All Gimbal Jargon

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Rotation on the center axis. Also known as 'yaw'.

Batteries for gimbals have their capacity measured in mAh (milli-Ampere-hou...

The size of the screw thread on the bottom of cameras, to attach to a tripo...

Digital single-lens reflex camera

Mirrorless cameras are cameras that have removable lenses (similar to DSLR...

Brushless gimbals (as opposed to Servo Gimbals) are common in most camera g...

Servo based gimbals are a simple and lightweight type of movement. Most pop...

A gimbal is a stabilizer used with cameras that uses servo motors and a CPU...

Roll is rotating the gimbal left/right along the horizontal axis. Also...

Pitch is moving up and down. If you press the up button on most gimbals, it...

Also known as pan. Rotation on the center axis. If you were looking strai...


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