1. Benjamin Rowland

    Benjamin Rowland New Member

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    The video explains it all...

     
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  2. IrisAerial

    IrisAerial The Village Idiot

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    That is pretty damn impressive.
     
  3. RTRyder

    RTRyder Merlin of Multirotors

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    Yeah, and how big of second mortgage do you need to take on your house to pay for it along with their new flight controller system. I'm willing to bet it's at least as pricey as a Zenmuse and probably more, much more...

    Ken
     
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    It's not going to be cheap. But then, this is designed and engineered for the cinema market, not the hobby market. Compared to a $20k jib a gimbal like this is a no brainer.

    nick
     
  5. PaNt

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    I want to know if they will give us the parts to upgrade the old one...!

    lets see..!
     
  6. tstrike

    tstrike pendejo grande

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    "Any camera, any lens", that's a tall order. Think this one's going beyond MC use only. Guess we'll see it next week.
















    nice video but was the guy hunting that young couple with the compass?
     
  7. nicwilke

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    Hope these guys from freefly and also photohigher are price pitching correctly since the Brushless gimbal revolution is well in effect.

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  8. ovdt

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    I think, several simple brushless gimbals will do the work for cameras sized around NEX5 & NEX6 better than anything on the market right now.

    CineStar is offering the third axis which is not available yet on the third party gimbals. And if a camera around 5-6 lbs can be adopted to new CineStar Gimbal, than it can be a killer.
     
  9. Stacky

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    I suspect there will still be a difference in performance between the brushless gimbals and the high end stepper motor gimbals but the difference for the majority of people will be so close it wont be an issue.
     
  10. nicwilke

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    Ben, when will you have one in the air. I've watched this a few times now, and its unbeatable.
     
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    stepper motor gimbals, are there such things?
     
  12. Stacky

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    I was under the impression that the Zenmuse uses stepper motors which is why they need 6s batteries etc.

     
  13. IrisAerial

    IrisAerial The Village Idiot

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    I still just dont get how a brushless motor with less than 1000 poles could achieve this accuracy with direct drive. Baffles me more and more. ???
     
  14. RTRyder

    RTRyder Merlin of Multirotors

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    Personally I don't care if it uses tiny hamsters on a treadmill if it works with 100% accuracy. So far I'm finding the two brushless I currently have work as well or better than a Zenmuse and cost about 1/7 or less the price of a Zen.

    On the other hand, the rumored price for the FreeFly is in the $7500 to $10,000 range, you won't likely be seeing any outside of serious commercial use where they pay for themselves.

    Ken
     
  15. destructomatt

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    I am most excited about their new flight controller. Everyone here knows the drawbacks of whats onthe the market right now, so it will be interesting to see what they will be able to do.
     
  16. nicwilke

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    I agree Ken, and I'm in the mindset that cameras are going to get smaller, not bigger, so the brushless gimbals for small cameras are going to mature from perfect to bloody perfect.
     
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    Coo
     
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  18. Benjamin Rowland

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    Hopefully soon! It is really impressive. I'm betting the shipping model will be even better...
     
  19. nicwilke

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    Yes, I bet. Really exciting times, as it moves bums like me up the latter with brushless motor gimbals, and pros like you further up. I guess the leap was needed for Freefly (and lets assume Photohigher) to keep market share. When you want to lead the industry, you need to be innovative. People say that for the pricetag of above $5000 etc its not more than 10% better than a $500 gimbal, but that 10% is a large gap between prosumer and professional, IMHO.
    So exciting to be in this industry, bring on the NAB announcements.
     
  20. jcmonty

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    Wow.. I love what this industry is doing.
     

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