Tilta has updated their popular line of handheld gimbals. The new Gravity G2 and G2X gimbals feature updated specs, ergnomics and features.
The two models are almost identically when digging through the specs but there’s one significant differene: The G2X model sports an angled roll axis which can be configured to sit either in front of, or behind your given camera, resulting in an unobstructed view of the LCD screen.
Tilta Gravity G2 & G2X Gimbal
Both models offer a payload of up to 8 lbs (3.6 kg). The pan and tilt axes feature full 360° of rotation while the roll axis can be rotated 60° to the left or right. In order get you up to speed, watch the introduction video below:
Both models can be operated in under- or overslung modes and both gimbals offer the same set of features.
Choose from four modes of operation: pan-follow mode, tilt-lock aka “flashlight” mode, fully-stabilized aka “chicken head” mode and roll-lock aka “dutch angle” mode. The included Manfrotto plate allows for fast and easy set up changes to a Manfrotto tripod. A Newly designed receiving plate is locked down via dual screws while a balancing plate keeps the Gravity G2 gimbal secure for manually balancing.
A measuring scale makes repetitive balancing a thing of the past. Balance once, remember your marks and repeat with ease each time you need to re-balance the same camera package. Two standard Arri rosettes open the door for a vast variety of accessories.
The tilt motor offers a new 5V MiniUSB out for powering a Nucleus-Nano Motor. An additional 14.8V DC output for powering your camera and camera accessories is also included.
The whole unit is powerd via standard rechargeable 18650 batteries (which are NOT included) and since the power consumption is rated pretty low, one set of 4 batteries should keep you up and running for up to 10 hours.
Tilta Assistant App
The dedicated Tilta Assistant app offers a full set of calibration tools for the Gravity G2. It connects via Bluetooth and can be used to calibrate individual motors, including torque, acceleration and speed for your specific needs.
When purchasing the Tilta Gravity G2 or G2X, a variety of useful accessories is included.
A transport case is missing though but can be purchased seperately. Actually, the list of available accessories is pretty long, indeed. Since a handheld gimbal with a, say, Canon C200 mounted to it might be a little heavy, a dedicated second handgrip is definitely worth a closer look. Tilta offers a vast variety of accessories for the Gravity G2 & G2X.
All the accessories for the older G1 model are compatible with the new Gravity G2 and G2X models. And, due to the standart Arri rosettes lots of third-party accessories will fit perfectly, too.
Pricing and Availability
Both units sell for $730 each ($790 when bundeled with a transport case). The Gravity G2 and G2X gimbals are already available and if you’re in the LA area you might want to stop by the new Tilta flagship store, located in Burbank.
Links: Tilta website
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