DJI adds Force Mobile & ActiveTrack 3.0 to Ronin-S

When the Ronin-SC was announced, it included a number of new features that weren’t found on the original Ronin-S. In particular, Force Mobile & ActiveTrack 3.0.

DJI has just released a new firmware update for the Ronin-S which adds these two features to the original gimbal.

DJI’s Paul Pan has shared two short videos demonstrating the new features.

Force Mobile which let use the connected smartphone as a remote head, with the gimbal copying the rotation of the device.

To use Force Mobile, you need to have one of these supported devices.

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The second big feature that many requested for was to add ActiveTrack 3.0 to track subjects.

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Ronin-S
Date: 2019.09.26
Firmware: V2.0.0.90
Ronin App iOS: v1.2.4
Ronin App Android: v1.2.4
DJI Pro Assistant for Ronin (PC): v2.0.2
DJI Pro Assistant for Ronin (Mac): v2.0.2
· Added ActiveTrack 3.0 (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
· Added Force Mobile (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
· Added quick switch to 3D Roll 360 mode. Press M button three times to enter, and press three times again to exit.
· Added Auto 3D Roll 360. When the gimbal is in 3D Roll 360 mode, push the joystick left or right twice to enable Auto 3D Roll 360. The gimbal rotates continuously without needing to hold the joystick. Press the trigger twice to stop Auto 3D Roll 360.
· Optimized 3D Roll 360.
· Added Track mode settings for Command Unit.
· Optimized follow experience in Flashlight mode.
· Optimized the Profile LED display by changing the pulsing frequency when gimbal in sleep mode, and the LED will become red to indicate low battery warning when battery level is less than 20%.
· Sleep mode can be enabled by pressing once or twice of the gimbal power button.
· Optimized zoom adjustment when using Sony cameras’ multi-port with Power Zoom lens, The zoom speed can be set from 1 to 100 (requires DJI Ronin v1.2.4 app or later).
· Added video recording, autofocus, and focus pull support for Sony A7RIV cameras with supported E-mount lenses using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (MCC-C). To use autofocus on the A7RIV, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.
· Added photo capture, video recording, zoom, and focus pull support for Sony A7R4 cameras using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (Multi USB). To use autofocus on the A7R4, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.
· Fixed other minor bugs.

The Ronin-SC has also received a new firmware update. Force Mobile can now be used with Android devices.

Ronin-SC
Date: 2019.09.25
Firmware: v1.2.0.10
DJI Ronin App iOS: v1.2.4
DJI Ronin App Android: v1.2.4
· Added photo capture, video recording, and autofocus for Fujifilm X-H1, X-T2, X-T3, X-T20, X-T30, X-E3 cameras using a Fujifilm camera control cable (RSS-F).
· Added a quick switching function to Portrait mode. Press M button twice to enter/exit Portrait mode. Portrait mode requires using Ronin-SC in Flashlight mode and the joystick control is not available. Portrait mode can be disabled on the Ronin app Status page (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later). Note that the tilt axis will rotate 90° when switched to Portrait mode. Make sure the camera will not collide with the gimbal.
· Added Force Mobile when using with the Android version of the Ronin app (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
· Added disable 3D Roll 360 feature in the Ronin app (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
· Fixed issue where the roll axis occasionally drifts after exiting sleep mode.
· Optimized zoom adjustment when using a Sony camera’s multi-port with a power zoom lens. The zoom speed can be set from 1 to 100 (requires DJI Ronin v1.2.4 app or later).
· Added video recording, autofocus, and focus pull support for Sony A7RIV cameras with supported E-mount lenses using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (MCC-C). To use autofocus on the A7RIV, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.
· Added photo capture, video recording, zoom, and focus pull support for Sony A7R4 cameras using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (Multi USB). To use autofocus on the A7R4, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.

The Ronin-S retails for $749 USD or the Ronin-S essentials kit for $559.

The Ronin-SC Combo kit retails for $539 or $439 for the gimbal alone.

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