Testing out 3 of the top Gimbals that can hold a full sized DSLR and still get steady shots while filming. These top selling gimbals are the Zhiyun-Tech Crane v2, the Moza Air, and the Feiyu-Tech a2000. All three of the gimbals will hold up to 1.8KG (1800grams) or more total weight.
The Zhiyun Crane V2 3 Axis Brushless Handheld Gimbal is currently the top selling gimbal on Amazon for small DSLRs to mirrorless cameras. If you new one for a camera like the Sony A7 Series, Panasonic LUMIX Series, Nikon J Series, or Canon M Series bodies with smaller lenses this may be the first model you look at. It has a 1.8KG max payload.
The FeiyuTech a2000 is compatible with SONY A7 series, CANON D5 series and all popular camera and lens within the weight range as high as 2.5KG .
The MOZA Air Handheld Stabilizer with 3-Axis movements can also handle larger camera. Max payloads up to 2.5KG can also be hit with this gimbal but will function better if you stay a little below that max heft.
Basic specs for the Zhiyun Crane V2:
Weight: 950g (Battery excluded)
Payload weight: 350-1800g
Operation current: 80mA-6000mA
Operation temperature: 0-45 Celsius
Tilt axis mechanical movement range: 360 degree (unlimited rotation)
Roll axis mechanical movement range: 360 degree (unlimited rotation)
Pan axis mechanical movement range: 360 degree (unlimited rotation)
Compatible cameras: Almost all mirrorless cameras
Maximum payload lens: 70mm lens
Zhiyun Li-ion battery
Model: 26500 Li-ion
Battery weight: 42g(Single)
Maximum charging current: 800mAh
Zhiyun Li-ion battery charger
Type: 26500 Li-ion battery charger
Input voltage: 5V
Charging current: 800mA
Carry Bag Dimension: 36*11*31.5cm
Basic specs for the FeiyuTech a2000:
Battery:18650*2, 2200mAh, 3.7V
Usage Time In Theory: 10 Hours (When camera is balanced well with gimbal)
Charging Time: ≥5 hours, recommending using smart charger for charging the battery, 5V/1A input.
Controllable Range: Tilt: 360°(Unlimited) Roll: 360°(Unlimited) Panning: 360°(Unlimited)
Camera Control: Sony Camera: focus control ,take picture-control , timed photography with shutter button when connecting shutter release as standard accessory(with cable) Other Camera:take picture-control , timed photography with shutter button(without cable)
Adjusting Motor Strength: Automatic identification algorithm to detect weights of different cameras and produce right motor strength to match with them , so that the gimbal will automatically be in the best performance without adjusting the motor strength.
Weight: 1111.4g (not inclusive of battery, camera, lens and so forth)
1 x Feiyu a2000
1 x USB Cable
4 x 18650 Battery
1 x Smart Charger
1 x Thumbscrew
1 x Camera Holder Screw
1 x Camera Support Frame
1 x Quick Assemble Plate
1 x Sony Shutter Release cable
1 x Mini Tripod
1 x Thumb Screw
Basic specs for the MOZA Air:
Canon: Rebel T6i, 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark II, 6D, 60D, 7D, 70D
Panasonic: Lumix GH5, Lumix GH4, Lumix GH3
Sony: a7S, a7SII, a7R, a7RII, A6000, A6300, a99
Blackmagic Design: BMPCC, BMCC
Fujifilm: X-T2, X-T20, X-Pro2
Mechanical Endpoint Range
Yaw Axis: ±360° continuously
Tilt Axis: ±360° continuously
Roll Axis: ±360° continuously
Angular Vibration Range:0.02°
You can find these 3 great Handheld Gimbal Stabilizers Here.
Buy a Zhiyun Crane V2
Buy a MOZA Air
Buy a Feiyu Tech a2000