Congratulations to Zhiyun-Tech for winning another Best of NAB 2023 award. This year’s award for Best Gimbal goes to the Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL 3. This hand-held gimbal offers effective image stabilization and more in a small, portable package.
What is the Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL 3?
The Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL 3 is a compact gimbal stabilizer that can support camera setups weighing up to 7.3 pounds. Zhiyun-Tech promises up to 40% in effort savings thanks to the WEEBILL 3’s new sling mode 2.0. This mode allows you to operate the camera in an underhand position, perfect for lower angles.
To keep the camera stable, the motorized gimbal uses Zhiyun-Tech’s 10th-generation stabilization algorithm. The new algorithm is said to improve computing power by 30% and deliver a stable image with precise shake removal.
More than just a gimbal, the WEEBILL 3 also offers a built-in fill light and microphone to create a complete video production rig.
The light provides bright 1000 lux continuous light thanks to its new cooling system. Good for either indoor or outdoor shooting, it offers dual color temperatures from 2,600 K to 5,400 K. Plus, with a CRI of 90+, it promises accurate color rendition. The gimbal’s built-in noise-canceling microphone promises clear, high-fidelity audio without any extra audio accessories.
Together, these features turn the Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL 3 into an all-in-one rig for content creators who need fast setup times.
The WEEBILL 3 in use
The WEEBILL 3 promises simple operation with customizable settings that can be adjusted for different shooting scenarios. This includes custom modes on the trigger button and a front wheel that supports adjustments like camera settings, focus and zoom or axis movements.
Additionally, the WEEBILL 3 uses a dual-layer quick-release system, making it easier to swap between multiple camera support options without re-balancing the WEEBILL each time. This also makes battery changes more convenient.
Pricing and availability
The Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL 3 is available now for about $300. To learn more, visit zhiyun-tech.com.