LeViteZer 360 Pro Gimbal - calling for testers

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LeViteZer 360 Pro Gimbal - calling for testers

PostMon Jul 24, 2017 10:22 am

Hi,

The first patch of LeViteZer 360 Pro gimbal is soon available. We are looking for few testers, serious professionals, who could provide also on site photographs for promoting purposes, and of-course video that can be said taken with it.

The 360 Pro gimbal is suited for many kind of installations, it is a completelly new type of gimbal, kind of normal gimbal turned outside in :) , the cameras are outside of the gimbal.

This setup with Nokia OZO, but it could as well be 3D setup with BMD micro cameras, or any setup up to 5 kg and maybe more.

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On this one two security cameras, not interesting for filming...

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But why not attach two micro cameras the same way (This video is with older 2 axis version, the 360 Pro is full 3 axis gimbal)

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https://vimeo.com/205760870/b473dc4b66

This video demonstrates also control over Ethernet. It can be controlled also with more traditional remote controllers.

If you are interested to receive one for testing, please contact me: kim.janson@levitezer.com , tell about your work and how you would use this gimbal.

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Re: LeViteZer 360 Pro Gimbal - calling for testers

PostSun Aug 20, 2017 1:07 pm

On this one testing fluid head type control



This is still final prototype of the gimbal. First production units will be available in few weeks and provided for first testers.

New testers are still considered, if you have an interesting case where you would use the gimbal.
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PostSun Aug 20, 2017 4:42 pm

That is a very cool remote gimbal setup Kim! How much is something like this going to run?
I would be interested in testing one for you also. :mrgreen:
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PostSun Sep 17, 2017 7:30 pm

UltraPanorama is first company testing LeViteZer 360 Pro gimbal, they started the testing with quite final prototype

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Just got the first production version, maybe still some fine tuning with logo and screw colors.

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PostFri Nov 03, 2017 9:31 pm

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PostSat Nov 04, 2017 2:58 am

You are such a geek Kim, in the best possible way. Keep up the good work!
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Re: LeViteZer 360 Pro Gimbal - calling for testers

PostSat Nov 04, 2017 5:53 pm

Very nice Kim, I am very interested in getting one. Keep me posted.
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PostMon Nov 06, 2017 8:59 am

Tristan Pemberton wrote:You are such a geek Kim, in the best possible way. Keep up the good work!


I guess I am a bit and take that as a compliment.

I mean, who else would develop a gimbal that is in-side-out, i.e the gimbal at center and camera outside the gimbal, and make a demonstration video of it with long cuts that actually show the performance and no fast cars and you know what on it to distract the viewer :D

Here is a review by a 360 video producer http://www.ultrapanorama.co.uk/blog/lev ... est-review
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PostWed Nov 08, 2017 5:35 pm

This setup remotely reminds me of something, but it is just an 360 camera :D
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PostSat Dec 02, 2017 5:17 pm

First production units ready to ship

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Few more shortly

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PostSat Dec 02, 2017 5:19 pm

Nice! I wish I were in a position to help you test it... but I'm definitely up for reviewing one ;)
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PostSat Dec 02, 2017 10:24 pm

Whats the max payload weight?
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PostSun Dec 03, 2017 4:53 am

It handles Nokia OZO with ease, that is 4.2 kg



The max payload is not easy to define, it depends also a lot of the shape of the camera system and on what kind of conditions it wil be used. The gimbal construction is very solid and motors powerful.

What kind of camera system would you like to install on it?
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PostSun Dec 03, 2017 5:13 am

Kim Janson wrote:It handles Nokia OZO with ease, that is 4.2 kg



The max payload is not easy to define, it depends also a lot of the shape of the camera system and on what kind of conditions it wil be used. The gimbal construction is very solid and motors powerful.

What kind of camera system would you like to install on it?


Don't have an idea at the present - prob. something lighter than 4.2 kilo : 8-) , I did however like the low angle shots you did with it on a boat tracking all the way to the edge - so peaked my curiosity.
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PostSun Dec 03, 2017 8:02 am

The end of the 2017 has been very busy for LeViteZer due couple of custom projects. At start of the 2018 we will focus again to the LeVIteZer 360 Pro gimbal making it widely available and providing the LeVIteZer Control software to use it as a very advanced pan/tilt head. There is many waiting for it to be available, than you for our patience.

I Wish you all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018

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PostMon Jan 08, 2018 9:40 am

LeViteZer 360 Pro with a 360 camera
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PostSun Feb 04, 2018 6:49 am

Currently testing the LeViteZer 360 Pro with a camera vest.

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And the second prototype of Ethernet SDI interfacing unit. This unit provides full control of the camera and lens over SDI and very accurate control of the gimbal using LeViteZer Control SW. These units will shortly be available for first testers.

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The battery plate is optional, the unit can be also powered with a power adapter. It provides power for the camera and gimbal.

Ps. We have not chosen all the testers for this setup yet. There will be all together 6 units we send for testers during the spring. Face to face meeting is required, LeViteZer is located 30 minutes form Helsinki airport, Finland. I will likely be at NAB, so one possibility to meet. We are looking for professions, that will provide feedback and support making the gimbal known. LeViteZer provides the gimbal for the test period and helps to set it up. If you are interested, please contact via email: kim.janson@levitezer.com
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PostWed Feb 14, 2018 6:10 pm

A bit bigger setup for the gimbal

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this will get a zoom servo

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PostWed Mar 07, 2018 6:33 am

Presenting the Control software this is with the Olympus 12-50 mm electrical zoom lens.



The electrical zoom, though not very smoot, is still pretty usable. It goes accurately to the given focal length and focus operates smoothly on the Olympus and most native MFT lenses.

and demonstrating with the Sigma 120-300 mm f2.8, this one is quite an monster, over 3 kg just for the lens. The gimbal can handle it easily.

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