai Suru Tame)” Special Edition
  • 2008 FIFA Club World Cup (NTV)
  • 2009 Mr. Children concert at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo (DVD/WOWOW)
  • 2010 Japan Figure Skating Championships at Nagano Big Hat (FTN)
  • 2011 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers Japan vs. North Korea at Saitama Stadium (NTV)
  • 2011 FIFA Club World Cup Japan at Nissan Stadium (NTV)
  • 2011 World Gymnastics Championships at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium (FTN)
  • 2012 ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating at Yoyogi Stadium First Gymnasium (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Oman (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Jordan at Saitama Stadium (EX)
  • 2012 FIFA Club World Cup Japan at Nissan Stadium (NTV)
  • 2012 NHK Trophy at Sendai Sekisui Heim Super Arena (NHK)
  • 2013 ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating at Yoyogi Stadium First Gymnasium (EX)
  • 2013 FIFA World Cup Asian final qualifying round Japan vs. Australia at Saitama Stadium (NHK, BS1, EX)
  • 2013 Momoiro Clover Z WORLD SUMMER DIVE 2013 at Nissan Stadium
  • 2013 Exile Video Clip “Exile Pride (Konna Sekai o Ai Suru Tame)” Special Edition
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo))
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)
Spidercam / Crane System Contact us
TEL.+81-90-2538-0895(Yony Yonekubo)