While DEFY already has a camera line system for larger cameras , they've released a cheaper version, the Dactylcam Lite , that handles payloads up to 10 pounds (and with the G2X attached, cameras up to 3.5 pounds):

Here's more on the Dactylcam Lite Kit mentioned in the video, which comes in at $5,000:

  • DEFY G2X gimbal for handheld stabilization
  • Dactylcam Lite line system for line system stabilization
  • Up to 10 lbs of payload on the Dactylcam Lite line system
  • Up to 3.5 lbs of payload on the G2X gimbal system
  • One-piece solid construction packable aluminum sled
  • Quick hook asymmetrical design
  • Easy quick release and attachment to line
  • Speeds up to 35+ mph
  • Gimbal Quick Release Plate
  • Self-leveling and Dampening Camera Swing
  • Pelican Case with custom TrekPak
  • Customer Service rep provided for initial set up and tutorials
  • Technical support via phone, email and/or video chat

And what's included:

  • Dactylcam Lite Rig
  • DEFY G2X
  • DX6 Radio Controller
  • Battery - Dactylcam Lite (Quantity 2)
  • Battery - G2X (Quantity 2)
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Gimbal Quick Release
  • 600 ft of premium Samson Line
  • Rigging Kit
  • Hardware and Tool Kit
  • IM2950 pelican with custom tray insert and base dividers

For an idea of what the system can do, here's a video showing off the results from their larger and more expensive Dactylcam, which starts at $8,000 and goes up to $12,000:

DEFY's less expensive barebones Dactylcam Lite includes just these items and costs $2,500:

  • Dactylcam Lite Rig
  • Dx4e Radio Controller
  • 3 cell Battery
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Hardware and Tool Kit

If you're more interested in the G2X gimbal, it runs for $2,000. Here's more on that:


  • Holds camera and lens combinations up to 3.5lbs
  • Built in stand for ability to balance in 3 minutes
  • Pre-selected auto tuned mode selections
  • Dual IMU sensors for auto sensing camera orientation
  • Extremely compact and lightweight at only 4.5lbs
  • Takes cameras ranging from Blackmagic Pocket to Panasonic GH4 and Sony a7S

For more information on all of these products, check out the DEFY shop .

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Source: DEFY