DJI's RS 4 is exciting, but the new Focus Pro could reduce crew sizes on film sets!

DJI Focus Pro
(Image credit: DJI)

The fourth generation of DJI's Ronin tool is exciting, but it's an established product category and we know what we're looking at. However, alongside the new DJI RS 4 Pro (reviewed here) the manufacturer also revealed a new AMF (Automated Manual Focus) system: DJI Focus Pro. 

This isn't the only DJI product to use LiDAR, and indeed plenty of other devices also use the tech – it's what Apple has used to measure distances on the iPhone Pro series for several generations now. But it is DJI's first product designed to replace a focus puller that's not integrated into a camera or gimbal.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

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