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Gimbal saver? Any one better than another?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SinjinSix, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. SinjinSix

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    I'm thinking of adding one just in case. Does anyone have a recommendation on which(brand) to buy? Do they add weight or do they adversely affect the gimbal? Thanks and Happy 4th!!
     
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    If you're referring to a gimbal saver (device designed to attach to the gimbal to try to prevent separation and damage to the ribbon cable), I found the PhantomFix 3 to be an inexpensive solution. It doesn't adversely affect the gimbal at all and was easy to install.

    Some people are also looking for a gimbal protector (device designed to protect the gimbal from being hit during a fall). I also utilize this type of protection, specifically the UAVBits Camera Support. It's lightweight and may protect the gimbal in case of a crash but also gives some extra stability to the legs.

    Thankfully, I've never had a crash but these two little mods do give me a bit more peace of mind.

    Chris
     
  6. omarkatwe

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    Its good but not saving the gimbal from broken main holder neck when hit the ground from more than 3 meters,
    Not even protect the ribbon cable from the trees sticks if you fall down on top of trees,
    Plus its 50 $ ,
    My self prefer the carbon plate protector , it could save the gimbal from falling down or trees sticks ,
    I donno thats my opinion?
    Cheers
     
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