Whenever the MōVI was announced, many potential customers were appalled at the high price tag. Even the lower end MōVI carried a retail price of $5k, which many folks still considered too high.
DJI was expected to ship its MōVI competitor, the Ronin, for $4500 next month. Now, it seems that DJI wants to get an even bigger edge on the market with an entry price of $2999 for the Ronin. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
One of the cool things about going to trade shows is meeting the people who create products we use. And it’s a bonus when you catch them their first year off of a new product launch that we may or may not know where it’s going. The booths are smaller. The crowds aren’t quite as large. And, you can have some longer, uninterrupted conversations.
Adding to the handheld gimbal stabilizers after last year’s Movi introduction, DJI has ventured into the market with the Ronin. It is designed to deliver stabilization for a number of cameras ranging from the Red Epic to Micro Four Thirds Cameras. [Read more...]
The Comodo Orbit is another fresh take in the camera stabilization market. For many years, Steadicam and Glidecam models have remained mostly static in the fundamental ways they are constructed and operated. Now, the Comodo Orbit rig has come along and shaken up the basic single-gimbal designs we are accustomed with a new two gimbal design. [Read more...]