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Hello all. I have a DGS Glidecam and absolutely love it. However I just bought a Sony a6300 and have found that with 1 or 2 weights on the sled its way to light and shaky. Even with previous heavier cameras I found the heavier the weight added the smoother the footage. My question is, now that I have put four weights on each side and have lowered the gimbal to the zero mark on the pole, is this bad? Does it matter where the gimbal is on the pole as long as i have a 2-3 second drop? Any advice in general about using a lighter camera with the DGS would be awesome. Thanks all!

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Gimbal postion is relative, obtaining good balance is the primary goal - so if you can achieve a 2.5-3 second drop time with your DGS and a6300, then that is good.

More weight does equal more inertia and stability, so this will increase smoothness with more weight, but no need to over do it

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