• Tangent Element Mf Panel

Tangent Element Mf Panel

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With a compact design you'd expect a compromise on ergonomics, features and controls. With the Element range, there is no compromise!

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Tangent Element Mf Panel

Attention - Davinci Resolve Users - The BlackMagic Design DaVinci Resolve software requires the KB,BT and TK Element Panels to function

Introducing The Element

With today’s multi-purposing work stations, where desk space is at a premium, having a fully featured panel that is compact, fully featured and stylish enough to match its surroundings is a must. But, you’d expect that having a compact design means having to compromise ergonomics, features and control size. With the Element range, there is no compromise!

Despite their small desk foot print, each Element offers full size controls which are ergonomically laid out, and best of all, there’s lots of them! 

● 12 programmable buttons.

● 1 x trackerball (can double as  jog / shuttle).

● 2 x additional buttons for  SHIFT / ALT etc.

● Standard transport controls.

● 2 x displays to soft label all  programmable controls and  display timecode / frame  count etc.

● Desk footprint: 22cm x 20cm  (8.6” x 7.9”).


• 4 panels in set: • All new trackerball design:  
  • element-Tk: Trackerball
  • element-Mf: Multifunction
  • element-Kb: Knob
  • element-Bt: Button

• Modular design:

  • User can pick and choose the panels they want.
  • Expand set as required.
  • Layout configurable to suit handedness, desk space and other
  • More than one of each panel type may be added to layout.
  • High resolution.
  • Long life.
  • Optical laser pickup.
  • Third axis “ring” with smooth
  • 4.6cm diameter ball, retaining
    ring for ball.
  • Ball can be removed for cleaning.

• All new knob design:

  • High resolution.
  • Long life.
  • Optical pickup.
  • Built in “press to reset”.
• Ultra-slim all metal construction. • USB for communication and power:  

• Small desk footprint:

  • Only 20cm (7.9”) deep.

• A set of 4 panels has a footprint of 77cm x 20cm (30.3” x 7.9”).

• Low profile: (all panels)

  • 1.5cm (0.6”) front height. 4.5cm (1.8”) rear height, 8.0cm (3.1”) 
    including display

• Every programmable control labelled:

  • Soft label on high contrast, high resolution, OLED display.
  • Provides value / feedback where appropriate.
  • USB plug-and play (HID device
    therefore no drivers required).
  • USB powered (no need for
    external power supply).
  • Single USB cable to each panel.

• A set of 4 panels provides the following controls:

  • 24 x programmable buttons.
  • 12 x programmable knobs.
  • 4 x programmable trackerballs.
  • Standard transport controls.
  • 8 x additional buttons for SHIFT / ALT etc.

• Panels magnetically lock together.

• Full-size tactile buttons.

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SKU TD-Element-Mf-panel
Weight 5.0000
Manufacturer Tangent
Controls Main controls:
12 buttons 
1 trackerball (can double as jog / shuttle) 
1 ring 
Secondary controls:
1 trackerball reset button 
1 ring reset button 
2 buttons to program Shift and ALT and similar functions into 
Standard transport buttons
Display 2 white OLED soft-label displays
Power Connects to a computer by a single USB cable. No additional power is required.
Dimensions 8.6 x 7.9" (22 x 20 cm) 
Front height: .6" (1.5 cm) 
Rear height: 1.8" (4.5 cm) 
Rear height with display: 3.1" (8 cm) 
Ball diameter: 1.8" (4.6 cm)
Weight Boxed: 3.37 lbs 
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price $1,095.00