DJI Ronin 4D, a new camera genre; Glimpse of rotating future

Dji is one of the leading companies manufacturing drones and UAVs. Moreover, the company leaves no stone unturned to astonish its users with innovative technology. With the introduction of its rotating camera, DJI Ronin 4D the company creates buzz in the market. In addition, DJI has always been at top with its great advancements like thermal camera drones, enterprise drones and many more keeping it one step ahead of others. However, the company is creating a revolution with its Ronin 4D as the features shook things up since it was never seen before on cinema cameras.

DJI ronin 4D
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Moreover, the company brings its first cinema camera Ronin 4D blending both the traditional cinema methods and standard cinema technology. In addition, this rotating camera is for both independent video creators or dynamic filmmakers. The reason behind its craze is that the camera is the world’s first 4- axis comprehensive camera drone aiming to make high quality and advanced cinematography. Furthermore, it includes a complete package that is affordable and less cumbersome than that of traditional filmmaking camera technology. Talking about its features, the camera arrives with a full frame Zenmuse X9 gimbal camera with 8K or 6K resolution. Along with, the drone arrives with LiDAR focusing system with 4-axis stabilization system and effective video transmission system. Thus, if you are looking for a true hybrid camera to ride in the latest technology, then Ronin 4D is for you.

DJI Ronin 4D specifications and features

DJI introduces its first rotating camera DJI Ronin 4D acing in terms of looks, specifications, and versatility. Moreover, the camera is a package comprising all different types of camera gear and accessories making it an easy operating unit. In addition, with its LiDAR range unit and 4-axis gimbal, the cinematographers get unbelievable shots that they only dream of. Talking about its price, the camera with 8K resolution is available at £ 9,499 and one with 6K resolution is available at a price range of £5,999. Moving forward, let’s look at the unique key specifications of the latest DJI Ronin 4D.

Ronin 4D design dimension

The DJI Ronin 4D is a lightweight camera with an overall weight of 4.67kg. It includes gimbal weight of 1.04 kg and main body weight of approximately 1.45kg. Moreover, the camera arrives with a main body dimension of 235× 115× 160mm. And, overall size measures 309× 290× 277 mm in dimension. Furthermore, the camera has a carbon fiber and aluminum magnesium alloy body making it lightweight and stylish.

Ronin 4D imaging system

The Ronin 4D new full frame Zenmuse X9 gimbal camera arrives in 8k and 6K models giving cinematic quality video. Moreover, the camera has a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with DX mount and DL mount. The camera sensor has autofocus, manual, automated manual focus features with Apple ProRes RAW recording format. However, this Apple ProRes RAW is no longer supported in the camera. In addition, the camera has dynamic 8k supports up to 8K/ 75fps. And 6K supports 6k/ 60fps and 4K/ 120fps. The camera gives rich color gradients with dual native EI of 800/5,000 and dynamic range of 14+ stops. Furthermore, the camera has its own DJI Cinema color system bringing natural skin tones and has built in nine stop ND filters.

Ronin 4D Gimbal system

Ronin 4D is the first camera to arrive with a 4-axis gimbal system and its Z- axis stabilization system allows it to shoot without shaking the video. Moreover, this stabilization system enables shooting while running, walking, and moving without stress of poor video quality. In addition, this camera has a Z axis range of approximately 130mm and maximum payload of 2000 grams. Furthermore, the camera control speeds system are through DJI Master wheels or DJI Force Pro and Ronin 4D hand grips.

Ronin 4D LiDAR system and transmission system

Ronin 4D with its professional LiDAR system gives sharp, fast and reliable focus. Moreover, the system measures 71×47×34 mm in dimension and weighs about 88 grams. The system works at temperatures ranging from -10° to 40° C and with precision of 1-10 m. In addition, the device gives a field of view of 30 cm to 3m at 45° and 30 cm to 10cm at 7°. Furthermore, the camera uses the DJI O3 Pro video transmission system with transmission range of about 20,000 feet. For stability, and no interference video, the transmission system supports DFS frequency band.

Ronin 4D battery life and Monitor system

Ronin 4D has support for a TB50 intelligent battery with a capacity of 4280mAh taking charging time of approximately 1.5 hours. Moreover, the camera has a 5.5-inches main monitor with rotating LCD touchscreen and 60Hz refresh rate.  In addition, the camera also arrives with a 7-inch remote monitor with 1920×1200 resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. The remote consists of a DJI WB37 battery with a charging time of approximately 2 hours. Furthermore, the system has a 3.5mm stereo jack with SD card slot and HDMI port.

Other key specification

Ronin 4D is equipped with three storage options including USB SSD, PROSSD 1TB, and the CFexpress Type B card. Moreover, the camera arrives with microphones supporting 2 channel 24-bit audio. Other than this, the device arrives with ActiveTrack Pro feature for advanced and complete tracking shots. This ActiveTrack Pro system uses the latest Artificial intelligence from DJI to track subjects from distance and adjust image composition with that.

Thus, this is all about compact, unique, and technically advanced Ronin 4D that is remarkably changing the Cinema camera. Moreover, DJI brings revolutionary tech pieces  and soon there will be jaw dropping video content via this Ronin 4D. However, there is a need for an electronic gimbal locking feature and more customization that the company would definitely bring with its second version. Apart from this, the company succeeds in bringing this new camera genre, making everyone awestruck.

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