DJI RS 2

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SKU: RS2

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DJI RS 2 is an unparalleled solution for dynamic cinematography. Every design element and feature is designed to deliver industry-leading camera stabilization.

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Features 

Masterfully Crafted

DJI RS 2 isn’t just a gimbal – it’s an unparalleled solution for dynamic cinematography. Every design element and feature is designed to deliver industry-leading camera stabilization.

Simply put, DJI RS 2 is crafted for you to master filmmaking.

 

Film More, Pack Less

A 1kg gimbal with 4.5kg tested payload offers the highest weight-to-payload ratio in the industry. 

Monocoque carbon fiber construction adds incredible strength and unbelievable lightness to the axis arms.

 

Full-Colour Touchscreen

Access ActiveTrack 3.0 right from the touchscreen, freeing your creative control. 
   
The full-color LCD screen allows you to quickly adjust parameters and use all features of the Ronin app.

 

Titan: DJI Stabilization Evolved

No one makes camera stabilizers like DJI. Our Titan Stabilization Algorithm captures smoother footage than ever. Need more? SuperSmooth compensates for micromovements and increases torque, stabilizing even 100mm zoom lenses.

 

Endless Possibilities

While DJI RS 2 is optimized for capturing unique shots with a single hand, it is also designed to be a professional filmmaking solution. No matter how complex your shot, DJI RS 2 adapts to achieve your vision.

Both RSA ports are NATO compatible, opening DJI RS 2 to a universe of third-party accessories and versatile handling and mounting possibilities.

RSA/NATO with Focus Wheel
Adjust camera focus or zoom with fine control.
RSA/NATO with Twist Grip Dual Handle 
Open up more possibilities to hold the camera for the right shot. 
RSA/NATO with Universal Mount
Integrate RS 2 with a car, jib, or slider, and control from a distance. 
RSA/NATO with Third-Party Accessories 
Take advantage of the NATO standard to access even more options. 
RSA/NATO with Tethered Control Handle
Offers basic gimbal and focus control whenever remote control is needed.

Switch to Portrait mode in just a tap to capture professional-grade footage for your social media content.

 

Cinematic Sharpness

A built-in front dial above the trigger complements a mounted Focus Wheel for more precise focus and zooming, right from the handle.

The 3D Focus System uses ToF sensors to measure the distance between lens and subject for a sharp picture, even in low lighting. This advanced system makes it possible to use fast autofocusing on manual, large-aperture lenses.

 

Conveniently Built for Instant Use 

Manfrotto + Arca-Swiss
Dual-layer camera mounting plate is compatible with popular brands.

Fine-Tune Balancing Knob 
Literally dial in the perfect balance for your setup.

Axis Locks
Keeps gimbal arms in place for easier balancing and storage.
Teflon-Coated Arms 
Allows smoother movement of the arms during adjustment.

 

Our Best Battery Yet

The BG30 grip has a max runtime of 12 hours, and can charge independently from DJI RS 2.

DJI RS 2 employs a cartridge design for more secure battery mounting and faster swaps.

 

Unleash Your Creativity Like Never Before

Time Tunnel 
Combine Roll 360 with hyperlapse to twist the fabric of space and time.

Force Mobile 
The gimbal follows your phone’s movements for an even more fluid shot. 

Timelapse
Capture the passage of time with a steady frame. 

Track
Create a repeatable camera movement path for a tightly choreographed shot. 

Panorama
With a steady pan from the gimbal, create gigapixel panoramas from your camera. 

 

Lightweight Carrying Case
This redesigned carrying case has a splash-proof body with dedicated compartments for all RS 2 parts.

