Alpha Link s.BUS Setup

MOVI Pro / XL

INTRODUCTION

For most customers, by telling us what gimbal you have purchased, we will pre-configure your Alpha Link S.Bus for you. However, if you are having difficulty, you can follow these steps to set up your Alpha Wheels and Alpha Link for your gimbal. 

UPDATE YOUR ALPHA WHEELS FIRMWARE

Alpha Link S.Bus Requires AW Firmware 1.2 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: 

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