DJI Launches Firmware Update for Ronin-S With Several New Modes

DJI has announced the release of a new firmware update for its Ronin-S Gimbal Stabilizer. The update includes support for several modes previously only available on the company's Ronin-SC model, including ActiveTrack 3.0 and Force Mobile.

Here's a full rundown of new features and improvements included in the Ronin-S V2.0.0.90 Firmware update per DJI:

  • Added ActiveTrack 3.0 (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
  • Added Force Mobile (requires Ronin app v1.2.4 or later).
  • Added quick switch to 3D Roll 360 mode. Press M button three times to enter, and press three times again to exit.
  • Added Auto 3D Roll 360. When the gimbal is in 3D Roll 360 mode, push the joystick left or right twice to enable Auto 3D Roll 360. The gimbal rotates continuously without needing to hold the joystick. Press the trigger twice to stop Auto 3D Roll 360.
  • Added video recording, autofocus, and focus pull support for Sony A7R4 cameras with supported E-mount lenses using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (MCC-C). To use autofocus on the A7R4, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.
  • Added photo capture, video recording, zoom, and focus pull support for Sony A7R4 cameras using a Multi-Camera Control Cable (Multi USB). To use autofocus on the A7R4, press halfway down on the camera control button of the gimbal.
  • Optimized 3D Roll 360.
  • Added Track mode settings for Command Unit.
  • Optimized follow experience in Flashlight mode.
  • Optimized the Profile LED display by changing the pulsing frequency when gimbal in sleep mode, and the LED will become red to indicate low battery warning when battery level is less than 20%.
  • Sleep mode can be enabled by pressing once or twice of the gimbal power button.
  • Optimized zoom adjustment when using Sony cameras’ multi-port with Power Zoom lens, The zoom speed can be set from 1 to 100 (requires DJI Ronin v1.2.4 app or later).
  • Fixed other minor bugs.

The Ronin-S Gimbal Stabilizer is currently available for $749. Here's a rundown of key features per DJI and B&H Photo-Video:

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

Source: DJI via DPReview