 

Highlights 

4.5kg Tested Payload 
Carbon Fiber Construction 
1.4” Full-Color Touchscreen
Professional Mounting Options 
Efficient Balancing Between Payloads
Max 12hr Fast-Charge Batteries

 

Product Specifications

Peripheral 

Accessory Connections
RSA/NATO ports
1/4"-20 mounting hole
Cold shoe mount
Video transmission/follow focus motor port (USB-C)
RSS camera control port (USB-C)
Follow focus motor port (USB-C)
Battery
Model: BG30-1950mAh-15.4V
Type: LiPo 4S
Capacity: 1950 mAh
Power: 30.03 Wh
Max. Battery Life:  12 h
Charging Time: 1.5 h (24W USB adapter using the  QC 2.0 or PD protocol)
Suggested Charging Temperature: 5°C to 40°C
Connections
Bluetooth 5.0; USB-C
Mobile Assistant Software Requirements
iOS 11 or above;
Android 7.0 or above
Languages supported by the touchscreen 
English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Thai
 

Working Performance

Tested Payload
4.5 kg (10.0 lbs)
Maximum Controlled Rotation Speed
Pan: 360°/s 
Tilt: 360°/s 
Roll: 360°/s 
Mechanical Endpoint Range
Pan axis control: 360° continuous rotation
Roll axis control: -95° to +240°
Tilt axis control: -112° to +214°
 

Mechanical and Electrical Characteristics

Operating Frequency
2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz
Transmission Power
<8 dBm
Operating Temperature
'-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Weight
Gimbal: Approx. 1072 g (2.36 lbs) (excluding the Quick-Release Plates)
BG30 Grip: Approx. 265 g (0.58 lbs)
Extended Grip/Tripod: Approx. 226 g (0.50 lbs)
Upper and Lower Quick-Release Plates: Approx. 105 g (0.23 lbs)
Gimbal Dimensions
Folded: 260×265×70 mm (excluding the BG30 grip)
Unfolded: 410×260×195 mm (including the BG30 grip, excluding the extended grip/tripod)

In the box

Carrying Case x 1
Gimbal x 1
BG30 Grip x 1
USB-C Charging Cable (40 cm) x 1
Lens-Fastening Strap x 1
Extended Grip/Tripod (Metal) x 1
Quick-Release Plate (Arca-Swiss/Manfrotto) x 1
Briefcase Handle x 1
Camera Riser x 1
Multi-Camera Control Cable (USB-C, 30 cm) x 1
Multi-Camera Control Cable (Sony Multi, 30 cm) x 1
Multi-Camera Control Cable (Micro-USB, 30 cm) x 1
Multi-Camera Control Cable (Mini-USB, 30 cm) x 1
Hook-and-Loop Strap x 3
D-Ring Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 x 2
RSA/NATO Port Cover x 1
Pan Axis Sleeve x 1
Screw 1/4"-20 x 1

WHY BUY FROM US?

By buying from Ferntech, you'll have the confidence that you are dealing directly with New Zealand's leading drone experts. Our staff are knowledgable drone pilots who offer expert advice, trusted support and superior specialist service. Only through us will you receive a full New Zealand warranty, phone and email support, and access to our certified Repairs Centre with DJI-qualified drone technicians. And we guarantee that we will have the best prices on the market — if not let us know and we will match any price (conditions apply).

 

Warranty Details

Standard warranty

General

What are the differences between Ronin-S and DJI RS 2?
Compared with Ronin-S, the motors of DJI RS 2 are about 20% more powerful, while the gimbal weight is reduced by about 25%. Equipped with a 1.4-inch full-color touchscreen and redesigned built-in front dial, DJI RS 2 also supports more accessories than the Ronin-S.
 
How do I activate DJI RS 2?
"Please follow these steps and activate DJI RS 2:
1. Press the power button and hold to power on the gimbal;
2. Enable Bluetooth on your mobile device;
3. Launch the Ronin app, register/log in with your DJI account, select DJI RS 2 on the equipment list, enter default password 12345678, and follow the app's instructions to activate. A network connection is required throughout the activation;
4. DJI RS 2 will enter sleep mode after successful activation. Press the power button twice to exit sleep mode before use."
 
How do I update firmware with DJI RS 2?
"Please follow these steps to update the firmware of DJI RS 2:
1. Press the power button and hold to power on the gimbal;
2. Launch the Ronin app, connect to the gimbal, and select DJI RS 2 on the equipment list;
3. Whenever there is a new firmware version available for update, you will see a prompt on the top of the main interface of the Ronin app, tap ""Update Now"" and do not turn of the gimbal or exit the app until firmware update is complete. After the firmware is updated, you will be prompted by the app. Tap to exit and you will be  able to use the gimbal with the latest firmware version.
4. If the firmware update fails, please restart the gimbal and try again."
 
