Best Gimbals for Nikon D850

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We’ve observed a significant increase in the number of individuals asking for advice on the best gimbal for Nikon d850 cameras over the last few months, so we’ve decided to write this article to assist any of our readers in a similar predicament. We understand that the d810 comes with a large price tag and a heavy bodyweight, which may cause some individuals to wonder what gimbals they should be considering for their camera.

Thankfully, there are numerous excellent heavy-lifting gimbal stabilizers on the market these days, despite the fact that the Nikon D850 camera body alone weighs roughly 1005. g, we have chosen three gimbals to highlight and suggest to our viewers. Each of the three gimbals has its unique set of advantages when used with the D850, although they all have excellent reviews.

Below is a simple, easy-to-read comparison table that covers the fundamentals of each of the gimbals. Below that, we’ve included a brief overview of each of the gimbals, as well as when we think they’d be best used with your Nikon D850. After that, if you have the time, we’ll take a thorough dive into each of the gimbals, explaining why we think they’re good choices.

Best Gimbals for Nikon D850 in 2022


1. DJI Ronin-S - Camera Stabilizer 3-Axis Gimbal Handheld for DSLR Mirrorless Cameras up to 8lbs / 3.6kg Payload for Sony...

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  • The Ronin-S stabilizer for DSLR and mirrorless cameras empowers creators to shoot with the freedom of stabilized shots on the move. It has been rigorously tested to support a payload of 8lbs by 3.6 kg while still achieving a smooth, cinematic shot.
  • Offers a suite of advanced capturing features to unleash your imagination like Panorama, Timelapse, Motionlapse, Track.
  • The Ronin-S gives independent filmmakers the power to capture spontaneous moments with clarity, smoothness, and a refreshing perspective.
  • The detachable, modular design of the Ronin-S makes it easy to fit inside a backpack on your travels. Thanks to the industry standard quick-release plate design, you can easily mount the camera onto the gimbal for tracking shots or on a tripod for stills.
  • Compatible with - Canon: 5D MK III, 5D MK IV, 6D MK II, EOS 200D, 6D, 80D, M50, M6 Mark II, R, RP, EOS-1D X Mark II; Fujifilm: X-T2, X-T3; Nikon: D5, D850, Z50, Z6, Z7; Panasonic: G9, G95, GH3, GH4, GH5, GH5S, S1, S1H; Sony: A6000, A6300, A6400, A6500, A7M2, A7M3, A7R2, A7R3, A7R4, A7S, A7S2, A9
  • What you get: DJI Ronin-S, BG37 Grip (Built-in Battery), Camera Mounting Plate, 3x Camera Screw 1/4"-20, Lens Support, Camera Riser, USB-C Cable, Hook-and-Loop Strap for gimbal, Storage Case, Extended Grip/Tripod (Plastic), Focus Wheel, RSS IR Control Cable, Multi-Camera Control Cable (Type-C)
  • DJI Ronin App requires iOS 9.0, Android 5.0 or above Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, S9 Plus, S9 , S9 Plus, S9, S8 Plus, S7, Note8, Note9, S5, S6 edge, A9, Google Nexus 6P, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20 Pro, P10, P9, Mate 20, Mate10, Mate 9 Pro, Nova 3e, MT7-TL00, Honor V10, Magic 2, Vivo X21A, X27, NEXS, Oppo Find X, R15, R11, Xiaomi 8, Xiaomi Max2, Xiaomi Max3, Xiaomi MIX3, Xiaomi MIX2S, LG V20.

2. DJI RS 2 Combo - 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Fuji, 10lbs Tested...

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  • 10lb Tested Payload – At a weight of 2.3 lbs and 10lb tested payload, DJI RS 2 offers the highest weight-to-payload ratio in the industry.
  • Carbon Fiber Construction – Monocoque carbon fiber axis arms add incredible strength and unbelievable lightness to the gimbal.
  • 1.4” Full-Color Touchscreen – An integrated LCD screen allows you to adjust parameters and use features of the Ronin app quickly. Access ActiveTrack 3.0 right from the touchscreen, freeing your creative control.
  • Professional Mounting Options – While DJI RS 2 is also designed to be a professional filmmaking solution. Integrate RS 2 with a car, jib, or slider, and control from a distance.
  • Efficient Balancing Between Payloads – A dual-layer camera mounting plate is compatible with Manfrotto and Arca-Swiss standards. A fine-tine balancing knob lets you achieve the perfect balance for your setup.
  • Compatible with Most Cameras – DJI Ronin App requires iOS 11.0 and Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: Sony A9, A6600, A6500, A6400, A6300, A6100, A7R IV, A9 II, A7R III, A7M III, A7S III, A7R II, A7S II, A7M II, A7S, Nikon Z6, Z7, Z50, D5, D6, D780, D850, Canon EOS R, R6, r5, EOS-1D X Mark III, RP, 6D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 6D, 77D, 800D, 80D, 5D Mark IV, 5DS R, M50, 90D, 200D Mark II, EOS-1D X Mark II, G7X 3, Panasonic GH5, GH5S, G9, S1, S1H, GH3, G95, GH4, Fujifilm X-H1, X-T2, X-T3, X-T4, X-T20, X-T30, X-E3, Blackmagic Design BMPCC 4K, 6K, Sigma FP, Olympus E-M1 II, Z CAM E2.

