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ikan EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

Questions about this product?
  • 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer
  • For DSLR and mirrorless cameras between 2 - 4.5 lbs
  • Unlimited 360° rotation
  • Advanced stabilization
  • Point & Lock
  • Multiple follow modes
  • OLED Display

The ikan EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer is a 3-axis handheld camera stabilizer designed for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras weighing 2- 4.5 lbs. The EC1 offers 360 degree rotation along the yaw, pitch and roll axes and features an adaptive PID algorithm to deliver stable rotation. The Beholder utilizes a 12-bit encoder system and an advanced 32-bit controller along with three follow modes. 

The EC1 is designed with a quick-release baseplate that allows for convenient camera attachment and tool-less balancing. It also has a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole on the handle for attaching accessories for advanced setups, and a 3/8"-16 threaded mounting hole on the bottom for mounting onto a tripod, monopod, and other support gear.

The EC1 is supplied with three 18650 batteries that provide up to 3 hours of operating life. These batteries are rechargeable from within the EC1 via an included micro USB adapter, and can also be charged using optional chargers such as the ikan ICH-SC4.

Unlimited 360° Rotation
The EC1 Beholder features three 360° rotating brushless motors that give you a limitless range of motion along all three axes: yaw, roll, and pitch.

Advanced Stabilization
Using a 32-bit controller with a 12-bit encoder, the EC1 uses an adaptive PID algorithm to produce a reliably efficient handheld stabilizer.

Lock Mode
In Lock Mode, the Yaw, Pitch, and Roll axes work together to keep the camera fixed and pointed in one direction. The camera's position will stay the same no matter how you move the handle.

Point & Lock
Quickly lock your camera into any position by manually pointing and holding it in any direction. After a few seconds, the camera will lock and hold its position until it is reset back to default.

Multiple Follow Modes
The EC1 features 3 different follow modes. In yaw-axis follow mode, the EC1 will only follow your pan movements. In pitch and yaw-axis follow mode, the EC1 will follow your pan and tilt movements. The 3-axis follow mode gives you full control, allowing you to pan, tilt, and roll.

Auto Inversion
Switch to inverted mode at any time by simply flipping the handle over the camera. Inverted mode can be operated in conjunction with any of the lock and follow modes.

OLED Status Display
A display screen located on the back of the handle conveniently provides you with information on the battery life and operating mode.

Quick-Release Baseplate
Featuring a newly-designed quick-release baseplate system, the EC1 is easy to balance without any tools.

Multiple Mounting Points
The EC1 handle a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole for attaching accessories such as a light, microphone, or monitor for advanced setups; and a 3/8"-16 threaded mounting hole on the bottom of the handle for to mount the EC1 on a tripod, jib, or dual handle support system such as the ikan DGH.

In the Box
  • ikan EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer
  • Battery Cap with 3/8"-16 Mount
  • Battery Holder
  • Micro USB AC Adapter
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Travel Case
  • Travel Case Shoulder Strap
  • 3 x 18650 Battery
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
More Information
SKU 54010
Brands ikan
Load Capacity 2-4.5 lb
Rotation Range Yaw: 360°
Roll: 360°
Pitch:  360°
Tripod Mount Thread 1 x 3/8"-16
Accessory Mount Thread 1 x 1/4"-20
Battery 3 x 18650 model Li-ion batteries included (3.7 V)
Approx. 2-3 hours operating time
Approx. 3-4 hours charging time
Operating Temperature 14 to 158°F (-10 to 70°C)
Dimensions 14.2 x 7.24 x 3.1" (36.0 x 18.4 x 7.9 cm)
Weight 2.6 lb (1.2 kg)
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