FAQ

Does this system work 100% of the time?
No tool works, or is appropriate, for every situation. The Andra Motion Focus system is a new tool that will expand your creative and practical horizons. Th...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Does it work only with DSLRs or can it work on high-end video cameras such as a Sony F65?
Our system works with any camera that has motor mounting capabilities, and is equipped with a geared lens with hard stops.
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Can I just plug it into my existing FIZ system?
Our system is also a full featured FIZ system and will replace your existing system.
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:35 AM
Can it be used for all types of lenses?
Although it’s impossible for us to test, and guarantee, that all lenses will work, our system is compatible with geared lenses that have hard stops, accurate...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:35 AM
Can this system be used with a 1000mm lens?
Our system works well with long lenses, (e.g. 200mm) but isn’t convenient for very long lenses where subjects to be filmed are at great distances.
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:36 AM
Can the system be used with macro lenses and close distances?
Yes. Wide angle macro lenses should work fine. Long macro lens use is slated for future development.
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:36 AM
Can you get sharp focus in both bright and dark scenes? How does it perform in extreme lighting situations?
Our system works in all lighting conditions. In fact, it is oblivious to lighting and can focus even if it is pitch black.
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:36 AM
A lot of focus pulling is intuitive as the actors move – can you make a change in a split second / flick of a switch?
Full manual control is always at your fingertips, but our system tracks actors and fixed objects relative to a moving camera, so focus pulls and focus switc...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:37 AM
Can Andra be used to make the shot more organic, or does it feel automated?
Our system has many adjustable parameters and has been designed to give you full creative control over focus without having to worry about distances. The re...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:37 AM
How is the system powered and how much power does the Core (Motor Controller) draw?
Our system is an advanced low power device. It uses significantly less power than a camera, and runs off your d-tap power supply. There’s no need to add ext...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 10:37 AM