Features of DJI RS 3
DJI RS 3 brings quite a lot of updates when compared to the previous generation, the RS 2 . The design remains concise. It weighs only about 1.27 Kg. Even so, this gimbal can withstand the weight of the camera, lens and accessories with a total weight of up to 2.9 Kg. Enough to accommodate a variety of contemporary mirrorless camera models.
According to DJI, the RS 3 now comes with an updated axis locking system. As a result, RS 3 can be used immediately when the power button is pressed. A mounting plate mechanism with quick-release is also available. So, you don’t have to bother with rebalancing every time you change your camera or lens.
Another convenience offered by the DJI RS 3 is the shutter button with a Bluetooth connection. This button can be used to control the camera shutter button without the need for cables.
Its stabilization capability is also improved. With the third generation RS Stabilization algorithm, the stabilization capability is increased by about 20% over the DJI RSC 2. This improvement will be felt when shooting while running or mounted on a moving vehicle. RS 3 also supports SuperSmooth stabilization capabilities that are compatible with lens focal lengths of up to 100mm.
To make navigation easier, the RS 3 is equipped with a 1.8-inch OLED touch screen. The screen area is 80% larger than the previous generation. The interface has also been updated for easier control and setup. Buttons to switch between pan follow, pan and tilt follow and FPV modes are also available.
The DJI RS 3 is powered by a battery that can be used for up to 12 hours. Charging the battery supports the fast recharge feature of up to 18 Watts via the USB-C port.
Features of DJI RS 3 Pro
Switching to the DJI RS 3 Pro this gimbal brings the features that are in the RS 3. The difference with the RS 3 is in the material it carries. DJI RS 3 Pro carries carbon fiber material. So, lighter and tougher. It weighs about 1.4 Kg and can withstand camera weights of up to 4.5 Kg.
The sleeves are also longer. That way it will be compatible with professional-grade cameras. Including, cinema-class cameras such as the Sony FX6, Canon EOS C70 and RED Komodo.
The most interesting feature of the DJI RS 3 Pro is the support for the LIDAR Range Finder focus module which was adopted from the DJI Ronin 4D gimbal. Thanks to this additional module, the DJI RS 3 Pro can allow cameras with manual lenses to be used with autofocus.
The autofocus system is also claimed to be very fast relying on a high-speed focus motor. In addition, there is also support for the Active Track Pro feature for highly accurate subject recognition and tracking capabilities.
Price of DJI RS 3 and RS 3 Pro
The DJI RS 3 and RS 3 Pro are now available in the American market. Prices for the DJI RS 3 start at US$549 and US$869 for the DJI RS 3 Pro.