Thread Tools
Old Jan 20, 2013, 02:47 AM
koolkiwikat is offline
Find More Posts by koolkiwikat
Registered User
koolkiwikat's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitalik View Post
Hi! Here is my first test of gimbal for NEX5N.
Alex's control board.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl0oOv407QM
I bet alot of the big brands/companys are sweating at this gemstone discovery, Im in!

Why pay $2000...$3000 for a gimble

This is STAR WARS stuff in gimble magic!
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jan 20, 2013, 03:30 AM
kinderkram is offline
Find More Posts by kinderkram
OS Sponsor
kinderkram's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by tomeparker View Post
Hi all, having just seen the videos, I am amazed as most people are.

I'm struggling to understand who's project this is? I've been over to the German site and got confused.

Are we just waiting for a full kit to become available, for the GoPro gimbal + controller that is?

If anyone can clarify that would be great, cheers!
This project is based on Alex Moskalenko's firmware and electronic design.
http://www.simplebgc.com/eng

He licensed his code to several manufacturers/vendors (can't tell about conditions).

Now we're all waiting what they come up with and when.
Some might offer complete kits, some might offer the rewound motors, others will have the controller.

Let's wait and see...
Old Jan 20, 2013, 03:44 AM
skyhorse is offline
Find More Posts by skyhorse
Registered User
Still cannot compare to DJI yet, no matter how you move your stick, Z15 still can keep the position almost 100% like a rock.

DIY BLG just can reach about 85-90% performance of Z15, however, this is good enough for most of us who want to take some nice and usable footage without breaking the bank...

Affordable BLG is the way to go, I believe servo on gimbals will became history very soon...
Old Jan 20, 2013, 03:48 AM
ArtPiranha is offline
Find More Posts by ArtPiranha
Registered User
One more test
AlexMos Simple BGC (2 min 52 sec)
Old Jan 20, 2013, 04:00 AM
kinderkram is offline
Find More Posts by kinderkram
OS Sponsor
kinderkram's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by skyhorse View Post
Still cannot compare to DJI yet, no matter how you move your stick, Z15 still can keep the position almost 100% like a rock.

DIY BLG just can reach about 85-90% performance of Z15, however, this is good enough for most of us who want to take some nice and usable footage without breaking the bank...

Affordable BLG is the way to go, I believe servo on gimbals will became history very soon...
90% performance at 10% the costs makes 100% for me.
Keep in mind that these are all prototypes atm.

btw.: There's a nice GUI to setup the Gimbal



Does DJI offer anything like this for their customers?
No - if you want to change a lense you need to send it in to DJI for a firmware adjustment.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 04:02 AM
4x4lololab is offline
Find More Posts by 4x4lololab
Registered User
4x4lololab's Avatar
Really great...

"I have a dream...." and alex do it!!!
Old Jan 20, 2013, 04:52 AM
helicoblast is offline
Find More Posts by helicoblast
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamac View Post
Here you go: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=0MnGtXJAM08 - found it on Aleksey's website.
Thanks!
Old Jan 20, 2013, 04:52 AM
skyhorse is offline
Find More Posts by skyhorse
Registered User
Just like aerial filming in sunny day, once they uploaded to Youtube, can you tell the difference between 5D3 and NEX5N?

5D3 vs NEX5N = Z15 vs Alex BLG
Old Jan 20, 2013, 05:26 AM
Pelagic is offline
Find More Posts by Pelagic
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by fritz99 View Post
Did you rewind the motor ?

Fritz
No it's not my video.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 05:39 AM
skyhorse is offline
Find More Posts by skyhorse
Registered User
I believe AlexMos BLG will as famous as Gopro brand soon, everybody can afford to have one because the price is only 10% of Z15.

When people think about action camera, GOPRO brand always come 1st in their mind.
When people think about camera gimbals, AlexMos always come1st in their mind.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 05:50 AM
jamac is offline
Find More Posts by jamac
Registered User
Quote:
90% performance at 10% the costs makes 100% for me.
I think flitelab asked for a ballpark price with not much of an answer back then -
@kinderkram based on what you wrote, is 350$ 'officially' in that area ?
Old Jan 20, 2013, 06:15 AM
Pelagic is offline
Find More Posts by Pelagic
Registered User
Woohoo, just ordered the german BGC board! It will be interesting to see how it compares with Alex's board.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 06:17 AM
flitelab is offline
Find More Posts by flitelab
flitelab's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pelagic View Post
Woohoo, just ordered the german BGC board! It will be interesting to see how it compares with Alex's board.
Where did you order it from and what sort of pricing on it?
Site Sponsor
Old Jan 20, 2013, 06:21 AM
Pelagic is offline
Find More Posts by Pelagic
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by flitelab View Post
Where did you order it from and what sort of pricing on it?
I sent you a PM
Old Jan 20, 2013, 06:24 AM
flitelab is offline
Find More Posts by flitelab
flitelab's Avatar
Thanks for the PM. I think I'll hold off for now and see what comes out in completed for, I really don;t have time for another DIY project :-) As I understand it the German project is separate from the one AlexMos is doing, open source vs closed source/commercial.
Site Sponsor


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini-HowTo Super Simple Gimbal - SSG - KK2.1 & OpenPilot support crezzee Aerial Photography 1672 Jul 01, 2016 06:42 AM
Alert HOBBYWING SKYWALKER QUATTRO RC Model 20A x4 Brushless Speed Controller ESC szewang2805 Hot Online Deals 3 Sep 18, 2012 09:30 PM
New Product JCX-M6 Flight Controller for RC Airplane RC Model Plane FPV Fixed-wing Airplane wenney2009 FPV Talk 3 Jun 19, 2012 06:10 AM
Sold NTSC Sony CCD camera + Gimballed mount + Patch antenna and Simple OSD spbalaj FPV Equipment (FS/W) 1 May 12, 2012 09:14 PM
New Product The ROME Board or Smallest Simple Brushed/Brushless Motors Controller 26*27mm Doblao Multirotor Talk 36 Apr 02, 2012 09:23 AM