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Anyone tried this cheapish gimbal

Started by benchmark, Wednesday,November 28, 2012, 18:41:43

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teslahed

I haven';t tried it. It looks like it would work well for FPV with a small and lightweight camera if that';s what you are planning, but i wouldn';t use it if you are looking to mount anything like a go-pro or larger; it doesn';t look like it';s designed to take much weight.
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eyeflying

This is not really a Gimbal - its a Pan and Tilt mount for an FPV camera. If you';re looking to stabalise a camera such as a Gopro or a Compact Digital camera then you need a proper Gimbal which will cost you around £30 - £50 for a reasonable quality (but cheap) one.

Gaza07

Yea its a pan and tilt mount the type used to hold a fpv camera that';s setup for head tracking,
deff not for the flight recording camera  ~~ as said above you need a gimble for that  ;)

Jumpy07

I have one.. they are crap.. more suited to fixed wing for headtracker..  personally dont waste your money

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benchmark

Quote from: Jumpy07 on Wednesday,November 28, 2012, 20:27:31
I have one.. they are crap.. more suited to fixed wing for headtracker..  personally dont waste your money


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JAB1a

Hi Benchmark,

Im in the market for a cheap 2axis gimble for my Crocolis Extreme HD cam but most are made to fit cameras like the GoPro';s (not very deep).

Let me know what you find, Im not looking at spending no more than £50 (servo';s included) but that might be a pipe dream. I just wish I had a 3d printer or CNC as those would go hand in hand with this hobby.

Good luck on your search

Jumpy07

I have recently tried 4 cheap gimbals, to be honest they are much of a muchness.. at the cheap end the servos make or break the overall quality..

Also the output handling of the gimbal.. ie:  some digital servos need 490hz .. whereas analogue is happy with 50hz.. good metal geared high speed servos are worth the extra money.

Its also worth buying some anti-vibration mounts.. which are  normally not supplied..

I am quickly coming to the opinion that if you don';t have a £1000+ to spend..  then you might be  better with a dampened mount without servos..  such as this one http://www.fast-lad.co.uk/store/products_damping_pivot_camera_mount_70031003-p-19658.html
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