The DJI Osmo Motion is a small, moveable motion digital camera designed to compete with GoPro. And whereas GoPro far outpaces another motion digital camera 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 would possibly give it a leg up.
Among the many new Osmo Motion equipment which might be appropriate with all iterations of Osmo that have been introduced this month are:
Most of those new equipment have journey in thoughts. With that backpack strap mount, you would possibly connect it to your backpack when mountaineering for an FPV-style view of your trek. In the meantime, the curved adhesive base equipment is one thing you’d possible safe to a motorbike helmet, which has a quick-release adapter mount.
So far as a chew mount? Nicely, that one is precisely what it feels like — you maintain it in your mouth. You’d possible use it in conditions the place you couldn’t maintain the digital camera 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 via your complete motion — simply the items you need to seize on movie. And in case you’re frightened about placing weird plastics in your mouth, DJI says the chew mount is made from sturdy food-grade supplies.
All of this stuff price lower than $40, and most price lower than $20, making for an important present for DJI followers or a low-cost new accent to combine up (and stage up) the way in which you movie together with your motion digital camera.
New equipment solely for the DJI Osmo Motion 3
After which DJI additionally introduced some equipment which might be appropriate solely with the Osmo Motion 3, which is the most recent 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 how you can mount your Motion 3 — every of which prices lower than $50.
The Osmo Motion Mini Extension Rod means you’d maintain the digital camera with what’s basically a less-annoying selfie stick mounted with a ball-joint design. The Osmo Motion 360° Wrist Strap means you maintain the digital camera, however solely type of, because it’s in your hand or wrist. In the event you don’t need your Osmo Motion 3 in your physique, you would possibly put it in your bike. You might use the Osmo Motion Mini Handlebar Mount to connect the digital camera to a handlebar through a ball-joint design and Fast-Launch Adapter Mount, which makes it straightforward to mount the digital camera and alter the taking pictures angle.
Then, DJI additionally introduced yet another accent in a distinct vein. It’s not a mount like these different ones, however quite a method 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 possible use for capturing sports activities at excessive midday when the solar is vibrant and thus casts shadows (or in different brightly lit eventualities).
These add on to the prevailing lineup of appropriate DJI Osmo Motion 3 equipment, which embody different sports-specific mounts akin 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 could be connected on to Osmo Motion 3 through the quick-release locking clip. You may also use third-party motion digital camera equipment, that are usually related 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 individual threat 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 or not it’s mounts or energy modules. As soon as related 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 if you would like them too.
So far as getting your arms on the Osmo Motion 3 itself, it’s obtainable for buy in just a few totally different configurations (which already embody 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 could have an Osmo? Or have you ever bought a GoPro as a substitute? Depart your feedback about whether or not these new Osmo Motion equipment change the sport for you under!