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FeiyuTech Vimble C Review & Sample Footage

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Here we take a closer look at the FeiyuTech Vimble C hand-held stabilizer for both smartphones and small action cameras such as the GoPro Hero 5 Black or Hero 6 Black. It’s not really fair to compare this gimbal to many of the others on the market as this is a low-cost entry-level gimbal. So how well does a $100 gimbal work, let’s find out. First let’s take a look at our YouTube review, it contains video sample of both the Hero 6 Black and iPhone 8 while mounted in the Vimble C by FeiyuTech.

FeiyuTech Vimble C White: https://goo.gl/eZjTUr

FeiyuTech Vimble C Black: https://goo.gl/YAYw3v

Use coupon code: BlackFridayCA13 to get the Vimble C for just $99 the coupon will expire December 31, 2017.

 


So as you can see in the video the Vimble C does a great job at keeping the footage stable on both an iPhone and a GoPro. I think it is a great value for the money, it’s not the highest quality build, but pretty decent for a budget gimbal.

Contents of Box

The contents of the FeiyuTech Vimble C box Include.

  • Stabilizer Unit
  • Micro USB Charging Cable
  • Foam Pads for Mounting Small Action Cameras.
  • Instructions and Warranty Card

Contents of FeiyuTech Vimble C Box.

 

Now going back to build quality. The handle is made of plastic and in all honesty, it does feel a little cheap compared to holding a stabilizer that is made of higher grade materials. The handle is quite large but it does feel comfortable in the hand and very light to hold. It is really hard to say how this gimbal will hold up over time but my first impressions are quite good. The gimbal unit, motor housing and arms are all made of aluminum and look to be well-built. Overall the build is acceptable for the price category.

FeiyuTech Vimble C Build Quality is decent for a budget gimbal.

 

Not only can you mount smartphones in this gimbal, FeiyuTech as included some foam pads that attach to the clamp and allows for smaller cameras to be easily mounted such as a GoPro Session or the Hero 5/6 Black. This makes the Vimble C a great value for those looking for an all in one gimbal solution where they can stabilize both phone and GoPro footage. In my tests, the foam pads kept my Hero 6 Black firmly in place. The foam pads go on easily which allows you to swap your device quickly when needed. The only downfall to mounting a GoPro in the FeiyuTech Vimble C is that you have to hold the handle backward. This, however, is not a big issue and the stabilized footage from the Hero 6 Black looks great when mounted in the Vimble C,

Showing a GoPro Hero 6 Black mounted in the FeiyuTech Vimble C.

 

When a GoPro is mounted, there is a small opening in the mount to still allow some viewing of the LCD screen. While not fully visible it still allows enough for lining up your shots.

 

The buttons and controls on the Vimble C are simple to use and include a joystick for panning up and down. When connected via BlueTooth to the Vimble C and using the FeiyuTech app for capturing photos and videos with a smartphone, you can easily take photos and record video with the build in controls. You can also zoom with the built-in zoom control located on the back of the gimbal unit. The mode button on the back changes the gimbal mode from lock to follow with a simple press. All in all the controls are easy to use and well laid out.

FeiyuTech Vimble C controls and buttons.

 

FeiyuTech has an app that can be downloaded to add features and control to the Vimble C. One app works for all the gimbals that FeiyuTech makes. The app allows for tracking and offers up some extra camera features. It works well and connecting to the app is simple and easy.

A couple other things I would like to mention, the Vimble C has a built-in rechargeable battery so it can not be replaced or swapped out. As with most gimbals the Vimble C is not water or splash proof, so care must be taken when around water.

All in all the Vimble C by FeiyuTech is a solid purchase for the price. For a budget gimbal, it is feature rich and performs extremely well.

FeiyuTech Vimble C White: https://goo.gl/eZjTUr

FeiyuTech Vimble C Black: https://goo.gl/YAYw3v

Use coupon code: BlackFridayCA13 to get the Vimble C for just $99 the coupon will expire December 31, 2017.


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Tips & Tricks For The GoPro Hero 7 Black

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Every year I put together a tips and tricks video for the current generation of GoPro Cameras as a way to help new users get the most out of their GoPro. Some of these tips are similar to the older GoPro”s but there are some new tips that are unique for the Hero 7 Black. Some of the tips include:

  • Removing Protective Lens Cover
  • Removing Battery Door
  • Front LCD Navigation
  • Charing/Using With Power Banks
  • ISO Settings for Time-Lapses
  • Flat Colour Profile
  • Disabling LED’s & Beeps
  • Playback Footage In SlowMotion
  • Battery Saving Tips

Watch our YouTube tips and tricks video for the GoPro Hero 7 Black.

Buy GoPro Hero 7 Black: https://amzn.to/2D5Ykjg

 


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Hero 7 Black Beginners Guide | How To Get Started

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Every year when GoPro releases a new generation camera we always create a beginners guide to help those who are brand new and have or will be purchasing their very first GoPro. In September GoPro introduced the new GoPro Hero 7 Black and so we have created a newly updated beginners guide just for it. This beginners guide is created for those who have no experience and have never used a GoPro. In this beginners guide, we cover such topics including:

  • Unpacking your new GoPro Hero 7 Black.
  • How to mount your GoPro Hero 7 Black.
  • Install the battery in the Hero 7 Black.
  • How to charge the GoPro Hero 7 Black.
  • Best memory for the Hero 7 Black.
  • Powering on and setup of the Hero 7 Black.
  • Connecting the Hero 7 Black to the GoPro Quick app.
  • Shooting modes on the Hero 7 Black.
  • Menu tour of the Hero 7 Black.
  • Voice commands for the Hero 7 Black
  • How to use quick capture.
  • Essential gear for the GoPro Hero 7 Black.

This is part one in our beginners guide series for the Hero 7 Black. Part 2 will cover what to do next once you have filmed some great content. We will go over how to transfer your content to your smartphone or tablet so you can share it and even edit it for those who want to take their GoPro content a step further. We will also cover the GoPro app and GoPro Quik app in more detail.

Hero 7 Black: https://amzn.to/2Djgyis
Best Memory: https://amzn.to/2qmyLmX

Other GoPro Hero 7 Black gear to consider.

GoPro Shorty: https://amzn.to/2JuD885
GoPro Charger: https://amzn.to/2PuDaT5
Floating Hand Grip: https://amzn.to/2PBkLnx
GoPro Case: https://amzn.to/2qnej5x
Silicone Sleeve: https://amzn.to/2yKAVBh
Power Bank: https://amzn.to/2SzgzDD
GoPro Backpack: https://amzn.to/2qmRVZP
Extension Pole: https://amzn.to/2PxLtNL
Bike Mount: https://amzn.to/2EXcAxG

 


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