iSteady Pro 2 Support – Hohemtech

iSteady Pro2 Support


Specifications


General

Weight (G): 351g

Material: ABS+PC

Payload: 150g

Color: Black

Action Camera Compatibility: DJI OSMO ACTION,GoPro Hero 7/6/5/4/3,YI, SJCAM, SONY RX0 and other action cameras with similar size and weight(Max camera size:Height 44.5mm,Thickness 35mm)

Rotation Range: Tilt Angle: 320° Roll Angle: 320° Pan Angle : 600°

Beveled Angle Design: 30°(enable unobstructed shooting and framing)

Waterproof level: Water Splash Proof(TBD)


Battery

Type: 18650 Li-on

Capacity (mAh): 3600mAh

Voltage (V): 3.7-5.2V

Operating Time (hrs): 12

Charging Time (hrs): 3.5

Working Temperature: -10~45℃


Wireless

Model: Low Energy Bluetooth 4.0


APP

APP: Hohem Gimbal

APP Function: 

1.Virtual Remote Controller

2.Working Modes Change

3.Motion timelapse

4.Personal Specs.

5.Setting6-side Calibration

6.Re-center7.Online Firmware Upgrade


In the box

INTRO


This is iSteady Pro 2


iSteady Pro 2 App “Hohem Gimbal” Tutorial

TUTORIALS


How to use different modes of iSteady Pro 2


iSteady Pro 2 Quick Start Tutorial


6 Reasons to get an Action Camera Gimbal- Hohem iSteady Pro 2


HOHEM- iSteady Pro 2 Born for Action Camera

APP



Hohem Gimbal


Designed for iSteady Mobile+, iSteady Pro 2,iSteady Multi, 

XG1 classic and iSteady Gear.

Supported Mobile Devices


iOS V 1.0.9 

It requires iOS 9.0 or above. Compatible with iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4


 Android V 1.2.4 

It requires Android 5.0 or above. Compatible with VIVO X21A,VIVO X6L, VIVO X9, VIVO Y85A, Huawei P10, Huawei Mate7, Huawei Hornor V10 , Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei VNS-TL00, Huawei P20, Huawei Hornor 9, Samsung S9, Samsung S8+, Samsung note8, Samsung S6, Samsung S8, Samsung S5, OPPO R7, OPPO R11, SONY Z1, SONY Z2, SONY Z3, Meizu, Meizu note6, Xiaomi 8, Xiaomi 6X, Xiaomi 5, Xiaomi NOTE3. 


 *Support for additional devices available as testing and development continues.


V 1.0.9 

Requires iOS 9.0 or above.



V 1.2.4 

Require Android 5.0 or above.

FAQ

Bluetooth connection

How to connect iSteady Pro2 via bluetooth?

1. Download and install APP "Hohem Gimbal" (which can be found on Google Play and App Store).
2. Open the bluetooth, then open "Hohem Gimbal" APP and select the corresponding model to connect. 

Fail to connect Bluetooth

Fail to connect the bluetooth?

1.Please make sure the bluetooth of smartphone is available and enabled and note that the bluetooth should be connected directly on the App.
2.When installing the App "Hohem Gimbal", please make sure all the permission are allowed before accessing the App at the first time. Also, please check if the GPS location is turned on.

Gimbal compatibility

Does the iSteady Pro2 work with any action camera?

DJI OSMO ACTION,GoPro Hero 7/6/5/4/3,YI, SJCAM,and other action cameras with similar size and weight.(Max camera size:Height 44.5mm,Thickness 35mm)

Vibrate

Why does the iSteady Pro2 keeps vibrating after turning on?

1. Please make sure your action camera is mounted correctly and firmly on the gimbal before starting. 
2.iSteady Pro2 is able to mount the action camera when set the pitch motor both on the left and right side, which is based on your action camera design and weight.    

Gimbal is not stabilizing after turning on

How to do if the roll motor is not stabilizing?

1. Please connect the APP "Hohem Gimbal" via bluetooth to set the parameter as default. ( For iOS phones: Open the APP, click "Settings -- Parameter Presets -- Normal -- Confirm --- Save"  then restart the gimbal.For Andriod phones, please open the APP, click "Settings -RESTORE-Save".)
2. If upper solution does not work, please do off-line calibration or 6-side calibration.

Fail to turn on

Fail to turn on the iSteady Pro2?

1.Please check if the power button is defective.
2. Please check if your gimbal is fully charged (tap the shutter button once to check the battery status).
3. Please be noted that the gimbal is not able to power on while it is charging.

Control to take photos

How to control the camera to take photos and videos?

iSteady Pro2 is not able to connect with camera to control photo and video.

Inception

How to use Inception Mode?

1. Power on the gimbal after mounting and balancing the camera.
2. Tap the mode button 4 times.
3. Adjust the orientation of the camera and control the joystick left and right.

Can not restore

Why the APP can not restore thephotos?

Please try setting the permission. According to the the picture shows.Settings->Hohem Gimbal ->Photos->Read and Write

Shooting

What is the proper way to shoot videos?

The gimbal with 3-axis motors on panning, tilt and roll to keep the camera balanced along with the movement for different direction, so the best filming way is let each motor works individually along with your movement, for example.
1. If you would like to film from left to right, you'd better to hold the gimbal handle vertically, so that the panning motor works individually to rotate without interruption from other motors.or you can hold the gimbal exact horizontally (that way the panning changes to roll motor to work, the roll changes to pan motor to work).
2. If you would like to film from bottom to top, you'd better to hold the gimbal straight tilt up and down, without interruption from other motors.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu16ly6GXiI

Face following

Does iSteady Pro2 supported theface following function?

iSteady Pro2 is not supported the face following.

Manual focusing

Why can't iSteady pro2 focus manually?

iSteady pro2 does not support to use the joystick for focusing.

Trigger Button

What is the functions of trigger button?

1. Press on the trigger, the motor will be able to fast follow along with your movement, which enable to shoot the target with quick movement, it is sport mode.
2. Double tap the trigger, the motors are able to recenter to its initial position.

Reset gimbal

How to reset the gimbal?

Please open the APP, click "Settings -- Parameter Presets -- Normal -- Confirm --- Save"  then restart the gimbal.(If your phone is Andriod, please open the APP, click "Settings -RESTORE-Save".)

Charging gimbal

How to charge the battery?And what are the specifications of the charger used?

On the left side of gimbal, you can find the micro-USB charging port to charge the gimbal.
It is recommended to charge the gimbal with 5V2A charger, but not recommended to charge the gimbal with quick charger.

Motors get hot

Why the motors of iSteady Pro2 get hot after working for hours?

It's normal of the gimbal, the motors work to balance the camera based on its weight. It is recommended to power off the gimbal if it already works for hours.

Shuts down

Why the gimbal shuts down automatically?

The reasons that gimbal shuts down automatically:
1. Turn on the gimbal without a camera mounted on. Please make sure your camera is mounted correctly before powering on the gimbal.
2. Hold the motors while the gimbal is working. Please hold the handle while the gimbal is working, rather than holding the motors.

Charging while working

Can I use the iSteady Pro while charging this item?

It is not recomended to do this because this can swallow up the battery and hurt it's life time.