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Gimbal anyone? Advices needed please

Old May 2, 19, 3:38 pm
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Gimbal anyone? Advices needed please

Mods, if this has been asked please merge or remove it!
I have a question about videos? Is there someone who knows something about gimbals?
So I'm trying to figure out which one should I purchase between these 3 (or another if someone else can recommend a good one):

- Zhiyun Crane 2:
https://www.zhiyun.fr/crane-2/

- Feiyutech A2000:
http://www.feiyu-tech.com/a2000/


- DJI Ronin S (Standard Kit):
https://www.dji.com/fr/ronin-s

Price wise, there are all in the same bracket, in that order before any advice I would go for the 1) A2000, 2) Ronin - S and finally the Crane 2... but do you know more?
Any problem to travel on plane with it in a carry-on?

The equipments are two mirroless cameras: Sony Nex5 + Sony A6300, with Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS and Sony E 24mm F1.8 Zeiss Sonnar lenses (or the basic 16-50mm + Samyang FE 8mm).

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Old May 23, 19, 3:14 pm
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I haven't used the specific models from Zhiyun and Feiyutech you are referring to BUT

I bought the feiyutech a4000 for my NYC trip and never ended up using it because it can't hold a charge at all. I would charge it full the night before and take it out with me in the morning, the battery lasted no longer than 15mins.

I friend bought the Zhiyun one for smart phones and the same thing happened.

All were returned to AMAZON.

I didn't have any problems bringing mine as a carry-on to EWR and back.
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Old May 29, 19, 1:28 pm
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Many thanks for your input
Following your experience, I've purchased the Dji Ronin S (in essential kit finally).
So far it doesn't look bad - just need to get used to it it real condition!

Originally Posted by YVRStarFlyer View Post
I haven't used the specific models from Zhiyun and Feiyutech you are referring to BUT

I bought the feiyutech a4000 for my NYC trip and never ended up using it because it can't hold a charge at all. I would charge it full the night before and take it out with me in the morning, the battery lasted no longer than 15mins.

I friend bought the Zhiyun one for smart phones and the same thing happened.

All were returned to AMAZON.

I didn't have any problems bringing mine as a carry-on to EWR and back.
That su*ks
At the end, did you buy another one?
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Old May 29, 19, 1:35 pm
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I haven't bought anyone yet....let me know how the Dji Ronin works please
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Old May 31, 19, 12:37 pm
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Originally Posted by YVRStarFlyer View Post
I haven't bought anyone yet....let me know how the Dji Ronin works please
Sure, you will get an update after the first attempt.
One thing you should consider is the weight, this one is quiet heavy - not sure if you can keep filming non stop for more than half an hour...
Another one is, the ability to put a anti shake 4th axis dual handle grip - not sure if it really makes a huge difference or just a way to spend more for little added results!
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