GoPro installed under the rig. Smart phone controls GoPro with Blue tooth APP and external audio recorder use SD card for storage.
Recorder can also feed audio to smart phone if proper interface cable used. Each phone is different, consult your support group for answers.
GoPro Controlled by a Smart-Phone (Not included)
Camcorder Installation Example (Not included)
Stereo microphones feed audio input to camcorder
Some components of MoJo-PRO needs a little understanding how it works. Please read and look at the pictures. It won’t take too much of your time.
This platform designed for quick change of photographic accessories. Camera, phone, camcorder, audio recorder, LED lighting, microphone and the list goes on. That’s why we have installed three QR sets (Quick Release). You can move the QR sets anywhere you wish on the platform to suit your particular gear. We recommend factory set position for universal use.
Quick Release (QR) Operation
Factory installed, QR receivers
Extra QR set is not included, installed for demonstration purposes.
How to Insert the QR-Plate
small size camcorder
Audio field recorder
BeastGrip Example (Not included)
Audio recorder installed
Audio recorder removed
Typical installation of QR set. (Factory installed)
Monopod NOT included, shown as an example.
Shoulder Rig Example (Not included)
Mono-Pod and Tripod Examples (Not included)
Medium size 4K camcorder
Adjusting the QR Sets for Clearance
When you can’t fit your accessory on the QR sets
For instance, your phone occupy one QR set and the one next to it, contains a larger accessory. It won’t fit. It’s a simple solution, move the QR sets to an available slot to clear the obstruction. Factory installed QR sets can be moved to suit your setup. See examples below .
Phone is ‘flipped’ horizontally. If your APP don’t work in this mode, move the QR sets and phone to the opposite way as shown above. Experiment the most practical way to mount your accessories.
If you don’t need the GoPro mount, remove it and mount the LED light in it’s place with a provided 1/4-20 screw.
If you don’t need the tripod QR mount installed, use it on the bottom to mount another accessory. Zoom H-1 audio recorder will fit quite nicely for example. Microphone could fit as well and may not need a QR set. A mic-shoe can be mounted with provided 1/4-20 screw.
If you’re stuck and need a solution, drop us a line and show us your rig, what you want to accomplish. We are film makers as well and we ran into many different situations in the past. It’s a good chance we already have a solution for you.
We could fill 8 pages of mods we made during our BlackWing development.
If you got questions? We got answers :)
Relocated QR Set
A few pointers when assembling the unit
Installing hand-grips to the plate; Make sure you don’t cross-thread the mounting screw. Tighten the hand-grip well. Don’t let anything obstruct the ‘locating pin’ or the hand-grip may pivot out of position.
QR receivers are installed by the factory in the most useful position. However you may move it to any location on the plate. Before you tighten the screw, try it first. Nothing should obstruct or interfere with it’s function; inserting-locking-removing the accessory mounted on the QR plate. When it’s in the proper location tighten the screw tight as you can! The QR receiver may rotate if it’s not secured firmly.
Use the shoulder strap to carry the unit. Keep your upper arms close to your body and lower arms straight. Hold the rig with a slight tension against the strap.
In this mode, you have stabilized the rig and your video will be jitter-free. It’ll take some practice to get your ideal shooting mode and comfort.