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Installing the 3 axis DYS gimbal on a 3D Robotics IRIS

Installing the 3 axis DYS gimbal on a 3D Robotics IRIS

A young RC hobbyist Ferdinand Loesch has done a detailed tutorial on adding a 3 axis DYS gimbal, currently this is the gimbal IRIS users are opting for when going 3 axis. We found the DYS to be heavy and not to have the best build quality, the wiring in particular being delicate, however, we’ll see what results people get with the gimbal and we’ll reserve judgement for now.

Using a custom GoPro on a gimbal

Using a custom GoPro on a gimbal

Most GoPro gimbals, even the DJI Zenmuse, generally are not capable of working well with a heavily modified GoPro, this is a frustration as the GoPro’s built in F2.8 wide angle lens, whilst sharp and able to cope with flare fairly nicely, just stands out as being obvious GoPro footage, the wide angle look for some shots is great but in general it is too excessive. Removing fisheye in post production is a workflow overhead and also isn’t perfect, it’s […]

Pretty cool video short made with the DJI Ronin

Pretty cool video short made with the DJI Ronin

A pretty cool YouTube short video has been made showing the DJI Ronin in action, the Ronin is effectively a hand held gimbal for video use, to replace to a degree, the conventional steadicam and also to compete against the MōVI from Freefly systems which is a similar hnad held gimbal.

An FPV flight with the DJI Lightbridge and the H3-3D

An FPV flight with the DJI Lightbridge and the H3-3D

It’s good to see DJIs latest products being used together, the Lightbridge and the H3-3D, here UK retailer www.quadcopters.co.uk demonstrates them both being used together on a Phantom. The only problem is the music sounds like Enya being held hostage by a tribe of pygmies playing panpipes, thankfully the CD isn’t included with the H3-3D. There is no official price for the H3-3D at the moment, it is rumoured to be around the £299 mark.

Detailed look at the H3-3D by UK Retailer Quadcopters

Detailed look at the H3-3D by UK Retailer Quadcopters

The guys over at the UK retailer www.quadcopters.co.uk have done a detailed look at the H3-3D, it looks like when flown normally there isn’t a noticeable issue of the landing gear getting in the way of shots as seen under extreme yaw.