Is DJI RS 2 waterproof?
No. The power/data port on DJI RS 2 is not waterproof or dustproof. Please keep away from water and dust during use.
 
What material is DJI RS 2 made of?
Aluminum alloy, stainless steel, and carbon fiber. 
 
How do I power on/off DJI RS 2?
Press and hold the power button to power on/off the gimbal.
 
What cameras and lenses does DJI RS 2 support?
Refer to the DJI Ronin Series Camera Compatibility Search for more information on camera compatibility: https://www.dji.com/support/compatibility
 
Can DJI RS 2 charge the camera mounted on it?
With the multi-camera control cable, DJI RS 2 can provide power to some camera models. Refer to the DJI Ronin Series Camera Compatibility Search for more information on camera compatibility: https://www.dji.com/support/compatibility
 
Does DJI RS 2 have any key shortcuts?
1. Power Button
Press and hold to power on and off
Press once to lock the touch function of the touchscreen, press again to unlock
Press twice to enter or exit the sleep mode
2. Battery Level Button
Press once to check current battery level
3. Trigger
Tap one (when the Ronin RavenEye Image Transmission System is mounted and turned on): Start ActiveTrack
Press and hold: Enter Lock mode
Press twice: Recenter the gimbal
Press three times: Enter Portrait mode
4. Built-in Front Dial
Electronic focusing (default setting, available to change on the touchscreen)
5. Camera Control Button
Press halfway: Control auto focus
Press once: Start or stop recording
Press and hold: Take photos
6. Joystick
Push up or pull down: Control the tilt direction (by default)
Push left or right: Control the pan direction (by default)
7. M Button
Press once: Switch user profiles
Press and hold: Enter Sport mode
Press and hold while pressing the Trigger twice:  Lock Sport mode (eliminates the need to hold the button), repeat to exit
Press twice: Enter Portrait mode, repeat to exit
Press three times: Enter Roll 360. Repeat to exit. In Roll 360, push the joystick to the left or right side twice, 
and the camera will rotate automatically. Press the Trigger twice to stop
Press and hold the M Button and Trigger: Auto Calibration
 
Can I power on the gimbal without a payload?
No, it's recommended to always have a camera/payload installed before powering on the gimbal.
 

Performance

What is the max tested payload supported by DJI RS 2?
We do not list maximum payload as camera setups can vary. We've tested DJI RS 2 with a dynamic payload of 4.5 kg during handheld use.
 
How do I enable SuperSmooth?
Tap the ""Gimbal Calibration"" icon on the touchscreen of the gimbal and enable the SuperSmooth mode on the menu. After enabling SuperSmooth, tap to perform gimbal calibration for better stabilization.
 
Note: Before using the SuperSmooth, ensure the lens is properly fixed to the gimbal with the lens-fastening strap.
 
What are the differences between SuperSmooth and normal stabilization on DJI RS 2?
SuperSmooth requires a lens support and lens-fastening strap to stabilize lenses of up to 100mm equivalent focal length and capture even more stabilized footage than normal stabilization. Motor torque settings as well as various other settings are changed behind the scenes to enable this mode to function properly.
 
What is the battery life of DJI RS 2?
The DJI RS 2 can be used up to 12 hours when the battery is fully charged and the gimbal is balanced well.
 
How long does it take to fully charge the battery of DJI RS 2?
When using a 24W charger, DJI RS 2 can be fully charged in 1.5 hours. A 15-minute charge can enable two hours of use.
 
Can I use DJI RS 2 while charging?
Yes. 
 
What chargers does DJI RS 2 support?
It is recommended to use chargers that comply with PD or QC 2.0 fast charging protocol with a charging power of 24W to charge the battery of DJI RS 2.
 

