Neewer Professional 360
The Neewer Professional 360 is a tripod-mounted model that features a bubble level to ensure your shot is never off kilter. It’s available in an aluminum alloy or carbon fiber model, both of which offer tracking across two axes.
Neewer 60cm Carbon Fiber
The Neewer 60cm Carbon Fiber offers similar features to some high-end brands, but for a much more reasonable price that even the most budget-conscious of hobby filmmakers can afford. It is height adjustable and has a low-friction joint that provides smooth panning.
Feiyu G6 Plus
The Feiyu G6 Plus is a relatively compact option designed for cameras weighing up to 800 grams. It offers unlimited rotation along the pan axis and the ability to manually set starting and stopping points, enabling you to shoot at a variety of angles
DJI Ronin M V3
If you are looking for a large, professional-quality rig, the DJI Ronin M V3 is it. It comes with a remote for a second operator to control the pan, tilt, and roll, and it sports a smart design that allows the battery to act as a counterweight for the camera.
The FeiyuTech AK2000 features an LCD touchscreen in the handle that allows you to adjust the focus, zoom, sensitivity, white balance, exposure compensation, scene setting, and more on many Canon, Panasonic, Sony, and Nikon cameras.
The Flycam HD-3000 is a three-axis model that features a nice foam grip that is not only comfortable, but also breathable, to minimize perspiration. While not cheap, it is a high-quality option that most hobbyists will find affordable.
Moza Air 2
The Moza Air 2 has an an extendable grip for two-handed use and an impressive 9.2-pound weight capacity, so it can also accommodate some pocket cinemas. The rear support arm has been smartly angled down to allow for an unobstructed view of your camera’s screen.
Zhiyun Crane 2
The Zhiyun Crane 2 is extremely effective at stabilizing shots, so if you tend to have really shaky hands, this model can help. It features a quick-release system that lets you move your camera between it and a tripod in seconds, and it can run for 18 hours straight.
The Roxant Pro is made entirely of metal, which makes it somewhat heavier than you might expect from looking at it, but this also means it is very durable. It features a soft pad on the top to prevent your camera from getting scratched, and an adjustable drop speed.
Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab
The Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab is a professional-quality rig that can accommodate payloads of up to 10 pounds. It features a dual-handle design that not only lets you choose your grip position, but also allows you to get close to the ground for low-angle shots.