3. Tilta Basic Ring Grip for DJI RS 2 Gimbal

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  • Basic Ring Grip - Tilta 2 Year Limited Warranty
  • Compatible with DJI RS 2

4. DJI RSC 2 - 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Camera, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Fujifilm, 6.6 lb Payload,...

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  • Foldable Design - DJI RSC 2’s foldable design means easy transportation and storage, along with expanded shooting options. When folded, RSC 2 is smaller than a sheet of A5 paper, making it as portable as it is powerful.
  • 2.6 lb Weight / 6.6 lb Tested Payload - Titan Stabilization Algorithm captures smoother footage than ever. SuperSmooth mode compensates for micromovements and increases torque, stabilizing even 100mm zoom lenses.
  • 1" OLED Screen - A 1-inch built-in OLED screen gives you complete control, right at your fingertips.
  • Quick Switch to Vertical Shooting - The Manfrotto plus Arca dual-layer camera mounting plate is compatible with popular brands. Switch to portrait mode with just a tap to bring professional-grade footage to your social media content.
  • Max 14hr Fast-Charge Batteries - Charge less and shoot longer thanks to RSC 2’s advanced battery, which provides a 14-hour runtime and supports fast charging.
  • Compatible with Most Cameras - DJI Ronin App requires iOS 11.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: Sony A9, A6600, A6500, A6400, A6300, A6100, A7R IV, A9 II, A7R III, A7M III, A7S III, A7R II, A7S II, A7M II, A7S, A7C, Nikon Z6, Z6 II, Z7, Z7 II, Z5, Z50, D780, D850, D500, Canon EOS R, RP, R6, R5, 6D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 6D, 77D, 800D, 80D, 5D Mark IV, 5DS R, M50, 90D, 200D Mark II, G7X 3, Panasonic GH5, GH5S, BGH1, G9, S1, S1H, S5, GH3, G95, GH4, Fujifilm X-H1, X-T2, X-T3, X-T4, X-T20, X-T30, X-E3, Blackmagicdesign BMPCC 4K, Sigma FP, Olympus E-M1 II, Z CAM E2, E2-M4, E2-F6, E2-F8, E2-S6.

5. Morros DSLR Rig Movie Kit Shoulder Mount Rig with Follow Focus and Matte Box for All DSLR Cameras and Video...

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  • Compact run and gun shoulder rig; Rubberized quick release camera plate with hand grip; Flexible designed, easily adjust into different shooting mode.
  • Compatible with industry stand 15mm rods; Bottom plate have a 1/4" thread for connecting to tripod, monopod or other device with 1/4" screw head.
  • Completely gear-driven design for slip-free, accurate, and repeatable focus movement; can be mounted from both sides for left or right hand use.
  • Adjustable height to fit different lens sizes and diameters from 43mm up to 82mm; Swing-away mechanism for quick lens changes, degree of shielding freely adjustable.
  • Ideal for making video with movable scene or micro shoots; lightweight and sturdy build; precision-machined Follow Focus system provides repeatable, accurate focusing.

6. Morros Pro DSLR Rig Movie Kit Shoulder Mount Rig + Follow Focus + Matte Box + Adjust Platform+ C Shape...

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  • Flexible designed, easily adjust into different shooting mode; Easy to install, strong enough to support heavy professional video camcorders and other video devices; with shoulder pad for comfortable support.
  • Provide stabilization during video production; with 1/4'' thread and 3/8'' thread on plate, can mount cameras and other screw thread devices.
  • Present innovative and needed function-Movable Focus Indicator. Easy begin/end setup for accurate and highly repeatable racking between your desired indicator location with 2 hard stoppers.
  • Completely gear-driven design for slip-free, accurate, and repeatable focus movement.
  • Universal design for all camcorders and DSLRs; Fits industry standard 15mm supporting rods; Heavy-duty aluminum and stainless steel construction; Can work for Sony DVs.

