I recently build a Camera gimbal, tt's simple, effective, and really helps to get rid of most of the shakes and vibrations from the video.
Check out this demo video:
In this instructable, I will briefly explain how I built my own DIY brushless camera gimbal, if you are still in doubt please refer to more detail and pictures on my blog post.
The camera gimbal is very cheap to build:
- Frame material (plywood, screws, nuts, angle blankets etc) - <$10
- Gimbal Motor x 2 - $23
- Gimbal Controller - as low as $20
- Total $53
I used a slightly more expensive one in my project, but you can definately get some cheap ones for as low as $20.
And it's very light too, only 160gram net weight, perfect for traveling. I also plan to mount this on my helicopter and quadcopter.
Check out this video I filmed using this camera gimbal and my gopro.
So here is How I made it.
Step 2: Buy components and parts, Assembling
Assembling is not difficult, once you designed your gimbal accurate enough. I could have used nylon screws and nuts, which are much lighter. 50% of the weight of this gimbal probably comes from the metal parts.