BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

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BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostThu Jan 09, 2020 11:26 am

Here is my review of the Zhiyun weebill S.


The reason why I am posting this here is that I used it mostly with the BMPCC6K :).

So if you were thinking of getting one and/or wondering how to balance it I thought it might be useful to you.

Let me know what you think and if you have any question :).

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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostThu Jan 09, 2020 3:59 pm

Appreciate your review of this gimbal, Florent. If you didn’t own a gimbal, would you buy this or the Ronin S? Or another option?
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostThu Jan 09, 2020 9:20 pm

rick.lang wrote:Appreciate your review of this gimbal, Florent. If you didn’t own a gimbal, would you buy this or the Ronin S? Or another option?


Hi Rick, thanks !! I did have both and used both and I would still pick the Weebill S because of the way I use a gimbal. I only use gimbals for simple follow shots etc and I find the Weebill easier to carry around since I travel a lot. Both great gimbals though.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostThu Jan 09, 2020 9:34 pm

How well was the camera balanced, with the motors off? Did it hold steady in any position?

I ask, because the results here are not good. This could be thanks to poor technique, poor balance, poor tuning, or all three.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostThu Jan 09, 2020 10:08 pm

John Paines wrote:How well was the camera balanced, with the motors off? Did it hold steady in any position?

I ask, because the results here are not good. This could be thanks to poor technique, poor balance, poor tuning, or all three.


Haha it was perfectly balanced, thank you.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 1:00 am

Can you get a balanced horizon?

Many users are complaining that it is not possible to balance the horizon properly with this gimbal.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 5:04 am

daktulus wrote:Can you get a balanced horizon?

Many users are complaining that it is not possible to balance the horizon properly with this gimbal.


Yes you can for sure, I think people complained when shooting sideways running with it which I did a few times and didn't notice anything.
I shot most of this with it :


I only use gimbals in a simple too so maybe I don't see what people are having issues with.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 1:53 pm

Thanks for the review. I recently rented the the Ronin SC for a week. It was OK, but heavy and I prefer the dual handles on the Weebill S. I plan on buying the Weebill S in a few months.

Btw, it's not a deal breaker, but can you power the camera from the Weebill S.
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Re: BMPCC 6K | Weebill S Review Video

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 11:31 pm

John Avenoso wrote:Thanks for the review. I recently rented the the Ronin SC for a week. It was OK, but heavy and I prefer the dual handles on the Weebill S. I plan on buying the Weebill S in a few months.

Btw, it's not a deal breaker, but can you power the camera from the Weebill S.


Thanks for watching :) !!
The Ronin S does get heavy, I think a lot of people don't realise that. That's why I like the Weebill.
I don' think you can power the bmpccs. I think the Eos R works. I haven't tried that as I always use the small Canon batteries for gimbal work.
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