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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.

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.

DJI Announce Phantom 2 Vision+ with new 3 axis camera

DJI Announce Phantom 2 Vision+ with new 3 axis camera

DJI have announced the release of the Phantom 2 Vision+ which has a new camera design based on a 3 Axis gimbal, the footage DJI have shown on YouTube does look good, smooth and on a first view no issues jumped out. The only issue is for slow-mo you’ll need to drop to 720p.  There’s no 50i mode for PAL users but the 25 frames per second rate is available (according to Eric Cheng, DJI’s Director of Aerial Imaging). See DJI’s […]

Adobe annouce upcoming CC enhancements

Adobe annouce upcoming CC enhancements

Adobe have announced the upcoming enhancements to their CC product range. Read more here: http://www.alexandrosmaragos.com/2014/04/Adobe-Reveals-Next-Wave-of-Creative-Cloud.html

More H3-3D in action

More H3-3D in action

Quadcopters, a UK retailer in Lancashire have uploaded footage of the H3-3D staying stable under a lot of yaw movement.  Footage from the H3-3D is promised tomorrow.

DJI show H3-3D Zenmuse in action

DJI show H3-3D Zenmuse in action

Whilst we’ve not been bowled over by the initial details on the H3-3D, DJI’s first in-flight demo of the gimbal at least shows that it does look more solid and locked it than the H3-2D, whether that’s enough to update your H3-2D for, we’ll leave you to decide.