7. Morros DSLR Rig Shoulder Mount rig Stabilizer for DSLR Cameras and Camcorders

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  • Transformable design for different shooting style, easily adjust into different shooting mode; Provide stabilization during video production; The Handles with rubber grips give your arms rest while shooting.
  • Lightweight and compact design for easy carrying; Bottom plate have a 1/4" thread for connecting to tripod, monopod or other device with 1/4" screw head.
  • Can be used in different ways: extend the rear arm for shoulder support and adjust to use as one hand DV/Camera set, it can suit the way you needed; All hand grips and joint are rotatable and adjustable.
  • This dslr spider rig can be added professional equipment such as lens hood, follow focus, monitor, viewfinder and video light.
  • Light-weight, portable and sturdy build.

8. DJI Ronin-SC - Camera Stabilizer, 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras, Up to 4.4lbs Payload, Sony, Panasonic Lumix,...

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  • Lightweight and Compact - Opening possibilities for filmmakers and content creators in almost any situation, Ronin-SC was built to go anywhere.
  • Tracks the Action - The Ronin app, and Ronin-SC work together seamlessly to achieve smooth, precise gimbal movement at all times, allowing you to focus more on creating the shot that matches your vision.
  • Dynamic Stability - Even in action-packed scenes, Ronin-SC gives a perfectly stable shot. Continuous stabilization makes Ronin-SC more effective in fast follows, sudden motions, and even complete changes in direction.
  • Automated Features - Ronin-SC offers a suite of advanced capturing features to unleash your imagination.
  • Easy to Handle - The buttons and trigger are easy to reach for every essential control. A flared battery grip makes extended holding easier and slip-resistant, letting you capture moments throughout the day.
  • Compatible with Most Cameras - DJI Ronin App requires iOS 11.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: Canon: EOS M50, M6 Mark II, R, RP; Fujifilm: X-E3, X-H1, X-T2, X-T20, X-T3, X-T30; Nikon: Z50, Z6, Z7; Panasonic: G9, G95, GH3, GH4, GH5, GH5S;Sony: A6000, A6100, A6300, A6400, A6500, A6600, A7, A7M2, A7M3, A7R2, A7R3, A7R4, A7S, A7S2, A9, Rx10 III, Rx10 IV, RX100 V, Rx100 VI, Rx100 VII.
  • DJI Ronin App requires iOS 9.0, Android 5.0 or above Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, S9 Plus, S9 , S9 Plus, S9, S8 Plus, S7, Note8, Note9, S5, S6 edge, A9, Google Nexus 6P, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20 Pro, P10, P9, Mate 20, Mate10, Mate 9 Pro, Nova 3e, MT7-TL00, Honor V10, Magic 2, Vivo X21A, X27, NEXS, Oppo Find X, R15, R11, Xiaomi 8, Xiaomi Max2, Xiaomi Max3, Xiaomi MIX3, Xiaomi MIX2S, LG V20.

9. Zhiyun Weebill S [Official] 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for Cameras

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  • WEEBILL-S comatible with mainstream mirrorless and DSLR camera & lens combos. Like SONY a9/a9II/a7R4/a7R3/a7M3/a7S3/a7R2/a7M2/a7S2/a7C/a6600//a6500/a6400/a6300/a6100/a6000.Panasonic GH5/GH5S/S1/S5//S1H/DC-BGH1. Canon 5D3/5D4/5DS/5DS R/6D/6D2/80D/90D/M50/EOS R5,M6 Mark 2,R6,R,,RP Nikon D850/Z5/Z6/Z6 II/Z7/Z50. Fujifilm X-T3/X-T4/ X-T30.Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II,ZCAM E2,BMPCC 4K/6k
  • Compact size as A4 paper; Ergonomically designed Sling mode to save effort and provide comfortable underslung shooting experience
  • 8th Instune algorithm provides high responsiveness and eliminates jittery in fast movement in any environment
  • 14 hours battery life; Brand new TransMount Image Transmission Module (accessory) to offer 1080P 30fps highly synchronised transmission (100-meter distance) and up to 3 screen receivers
  • Dual focus control system; Quick release system; OLED display

10. Zhiyun Weebill S 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless and DSLR Camera for Canon 5DIV 5DIII EOS R Sony A7M3...