Function

What Ronin products does the Ronin app support?
The Ronin app supports Ronin 2, Ronin-S, Ronin-SC, DJI RSC 2, and DJI RS 2.
 
How many waypoints can I set for Timelapse and Track in the Ronin app?
When using DJI RS 2, you can set up to five waypoints for Timelapse and up to 10 waypoints for Track. You can find guidance for Timelapse and Track in the tutorial "DJI RS 2 - Intelligent Features"
 
Can I adjust camera parameters with DJI RS 2?
Yes. You can adjust parameters like ISO and exposure of certain cameras in the Ronin app. You can set parameters in "Create" - "Camera Settings." Or slide up the LCD screen to enter front dial settings page, and select a parameter to be controlled by the front dial, such as ISO and aperture. For compatible camera models, please refer to the Ronin Series Compatibility Search at dji.com.
 
Can I change the brightness of the screen on DJI RS 2?
No.
 
Does DJI RS 2 support screen lock?
Yes. You can press the Power button once to lock the screen, and repeat to unlock. When locked, a lock icon will appear on the main screen.
 
How do I enable different modes on DJI RS 2?
Underslung mode:
Enter sleep mode, put DJI RS 2 upside down, turn the roll axis 180°, and then exit sleep mode.
Flashlight mode: Hold DJI RS 2 horizontally.
Re-center: Press the Trigger twice;
Selfie mode: Press the Trigger three times;
Sleep mode: Press the Power button twice to enter sleep mode, and then repeat to exit sleep mode.
3D Roll 360: Select 3D Roll 360 in Follow Mode in the main screen of DJI RS 2.
Sport mode: Press and hold the M button to enter Sport mode, and then release the button to exit the mode.
Remain in Sport mode: Press and hold the M button and press the trigger twice to remain in Sport mode.  Repeat to exit Sport mode
Time Tunnel: Slide right on the screen and select ""Time Tunnel."
Portrait mode: Press the M button twice, or tap Portrait in the Follow Mode.
 

Shooting Functions

When using ActiveTrack of DJI RS 2, what is the difference between tracking a person and an object in terms of operation?
When tracking a person, we suggest pressing the trigger once to select the subject in the center of the frame. When tracking an object, we suggest framing the subject for more accurate recognition.
 
How many people/objects can DJI RS 2 follow using ActiveTrack?
DJI RS 2 can follow one subject at a time during ActiveTrack.
 
When using ActiveTrack on DJI RS 2, how do I compose a shot?
There are two ways to compose a shot during ActiveTrack:
1. Use the virtual joystick in the Ronin app or joystick on the handle to control the gimbal and compose;
2. Enable Force Mobile in the Ronin app to adjust the composition."
 
When using RavenEye, where is the footage saved?
When DJI RS 2 is connected to RavenEye Image Transmission System, photos and videos are saved in two ways:
1. On the SD card in the camera;
2. On the SD card and the mobile device. If you want to cache in the mobile device, please follow these instructions: In the image transmission interface of the Ronin app, tap the Settings icon on the upper left corner, select Shutter, and select Cache or Shoot + Cache. If you choose ""Cache,"" the mobile device will start caching after tapping the shutter, whereas the SD card will not save the photos and videos. If you choose ""Shoot + Cache,"" the mobile device will start caching after tapping the shutter, and the SD card will save the photos and videos as well.
Note: Videos cached in the mobile devices are 1080p/30fps. The Android system saves footage in the album; the iOS system saves footage in the Ronin app, and the user can download to the album during playback.
 
How do I use ActiveTrack on DJI RS 2?
The ActiveTrack function of DJI RS 2 requires Ronin RavenEye Image Transmission System. Before using ActiveTrack, please ensure all connections needed are in place. Please refer to the tutorial "Installation and Operation of RavenEye Image Transmission System."
1. Enter the Ronin app's image transmission interface. When the center frame aims at the subject, press the trigger once to start ActiveTrack;
2. Enter the Ronin app's image transmission interface, enable ActiveTrack, and frame the subject to follow. The frame will turn green once it aims at the subject;
Note: If the tracking frame turns red, it means the subject is lost. Please exit ActiveTrack and frame the subject again.
 
