The DJI Osmo Motion is a small, moveable motion digicam designed to compete with GoPro. And whereas GoPro far outpaces every other motion digicam maker when it comes to market share — to not point out most reviewers place GoPro above all others when it comes to finest motion cameras — some new Osmo Motion equipment put out by DJI this month may give it a leg up.
Among the many new Osmo Motion equipment which might be suitable with all iterations of Osmo that had been introduced this month are:
Most of those new equipment have journey in thoughts. With that backpack strap mount, you may connect it to your backpack when mountain climbing for an FPV-style view of your trek. In the meantime, the curved adhesive base package is one thing you’d seemingly safe to a motorcycle helmet, which has a quick-release adapter mount.
So far as a chunk mount? Nicely, that one is precisely what it seems like — you maintain it in your mouth. You’d seemingly use it in conditions the place you couldn’t maintain the digicam however need that POV shot, like browsing or biking. And there’s a neck lanyard, so that you don’t essentially have to carry onto it in your mouth by the whole motion — simply the items you wish to seize on movie. And in case you’re nervous about placing weird plastics in your mouth, DJI says the chunk mount is made from sturdy food-grade supplies.
All of these things value lower than $40, and most value lower than $20, making for an amazing present for DJI followers or a low-cost new accent to combine up (and stage up) the best way you movie along with your motion digicam.
New equipment solely for the DJI Osmo Motion 3
After which DJI additionally introduced some equipment which might be suitable solely with the Osmo Motion 3, which is the latest mannequin that launched in February 2023. They’re:
On the time of the Osmo Motion 3 launch, there have been just a few equipment designed with motion sports activities in thoughts, together with a magnetic Ball-Joint adapter mount, in addition to varied mounts for chest straps, surfboards, handlebars and helmets. Now with this launch, there are extra choices for find out how to mount your Motion 3 — every of which prices lower than $50.
The Osmo Motion Mini Extension Rod means you’d maintain the digicam with what’s primarily a less-annoying selfie stick mounted with a ball-joint design. The Osmo Motion 360° Wrist Strap means you maintain the digicam, however solely sort of, because it’s in your hand or wrist. In case you don’t need your Osmo Motion 3 in your physique, you may put it in your bike. You may use the Osmo Motion Mini Handlebar Mount to connect the digicam to a handlebar through a ball-joint design and Fast-Launch Adapter Mount, which makes it straightforward to mount the digicam and modify the capturing angle.
Then, DJI additionally introduced yet another accent in a unique vein. It’s not a mount like these different ones, however slightly a way of leveling up your movie high quality. That’s because of the $59 Osmo Motion ND Filter Equipment particular to the Osmo Motion 3. It contains ND 8/16/32 filters, which you’d seemingly use for capturing sports activities at excessive midday when the solar is brilliant and thus casts shadows (or in different brightly lit situations).
These add on to the prevailing lineup of suitable DJI Osmo Motion 3 equipment, which embrace different sports-specific mounts similar to a Chest Strap Mount, Handlebar Mount, Diving Accent Equipment, Suction Cup Mount, Helmet Chin Mount, and Browsing Tethers.
Mounting equipment to the Osmo Motion 2 and three
Most of all these mounts might be hooked up on to Osmo Motion 3 through the quick-release locking clip. You may additionally use third-party motion digicam equipment, that are typically linked through the quick-release adapter mount (sure, third events have already been making their very own variations of most of the similar mounts introduced this month, however use at your personal danger as DJI doesn’t assure their compatibility).
What’s additionally distinctive particular to each the Osmo Motion 2 and now the three is its distinctive, modular design that may maintain equipment collectively through magnetism, whether or not it’s mounts or energy modules. As soon as linked through magnetism, the locks snap on upon which you must manually unclasp the locks to take away your modular equipment, guaranteeing they solely come off in order for you them too.
So far as getting your palms on the Osmo Motion 3 itself, it’s out there for buy in just a few completely different configurations (which already embrace just a few of the equipment). They’re:
- Osmo Motion 3 Normal Combo ($329): Contains Osmo Motion 3, one Osmo Motion 3 Excessive Battery, the Osmo Motion 3 Horizontal-Vertical Protecting Body, the Osmo Motion 3 Fast-Launch Adapter Mount, and the Osmo Flat Adhesive Base
- Osmo Motion 3 Journey Combo ($439): Contains Osmo Motion 3, three Osmo Motion 3 Excessive Batteries, the Osmo Motion 3 Horizontal-Vertical Protecting Body, two Osmo Motion 3 Fast-Launch Adapter Mounts, one Osmo Flat Adhesive Base, and the Osmo Motion 3 Multifunctional Battery Case.
Do you have got an Osmo? Or have you ever bought a GoPro as an alternative? Go away your feedback about whether or not these new Osmo Motion equipment change the sport for you beneath!