Modern gadgets are increasingly becoming part of our lives, and steadicam suspensions for smartphones are no exception. The review will focus on the inexpensive three-axis suspension-steadicam SOOCOO Gimbal Stable Platform 3‑Axis Stabilized Handheld Gimbal
Steadicam provides stabilization of the position of the smartphone in the angles of 330°(pan), 325°(pitch), and 180°(roll), and the application automatically takes photos and videos in various modes. There are object tracking modes and timelines with panoramas. Price $68 (with coupon)
Battery (built-in): 1 * 18650 Lithium Battery 3.7V 3000mAh
Input Voltage: 3.4V(Min.) 3.7V(Standard) 4.2V(Max.)
Operation Current: 150mA(Min.) 1500mA(Standard) 3000mA(Max.)
Operation Temperature: 0℃~40℃
Operation Time: 12h
Pan Angle Range: 330°
Pitch Angle Range: 325°
Roll Angle Range: 180°
Compatible Models: smartphone with sizes under 6.0 Gopro3/4/5/6
Controllable Pitch Angle: ‑155°, +155°
Controllable Roll Angle: ‑30°, +30°
Controllable Pan Angle: ‑155°, +155°
Charging Time: 3H
Charging Voltage: 5V
Charging Current: 1A
Power Output Voltage: 5V
Power Output Current: 1A
Package Size: 350*170*60mm
Package Weight: 500g
Appearance Soocoo — a completely modern suspension on three engines
The handle is made of a comfortable shape, the mount for a smartphone is universal.
Packaging is very budget — cardboard box
Features of the sdedicam: the presence of an output for charging a smartphone, the presence of a thread for a tripod.
Comes with a wrist lanyard and a USB charging cable. There is an instruction.
The small mass of the steadicam allows you to take it with you, for example, on vacation.
For comparison — three steadicams of the same price range. Against the background of others, Soocoo has good characteristics.
The smartphone is simply attached to the universal clamp of the device.
Alternatively, you can use the opportunity to install an action camera.
Although it is better to do this through a special adapter.
We turn on the steadicam (the bottom button on the remote control), it is ready to work immediately. You need to connect it to your smartphone for settings.
To connect to a smartphone, activate Bluetooth on the smartphone, look for a stabilizer, connect.
Download the application for controlling the steadicam (following the link from the instructions, QR code).
Connecting to a smartphone, mode menu, general application menu, panorama modes.
I checked the operation of the steadicam in a decent frost — there are no complaints, I only recommend charging it first.
Photo on the street. You can set the desired angle with the steadicam joystick, or select one of the ready-made modes, for example, panorama.
A little life hack — most steadicams are universal, you can install both a smartphone and an action camera. This results in double savings.
Similar steadicams for smartphones are interesting gadgets, as for yourself, just try it. So with the purpose of a gift to a passionate person. Steadicam will provide good photos and videos from your vacation!
You can buy Soocoo steadicam here.
Price $68 with coupon CRF5671.