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Upward Facing Gimbal

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by JamesRC, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. JamesRC

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    Hi Guys,

    I wanted to do some indoor (ceiling) imaging, and so require my camera facing upwards. I've been trying to find a gimbal that would work for this but so far have been unsuccessful. For reference, I have a custom drone that I can mount stuff on top. Are there any gimbals out there that I can mount on top of my drone? And are there any cameras you guys could recommend for such a gimbal? Thanks in advance!
     
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    #2 AllanVB, Dec 7, 2015
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  3. The Editor

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    Whats your budget?
    The Freefly Alta (Skyview) will do what you are after ALTA Camera Drone with Folding Carbon Booms by Freefly
     
  4. Kilrah

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    Again, depending on budget...

     
  5. JamesRC

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    My budget for the entire drone + gimbal + camera is $5k USD. I wouldn't need to mount my 5D DSLR on it, so the Freefly is overkill. Images and 720p video is fine for me. I was thinking more of a mount that I could buy and attach to one of my self-built drones. The Freefly does look cool!
     
  6. JamesRC

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    Hmm, what's the price of the Exom? Might just be the cheaper option.
     
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    Not sure but I believe about 4-5x your budget...
     
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    Just been doing a shoot with one these past couple of days, it's a really great machine. Only thing I have against it right now is... their hard 400ft altitude limitation, and even more so the fact that they do not mention it anywhere. Unacceptable for a machine of this price. Did cause us unexpected trouble on the shoot.
     
    #9 Kilrah, Dec 18, 2015
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