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ACN-LS – Modular Timecode Slate and Display

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The timecode slate with full ACN integration

The ACN-LS timecode slate is a highly accurate smart-slate system featuring a unique product design and functionality.

The completely revised LED timecode display features double the brightness at less than half of the power consumption of its predecessor. This allowed us to reduce the batteries to only 4 AA cells while still achieving prolonged battery life. Additionally, we equipped the new slate with light and motion sensors. Thus, the brightness can adjust automatically to the local light conditions, and the timecode display flips when the slate is turned upside down. The easy removable handle allows for perfect one-handed operation.

 

Use the display standalone as fully functional timecode interface”

With it’s all-new and revolutionary modular construction, the electronic section of the Lockit Slate can also serve as a fully functional, compact standalone display for documentary or desktop use.

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Housed in a machined, pearl-blasted and anodized aluminum body, it can easily withstand the roughest production conditions.

Never loose the timecode when changing batteries…

Thanks to the built-in supercapacitor, the ACN-LS is able to hold the highly accurate timecode for more than 10 minutes after loss of power.
Changing batteries no longer automatically means  re-jaming the slate.
Transmit the clapped time directly to the script app
Furthermore, this new slate comprises clap time broadcast in addition to the same full functionality of the Tiny Lockit including ACN support with clap time broadcast.
These network capabilities also allow the »Lockit Slate« to be a fully-functional, generator-buffered timecode transceiver. This provides the same stability of an Ambient Lockit generator that has the flexibility of a wireless TC system but without the fear of dropouts.
Use the Lockit Slate as Midi TC display and interface

The Lockit Slate offers a variable timecode offset to compensate for processing delays of digital cameras. Plugged in into a computer, the Lockit Slate transforms into a highly accurate midi timecode interface with LTC / midi timecode conversion and of course big TC LED display.

This way the ACN-LS opens up the possibility to sync multiple cameras with a Pro Tools workstation.
As known from the Lockit and Tiny Lockit, the user interface is easy and intuitive to use.
Wooden clap sticks available

The Lockit Slate can be ordered or retro-fitted with clap sticks made of maple wood.

Customized, or blanco slate boards are available on request. CAD prints of the slate board are available to allow for personal constructions.

Free-of-charge LockitScript App
The LockitScript app elegantly accommodates all the daily needs within the demanding role of a Script Supervisor. This comprehensive and time-saving tool helps fighting paperwork, duplicate listing and overtime after wrap. 
Both the ACN time code devices and the LockitNetwork apps are excellent stand-alone tools. Once used together, you can experience the beauty of two worlds working smoothly together.
That’s why we decided to include a free-of-charge LockitScript app license with upon registration all ACN Lockit devices (blue).
Register your Lockit here and receive the LockitScript promo code to get your LockitScript app.

Connect what belongs together.

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ACN-LD can also be ordered separate

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Lockit Slate with wooden clapstick (ACN-LSW)

… more about Lockit Time Code
Technical Details
Highly accurate timecode generator
Supports all SMPTE frame rates
Adjustable TC offset
Generator buffered timecode transceiver
Full ACN support
Clap time transmission via ACN
Drift of less than 1 frame a day (~0,1ppm, 0,0ppm within ACN))
OLED Display for configuration
Extremly bright LED TC display
Conversion between LTC and MTC (via USB)
RS232, USB and GP I/O port
Rugged aluminum body
Easy changeable slate body
Stand alone mode
Only 4 AA batteries
Lockit Slate (ACN-LS | ACN-LSW)
Dimensions (WHD): approx. 280 x 215 x 30 mm
Weight: approx. 1100 g
Display module (ACN-LD)
Dimensions (WHD): approx. 210 x 65 x 27 mm
Weight (without batteries): approx. 450 g

LockitScript App

The Ultimate Communication Tool for Motion Picture and Television Production