Stage Zero Dolly

Dynamic Perception announced the MX3 Motion Controller

How to use the TB3 and the Stage One with Dragon Frame

We have been experimenting with Dragon Frame for a while now. Dragon Frame is a great piece of software that you can use to control stepper motor based motion control hardware. We were particularly interested in using Dragon Frame for complex multi axis moves with the Dynamic Perception Stage One slider combined with the eMotimo TB3 black pan and tilt head.

Dynamic Perception D-Pod Multi-function Legs and Micro Tripod

Dynamic Perception has announced their long awaited Multi-function Legs and Micro Tripod today. These mini tripods will be available in a few weeks from the writing of this blog.  These tripods will be available from; your official Dynamic Perception distributor. Please read the official announcement below:

New products at

Dynamic Perception is working hard to introduce new products in 2013. Some of these great products have reached our on-line store today. We now have the Motor Quick Change System in stock. This system can be used on both the Stage Zero Slider and the Stage One Dolly. The Quick Change System can be used to easily remove or change the motor that is attached to your Dynamic Perception dolly system.

Dynamic Perception Stage Zero dolly versus the Stage One Slider

Everyone can create time lapse movies. It's not that hard. There are even apps available that turn a smart phone into a time lapse camera. You see time lapse movies in almost every documentary. But most movies are taken with a static camera. The camera is not moving when the time lapse movie was shot. This is where motion control comes in. You can use motorized equipment that moves your camera automatically during the creation of a time lapse movie.

Stage Zero Assembly Guide

Complete guide to assembling your stage zero timelapse dolly from Dynamic Perception.

Dynamic Perception - Multi-Function Switch Block tutorial

Intro and basic tutorial on the Multi-Function Switch Kit. The switch kit can be used for a variety of uses, in this video we cover using it as a 'limit switch' and as a 'stop motion trigger'.

Dynamic Perception - Introduction to Shoot Move Shoot Mode

This hands-on video shows how to create Shoot Move Shoot (also know as Interleave) time-lapses using the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine.

Link to 'First Time Out' Tutorial: First Time Out With The Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine

First Time Out With The Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine

This hands-on video shows the basics of using the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine.

If you're a new customer or thinking of buying one, you'll want to watch this! Several topics are covered, including using the system for basic video moves and shooting time-lapses using the continuous movement mode. We also introduce the tooth method, a rule of thumb for making time-lapse calculations easy.

Focus Pull Using Dynamic Perception Stage Zero MX2 motion controller and Panasonic GH1

This video shows you how you can use focus pulling combined with the MX2 motion controller and Panasonic four/thirds camera's