The DJI Osmo Motion is a small, moveable motion digital camera designed to compete with GoPro. And whereas GoPro far outpaces some other motion digital camera maker by way of market share — to not point out most reviewers place GoPro above all others by way of greatest 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 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 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 seemingly safe to a motorbike helmet, which has a quick-release adapter mount.
So far as a chunk mount? Properly, 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 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 by means of your entire motion — simply the items you wish to seize on movie. And in case you’re frightened about placing weird plastics in your mouth, DJI says the chunk mount is product of sturdy food-grade supplies.
All of this stuff price lower than $40, and most price lower than $20, making for an excellent reward for DJI followers or a low-cost new accent to combine up (and degree 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 suitable 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 numerous mounts for chest straps, surfboards, handlebars and helmets. Now with this launch, there are extra choices for how one 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 primarily 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. For those who don’t need your Osmo Motion 3 in your physique, you would possibly put it in your bike. You could possibly use the Osmo Motion Mini Handlebar Mount to connect the digital camera to a handlebar by way of a ball-joint design and Fast-Launch Adapter Mount, which makes it straightforward to mount the digital camera and alter the capturing angle.
Then, DJI additionally introduced yet another accent in a distinct vein. It’s not a mount like these different ones, however somewhat a method 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 consists of ND 8/16/32 filters, which you’d seemingly 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 suitable DJI Osmo Motion 3 equipment, which embrace different sports-specific mounts similar 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 digital camera 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 most of the similar mounts introduced this month, however use at your individual 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 by way of magnetism, whether or not it’s mounts or energy modules. As soon as related by way of 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 fingers 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 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 could have 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 under!