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  1. #1 Good Ronin 2 Alternative? 
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    Im in the market for a new gimbal. I have the original Ronin, but I need something a little bit stronger for my Alexa mini. I really like the ronin 2 but I just don't want to spend $8000 on a gimbal. Is there anything else that can hold 20 pounds comfortably, but isn't $8000+ ?

    I know some will say Movi Pro, but that system can just barely hold the 15 lbs , anything over that it fails easily.
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    The Tilta Gravity is solid. I use it all the time. Holds 25lbs easy
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    Arri maxima is the best gimble
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    Jason,

    I'm a Movi Pro user and I have managed to get some build some big Alexa Mini Rigs on there. Why don't you look into it with some of the following accessories that would increase the payload:

    Ignited Digi tilt offsets - https://www.ignitedigi.com.au/collec...t-cage-offsets
    CineMilled Dovetail - https://cinemilled.com/p/pro-dovetai...vi-pro-gimbal/
    CineMilled Counter Weights - https://cinemilled.com/p/counterweig...emilled-cws-i/

    You could also look at getting the Movi Pro Battery to TB50 adapters from Ignited too, then run DJI TB50 batteries for double run time: https://www.ignitedigi.com.au/collec...ry-to-movi-pro

    I've seen a few cheap Movi Pro's going second hand too recently on the forum.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jason beaumont View Post
    Im in the market for a new gimbal. I have the original Ronin, but I need something a little bit stronger for my Alexa mini. I really like the ronin 2 but I just don't want to spend $8000 on a gimbal. Is there anything else that can hold 20 pounds comfortably, but isn't $8000+ ?

    I know some will say Movi Pro, but that system can just barely hold the 15 lbs , anything over that it fails easily.
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    I have exceeded 15 pounds on the Movi Pro almost every time I use it, and I get excellent performance
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    I use the Tilta Gravity all the time with a heavier payload and it works great. I'm also potentially in the market to sell mine only because I have a lot of clients specifically asking for Movi no matter how much I try to steer them away. PM me if you'd be interested in buying a kit with some extras.
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    Just to ask it, why do you try to discourage them from using the Movi?
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    buy a used one .... Movi Pro or R2 are your best options ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh Birch View Post
    Jason,

    I'm a Movi Pro user and I have managed to get some build some big Alexa Mini Rigs on there. Why don't you look into it with some of the following accessories that would increase the payload:

    Ignited Digi tilt offsets - https://www.ignitedigi.com.au/collec...t-cage-offsets
    CineMilled Dovetail - https://cinemilled.com/p/pro-dovetai...vi-pro-gimbal/
    CineMilled Counter Weights - https://cinemilled.com/p/counterweig...emilled-cws-i/

    You could also look at getting the Movi Pro Battery to TB50 adapters from Ignited too, then run DJI TB50 batteries for double run time: https://www.ignitedigi.com.au/collec...ry-to-movi-pro

    I've seen a few cheap Movi Pro's going second hand too recently on the forum.
    Thanks for this
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