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RoninS - Wobbly roll on perfectly balanced setup
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Michael Perfect
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Hi,

Please check the raw footage bellow.

The balance test indicate Excellent on all axis.
I did calibration and auto-tune.
Motor values are within +/- 5.
Camera GH4 + 7.5mm Laowa lens (very light payload).



I am being super careful when walking, already trying to be as stable as possible.
It seems that the Ronin-S is having a hard time keeping the frame stable, especially on the roll axis, even at the beginning and the end of the shot, when I am not walking.
Can you notice how the vertical lines of the buildings are slightly but constantly tilting from left to right (like rotating on an axis at the middle of the frame) ?

Is this a normal behavior, is this is footage the Ronin S is supposed to produce ? If not, what is happening ?

Thank you.
2018-12-7
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Michael Perfect
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Anyone ? Opinions please ?
2018-12-9
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DJI Mindy
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Hi Michael ,sorry for the troubles with Ronin-S, please follow the following steps to make a troubleshooting first, may I verify if all the knobs have been tightened and did you mount the camera mounting plate and the lens support?
Could you please share us the screenshot of the Parameter Settings in the APP when the gimbal is centered? Please press 'More' and show us the whole settings and the Smooth Track settings as well, thank you.
2018-12-10
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fansf776b1e0
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I am experiencing the same problem on my Ronin S using the A6300 with the 18-105 f/4 and the SmallRig Cage. I tried the system calibration but it didn't help. I have all the knobs all the way tightend and I can't imagine what it causes.

How did you solve the problem?
2-17 19:32
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byronjackson
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I have the same issue everything is tight - all settings excellent. However my footage looks like my camera has been tied on a string to a stick carried by someone who is worse the wear for drink!  Did you ever fix it?
2-19 07:19
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wiesehahn
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I am having similar issues. I tried increasing the roll motor strength and that hasn't solved it. Everything is balanced and all locks are tight.
2-24 16:32
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Tin Borovčak
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I also have this problem.
I am not a newbie because I work full time as a camera operator and own Crane Plus, DJI Ronin and Ronin M.

That is disappointing from DJI because nothing works to solve this wobbly pan axis. I have also taken it back to the store to find a solution of a problem and they didn't find anything.

Solve this, give me another unit that is functional or gives me back my money.

Frankly, I love DJI but this is too much.
Hope you will answer and find a solution because this is not a toy and you are not some funny, childish company.

Thanks,
Tin
2-27 14:30
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Nohchilife
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Belgium
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Same here..
2-28 09:58
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badvideo.pl
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Yeah, and another one.
GH5s in 2051 cage with various lenses from 7artisans 7.5mm (very light then) to sigma C-series 16mm 1.4 (still not actually heavy). Readings are spot on, knobs are tight, operator frustration is through the roof.
Having some background with dual-grip gimbals I am catually getting used to the thought that single-grips are only that good as a kind - this is because one hand grip with center of gravity above your hands is just so unnatural that makes impossible to compensate the micro-movements you generate not even being conscious about it, especially at stealth pace. Did you guys notice the faster you move the better stabilization you get? I did, and Re-watching tons of reviews of "S" only convinces me more about it.

good for me I bought my "S" quite cheap, too bad I have already built up quite a system on a product which turns out to be less reliable than expected. bummer.
3-27 09:56
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fans589cba4b
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Has anyone found the solution for this yet? I also bought the crane 3 and webill lab and all have the same results. I think it’s just the design where the camera is only supported by one sided motor. All the drones and ronin m have the cameras supported on both sides making for true cinematic footage that needs no stabilization in post. Make the ronin s v2 and fix this issue.
4-14 20:19
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OleRJ
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Same problem
5-11 12:06
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joanagra
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Spain
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Same problem
5-15 22:37
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Tima_007
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Ukraine
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I have try everything, all settings, balansing, walking like ninja but i have the same issue, ronin s is unusable for cameras with no OIS or IBIS
Dont buy this
5-27 10:50
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GiuFed 68
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Same problem with Lumix S1 24 105.
6-22 23:48
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djiuser_aLCCQMRJcLNF
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Iran
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I have the same problem & DJI have to solve it
6-24 14:50
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M2Wair
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Sadly our ronin s after updates has become nothing short of useless. Perfectly balanced etc etc etc and could do better hand held using a pogo stick.  
7-1 10:15
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djiuser_0MB3e7daupPs
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Hungary
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Nálam is ez van...
7-3 13:15
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