Mounting a camera on the gimbal

The camera plate, hot shoe adapter, and top camera screw are included in the gimbal set (sold separately).

  1. Attach the camera plate () to the tripod socket () on the bottom of the camera.

    Tighten the thumbscrew () to secure it firmly.

  2. Attach the hot shoe adapter () to the camera.

    When using a camera with a short height such as the ILME-FX3 or ILCE-7C, attach the hot shoe extension () to the hot shoe adapter. The hot shoe extension is included in the gimbal set (sold separately).

  3. Place the camera in the gimbal.

    1. Loosen the locking screws () on both sides of the gimbal frame.

    2. Extend the tilt top bar () to make it higher.

    3. Place the camera in the gimbal from the front. Slide the camera plate attached to the camera into the groove on the bottom part of the frame.

  4. Secure the camera in the gimbal.

    1. Lower the tilt top bar (), and then tighten the locking screws () on both sides.

    2. Tighten the top camera screw () on the hot shoe adapter screw.

    3. Tighten the lever () on the bottom of the frame to secure the camera.