A well-known company, a manufacturer of sporting cameras and DVRs SJCAM introduced its first electronic stabilizer called SJ-Gimbal. The new classic design handle with a remote control and a movable camera mount. The device has a black matte color, among the bright elements – only the red and green keys, and brand name SJCAM in the base.
Characteristics of SJ-Gimbal
SJ-Gimbal is a 3 axis stabilizer for video shooting, the principle of which based on an electronic gyroscope. With the help of this device you can easily pan the video directly with hands. There are 3 modes: normal panning, the shooting mode stable video and pan in a selfie mode. It weighs about 600 grams. On its handle is a micro USB port for charging the device.
Steadicam is activated by a simple press of a button activation, and a second click activates the connected camera. A separate key is responsible for switching and LED indicator notifies you about it. It is necessary to highlight the lock mode of an image (Lock). The camera is fixed in one position and it does not change even if you move and rotate the arm. Thus, it is possible to obtain a stable and smooth video from one angle even in motion.
Selfie mode turns the camera and directs it on your face for taking selfie videos. The perfect solution for your video blog or something like that. It is also worth noting that SJ-Gimbal it would be best to work with cameras from the same manufacturer SJCAM. So if you already have this camera
As for compatibility, the stabilizer SJ-Gimbal you can set the action-camera SJ4, SJ5, SJ6, SJ7 and other cameras of similar size. To see an example video shooting with the use of this stabilizer, view the video below.
Video: SJ-Gimbal in action
In the package there is the gadget, battery charger, hand strap and gray plastic case for transport. Estimated price leaves $ 149, that is quite beneficial compared to competitors from Yi, Zhiyun and DJI. SJ-Gimbal is likely to be compatible with the latest camera SJCAM M40.
This sports camera is based on a Novatek processor 96658 12 Megapixel sensor Sony IMX323 and the ability to record 1080p, 30 fps. Camera the M40 will get a 2-inch IPS display and even the degree of case protection IP65. The capacity of the battery will be 2650 mAh, it can be assumed that the camera can record FHD videos for over 3 hours on a single full battery charge. About the release date of new items not yet reported.