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Vimeo user, Dieter Knüttel, uploaded this three part CAME-Single review. The first part is an overview and an unboxing, the second is a driving test and the third is labeled "Action Scenes" where he shows how the CAME-Single handles during some running situations.

PART 1: Unboxing And Overview

PART 2: Driving Test

PART 3: Action Scenes With A Dog

The CAME-Single has a max payload of about 2.6 pounds and can work with small cameras like the Sony A7s, Panasonic GH-4 and the BMPCC. The new updated version of the CAME-Single has internal batteries located in the handles that produce higher voltage for more power and stability.

Click below for more information on the CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

 

 

 

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Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com, posted an interview that was filmed at the CAME-TV booth at the BIRTV show in Beijing. The video gives a quick rundown on the specs and profiles of the CAME-Mini 2 Gimbal.

The CAME-Mini 2 is completely tool-less, allowing the operator to change camera setups and re-balance the entire system on the fly. A quick release system has been added to the MINI 2 Gimbal making it easier for the shooter to detach the camera from the gimbal.

CAME-Mini 2 3-Axis Gimbal

Click below for more information on the CAME-Mini 2 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-Mini 2 3-Axis Gimbal

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Initially, you can download any version of the SimpleBGC software to connect to your gimbal. After your first successful connection, look at the version of the firmware on the screen (shown in green below). 

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Once you have verified the firmware version, you can go back and download the correct GUI version to match your firmware.

Typically, you will want the the software version whose number is equal or lower than the firmware version. For example, in the example above, since your gimbal has been programmed with a 2.56 b9 firmware, you will want to find a SimpleBGC software version that is equal or slightly lower than 2.56 b9. In this case, the closest software version available is 2.56 b7. You should always use the same GUI when configuring your gimbal. And most importantly, NEVER upgrade your firmware!!!

Download link for the SimpleBGC GUI software can be found here.

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Youtube user, Yakir Yahish, posted a new video of him testing out the CAME-Single Gimbal at a Church in Israel.

The CAME-Single is one of the first one-handed gimbals that uses brushless motors with encoders. It has a high voltage internal battery built into the handle that gives the CAME-Single more power and stability with a run time of roughly 20 hours. Also, if you haven't seen Yakir Yahish, other CAME-Single test check it out below.

Click below for more information on the new CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

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In order to get smooth, steady shots with any of our CAME-TV gimbals, you want to make sure that your camera is properly balanced on them. However, sometimes our customers are so eager to put their new gimbal to use, that they don't take the time balance it accurately.

If you are reading this article, then chances are that you already have, or are in the process of balancing your gimbal. The video below, we will show you a very quick and easy test that will let you know if you've done so correctly.

For full, step-by-step instructions how to balance your gimbal, check out these useful videos produced by reviewer MrCheesycam. CAME-TV 7800 CAME-TV MINI CAME-TV MINI 2, Single

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BBW Production, shot this short video of the  "Speedtest Glassdrive Racing" Event entirely on the CAME-7800 Gimbal!
With a max payload of roughly 6.6 pounds, the CAME-7800 Gimbal is designed for cameras like the 5Dmk3, GH4 or the Sony A7s.

CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal

Click below for more information on the CAME-7800 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-7800 3-Axis Gimbal

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In this beautifully shot video, Scotty Ray, traveled to Yosemite National Park to hike up "Half-Dome". He brought along the CAME-Single Gimbal to document his trip and was able to piece together this video.

"I used the CAME-Single over other gimbals because of its size and reliability. It does everything I need and fits inside my normal DSLR bag. It's a great overall gimbal.
For the video, I used a Sony A7s with a Sony 16-35 Zeiss version lens. The video was shot in one day which took about 14 hours without having to charge the CAME-Single."
-Scotty Ray

The CAME-Single is a one handed 3-axis gimbal featuring motor encoders that prevent the motors from losing synchronization and skipping steps, decreases power consumption, increases precision of stabilization, and more. The CAME-Single is perfect for small mirrorless cameras such as the Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s or A7RII, and BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera. With the upgraded battery, the gimbal can run up to 20 hours on a single charge.

Click below for more information on the CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

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Laurent Briere, used the CAME-Single gimbal to film this quick tour video of the Bourges Cathedral in France!
CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

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CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

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One of the more useful functions of any CAME-TV gimbal is the built-in joystick/remote control feature. Simply enough, the 2-axis joystick essentially allows you to do seemless panning and tilting movements while maintaining smooth and steady shots with the gimbal.

However, all gimbals come with a pre-programmed joystick speed that dictates how fast its movements are. And sometimes this default speed isn't ideal for the shot that you may want to execute. But luckily, speed can easily be adjusted using the SimpleBGC software. Full step-by-step details are shown in the video below.

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Youtube user, Canal Nômade, posted his first test run with the CAME-Mini 2 Gimbal!

Click below for more information on the new CAME-Mini 2 3-Axis Gimbal.

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When you purchase a CAME-TV gimbal, chances are that it has been pre-programmed with 3 main profiles. And each profile contains its own unique set of follow modes, which you can toggle between depending on which mode you need to use.

Profile 1 will enable Follow Modes for both Pan and Tilt (Yaw and Pitch).
Profile 2 will enable Follow Mode ONLY for Pan (Yaw) and will Disable Tilt (Pitch).
Profile 3 will disable All Follow Modes. The Camera heading will stay constant.

However, in the event that these follow mode settings are unknowingly or mistakenly altered in the SimpleBGC software, you can manually restore them by dialing them in yourself.

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You4reel, shot this huge Corona sponsored event in Ireland with the CAME-TV 7800 Gimbal! The CAME-7800 is a 3-axis gimbal designed for cameras like the Canon 5Dmk3, Canon 5Dmk2, Canon 7D and even the Panasonic GH-4.

Click below for more information on the CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal

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Vimeo user, North South Films, used the CAME-TV 7800 Gimbal to shoot this short engagement video.

The CAME-7800 features a clean design that hides all of the wires to ensure they don't get damaged while it's being used. The 7800 Gimbal, also gives the shooter multiple operation modes that can easily be switched by pressing the joystick.

CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal (Monitor is optional)

Click below for more information on the CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal

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Youtube user, Yakir Yahish,  posted this quick video of him doing a driving test with the CAME-Single gimbal!

Click below for more information on the CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-Single 3-Axis Gimbal

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Vimeo user, No Routes Found, posted this quick review of the CAME-7800 Gimbal while he was on location shooting a documentary. Check it out below!

Click below for more information on the CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal.

CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal