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MiniRig Stabilizes Smartphone Pics

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The MiniRig is a magnetic gimbal smartphone stabilizer which allows users to mount video-enhancing accessories
The MiniRig is a magnetic gimbal smartphone stabilizer which allows users to mount video-enhancing accessories

Last year, the Smoovie stabilizer launched on Kickstarter promising smartphone and GoPro users the ability to shoot super-smooth video thanks to its magnetic gimbal. Now, after shipping that product to backers, the team behind it is back with the MiniRig, which adds lighting and audio features, along with improved stabilization.

Like its predecessor, the MiniRig is a balance-based stabilizer which can be used with smartphones and GoPro action cameras. Users just mount their camera of choice and then adjust the handle to find a balance point. Using the handle when filming should then result in footage which is considerably less shaky than if holding the camera in the hand.

 As with the Smoovie, a neodymium magnet gimbal is used to keep a mounted smartphone or GoPro straight, even if the hand controlling it isn’t. However, the gimbal on the MiniRig is adjustable and can be tightened. This allows users to choose between drifting cinematic movements or faster action movements, depending on their subject. Cameras can also be mounted in landscape or portrait orientation, and even flipped (so the camera is at the bottom and the weight at the top) for low angle shots.

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