The DJI Osmo Motion is a small, transportable motion digicam designed to compete with GoPro. And whereas GoPro far outpaces some other motion digicam maker by way of market share — to not point out most reviewers place GoPro above all others by way of 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 can be appropriate 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 mountaineering for an FPV-style view of your trek. In the meantime, the curved adhesive base equipment is one thing you’d doubtless safe to a motorcycle helmet, which has a quick-release adapter mount.
So far as a chew mount? Nicely, that one is strictly what it feels like — you maintain it in your mouth. You’d doubtless 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 way of all the motion — simply the items you wish to seize on movie. And in case you’re anxious about placing weird plastics in your mouth, DJI says the chew mount is product of sturdy food-grade supplies.
All of this stuff value lower than $40, and most value lower than $20, making for a terrific present for DJI followers or a low-cost new accent to combine up (and stage up) the best way you movie together with your motion digicam.
New equipment solely for the DJI Osmo Motion 3
After which DJI additionally introduced some equipment which can 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 a number of equipment designed with motion sports activities in thoughts, together with a magnetic Ball-Joint adapter mount, in addition to numerous mounts for chest straps, surfboards, handlebars and helmets. Now with this launch, there are extra choices for tips on 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 form 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 possibly can use the Osmo Motion Mini Handlebar Mount to connect the digicam to a handlebar by way of a ball-joint design and Fast-Launch Adapter Mount, which makes it simple to mount the digicam and alter the capturing angle.
Then, DJI additionally introduced another accent in a special vein. It’s not a mount like these different ones, however relatively a way of leveling up your movie high quality. That’s because of the $59 Osmo Motion ND Filter Package particular to the Osmo Motion 3. It contains ND 8/16/32 filters, which you’d doubtless use for capturing sports activities at excessive midday when the solar is shiny and thus casts shadows (or in different brightly lit eventualities).
These add on to the present lineup of appropriate DJI Osmo Motion 3 equipment, which embody different sports-specific mounts equivalent to a Chest Strap Mount, Handlebar Mount, Diving Accent Package, 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 connected on to Osmo Motion 3 by way of the quick-release locking clip. You may also use third-party motion digicam equipment, that are typically related by way of the quick-release adapter mount (sure, third events have already been making their very own variations of lots of the identical mounts introduced this month, however use at your personal 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 by way of magnetism, whether or not or not it’s mounts or energy modules. As soon as related by way of magnetism, the locks snap on upon which it’s important to manually unclasp the locks to take away your modular equipment, making certain they solely come off if you’d like them too.
So far as getting your palms on the Osmo Motion 3 itself, it’s accessible for buy in a number of completely different configurations (which already embody a number of of the equipment). They’re:
- Osmo Motion 3 Customary Combo ($329): Consists of 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): Consists of 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’ve gotten an Osmo? Or have you ever bought a GoPro as a substitute? Go away your feedback about whether or not these new Osmo Motion equipment change the sport for you under!