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Non-GoPro camera compatibility?

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by tempe, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. tempe

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    Hi

    I have DJI Phantom 2 and I am considering buying H3-3D gimbal too. So far I have been using Isaw A3 Extreme camera, which is pretty much equivalent to GoPro best model. I was wondering if H3-3D is compatible with it or any other small action camera? I am not pariticulary lookin for videolink so I guess the Gimbal works even if the usb-cable is not attached?
     
  2. BMEWS

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    you can try it. but the H3-3D was designed for the gopro.

    Bmews
     
  3. EMCSQUAR

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    I highly doubt it. As mentioned the Zenmuse is balanced for the GoPro weight and I doubt the Extreme will fit in the bracket of the Zenmuse.
     
  4. tempe

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    Ok, to my knowledge Isaw is only 9 grams heavier than GoPro so you think its gonna make a difference?
    Isaw is bit thicker thou:
    59mm x 41mm x 21mm gopro
    61mm x 43mm x 32mm isaw

    I do realize the standard fix dont work due thickness but if I were to lock it with cable tie etc. Well, guess theres other cheaper gimbals that work with this.
     
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    It won't work.
    Even 2g in the wrong place is enough to throw the Zenmuse out of balance. This is why people have to make counterbalances when attached even a little filter to the front of the GoPro.
    All brushless gimbals need to be balanced or the little motor windings burn out. Even the big-*** gimbal I have on my S800 EVO has to be balanced. Just adjusting the zoom on my Nex5 too much is enough to throw it out.
     
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    Ok thx for the info. Any recommendations for gimbal that is compatible with Isaw extreme?