Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer

Featured VideoA brief introduction to the Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer
Overview Capture smooth & steady footage with the Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer & any smartphone

The Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer is a must-have accessory for anyone using their smartphone or GoPro camera to shoot video. Its innovative three-axis active stabilization system can turn your device into a professional filmmaking tool with movie-grade smooth and steady imagery. The unique three-axis gyro system uses quick-acting brushless motors, a precise gimbal design and sophisticated software and electronics to eliminate vibrations and to stabilize your camera pans, tilts and rolls. You can move your camera with the action, and take creative walking shots where the camera appears to "fly" in smooth continuous motion.

Overview

An adjustable spring loaded mount makes Dragonfly compatible with most smartphones and GoPro Hero 2, 3 and 4 (with the included GoPro adapter). Perfect for weddings, events, real-estate, travel, sports -- or any video production requiring the camera to move along with the action -- Dragonfly helps you turn precious moments into smooth and steady videos that are a pleasure to watch!

Overview

KeyFeatures 3-xxis active gyro stabilization, brushless motors, smartphone and GoPro compatibility
  • Features
      - Just the facts
  • Benefits
      - What it means to you
  • 3-Axis Active Gyro Stabilizer
  • Ensures smooth and steady pans, tilts, rolls and walking shots
  • Plug & Play
  • No assembly required
  • Pre-tuned Gimbal Control Board
  • No PID tuning required
  • Adjustable Camera Mount
  • Compatible with most smartphones and GoPro Cameras
  • Brushless motors
  • Offers stylish looks & durable construction
  • Black anodized aluminum construction
  • Offers stylish looks & durable construction
  • Bottom mounted activation button
  • Helps prevent accidentally powering down during critical filming moments
  • Long-lasting 3.7v lithium-ion batteries & battery charger provided
  • Hours of fun and enjoyable operation and easy USB port charging
Product In Depth Smooth and steady footage with easy setup/use and wide compatibility with smartphones
Product in Depth

The Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer ships with a soft carry case, perfect for transportation and storage. The package includes the Dragonfly Stabilizer unit, three 3.7v type 18350 lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. battery charger and USB to Mini-USB charging cable, GoPro mounting adapter, Soft carry case, and a screw-in counterweight.

The three provided rechargeable batteries insert easily into the base of the stabilizer. Make sure batteries are inserted with positive raised end facing in and flat end facing out against the spring and that battery cap is firmly tightened at base of stabilizer to ensure a good connection.

Product in Depth
Product in Depth

The provided battery charging unit attaches to any USB port for quick and easy charging. When uncharged batteries are placed in the charger unit, the indicator lights will show as red until batteries are fully charged, at which point they will turn blue.

Attaching and using your smartphone in the Dragonfly is quick and easy. With the Dragonfly secured, pinch with your thumb on the clamp adjustment and index finger by the data port on the control case to open the clamp. Once the device is inserted, hold the unit up and shift the phone inside mount until you have achieved a rough horizontal balance before turning the unit on. Large phones may require the use of the optional counterweight for proper balance. Once on, the stabilizing motor will work to maintain phone balance through pans, tilts, rolls and walking movement.

Product in Depth
Product in Depth

The unique three-axis gyro system uses quick-acting brushless motors, a precise gimbal design and sophisticated software and electronics to stabilize your camera while it shoots. The Dragonfly will support shooting with a left or right tilt up to 45 degrees. The unit can also be held at 90 degrees horizontally for straight up or down shots.

To use a compatible GoPro camera with the Dragonfly, place the GoPro device in the included adapter and mount to the Dragonfly clamp with the provided thumb screw. Insert the included foam pads between the adapter and the clamp. With the adapter mounted to the Dragonfly position as level as possible. You may have to use one hand to assist the device to achieve a balance once powered on. The Dragonfly will have to be turned 180 degrees for capturing. Power on the Dragonfly and start shooting!

  • 1 Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer
  • 1 GoPro Mounting Adapter
  • 3 3.7v Type 18350 Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries
  • 1 Battery Charger w/ USB to Mini-USB Charging Cable
  • 1 Screw-in counterweight (29g)
  • 1 Soft carry case
  • 1 Accessories case
Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer
  • 3-Axis Active Stabilization (Tilt, Roll and Pan)
  • Gesture Control System
  • Customized High Quality BLDC Motors
  • Position & Rate Dual Closed-Loop Control System
  • Maximum +/- 0.1 Degree Leveling Error
  • High Precision 6 Axis IMU Incorporated 32 bit Microprocessor
  • Weight: 19oz (540g) without Smartphone installed
Quick Start Guide

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The Dragonfly Handheld Stabilizer is perfect for weddings, corporate events, real-estate walkthroughs, training videos, travelogues and sports events -- or for any video production requiring your smartphone or GoPro camera to move along with the action. It can help you capture vibration-free, smooth-rolling footage that your viewers will appreciate. The lightweight and compact size of the Dragonfly also makes it easy to pack along to any event or outing.