How do I use Time Tunnel on DJI RS 2?
To enter the Time Tunnel mode, select "Time Tunnel" in the menu on the right side of the LCD screen of DJI RS 2. The gimbal will tilt 90°, and the camera will face straight upward. Select parameters like interval, duration, and fps, tap "Next," and set the starting point, rotational direction, and the number of rotations. After the setting, tap the shutter button to start recording. The gimbal will start with the point you have set.
 
When using Force Mobile of DJI RS 2 on the Ronin app, what is the maximum control distance?
Approximately 25 m in environments free of interference and obstruction.
Note: This distance was measured on iPhone XS in an open area.
 
When using ActiveTrack with DJI RSC 2/DJI RS 2, how do I use different focal lengths, and how do I adjust tracking speed?
To get smooth footage, we suggest setting the tracking speed to 20 when using a lens of 24mm-equivalent focal length. Note: data was measured on Sony α7 III. Increase the tracking speed for equivalent focal lengths less than 24 mm, and vice versa.
 

Accessories

What quick-release plate is DJI RS 2 compatible with?
DJI RS 2 has dual-layer quick-release plates. The DJI R Quick-Release Plate (Lower) is compatible with the Manfrotto standard. The DJI R Quick-Release Plate (Upper) is compatible with Arca-Swiss and Manfrotto equipment, such as tripods and stabilizers. However, not all Arca and Manfrotto quick-release plates can be used on DJI RS 2.
 
What phone width does the DJI R phone holder support?
We suggest using phones of 65-90mm in width. If the phone is narrower than the minimum width, attach a phone case and try again.
 
Is the DJI R phone holder compatible with Ronin-S, Ronin-SC, or DJI RS 2?
The DJI R phone holder is compatible with DJI RS 2. Only the clamp is compatible with Ronin-S & Ronin-SC, whereas the base mount is not compatible with these two models.
 
Is the Ronin-S/SC phone holder compatible with DJI RS 2?
Only the clamp is compatible with DJI RS 2, whereas the base mount is not compatible.
 
What accessories can be used with DJI RS 2, Ronin-S, and Ronin SC?
Please check the appendix "Ronin S, Ronin SC, DJI RSC 2, and DJI RS 2 Universal Accessory List."
 
How do I install and use the DJI R Vertical Camera Mount?
Please watch the tutorial "DJI RS 2-DJI R Vertical Camera Mount."
 
How do I set up a dual-focus system?
Attach the DJI R Focus Wheel, and connect two DJI Ronin Focus Motors to the Focus Motor Port (USB-C) and Image Transmission/Focus Motor Port (USB-C), respectively, to set up a two-channel, dual-focus system
 
How do I use DJI RS 2 on a car, jib, or third-party slider?
 
Use the DJI Ronin Expansion Base Kit to connect DJI RS 2 with joints of a car mount, slider, jib, or other supported mounting platforms.
 
How do I use the RavenEye Image Transmission System with dual focus?
When using dual focus, a focus motor takes up the Image Transmission/Focus Motor Port (USB-C), so the Image Transmission System cannot connect to the gimbal via cable for charging. However, the RavenEye Image Transmission System has a built-in battery and can work with the gimbal without a cable connection. Therefore, it can be used with dual focus at the same time.
 
How do I control the gimbal without a cable connection?
There are two ways to control without cable connection:
1. Use RavenEye Image Transmission System;
2. Use the Ronin app to control remotely via Bluetooth;
 
How do I use a third-party focus motor?
The third-party motor should be compatible with the 12mm Focus Motor Rod to work with the Ronin Focus Motor.
 
How do I use the RavenEye Image Transmission System separately from the gimbal?
Connect the RavenEye Image Transmission system to the camera via HDMI cable to use it remotely from the gimbal.
 
How long can the internal battery last on RavenEye?
RavenEye internal battery lasts approximately 3.5 hours.
 
How long does it take to fully charge the battery on RavenEye?
It takes approximately 2.5 hours to charge the RavenEye internal battery fully.
 

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