Best Gimbal for Canon EOS R5

The Canon EOS R5 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) has a lot of outstanding video features, such as 8K video and 4K video. In order to shoot better videos, you’d better get a gimbal stabilizer for Canon EOS R5. We have tested and reviewed latest gimbals, and below are top recommended ones for Canon EOS R5:

DJI RS 2 – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama/DJI

The new DJI RS 2 is DJI’s redesigned follow-up to the Ronin-S gimbal with a payload of up to 10 lb. RS 2 can make EOS R5 into professional-grade workflows. It’s about 25% lighter and more compact thanks to monocoque carbon fiber axis arms and a shorter grip handle with a smaller battery cartridge, although still with a 12-hour runtime. The RS 2 also has a 1.4″ full-color LCD touchscreen that allows you to access gimbal settings as well as features such as time-lapse and hyperlapse, which were previously accessible only via the companion mobile app.

Features:

  • 10 lb payload
  • 1.4″ full-color LCD touchscreen (with access to features such as time-lapse and hyperlapse)
  • DJI Titan stabilization algorithm
  • SuperSmooth stabilization feature for long zoom lenses
  • Two RSA ports with electrical contacts and a NATO mount for quick release attachment of dedicated accessories such as a focus wheel
  • Support for an optional DJI RavenEye 1080p transmission system
  • Monocoque carbon fiber axis arms
  • Short grip handle with a compact 12-hour battery cartridge
  • iOS 11+ / Android 7.0+ companion app
  • Creative functions such as Time Tunnel and Force Mobile
  • Dual-layer Manfrotto plus Arca-Swiss camera mounting system
  • Single-tap switching to portrait mode
  • Axis locks and fine-tune knob for efficient and precision camera balancing

DJI RSC 2 – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama/DJI

If you are looking for a lighter and cheaper gimbal, the DJI RSC 2 is the best choice for Canon EOS R5. The DJI RSC 2 is designed for mirrorless and DSLR cameras and supports up to 6.6 lb camera and accessories loads. The motors of the RSC 2 are 50% more powerful than those of the Ronin-SC, which is the predecessor of this redesigned gimbal. A key feature of the RSC 2 is a foldable design that allows for switching to underslung mode.

Features:

  • Designed for mirrorless and DSLR cameras
  • 6.6 lb payload for camera and accessories
  • Foldable into underslung mode
  • 1″ OLED black-and-white display
  • DJI Titan stabilization algorithm
  • SuperSmooth stabilization feature for long zoom lenses
  • Two NATO mounts for dedicated accessories such as a briefcase handle
  • Support for an optional DJI RavenEye 1080p transmission system
  • Integrated grip handle with built-in 14-hour batteries
  • iOS 11+/Android 7.0+ companion app
  • Time-lapse, panorama, Roll 360, and other creative functions
  • Dual-layer Manfrotto plus Arca-Swiss camera mounting system
  • Single-tap switching to portrait mode

DJI Ronin-S – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama

The old DJI Ronin-S is still one of the best gimbal for Canon EOS R5. The single-handed form factor of the Ronin-S lends itself to lighter camera payloads, up to eight pounds. But don’t let its size fool you; the Ronin-S has a lot going on under the hood. Separate modules are available for the handle and accessory docks, allowing you to customize the gimbal based on how you wish to operate it. While using the conventional battery grip, the Ronin-S will last up to 12 hours on a single charge.

Features:

  • Three-Axis Motorized Gimbal Stabilizer
  • Holds DSLR or Mirrorless Cameras
  • Eight-Pound Payload Capacity
  • Trigger and Mode Buttons for Control

Zhiyun-Tech CRANE 3S – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama

If you are looking for more professional gimbal than Ronin-S, the best choice is the new released Zhiyun-Tech CRANE 3S. This one is a powerful redesign of previous Zhiyun gimbals with the addition of detachable handle options, more powerful motors with a large 14.3 lb payload, an updated axis-locking system, external power input, and the ViaTouch 2.0 remote control system. The 55° angled roll axis allows you to fit your camera without blocking the view, and it is also modular so you can add an included extension arm to fit larger cameras.

Features:

  • 14.3 lb Payload, Zoom and Focus Wheel
  • Redesigned Detachable SmartSling Handle
  • Updated Axis Locking System
  • ViaTouch 2.0 Remote Motion Control

DJI Ronin-SC – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama

If you are looking for a small and lightweight gimbal stabilizer for Canon EOS R5, the best choice is the DJI Ronin-SC. It brings many improvements over its predecessor, the Ronin-S, with this smaller and lighter stabilized, three-axis single-handle gimbal, designed for small mirrorless cameras under 4.4 lb. Though the Ronin-SC is smaller, it packs an abundance of features, design enhancements, and technology inside its compact form. The gimbal features stabilization, pan, tilt, and roll control, as well as 360° continuous panning to create steady 3D/360° motion shots.

Features:

  • Rear Underslung Handle in Compact Design
  • Highly Upgraded Motors and Algorithm
  • Support for Optional Transmission Module
  • Updated ZY Play App Features

Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL-S – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video

The Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL-S incorporates the underslung mode design of its predecessor, the WEEBILL LAB, and also has a more compact form as well as other new features. The sling mode design consists of a handle on the rear that allows for easy switching to underslung mode as well as better handling in all other modes. Other improvements include upgraded motors and stabilization algorithm. The WEEBILL-S features 300% more motor torque and 50% more responsiveness. This allows you to better balance camera/lens combos such as the Canon EOS R5 and RF lenses.

Features:

  • Rear Underslung Handle in Compact Design
  • Highly Upgraded Motors and Algorithm
  • Support for Optional Transmission Module
  • Updated ZY Play App Features

Moza Air 2 – Check Price at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama

The Moza Air 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer has been upgraded over previous versions with newly optimized high-torque motors, a 9.25 lb weight capacity, and many other features. The high weight capacity allows for a much wider range of cameras to be used, as well as wider combinations of cameras and lenses. The Air 2 also supports the optional Moza iFOCUS Intelligent Wireless Lens Control System, which comes in different versions to offer standard and automatic (with preset start/end points) focus and zoom control directly from the Air 2.

Features:

  • 9.25 lb Weight Capacity / 8 Follow Modes
  • Supports for iFOCUS Lens Control System
  • Unobstructed View of Camera LCD
  • 12 Buttons for Gimbal, Camera, Settings