Comtion compact LCS


    compact LCS

    ergonomic design & high reliablility

    The compact LCS is a 3 motor control system, which works with up to cforce motors, offering great ergonomic design, high end features at a great price.

    ergonomic design meets features and reliability

    compact LCS offers affordable quality, functionality and reliability. Ready-to-use 1 motor sets are available with either a cforce mini or cforce plus motor but can be upgraded to a 2 or 3 motor system easily at any time. Also a set without motor is ideal for customers who already own a cforce basiccforce mini or cforce plus motor but are looking for the additional flexibility of an additional but affordable system.

    Precise control for up to 3 motors is made possible in both wireless and cabled configurations through the ergonomic and easy-to-use hand unit. cforce mini and cforce plus motors provide outstanding performance and can be used in any combination through their smart daisy-chain connectivity.

    The lens handling license software* allows you to create, save and display ‚real-time‘ lens data on the hand unit in a variety of colour themes to suit your shooting environment.
    With a wide selection of power supply cables and optional run/stop control for all of today‘s popular cameras, compact LCS is the smart choice.

    *cworld is needed to create and transfer lens files to compact LCS. Up to 14 lens files can be saved in the internal memory of the compact LCS hand unit
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    compact hand unit

    Constructed using quality materials and available in ergonomic configurations for either right or left handed operators, the compact LCS hand unit breaks the mould with its integrated 2.3” color screen capable of displaying data and menu options even in direct sunlight. Thoughtfully laid out function buttons make navigating the menu settings quick and easy.

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    compact camin

    The compact camin is a small and lightweight wireless box that can be mounted anywhere on or near the camera.
    Using just 3 connectors, the compact camin provides an interface for:

    • power

    • control for up to 3 motors

    • universal interface for camera run/stop control for  today's popular cameras

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    cforce motors

    The cforce motors provide a versatile daisy-chain connection. While the cforce mini is designed for light weight operations, supporting high speed performance, the cforce plus motor provides a high torque to drive even the stiffest lenses in cold conditions.
    The compact LCS is available with cforce mini/plus or without motors. However aditional motors can be add independently any time.

    Find the compact LCS system in our webshop

    Simply add your chosen products to the wish list, print and email to or your local cmotion reseller to receive your quote.


    Lens data display

    You can store up to 20 lenses on the compact LCS hand unit, for live lens data display, including Focus, Iris, Zoom and Depth of Field information.

    run/stop control

    We are offering a wide range on support cables for all our system. Run/stop cables for most standard cameras, like ARRI, RED, Panavision, Canon, Sony are available for the compact LCS.


    cworld compatibility

    All compact LCS systems are now compatible with cmotion`s cworld device. This allows you to create lens data through a mobile device and store up to 20 lens files directly on the compact hand unit. You can also use the mobile device for lens or distance live display.

    colour themes

    The compact LCS hand unit offers 5 different colour themes for optimized display visualisation for every light condition.

    tecnical data overview


    weight of hand unit
    707 g (including battery and marker ring)
    weight of camin
    156 g
    weight of motors
    cforce plus: 326 g (including clamp)
    cforce mini: 173 g (including clamp)
    wireless frequency
    2.4 Ghz
    wireless range
    up to 30m (100 feet) indoors, 200m (600 feet) outdoors
    wireless channels
    8 channles
    environmental requirements
    from -20° to 50° C (-4! to 122° F)
    operational hand unit hours with fully charged battery
    up to 8 hours
    transmission delay
    Software update via USB port
    maximum axis control
    3 motors
    motor compatibility
    cforce basic, cforce mini, cforce plus
    hardwired operation possible
    Yes (connect directly to cforce motor via LBUS cable)
    same function for left and right handed operators
    Yes (option for focus knob on righ or left side when ordering. For more information, please contact
    independent wireless control units per camin
    display on hand unit
    2.3" color TFT
    Start/Stop function
    ARRI, Sony, Red, Canon, Black Magic, Broadcast cameras (via 12p Hirose)
    shows focus , zoom, iris position
    shows lens data
    Yes (cworld required to create lens data. Saves up to 14 lenses on hand unit)
    range finder compatibility
    Yes (for cfinder III through LBUS connector of the cforce daisy-chain. For UDM, Cinetape, Through ARRI LCUBE). cdistance is required for range finder read out
    autofocus function
    set direction, torque and ramp of motor
    set digital lens limits
    shows battery and connection status
    color themes for optimized display read out
    5 color themes
    compatibility to other products
    cdistance, cfinder III, knob solo, pan-bar zoom, steady zoom, UDM (via LCUBE)
    automatic motor calibration
    manual motor calibration (for lenses without hard stops)
    save settings via USB
    camin: Le 4p (LBUS), Le 10p (EXT), Le 3p (RS, power)
    power supply hand unit
    battery, 2400mAh, 7.2V
    power supply camin
    from 14V to 32V