Genie Mini

Mini, portable solution for motion control time-lapse + video

Product Code: SYRP-0032-0001

Suggested Retail Price £194+VAT

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Motion Control in your pocket! The Genie mini is an extremely easy-to-use device to create smooth panning motion time-lapse or real-time video. Wirelessly connect to the Genie Mini using the Syrp Genie App for quick setup and simple control.

  • Time-lapse
    Simply attach the Genie Mini to a tripod and shoot smooth panning time-lapse moves using the Syrp Genie App.
  • Real-time Video
    In video mode the Genie Mini moves at a perfectly smooth continuous speed for accurate panning moves.
  • Product Turntable
    Shoot smooth rotating video, create interactive 360° images of objects and completely automate your product photography when used in conjunction with the Product Turntable accessory and Syrp Genie App.
  • Panorama
    Shoot stunning Panoramas and 360 photos. Setup is simple and easy with the Syrp App, specify the amount of overlap, number of photos and movement right up to 360 degrees.
  • Portable
    The Genie Mini packs a lot of punch and is designed to be extremely portable, easily slotting into the smallest of carry bags or even straight in your pocket.
  • Simple
    The Genie Mini is designed to be incredibly simple and is beginner time-lapse friendly. The Syrp App is equipped with factory pre-sets so you can start shooting straight out of the box with no technical expertise required. Just connect and shoot!
  • Compatible
    The Genie Mini is compatible with a huge range of cameras and works with GoPro, mirror-less camera or DSLR. Syrp Genie App is compatible with iOS and Android devices. (Not all devices are compatible, see compatibility chart at the bottom of this page for details)
  • 2-Axis Add-on
    The Genie Mini is designed to play nicely with the Genie. Shoot next level 2-axis time-lapse or motion control video and add production value to your films by syncing the two together. *Note the Sync cable for connecting Genie Genie mini sold separately and can be found in the accessories section.
  • Ease In / Ease Out
    The ease in, ease out feature allows you to ramp your movement at the beginning and end of your time-lapse or video move. Once set, the movement will slowly rise up to your desired speed at the start of your shot and gradually dampen down at the end before coming to a complete stop.
  • HDR
    The Genie mini enables beautiful HDR time-lapse, giving your footage a stand-out effect by allowing for greater dynamic range in your final video. Available in both Time-lapse and Panorama modes.
  • Pan & Tilt Control
    The Genie Minis can also be paired together via bluetooth for Pan Tilt control using the Pan Tilt bracket. Once linked full control is possible from the Syrp Genie App.

Specifications

  • Battery: Timelapse Mode: 24 hrs | Video Mode: 5 hrs | Charge time: 3hrs (Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery)
  • Interface: USB Port – Charging | Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy – Connect to Syrp Genie App | Camera Port 2.5mm | Accessory Port 3.5mm
  • Maximum Speed: Panning 11deg / Sec
  • Minimum Resolution: 0.005deg
  • Mount Type: Camera/Ballhead: 1/4″ Screw for mounting cameras/ballheads | Base: 3/8″ thread for attaching to sliders, tripods and other systems (1/4″ to 3/8″ adaptor also included)
  • Payload: Panning Payload: 8.8lbs (4kg) | Tilting Payload: 6.6lbs (3kg)
  • Weight: 230g / 8.1oz

Technology Guides

Syrp Pan Tilt Bracket
Pan Tilt Bracket

Pan Tilt Bracket for Genie and Genie Mini
[SYRP-0003-0001]

Syrp Product Turntable
Product Turntable

Aluminum Turntable Platform
[SYRP-0025-0001]

Syrp Shutter Link Extension Cable
Shutter Link Extension Cable

3m Shutter Link Extension Cable
[SYRP-0001-7014]

Syrp Genie Mini Mounting Thread Adaptor
Genie Mini Mounting Thread Adaptor

Mounting thread for Genie Mini
[SYRP-0032-5004]

Syrp Sync Link Cable
Sync Link Cable

Used for syncing the Genie with the Genie Mini for 2-Axis Pan Track movement
[SYRP-0001-7013]

How do I Sync Genie and Genie Mini for 2-axis motion Control?

  • Check Genie Firmware
    • Make sure you are running firmware version 2.6.2 on the Genie. The firmware can be downloaded from the resources and downloads section of the Syrp website.
  • Genie Mini Firmware
    • Make sure you are running the most recent App on Genie Mini. ios version 1.3.8 and Android version 1.1.0.
  • Connect Sync Cable
    • Plug your Sync cable into both the Genie and Genie Mini at the accessory port (not the camera port) allowing communication between the two devices. The Sync cable is purchased separately.
  • Connect Genie to Camera
    • Plug you link cable into your camera and into the Genie (not Genie Mini).
  • Turn On Both Devices
    • Turn on the Genie and the Genie Mini
  • Control Both Devices via Genie
    • When the Genie and Genie Mini are connected via the Sync cable, the "panning icon" and "linear icon" will appear at the top of the Genie screen.
    • Enter the timelapse/video setup screen and program your move as normal, both panning and linear movements will appear

* Note - Controlling both the Genie and Genie Mini for 2 axis control will be programmable though the Syrp Genie app in future updates.

Syrp’s sweet spot for B cameras

As a single operator, how do you make interviews look dynamic and interesting? And how do you make them easy to edit? The answer is simple, but the result can be stunning. Firstly, you interview your subject from static Camera A, while moving camera B back and forth. You automate the movements of Camera B using Syrp’s slider, mobile app and motion control products. The constant panning cut in with the static camera gives a truly televisual look, and unlike with a single camera angle, there’s no risk of jump cuts in the edit stage.

Syrp Appoints UK and Ireland Distributor

Syrp (http://www.syrp.co), a world leader in fluid support and motion control products for film, video and photographic production, has announced a new distribution partnership in the UK and Ireland. Holdan will now work exclusively with Syrp to offer pre-sales advice, marketing and product sales via its extensive network of professional resellers. The Syrp range includes a number of motion control products, smooth slider systems, cable cams, and pan tilt heads. Syrp will sit alongside Holdan’s growing distribution portfolio of professional camera technology that includes Wooden Camera, Teradek, Movcam, Manfrotto, Panasonic, Blackmagic and SmallHD.

  • 1x Genie Mini
  • 1x Micro USB charging cable
  • 1x 1/4″ to 3/8″ thread adapter
  • 1x Lens cloth

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