After making a huge splash with its drone tech, DJI introduced the original Ronin stabilizer three years ago at NAB. This year, the company is announcing the Ronin 2, which it calls an improvement in every way.

Here's what we know so far:

DJI Ronin 2

  • Better stabilization with built-in GPS
  • Built in 1000nit screen
  • Carbon fiber monopod frame with detachable grip and fold away feet
  • Carries up to 30lbs, stabilizes going up to 75mph
  • Detachable battery powers the R2 for 8hrs, 2.5 hours uptime, hot-swappable
  • Quick release  
  • 2-axis mode for Steadicam
  • Redesigned dual-band remote, 2.4ghz and 5.8ghz with 1 mile range
  • New software interface includes better Panorama function, timelapse functionality,
  • Shipping later this quarter
  • Pricing TBD

DJI Ronin 2 Mounted on Camera CarDJI Ronin 2 Mounted on Camera Car

Behind-the-scenes filming The Legacy short film with the Ronin 2:

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