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Zhiyun announces the WEEBILL-S gimbal

Zhiyun has announced the WEEBILL-S gimbal. The new WEEBILL generation is more powerful and compatible with real-time syncing. This new gimbal offers ultra-low latency image transmission in 1080p with an all-new TransMount Image Transmission Module.

The Zhiyun WEEBILL-S gimbal

Zhiyun, the world’s leading gimbal manufacturer, is pleased to announce the WEEBILL-S gimbal designed for mainstream mirrorless and DSLR camera and lens combos. This new gimbal offers ultra-low latency image transmission in 1080p with an all-new TransMount Image Transmission Module. ViaTouch 2.0 turns your phone into a professional monitor and multi-functional remote controller. Get a professional experience in a lightweight but rigid device where you have control.

Power, compatibility, and compactness

WEEBILL-S’ latest reiteration has a 300% upgraded power torque motor and a 50% increase in responsiveness. It works well with camera combos, including Sony’s A7III+FE 24-70mm F2.8 or the Canon 5D4+EF 24-70mm F2.8, unleashing unlimited possibilities. The WEEBILL-S’ unique ergonomic sling mode lets you easily switch between high and low angle shots using the TransMount quick setup kit. The 8th Instune algorithm enables the gimbal to automatically recognize the weight and selects the perfect motor strength for the best shooting accuracy.

All-new TransMount Image Transmission Module

The all-new image transmission module enables crystal-clear clarity with 1080p at 30 fps, maximum 100-meter image transmission featuring LUT, pseudo coloring, focus peak, and zebra adjustment for professional monitoring and live stream publishing. You get better usability from the TransMount image transmission module that allows you to add three devices to the stabilizer, whether it be a smartphone, tablet, or professional monitor.

ViaTouch 2.0 and SmartFollow 2.0

Our latest accompanying software update is ViaTouch 2.0 in ZY Play, which allows for a seamless connection between smartphone and camera. Users can easily monitor video, control, and record, and adjust the camera parameters through ViaTouch 2.0. Coupled with the image transmission module is an all-new object tracking function called SmartFollow 2.0. Select the object or even yourself from the ViaTouch 2.0 interface, and the camera will follow your movement with ultra-low latency and cinematic experience.

Sync Motion and wireless control

The all-new motion sensor control system Sync Motion gives you the advantage of controlling the stabilizer’s direction with a smartphone and an ultra-high responsive speed gives you an immersive filmmaking experience. Coupled with the wireless remote controller, users can control their cameras at long distances and simultaneously use their smartphone to check shooting effects.

Smart calibration

WELLBILL-S integrates the brand-new self-adaptive control algorithm that automatically recognizes the weight and selects the perfect motor strength for the best shooting accuracy. Plus, the WEEBILL-S expansion bar adds a counterweight to balance the gimbal, use the sling mode to add a microphone. You can adjust the follow speed for each axis to adapt to various shooting scenarios.

Set up and pack up fast

The WEEBILL-S uses the two-in-one quick release plate, allowing for an easier setup and a faster transition between equipment without rebalancing. And the latch design allows for each axis to be easily locked for better balancing adjustments and storage.

Stay in focus

The WEEBILL-S supports electronic focus and mechanical focus/zoom control with a handy control wheel on the grip to realize a fast and accurate focus or zoom when shooting. Using the servo focus/zoom motor, users can control the zoom and focus for a more professional filmmaking experience.

Powerful endurance

The WEEBILL-S has interchangeable batteries and runs for 14 hours straight. It is able to charge your camera in real time, ensuring a reliable and effective solution for those long day shoots.

Product information

For more information about the Zhiyun WEEBILL-S, visit the features page.

Pricing and availability

The WEEBILL-S is available for an MSRP of US $439 and US $519 for the Zoom/Focus Pro package, and US $679 for the Image Transmission Pro package at Best Buy or B & H.

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