Alpha Link MIMIC Setup

MOVI Pro / XL

INTRODUCTION

The Alpha Link MIMIC setup is exceptionally easy. For the most part it is plug and play. You will need to make sure your firmware on your Alpha Wheels, MōVI and MIMIC is up to date, but otherwise, it will be very simple.

UPDATE YOUR ALPHA WHEELS FIRMWARE

Alpha Link MIMIC Requires AW Firmware 1.0 or newer

Download TyQT for your operating system from the Downloads page.

Download the newest firmware for your Alpha Wheels from the Downloads page.

Follow the instructions in this video: 

UPDATE FREEFLY FIRMWARE

Make sure your MIMIC and MōVI Pro/XL are running firmware 1.3 or newer.

Visit the iTunes Store or Android Store to download Freefly's Mobile App. 

GEAR RATIOS

When your Alpha Link and Gimbal are setup properly according the instructions above, the gear ratios will have a range of speeds that line up with conventional Arri gear heads with some additional speeds.

 
Alpha Link PAN TILT ARRI Equiv.
Slow
1:120
1:160
--
Med Slow
1:65
1:105
Gear 1
Medium
1:52
1:55.5
Gear 2
Med Fast
1:35.5
1:40
--
Fast
1:19
1:28.8
Gear 3