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  • 【Supreme Power. Greater Compatibility】Thanks to new High-precision software algorithms and more effective motors ,the weebill s stabilizer for mirrorless cameras supports a wide range of cameras and lenses. The Max Payload up to 3KG/ 6.6 lbs while still achieving a smooth, cinematic shot. Combos like for Sony A7Ⅲ+FE 24-70mm F2.8 and Canon 5D4+EF 24-70mm F2.8 .
  • 【Lightweight & Compact】Weight as light as 895g,The unique structure and minimum design of WEEBILL-S dslr gimbal make it super compact as a piece of A4 paper. WEEBILL-S Gimbal Stabilizer provides an effortless shooting experience for anyone.
  • 【Three Axis Lock & Quick Release System 】Axis locks on each arm allow for faster storage and individual axis balancing. WEEBILL-S Gimbal adopts popular two-in-one quick release plates , allowing easy setup and fast transition between equipment without re-balancing.
  • 【OLED Display for Instant Gimbal Settings】 The all-inclusive intuitive OLED display can show various adjusted parameters like motor strength, follow speed, smoothness, deadband, key customization and etc, all of which can be directly controlled via the handle without having to enter the App.
  • 【14-hour runtime 】The interchangeable batteries with 14-hour runtime will keep you powered up all day long. WEEBILL-S can also keep your camera charged in real-time, ensuring a reliable and effective shooting for long-time task.

11. Zhiyun WEEBILL S 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless Cameras,Smartphone,300% Improved Motor Than Zhiyun Weebill Lab,Max Support 3KG (Standard Package)

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  • WEEBILL-S comatible with mainstream mirrorless and DSLR camera & lens combos. Combos like Sony A7Ⅲ+FE 24-70mm F2.8 and Canon 5D4+EF 24-70mm F2.8 can be perfectly balanced and stabilized for smooth cinematic shots under different scenarios
  • Compact size as A4 paper; Ergonomically designed Sling mode to save effort and provide comfortable underslung shooting experience
  • 8th Instune algorithm provides high responsiveness and eliminates jittery in fast movement in any environment
  • 14 hours battery life; Brand new TransMount Image Transmission Module (accessory) to offer 1080P 30fps highly synchronised transmission (100-meter distance) and up to 3 screen receivers
  • Dual focus control system; Quick release system; OLED display

12. zhi yun Weebill S 3-Axis Gimbal for Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras Like Sony A7M3, 300% Improved Motor Than Zhiyun Weebill...

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  • 【Supreme Power. Superior Compatibility】: WEEBILL-S comes with new motor units and an upgraded high-precision algorithm, with 300% improvement in motor torque and 50% increase in responsiveness. Combos like Sony A7Ⅲ+FE 24-70mm F2.8 and Canon 5D4+EF 24-70mm F2.8 can be perfectly balanced and stabilized on WEEBILL-S for smooth cinematic shots under different scenarios. Simply mount your camera onto WEEBILL-S and WEEBILL-S can auto tune its power to best adapt to your devices.
  • 【Lightweight & Compact】: Weight as light as 895g, the unique structure and minimum design of WEEBILL-S make it super compact as a piece of A4 paper. With the ergonomically designed Sling mode, WEEBILL-S provides an effortless shooting experience for anyone.
  • 【Always on Focus】: WEEBILL-S supports mechanical focus/zoom control through a handy control wheel on its body. Whatever camera & lens combo you're using, you can always pull focus or zoom precisely via the included cable and a servo motor.
  • 【OLED Display for Instant Gimbal Settings】: The all-inclusive intuitive OLED display can show various adjusted parameters like motor strength, follow speed, smoothness, deadband, key customization and etc, all of which can be directly controlled via the handle without having to enter the App.
  • 【14-Hour Runtime, Power Your Shoot All Day】: The interchangeable batteries with 14-hour runtime will keep you powered up all day long. WEEBILL-S can also keep your camera charged in real-time, ensuring a reliable and effective shooting for long-time task.

13. Zhiyun Weebill S Compact Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR & Mirrorless Camera Sony A7M3 A7III A7R3 with 24-70mm GM Len Nikon...

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  • Compact size as A4 paper; Ergonomically designed Sling mode to save effort and provide comfortable underslung shooting experience
  • WEEBILL-S comatible with mainstream mirrorless and DSLR camera & lens combos. Like SONY a9/a9II/a7R4/a7R3/a7M3/a7S3/a7R2/a7M2/a7S2/a7C/a6600//a6500/a6400/a6300/a6100/a6000.Panasonic GH5/GH5S/S1/S5//S1H/DC-BGH1. Canon 5D3/5D4/5DS/5DS R/6D/6D2/80D/90D/M50/EOS R5,M6 Mark 2,R6,R,,RP Nikon D850/Z5/Z6/Z6 II/Z7/Z50. Fujifilm X-T3/X-T4/ X-T30.Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II,ZCAM E2,BMPCC 4K/6k
  • 8th Instune algorithm provides high responsiveness and eliminates jittery in fast movement in any environment
  • 14 hours battery life; Brand new TransMount Image Transmission Module (accessory) to offer 1080P 30fps highly synchronised transmission (100-meter distance) and up to 3 screen receivers
  • Dual focus control system; Quick release system; OLED display

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