Gimbal Systems

by Mary Latvis ·Posted
We hope you haven’t completed your holiday wish list just yet, because Moza has introduced its latest compact gimbal stabilizer, the Moza AirCross 3. This lightweight gimbal is foldable and it’s perfect for tucking into your backpack, with four handling configurations and a 7 lb capacity that’s compatible with a greater variety of cameras and lenses. This flexible stabilizer is also available in a
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
If you’re a vlogger or independent video creator, you already know that nothing beats a gimbal stabilizer to help capture smooth, professional-looking video footage. Long established as a major source of tripods, Manfrotto recently entered the gimbal market and has now announced a trio of gimbal accessories to complement its gimbals. Already available as part of select Manfrotto gimbal kits, ­the Gimbal Remote Control, the
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Add a lightweight, ultracompact handheld gimbal to create smooth camera movement with the new AK2000C 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, from Feiyu. The AK2000C is slimmed down compared to its predecessor, the AK2000S, featuring a smaller and lighter build, in addition to being lighter on your wallet. It weighs
by Ronald Francis ·Posted
Affordable alternatives to professional video gear include inexpensive substitutes, as well as versatile products like gimbals and monopods. Read on for a look at some of the affordable products we suggest that will prove invaluable in your video production. No matter how low-budget your production, a motorized gimbal is highly recommended, because gimbals are too good not to use. With a gimbal, even a beginner can achieve smooth, cinematic,
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Designed with mobile video shoots in mind, DJI has introduced the lightweight and durable DJI RS 2 handheld gimbal stabilizer that features feather-light carbon fiber axis arms, ActiveTrack 3.0 support, a full-color touchscreen LCD, numerous mounting options, enhanced balancing, fast-charge batteries, camera control, and DJI's Titan Stabilization Algorithm with SuperSmooth torque enhancements. DJI has also released the
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
The new DJI Pocket 2 expands and improves on the impressive features of the DJI Osmo Pocket. The most notable improvement is that the DJI Pocket 2 allows you to zoom while shooting with it, something the Osmo couldn't do. The camera features a 20mm equivalent lens with minimal distortion, enabling you to take flattering portraits as well as landscapes. The 1.1/7" 64 MP sensor—you read that right, a 64 MP sensor—enables the Pocket 2
by Ronald Francis ·Posted
The whole time that Zhiyun-Tech’s CRANE and WEEBILL LAB gimbals were making headlines—having introduced an underslung handle design to the world of gimbals—the Crane-2 gimbal highly maintained its popularity and price point. Now in a follow-up to the Crane-2, Zhiyun-Tech has announced the CRANE 2S. Zhiyun-Tech CRANE 2S Handheld
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Continuing its aim to innovate in the camera support market, Manfrotto has announced its new line of 3-axis handheld motorized gimbal stabilizers and accessories for mirrorless or DSLR cameras to produce smooth-motion shots for a variety of productions such as vlogging, run-and-gun productions, and ENG. The new kits include the Gimbal 220 Kit, the
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Just in time for Mother’s Day, DJI has announced a special, holiday-themed edition of the Osmo Mobile 3. This limited-time combo gift set includes the Osmo Mobile 3 smartphone gimbal, a digital picture frame, and an 8GB SD card. All three items come in celebratory, Mother’s-Day-themed packaging that’s designed to look like a wrapped present—complete with pink bow.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Handheld gimbals to stabilize your video recordings seem to be gaining popularity by the minute. The days of paying a stranger $25 to cut a custom stabilizer from a meter of aluminum pipe are far behind me, and it's a welcome sign that there are now gimbals to mount a smartphone, action camera, small or mid-sized camera, large rigs for heavy pro cameras, and there are even gimbals that come with integrated cameras. Since we've got a couple of small, mirrorless camera owners around our office, I decided to take a look at the new
by Staff Writer ·Posted
Better add some bicep curls to your gym routine, with DJI’s new, lighter Ronin-SC Gimbal Stabilizer, your arm will not be getting a stiff workout while using your gimbal. With a weight of 2.4 lb, the single-arm Ronin-SC gimbal is almost half as light as the original Ronin-S, yet offers advanced stabilization and
by Ronald Francis ·Posted
One of the brand names we almost always hear when handheld gimbals are discussed is Zhiyun-Tech. Zhiyun has had at least one popular high-end model on the market the entire time that gimbal stabilizers have played the central role they have over the past few years. Even after many other brands, some very established, introduced their own gimbals, Zhiyun has maintained its strong position among the top variety. Zhiyun continues to innovate, redesigning its flagship Crane model and the concept of gimbals along with it. The new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
DJI may be daring us to move with its official release of the Ronin-S, but even a single minute with this 3-axis stabilizer will make anyone realize that smooth movements are going to be easy from now on. Today, DJI has revealed the final details of this motorized stabilizer, including additional functions and features that will make this, perhaps, the best motorized gimbal on the market. Enabled with single-handed operation, this
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
When videographers use gimbals and other advanced rigs, they require precise movements and control to create the cinematic shots they dream of. Knowing this, and the potential of their Ronin series of stabilizers, DJI has taken this NAB to flesh out its control systems with the release of the Master Wheels and Force Pro. The creation of multiple control options means that all varieties of filmmakers can find a device that fits their needs and budget, with the Master
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
I recently had the opportunity to try the Feiyu a2000 gimbal. I've worked with a few camera-stabilizing systems before, and have only recently begun to feel more comfortable with them, so I was happy to try another system. Now, truth be told, I have always felt that for free-form work—I shoot handheld—and for anything else, that is what tripods, dollies, and jibs are for. Also, I'm over 50 now, so rig weight has become more of an