With a lightweight design and superior stabilization, Ronin-SC is DJI’s newest 3-axis stabilizer for mirrorless cameras, allowing users to create professional footage with ease. In this article, we handpicked 10 frequently asked questions about Ronin-SC to help make your buying decision.
1. What are the new features of Ronin-SC?
In addition to the creative shooting modes of Timelapse, Panorama, and 3D Roll 360, Ronin-SC offers two new intelligent functions, ActiveTrack 3.0 and Force Mobile.
ActiveTrack 3.0 uses optimized deep-learning algorithms for precise tracking, providing framing assistance to take complex shots with ease.
Force Mobile gives ultra-low latency and smooth control, making camera orientation control more intuitive.
2. What smartphones are compatible with Ronin-SC’s ActiveTrack 3.0?
Ronin-SC’s ActiveTrack 3.0 supports most mainstream smartphones.
|Samsung||Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, A9 Note 9|
|Huawei||P20 Pro, P10, P9, Mate10 Mate 9 Pro, Nava3e, MT7-TL00|
|Honor||Honor V10, Magic2|
|Vivo||X21A, X27, NEXS|
|iPhone||XS Max, XS , XR, X, 8, 8, Plus, 7, 6S Plus, 6S|
For the complete list of compatible smartphones, check here.
3. What is the optimal payload of Ronin-SC? What cameras are compatible with it?
For optimal performance, Ronin-SC has a tested payload of up to 2.0 kg. Ronin-SC is compatible with most widely used cameras on the market.
|Sony||a7 Series, a9, a6500, a6400, a6300, RX100|
|Canon||EOS R, M50|
|Panasonic||GH5, GH5S, G9|
For the complete list of compatible cameras, go here.
4. What is the difference between Ronin-SC and Ronin-S?
Ronin-SC is more tailored towards mirrorless cameras, so it is noticeably lighter and more portable. In addition, Ronin-SC has a wide range of auxiliary shooting functions and hardware designs optimized for better performance.
On the other hand, Ronin-S is designed for large and heavy cameras such as DSLRs, so it has a bigger payload.
5. What is the battery life of Ronin-SC? How long does it take to recharge the device?
Ronin-SC’s Intelligent Battery specifications are shown below.
|Max. Battery Life||11 h|
|Charging Time||2.5 h (5 V/2 A)|
|Charging Temperature||5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)|
6. What is the price of Ronin-SC? Are there different versions available?
There are two versions of Ronin SC available at the DJI Store:
Ronin-SC starts at $439, and the Pro Combo starts at $539. Compared with Ronin-SC, the Pro Combo also includes a Focus Wheel, Focus Motor, Focus Motor Mount Rod, and RSS Splitter.
Ronin-SC can connect with multiple DJI proprietary accessories, making it a versatile gimbal for different shooting scenarios. The following table lists the accessories of Ronin-SC and Ronin-SC Pro Combo according to different functions.
|Ronin-SC||Ronin-SC Pro Combo|
|Camera Control||Ronin-SC Multi-Camera Control Cable (Multi-USB)||✓||✓|
|Ronin-SC Multi-Camera Control Cable (USB-C)||✓||✓|
|Ronin-SC Multi-Camera Control Adapter (Type-C To Micro USB)||✓||✓|
|Focus Control||Ronin-SC Focus Motor||✓|
|Ronin-S/SC Focus Wheel||✓|
|Additional Support||Ronin-S/SC Phone Holder||✓||✓|
|Ronin-S/SC Extended Grip||✓||✓|
|Ronin-SC Camera Riser||✓||✓|
|Ronin-S/SC Extended Lens Support||✓||✓|
For the complete list of Ronin-SC accessories, please go here.
8. Is the Ronin-S Focus Motor compatible with Ronin-SC?
No. Only the Ronin-SC Focus Motor is compatible with Ronin-SC.
9. Does Ronin-SC support any after-sales service?
Ronin-SC is covered under DJI’s comprehensive after-sales services, with worry-free repairs guaranteed by its own DJI Care Refresh.
10. I have never owned a gimbal stabilizer before. Is Ronin-SC suitable for me?
If you have a mirrorless camera and want to use it to shoot videos on the go, chances are Ronin-SC is your best choice.
Ronin-SC is not only lighter and more portable, it incorporates multiple intelligent functions and user-friendly hardware designs optimized for reliable performance. For instance, Ronin-SC has a mechanical lock for each axis, enabling easy balancing and transporting, greatly save time and trouble.
Moreover, Ronin-SC has a powerful Ronin App with interactive instructions and tutorial videos. Even if you are using Ronin-SC for the first time, you can quickly master it.