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New Osmo?
526 8 2017-3-2 13:30:48
LuxeFilm
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I am thinking of buying the Osmo model and I am afraid that another model will be coming soon.
Does anyone know if some evolution of the Osmo or Osmo + model is planned?
2017-3-2 13:30:48
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fivetonine
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Haven't heard about that. There are no new cameras out so I don't think so. OSMO has had a fair amount of revisions lately.
2017-3-2 13:59:55
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dr.nick
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There is talk of a new Osmo with x4s and x5s cameras pulled from the Inspire2.  I might be wrong but I believe those cameras have a different connector so are currently incompatible with existing Osmo handle. I assume the connector on the "S" cameras is also different from the Osmo-Pro/Raw.  

X4S has no zoom, fixed wide angle.  X5S will undoubtedly be at a much higher pricepoint (near $2K + cost of glass).  1" chip in x4s (@$600) might be worth waiting for if you're contemplating the vanilla-Osmo. Although elephant in the room is if DJI will unbundle that "ground shooting" setup from the Inspire 2 for sale separately.
2017-3-2 14:50:43
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Coigreach
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"Coming soon" maybe Christmas??

X4S and X5S Osmo Mount3

X4S and X5S Osmo Mount3
2017-3-13 08:58:09
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Coigreach Posted at 2017-3-13 08:58
"Coming soon" maybe Christmas??

No, early than that
2017-3-13 23:04:31
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Coigreach
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I can only hope Thor! any indication on which month?? before I spend more money on the OSMO X5 adapter and external battery, would hate to outlay more money if its just around the corner
2017-3-14 01:33:42
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Barney2k
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Surely they'll just continue using the same handle, and add a new adapter that works with the X4S and X5S.

If they're using the XT thermal on the M200, there must already be a mount out there somewhere that does this, let's just wait for DJI to release it!

Until then, this might help you choose between Osmos.
2017-3-16 07:42:09
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9245
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Coigreach Posted at 2017-3-14 01:33
I can only hope Thor! any indication on which month?? before I spend more money on the OSMO X5 adapter and external battery, would hate to outlay more money if its just around the corner

My thoughts exactly.  I want an Osmo+ but I am waiting to see if an Osmo 2 is launched before I buy.
2017-3-23 19:26:55
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Barney2k Posted at 2017-3-16 07:42
Surely they'll just continue using the same handle, and add a new adapter that works with the X4S and X5S.

If they're using the XT thermal on the M200, there must already be a mount out there somewhere that does this, let's just wait for DJI to release it!

I doubt they will, with the X4s and X5s all the image processing and writing to the memory card is done in the drone, the Osmo handle can't do any of that.  They would need to design a new Osmo that has the Inspire 2's processing gear on board.
2017-3-23 19:29:09
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