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DJI_RoninWe’ve had our eye on DJI’s 3-axis gimbal stabilizer, the Ronin, since it made its mark at NAB. It comes with some exciting features not found in other gimbals within the same price range (even in the impressive but expensive MōVI), like its 3 operational modes; “Upright”, “Underslug”, and “Briefcase”. If you thought the Ronin was out of your price range, you might want to jump at the chance to snag it at a seriously discounted price while you can. More »

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DJI RoninBack at this year’s NAB, DJI, known primarily for their unmanned aerial system, introduced their new 3-axis gimbal stabilizer, Ronin, which is not only relatively inexpensive, but its multiple operational modes make it quite the versatile tool (especially because it can handle cameras big and small). We’ve been waiting patiently for three months for more information on this rig, especially an official price and ship date, but today DJI made the announcement that this handheld gimbal is now available for purchase — and for less than previously thought. More »

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STABiLGOI remember the first time I used a GoPro in a film. I was making a student documentary about roller derby and I got to strap one of those bad boys on the helmet of a delightful derby girl named Bullet Brains (Andromedolls fan here.) The footage was amazing because of the POV, but it was so shaky that you could barely watch it. Anyone who has ever tried to capture something on a GoPro knows this frustration, but there might be a solution to this problem: a handheld motorized GoPro stabilizer that uses a gyroscopic sensor and gimbal called STABiLGO. Hit the jump for more info. More »

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BeSteady_01Ever since the MōVi stepped on the handheld stabilization scene, we’ve seen an incredible swell of gyro-stabilizers coming on the market. The BeSteady One is one of those, but, not only does it give you incredible stability to get great footage (as you’ll see later,) it won’t empty your bank account — not even close. In fact, it’s one of the least expensive that we’ve seen so far. The 4-person design team, based out of the Canary Islands, has finally wrapped development and is ready to launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of this cheaper and very capable gyro-stabilization option. Check out specs, videos, and prices after the jump. More »

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It has been an exciting couple of weeks for the team at Freefly with the unveiling of their gyro-stabilizer MōVI, overwhelming response to Laforet’s Vimeo gallery showcasing the stabilizer, and award wins at NAB this past week. It looks like things are only getting better — not just for Freefly, but for all of you who want to get your hands on your very own MōVI. It’s availability, pre-ordering details, product information, and updates on Freefly and Vincent Laforet’s Twitter contest have been released. More »

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As we posted earlier this week, the handheld stabilizer that utilizes gyro stabilization and accelerometer technology, the MōVI, is getting all kinds of attention — rightfully so considering what it can do. Today, update on Vincent Laforet’s blog post about the MōVI announces that two TWO of these bad boys are being given away. All you need to do to be in the running to get one for free is follow both @freeflycinema and @vincentlaforet on Twitter. After receiving almost 1 million views on its videos in just a few days, Freefly Cinema’s MōVI is clearly an incredibly desired item. Laforet’s blog lays it out below. More »