Bolt Pedestal

The first choice for high-speed table top shots

The Bolt arm has super-fast acceleration, going from standstill to high-speed and back in fractions of seconds. This gives it the ability to follow falling objects whilst capturing images in crisp focus that would be impossible by any other method.

  • Reach


  • Set up time

    45 mins

  • Speed at Camera

    0.5m /sec

  • Payload

    25 kg

Operating Envelope

Maximum Height2.45m
Lowest position.0m
Maximum reach (from rotate centre) 1.5m

Rig Dimensions (for clearances)

Robot on base Height1.80m
Robot on base width ( no wings) 82cm
Robot on base depth (not on pallet truck)1.65m

Rig Performance

AxisRange of Travel Maximum Speeds
Rotate+/- 160 degrees200 degrees per second
Lift+/- 137 degrees200 degrees per second
Arm+/- 150 degrees255 degrees per second
Pan+/- 270 degrees315 degrees per second
Tilt+/- 120 degrees / -105 degrees350 degrees per second
Roll+/- 270 degrees870 degrees per second

Practical Shooting Speeds

1m vertical moveHalf a second
1m horizontal moveHalf a second
Complete 180 degree arc with a 75cm radius1.5 seconds
Complete 180 degree arc with a 45cm radius1 second

Rig Weights

Bolt robot arm250
Bolt base200
bolt wings x260
Counter weights if not screwed to the floor 600
Total Bolt weight set up1110
Power Supply Unit60
Magliner and Flair unit70

Rig Fixing

While the Bolt can be used with counter weights for some shots, if you are looking to achieve the highest speeds with the smoothest possible results the optimum mounting for the rig is to fix it to the floor. This is the suggested method of use. Mr Moco bring to set the equipment necessary to fix to sound concrete floors. It only requires x4 20mm holes drilled to a depth of 65mm, these are filled with M16 plugs that the rig can be screwed into.

Power Connection

Power requirements Requires 3 x 400-415V, 32 amps, and 32 m/a rcd. Draws approx 3kva. ( Ask about possibility of single phase 32amp)

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