The Talon is a high quality compact pan / tilt camera head complete with frame-accurate repeatability and time-lapse capabilities. It is designed for HD cameras and compact camera systems, an is very precise, quiet, and capable of smoothly controlling cameras with extreme zoom lenses.

Talon Manual

Talon Lens Control System Manual

Talon – “Reverse Moves” Manual


  • HEIGHT – 20.5 inches
  • WIDTH – 12 inches
  • DEPTH – 5.75 inches
  • WEIGHT – 22.5 pounds
  • MAX CAMERA WEIGHT – 50 pounds
  • PAN SPEED – 2.0 sec for 180 degrees
  • TILT SPEED – 2.0 sec for 180 degrees
  • MECHANICAL TRAVEL – 540 degrees each axis
  • Joystick control for Pan, Tilt and Zoom; knob control for Focus
  • Record and move up to 2000 marked positions
  • Record and playback up to 34 minutes and up to 2000 takes
  • Share recorded data with laptop; both streaming and upload/download
  • Programmable maximum speeds for each motor
  • Programmable smoothing for each motor
  • Precise homing via operator command
  • Up to 2500′ between controller and head
  • Programmable motion limits
  • Servo tuning from remote console
  • Fujinon and Canon serial lens control
  • Camera synchronization
  • Extremely rigid with precise smooth motion


  • Direct connection from head to KuperNode for motion control and virtual set applications
  • Intervalometer packages
  • Motion capture package for additional recorded takes
  • Step and direction output to control additional axes
  • Preston lens control interface allowing recording and playback

Our standard package includes:

  • Two axis remote head
  • Remote controller
  • Remote head power cable — 25 ft.
  • Control Cable — 50 ft.

THE TALON remote head. from FILMCAST Live! on Vimeo.

The Talon is manufactured by Ravensclaw, and is currently being sold as the Cinema Pro through VariZoom.

Download the Talon Brochure here.

Talon Backlash Adjustment Video