VR Copter Landing Gear now we have a new Option for our new frame. (raw video from VR LAB)

nice compensation example start at 1.30 

This video is doing by our VRGimbal user VR Gimbal with Sony 3D HXRNX3D1U ( 720 gr)  in handeld mode

This is a video using complete VRGimbal with Panasonic GH2

..and this is another video of the same copter (in HD)



Dear Friends,

after first batch of board available only for developer and hard work on firmware , hardware and software  we are ready for end user :)

These are specification of our : VR Gimbal :

Micro Controller is STM32F1 at 72 mhz.

3 Axis Brushless Direct Drive gimbal :

  • Roll    (MOT1)
  • Pitch  (MOT2)
  • Yaw    (MOT3)

For each channel we have 3 high power pwm 5 Amp output .

I2C IMU that support 3 axis . It  is on camera module , so we can know exactly the position of camera and control in realtime the 3 Brushless motors. MPU6050 (6 DOF) + HMC5883 (3 DOF)

1 USB port.

1 Serial port that support mavlink protocol.

1 Power module that support until 3S battery.

4 Radio RC Input for :

  • Control ROLL Setup.
  • Control Pitch Setup.
  • Control YAW Setup.
  • IR control repeater.

4 Analog Input 0-3.3v

1 IR Out , so is pssible to control a remote camera by its ir receiver.

On new revision 2.0 we add :

  • customizable push buton.
  • support for motors ampere  monitor for each motors.
  • Very intuitive Firmware update tools.
  • Simple and powerfull VR Gui for VR Gimbal configuration.
  • Serial driver on USB port.
  • A complete and updated wiki repository with media gallery with last video from our user.


In this video is possible see the utility available for measure the current used by different kind of motors. This feature is very usefull for evaluate the specification of motors.


Is available a new tools for firmware update you can found more detail here  :

Last revision of code is 1.0.5 this is good for end user all function of standard brushless gimbal is available and is possible also to manage the 3th axe using rc radio. This firmware is a porting and BruGi_049B_r161

  • Completed PID mode on Roll and Pitch, with support of RC commands.
  • Manual (RC) mode (to be used on Yaw for now) working but requires improvement.
  • USB serial support (see vers. 1.04)

more info is available here :

The firmware is opensource the repo is available here :

So if you want to join in development you are welcome .


This is a screenshot of VR Gimbal Gui developed using .net technology, so could be work also using mono on mac and linux , test on that platform is welcome ,you can connect directly by usb to VR Gimbal or by radio link as 3dr module , blueetooth or other ttl wireles adapter :



With VRGimbal is possible to control this kind of gimbal ;

Handheld and Air Drone Gimbal 2-3axis Entry level gopro gimbal.

Handheld and Air Drone Gimbal 2-3axis Heavy dslr gimbal.


This is an example of video doing by our user of VRGimbal on heavy dslr gimbal :

This is official thread in virtualrobotix community is here join us for have more info and support :

For reserve and pre order your VR Gimbal 2.0 board send a mail here :

The first board will be available in begin of September we have only 70 boards available at stock for our user.

We can also support our user in custom development  on oem - odm gimbal hardware or firmware contact us for more detail.

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    Hi Eric , we are working on follow mode , now is possible to control the 3 axis by radio .

    From user there are a lot of suggestion and request for improve the firmware ... we are working on it .

    I think that we are only at begin of this kind of technology for gimbal stabilization.



  • Looks nice!!  This space definitely needs some more good options!  Will be watching this closely!  Does it have "follow mode" for handheld (or single operator copter) yet or is that probably still in the pipeline?

    Keep up the good work!

  • The cost of bringing 3 axis stabilization to a product level seems to have stymied everyone in the race.  Software is free, but someone still has to pay the rent to develop it.

  • Cost? Got a 3-axis gimbal I designed and will be assembling in the next week.

  • Looking good Roberto, I've sent you an email.  I'd like to get one to use for my helicopter.

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