EC1: EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Encoders

EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Encoders
for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

$949.99
Model: EC1
Features
  • Durable All Aluminum Construction
  • 360 Degree Movement from All Axis (Pitch, Yaw & Roll)
  • Works with DSLR's & Mirrorless Cameras between 2.0 to 4.5 lbs
  • Equipped with 3 Axis Gyro Stabilized Brushless Motors to Balance Most Mirrorless & DSLR Cameras
  • OLED Display Screen to show operating modes
  • Equipped with 32-Bit Controller & 12-Bit Encoder
  • Lithium Battery Powered- Low Maintenance, Eco-Friendly
  • Illuminated ON-OFF Switch/Battery Indicator 3/8"-16 Tripod Mount Socket

EC1

EC1

The Beholder EC1 is designed specifically for professional filmmakers looking for a single handheld stabilizer for a large range of medium and small cameras weighing up to 4.5 lbs. The Beholder EC1 is lightweight, easy to use, and can be carried in the supplied case or a small photographer bag.

360 Motors

The 3-Axis gimbal features three 360 degree rotating brushless motors that give you a limitless range of motion.

360 Motors

Designed for DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras

With a payload of up to 4.5 lbs., the EC1 has the ability to stabilize a wide range of today's popular DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Sony a6300, Sony a7SII, Panasonic GH4, and the Canon 5D Mark III are just a few cameras that the EC1 can handle.

EC1 with Canon 5D mk IV

360° Product View

EC1 with Sony a7S II

360° Product View

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.

Advanced Stabilization

Lock Mode

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

Lock Mode
Point & Lock

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.

Auto Inversion

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.

Auto Inversion

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. Finally, the 3-Axis Follow Mode gives you full control allowing you to Pan, Tilt, and Roll.

Lock Mode

(Profile 1)

Lock Mode

Lock Mode will allow the camera to hold a certain direction, and will not follow, pan, or tilt.

Lock Mode

Pan-Follow Mode

(Profile 2)

Pan-Follow Mode

Pan-Follow Mode allows the gimbal to follow pan axis, and hold the tilt position.

Pan-Follow Mode

Follow Mode

(Profile 3)

Follow Mode

Follow Mode allows the camera to follow both tilt and pan directions.

Follow Mode

3-Axis Follow Mode

(Profile 4)

3-Axis Follow Mode

3-Axis Follow Mode has no restrictions as it allows the camera to follow pan, tilt, and roll.

3-Axis Follow Mode
OLED Status Display

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.

Easy to Use

With a newly designed quick-release baseplate system, the EC1 is easy to balance without the need of any tools.

Easy to Use

Multiple Mounting Options

The EC1 handle comes with two 1/4-20 mounts that are perfect for mounting accessories such as a light, microphone, or monitor. A 3/8-16 thread located on the bottom allows you to securely mount the EC1 to a tripod, jib, or dual handle support system such as the Ikan DGH.

Multiple Mounting Options Multiple Mounting Options

Beholder EC1 3 Axis Gimbal Balancing Tutorial

Watch Julio Ramon from Ikan Corp balance the new Beholder EC1 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras.

Gimbal Chart

*Smartphone adapter not included.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

1 X Battery Cap With 3/8-16 Mount (Pre-Assembled)
1 X Battery Holder (Pre-Assembled)
1 X EC1 Gimbal Stabilizer
1 X Instruction Manual
1 X Micro USB AC Adapter
1 X Quick Release Plate (Pre-Assembled)
1 X Travel Case
1 X Travel Case Shoulder Strap
3 X 18650 Batteries
SPECIFICATIONS:

Battery Life:Up to 20 Hours
Battery Type:3 x 3.7v Li-Ion 18650
Camera Compatibility:Most Mirror-less and DSLR Cameras
Shipping Dimensions:15.75 x 8.5 x 3.75 in.
Shipping Dimensions (Metric):400 x 215 x 95 mm
Shipping Weight:6 lbs
Shipping Weight (Metric):2.7 kg
UPC Code:847983019465

Essential Accessories
$84.95
Model: DGH
Features
  • Compatible with the ikan MS1, DS1, & EC1 Gimbals along with many other ikan products.
  • Adds enhanced control and maneuverability to hand held gimbal operation
  • Will work with most gimbals which include a 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 threaded mount on their base
  • Made of durable yet lightweight aluminum
$31.95
Model: IB-18650-26-3PK
Features
  • Universal rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Perfect for your gimbals, LED Lights, and other high-drain electronic devices.
  • Integrated battery overcharge & discharge protection circuit.
  • No Memory Effect
$59.95
Model: ICH-SC4
Features
  • Controlled by microcomputer
  • Charges: 1.2V NI-MH/CD AA, AAA, SC, C and various 3.7V Li-ion batteries
  • Charges two different styles of batteries simultaneously
  • Multiple charging currents (300ma, 500ma, 700ma, 1000ma)
$219.99
Limited Stock
Model: MC-90
Features
  • 13.6 lbs. payload
  • Damping Adjustment on Tripod Base
  • Retractable Feet for Better Stability on Un-level Ground
  • Fluid Cartridge Base Aids in Smooth Movement
$39.95
Model: MS-E002
Features
  • Compatible with models:
    • DS1
    • MS1
Gimbal Accessories

MS102-SS
Silicone Gasket Set
$6.95

MS103-SS
Adapter Plate Assembly
$19.95

EC1 with Sony a7Sii
by RunGunShoot

"A gimbal test of the Beholder EC1 with Sony a7Sii and vintage Nikon 50mm 1.4 lens. All-manual focus: I set focus to a preset distance and maintained the distance from subject while walking."

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EC1 Testing
by Von Wong

"The EC1, as you can see, is super stable. You can get those super low angles, no problem, flip it back up and boom. Something else you can do? I can just keep spinning around it. Why? No cables to get tangled!"

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