Neewer Carbon Fiber
The Neewer Carbon Fiber provides a lightweight platform for certain setups, like mirrorless bodies and small DSLRs with moderately-sized lenses attached. Its high-precision bearings and low friction joints operate quietly enough to not disturb sound.
Movo VS7 Handheld
The Movo VS7 Handheld doesn’t extend quite as far as some of its competition, but its weight system is designed so that it shouldn’t have to. That counterbalance, when properly aligned, can also serve as a quick tripod in a pinch.
Glidecam Devin Graham Signature Series
One of the best features of the Glidecam Devin Graham Signature Series is the laser-cut guide along the main pole, which allows you to clearly see where its adjustable handle is set. This gives you a greater degree of control over one of many stabilizing variables.
DJI Ronin S Handheld
The innovative DJI Ronin S Handheld provides nearly the same smoothness as you’d get from a much more expensive vest unit, but it does so with the use of a motorized, software-aided gimbal instead of a counterweight system.
Varavon Birdycam Lite
With a carrying capacity of just 5-1/2 lbs., the Varavon Birdycam Lite is better suited to small cameras than large, professional rigs. Combining a diminutive setup with its lightweight frame, though, will make for easier shooting.
Tiffen Steadicam Aero
If you want a comprehensive solution that provides reliable smoothness in a wide variety of shooting situations, look no further than the Tiffen Steadicam Aero . It is lauded in the professional film industry for its strength and versatility.
Flycam Vista II
The Flycam Vista II is a professional-grade model suitable for use with camera rigs weighing up to 33 pounds. Its CNC-machined aluminum components are naturally resistant to corrosion, and its adjustable vest should fit most body types.
Zhiyun Weebill S
The compact Zhiyun Weebill S is ideal for use with top-tier mirrorless and DSLR bodies with high-end lenses. It connects with the firmware on many of these systems to make balance and even autofocus a breeze, keeping your shots nice and sharp during complex moves.
Flycam HD-3000 24-Inch
The Flycam HD-3000 24-Inch boasts a clamp-based adjustment platform that gets you set up quickly, saving you valuable time on set and ensuring effortless adjustments from shot to shot. It is equipped with a 3-axis gimbal and 16 counterweights.
Ikan MD2 3-Axis Handheld
The Ikan MD2 3-Axis Handheld uses intelligent algorithms to balance your setup on its axes, drastically cutting down on the time it takes to prepare for a shot with a new lens. Its joystick controls provide added articulation during complicated moves.