ZERO Rain Deflector

The ZERO Rain Deflector unique dual motor configuration with power management micro processors delivers a powerful, highly effective rain deflector in a compact, light-weight design.

The Zero RD was designed and built completely in-house at Filmotechnic Canada in Toronto and comes in its own Nanuk 940 water proof case with laser cutout foam interior.

Rain Deflector ZERO RD in action:

Rain Deflector Gallery:


  • Two removable 6.5 x 6.5 and 4 x 5.6 (optional) filter stages.
  • Wireless Remote On/Off
  • 3D printed and aluminum construction.
  • 19mm & 15 mm rod mounting brackets.
  • The power management electronics supply a constant current to the motors regardless the voltage (with in its voltage range).
    • That means the speed of the Zero stays constant as the voltage drops or fluctuations due to line loss or battery losing charge.
    • It also means no more center dot due to the glass slowing down.
  • Compatible Lenses
    • All lenses from a small prime to Optimo 12-1 Zoom.
    • Max 162 mm diameter.

Optional Accessories

  • 4 x 5.6 filter stages.
  • wireless On/Off


  • Rotation speed: 4500 rpm
  • Light Weight only 2.7 kg.
  • Mounts to 19mm, 15 mm rods.
  • Panavision Mounting bracket available.
  • Power Requirements
  • 22-34 VDC
  • 3 Amps Running
  • 10 Amps Start up
  • Dimensions
  • 12″ x 12″ x 4″
  • Aprox. same size and weight as a 6.5 x 6.5 matte box
  • For Sale or Rent

Download User Manual PDF



ZERO RD Instructional Video

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