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Ronin 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Stabilizer

MFR Part #: CP.ZM.000078
Samy's Part #: S-033987
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The DJI Innovations Ronin 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Stabilizer has been developed for the filmmaking professional. High build quality standards ensure that it keeps up with the demands of rigorous handheld and aerial use in trying environments. Simply hold it in your hands or mount it to an aircraft to create smooth and stable footage. Custom built ultra-fast processors, extremely accurate sensors, and advanced algorithms, together with fanatical attention to detail has created a system that offers remarkably precise manipulation of control angles - within the range of ±0.02°. This puts world-class, industry leading technology into your hands and creates unparalleled picture and video stabilization.

Please Note: Camera and Lens not included.

The Ronin is not customized for any specific camera. It can be easily adjusted to carry everything from small & light Micro-Four-Thirds cameras to heavier systems like the Red Epic. With a little practice, the Ronin takes less than 5 minutes to set up and balance whenever the camera configuration is changed. SmoothTrack gives a single gimbal operator the ability to transform their tilt and pan movements on the gimbal into smooth and stabilized camera angle changes. A customized, advanced 32-bit floating point DSP processor offers more efficiency than an ARM processor, for faster processing of signals from the onboard encoders.

Underslung mode for traditional operation. Upright mode for eye-level or even higher shots. Briefcase mode for a slim low-profile setup. A built-in DJI receiver allows the Ronin to be remotely controlled by a 2nd operator. The gimbal operator can focus on gimbal movement while the 2nd operator pays attention to camera movement. The Ronin's customized smart battery is easy to install and simple to charge with the provided charger. Remaining power can be checked directly on the battery.

The included 4S lithium-polymer battery powers the Ronin for up to four hours. It is a "smart" battery, meaning power regulation and protection circuitry is built-in and there is no separate balancing lead, unlike many lithium-polymer batteries. A charger is also included, and it is important to always use chargers designed for the Ronin battery because of the smart circuitry. Two 12V DC PowerTaps and one USB power port on the camera base allow you to power on-camera accessories directly from the Ronin battery to simplify your charging regime and avoid unnecessary added weight.

Features:
  • Wide Camera/Lens Compatibility: The Auto Configuration feature means the Ronin can adapt to a range of camera sizes from lightweight mirrorless models up to cinema cameras. It is suitable for payloads up to 16 pounds.
  • SmoothTrack Control: SmoothTrack gives a single gimbal operator the ability to translate their tilt and pan movements of the gimbal into smooth and stabilized movements of the camera's angle. This is designed to make framing of broad wide-angle scenes or even shooting in close quarters much easier during single gimbal operator use.
  • Auto Configuration: After balancing the camera with a simple tap of the ATS (Auto Tune Stability) button, Ronin will be automatically tuned for the mass and weight distribution of your camera rig. The gimbal will intelligently adjust parameters based on the camera rig's weight and independently adjust each of the three axes until an optimal setting is found.
  • Three Operation Modes: Upright Operation Mode, Upright Mode allows the gimbal to be flipped over so the camera can be operated closer to eye level without straining to lift the gimbal. This can be used in various situations, such mounting on the top of the vehicle. Underslung (Suspended) Operation Mode, Suspended Operation Mode is the standard operation mode for Ronin. Low slung, close to the ground, or simply holding the gimbal in front of you offers stabilized handheld footage. This mode would also be used when mounted the gimbal on a flying platform such as a multirotor RC helicopter. Briefcase Mode: When a slimmer gimbal profile is needed - such as when moving through doorways or narrow paths - Briefcase Mode is ideal. It allows the gimbal to be held to the side and close to the legs, much like a briefcase.
  • Second Operator Control: A second operator transmitter (radio controller) is included with the package. Featuring the form factor of an RC aircraft radio controller, the 2.4 GHz Ronin transmitter provides pan and tilt control as well user-assignable speed settings and operation modes via two toggle switches. If you would rather use a third-party transmitter a D-bus port is provided.
  • Optional Joystick Pan/Tilt: Single thumb control is possible for the Ronin Handheld Gimbal System. These Pan and Tilt movements are controlled via the optional joystick attachment, available separately. Additionally, SmoothTrack Mode can be turned on or off using the joystick interface.
  • Assistant Software for Mobile and Windows: A mobile device or computer to run the Assistant Software is essential. It is available for select iOS mobile devices and Windows computers. With the software you can Auto Configure the rig based on the weight and weight distribution of your camera after you've balanced it, Adjust Smoothtrack tuning to user preference, Enable and configure Second Operator Control, Run diagnostics and generate stats and Install firmware updates
  • Tool-Free Adjustment: A built-in balance adjustment system means no tools are needed for setup and adjustment, saving time when changing the setup for different camera arrangements.
  • Accessory Mounting: Dual 15mm (LWS) rods are incorporated for adding follow focuses or matte boxes. Meanwhile top bar accessory mounts let you attach field monitors, lights, microphones, recorders, and other "camera-mounted" accessories.
  • Quick Release Smart Battery: Providing an estimated 4 hours of run time (depending on use), the proprietary Ronin battery system is designed for easy changes in the field and charges using a dedicated charger that is included. The batteries feature indicators so remaining power can be checked directly on the battery itself. Unlike may lithium-polymer batteries, with the Ronin Smart Battery, overcharge and over depletion protection is built-in, as is individual battery cell charge balancing.
  • Power Distribution Box: Two regulated 12V DC PowerTaps, one 500 mAH type A female USB connector, and also a connection point for the DJI Lightbridge Long Range HD Video Downlink are provided. These provide power connection for various accessories, including motorized follow focus systems, video transmitters, and more - all while keeping the wiring to a minimum.
  • Quick Release Top Handle: Designed to save time breaking the system down or transporting it between locations.
  • Protective Carrying Case Included: A watertight, hardshell case with wheels is included for transporting and storing the Ronin. The case features a custom-fitted foam interior with spaces for the disassembled Ronin, transmitter, and two batteries with room leftover for sundry accessories.
  • Based on Zenmuse Technology: The Ronin adapts the same brushless motor technology used in DJI's aerial gimbals for handheld, terrestrial use.
  • Aircraft-Grade Aluminum Construction: Built with taxing professional shoots in mind, the Ronin is designed for durability and features integrated cable management to avoid cable ties or loops that can get snagged.
  • Digital Absolute Positioning Encoders: Implemented at each axis, these help the Ronin achieve a control accuracy of ±0.02%.
  • Handlebar
  • Ronin Transmitter (Radio Controller)
  • Gimbal Tuning Stand
  • Smart Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • ANSI Power Cord
  • JIS Power Cord
  • CE Power Cord
  • SAA Plug Adapter
  • BS Plug Adapter
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Camera Mounting Plate
  • Extension Rod Holder
  • 6 x Adjustable Length Extension Rod
  • 2 x Camera Screw A
  • 2 x Camera Screw B
  • 2 x M4x10 Screw
  • Lens Support Screw
  • Lens Support
  • 2 x Top Bar Quick Release Accessories Mount
  • Allen Wrench
  • Protective Case
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