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3-Way Electronic Image Stabilisation Device For DSLR / Mirrorless Cameras

There's a really cool 3-way image stabilisation support designed to be used with DSLR and Mirrorless cameras on sale in Japan.

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Wieldy Swift-M

A company called Thanko / Sanko has released a 3-way electronic gimball camera stablisation device, called the Wieldy Swift-M, for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras, ideal for video recording. Priced at 98,000yen, (£530GBP at current exchange rates), the 3-axis brushless gimbal is powered by a number of rechargable lithium-ion batteries, and features a USB socket, as well as a tripod socket. The USB socket can be used to add accessories including LED lighting, or alternatively used to recharge a smartphone or other compatible device, such as a digital camera that accepts USB power sources, such as the new Sony Alpha A7S II

Wieldy Swift-M

The device has a number of different operation modes: Follow Mode - the orientation of the camera follows the handle orientation. Lock Mode, the orientation of the camera is not fixed to the orientation of the handle. There is also a joystick control on the handle that lets you control the camera's orentation (pan and tilt). The device supports cameras up to 850g (with lens), and the battery is said to last up to 3 hours. Examples of cameras suitable for use with it include the latest mirrorless cameras including the Sony Alpha A7 series, Olympus OM-D series, Panasonic Lumix GH4, and others. An example of the effectiveness of the Wieldy Swift-M can be seen below:

 

 

Via DCWatch.

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Comments


27 Oct 2015 9:16PM
Another website where you have to know/read Japanese...
Izzit available in UK/Europe anywhere....?
28 Oct 2015 8:48AM

Quote:[Another website where you have to know/read Japanese...
Izzit available in UK/Europe anywhere....?/quote]

Doesn't seem to be currently. I don't know what webrowser you're using but in Google Chrome there's an option to 'translate the page'. It's not always perfect but it does make it easier to read. Smile

MrDennis Plus
13 299 Wales
2 Nov 2015 5:40PM
Cheaper to buy a Tripod for goodness sake....

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