On a private road because E-Scooters still aren’t legal on UK roads, socially distanced because 2020 and wearing helmets because middle aged men on scooters :)
Got to test out my new Zhiyun Weebill S gimbal, it easily handles the weight of my Sony A7III in a cage with the Tamron 28-75 so that was nice too.
Directed by: Christian “Documentally” Payne & Adrian “Uchujin” Storey
Shot & Edited by: Adrian “Uchujin” Storey
Music: Linear Folk “The Dog Is Her Buddha”
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I sold my Moza Aircross 2 gimbal because despite being a great gimbal functionally the battery won’t fully charge after only 9 months and a replacement which we all know is just a cheap and easily available 18650 in a proprietary plastic case costs £70!!
The Weebil on the other hand takes standard 18650’s which you can pick up on eBay for about £6 a pair.
The overall design of the Weebill and the ease of getting to underslung mode makes it a far better gimbal in use too IMHO.
I’m done with companies that use proprietary batteries and then charge through the nose for them. The inkjet printer model for camera equipment is completely offensive to customers, there are plenty of standard battery types (18650, NP-F, V-lock etc) so that no company needs to do this.
Personally, I have a new rule to not buy any product that doesn’t use a standard battery type from now on.