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The Kessler Timelapse System (TLS) is the world’s most versatile time-lapse centric camera slider and motion control product. Built on the premise that the needs of time-lapse shooters are unique and vary dramatically, TLS aims to be the most configurable time-lapse unit available today. Its extremely sturdy and affordable 80/20 rail system comes in a variety of lengths allowing users to have a perfect size for every scenario and its ease of assembly allows for changes on-the-fly.
By integrating with Second Shooter, TLS combines a popular rail design with an already proven world-class product to control camera movement. Current Second Shooters can use existing components, such as their Second Shooter controller, Pan and Tilt head, FIZ motors and other Second Shooter accessories with TLS. By having the slider motor integrated with the camera cart as well as mounting the Second Shooter controller and MagPak to the cart via Magnalink, the TLS stays compact and organized.
Designed in conjunction with time-lapse professionals around the world, TLS is the result of a collaborative development approach that leveraged years of manufacturing and in-the-field experience to produce an affordable and feature-rich product perfect for the time-lapse community.
MODULAR AND CONFIGURABLE
Utilizes 80/20 #1030 T-Slot rail for various length configurations (available in 3’, 4’, 5’ and 6’).
LIGHTWEIGHT & TRAVEL-READY
TLS can be separated into its individual components quickly making trekking with the system very easy. Its light weight ensures shooters can get in and out of locations without dedicating all of their effort to the journey.
POWERED BY SECOND SHOOTER
Second Shooter is a revolutionary motion control system that boasts a sleek and compact design, feature-rich operation and an incredibly intuitive user interface. Featuring 100% repeatable motion control for live-mode, looping, time-lapse and stop-motion applications via a Second Shooter controller or through the kOS software on a Mac or PC. Learn more.
The TLS custom aluminum components and 80/20 T-slot rail are strong and rugged enough to handle the most extreme environments often encountered by time-lapse shooters.
BELT-DRIVEN MOTION CONTROL
Proven motion control system derived from the popular design of Shuttle Pod and Shuttle Pod Mini.
SELF-ADJUSTING GUIDE WHEELS
Proprietary cart guide wheels ensure smooth and consistent camera motion.
The slider motor is built in to the cart for a compact and organized setup.
CAMERA MOUNTING FLEXIBILITY
Cheese plate camera cart ready to mount various accessories including Kwik Release, Low Profile Ball Head, Flat Mount Adapter and many more.
CLEAN AND ORGANIZED
Featuring built-in Magnalink mount for Second Shooter keeps the system compact.
15MM ADJUSTABLE LEGS
Optional legs make it easy to level the TLS on the fly. Fold them up when done for compact travel. Extend the legs by adding standard 15mm rods.
MULTIPLE MOUNTING OPTIONS
Several 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threaded holes for accessories.
Removable ball feet on end clamps for flat surface use.
Compatible with Outrigger Feet and All-Terrain Outrigger Feet by replacing included Rubber Feet.
Base Kit of TLS Starter Bundle includes:
- (1) TLS Cart w/ integrated motor
- (1) Second Shooter PRO Controller (if option selected)
- (1) TLS Rail (if option selected)
- (1) Set of TLS End Clamps
- (1) 6.5 ft Belt
- (1) Flat Mount Adapter