Just had to tell all of you about this $59.95 three axis gimbal deal on EBay:


This seemed like a great deal and looks to be identical to DYS Gimbal on Hobbyking which is $200.00.

I got one and quality appears excellent though I haven't tried to use it yet (I will probably get another.) 

I'm planning on converting to a Storm 32 for a laser rangefinder scanner.

Apparently DSLRPros has moved on and is wholesaling them out.


I get nothing from anybody for this, but if you want a real 3 axis gimbal, this is the best deal you'll ever see.

Heres a link to the manual for the DYS: http://www.getfpv.com/media/wysiwyg/documentation/3AxisbrushlessGimbalManual.pdf

Heres a link to the Basecam (Alexmos) Home page: http://www.basecamelectronics.com/

And a link to download the appropriate 8bit Alexmos Gui: http://www.basecamelectronics.com/files/SimpleBGC_GUI_2_40b7.zip

And a link to download the Alexmos manual PDF file: http://www.basecamelectronics.com/files/v10/SimpleBGC_manual_2_4_eng.pdf

(This does include the Alexmos 3rd axis expansion board.

Best regards to you all,


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  • Just out of curiosity... what kind of angular precision could you expect out of a brushless gimbal ? Could one you it for long range video shots ?

  • 100KM
    Thanks for posting Gary. I was looking for a proper 360 degree gimbal so I bought this: http://www.rctimer.com/product-1344.html which seems a cheaper version of the Dys Marcia.
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  • Hi Tom,

    I am very happy with mine whether I toss the controller or not.

    Quality seems very good, it seems a bit heavy for a Phantom, but mine is probably going to end up on my Stampede initially then on my 2 wheel robot doing things for which it was never designed in the first place.

    I already have a Storm32 coming and it is what I am planning on using for my laser rangefinder scanner prototype.

    Had to have a true 3rd axis (heading) for the X/Y scan capability.

    I am sure the brushless gimbals will limit scan rate severely and eventually I'll need to upgrade to a stepper or servo-motor scan mechanism. but it should be great to start and much easier to interface and program.

    It comes with all the interconnecting wires and mount hardware for a dual rod mount, but no printed material at all which is why I have included pretty much everything you need to know here.

    The GetFPV site has a link to another version of the DYS gimbal manual and this is the site where I got the initial references:


    I hate to see good deals get missed by the people I care about.

    One thing to watch out for: At first it looked like they had used a slip ring through the yaw/heading axis motor, but it is just a motor hollow shaft  and although it is perfectly reasonable to go beyond 180 degrees, go too far and you could easily twist the leads off as there is no hard stop (which is what allows you to go beyond 180).

    Best Regards,


  • Admin

    Nice catch, Gary.

    I just ordered one. I have been to DSLR Pros office in Ft. Lauderdale as a consultant a while back. Interesting operation.



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