Moment, the company famous for making anamorphic adapters for iPhones, is back on Kickstarter with a new line of products for DJI drones: Moment Air. These products consist of a 1.33x anamorphic lens adapter, some ND and CPL filters, and a new extra-slim iPhone case which is compatible with the Moment lens. Let’s take a closer look at these new products for the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom drones.
Moment Air – Drone Anamorphic Lens
The first product in the Moment Air line of products is the anamorphic drone lens. This 1.33x anamorphic adapter gives you a 2.40:1 Cinemascope aspect ratio after de-squeeze. You’ll also find in this adapter the typical/characteristic anamorphic horizontal flares. The lateral chromatic aberration should be minimal thanks to various coatings applied to the front element.
The anamorphic drone lens attaches to the front of your DJI Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom drone using a special cage that they call the “Lock and Balance” mounting system. It’s a two-part cage with the lens on one side, and a counterweight on the other, so it doesn’t affect the drone’s camera gimbal balance. This adapter uses a premium glass and a super-light composite housing to keep the lens under 50g’s in total weight.
Moment Air – Airlight Drone Filters
The second product in the Moment Air range of products are the Airlight drone filters. These lightweight CPL and ND filters are made of aerospace-grade aluminum, making them the lightest filters available for DJI Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom drones. The filters clamp-on directly to the front of the camera.
Optics wise, Moment claims that these filters deliver the “smoothest, crispiest, color-neutral image imaginable” by using cinema-grade glass. Also, the Airlight drone filters are hydrophobic, scratch-resistant, anti-reflective, and color corrective thanks to special coatings applied to the front element.
Ultra Thin Photo Case
Finally, the Ultra Thin Photo Case is an iPhone case compatible with the iPhone XR/XS/XS Max. This case only weighs 12 grams and is 0.75mm thick. It’s one of the thinnest case available so that it will fit your drone controller easily. I like this idea, as I’m usually pretty tired of removing my iPhone case to make it fit the DJI controller. There is an open spacing at the bottom of the case to make it easy to connect a lighting cable, microphone, or light.
On the back of the case, there is an M-Series mount. This mount lets you attach a Moment lens directly to the Ultra Thin Photo Case. The case is made of glass blend polycarbonate composite + TPU.
Pricing and Availability
The Moment Air is a Kickstarter campaign, and it’s already live.
Moment is a company based on crowdfunding campaigns, and all the Moment Air products seem to be finished products. But, as usual, please keep in mind that Kickstarter is not a shop or market place. There are certain risks when backing a project.
What do you think of the Moment Air line of products? Do you consider backing it? Don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments down below!