DJI RSC 2 review

The DJI RSC 2 gimbal is a good choice for first-time DSLR and mirrorless movie makers, but it has professional potential too

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Digital Camera World Verdict

The DJI RSC 2 has pretty much everything you could ask for, including a clever folding design for easy storage and a ‘briefcase’ shooting mode, an OLED display so that you don’t have to adjust everything with its companion smartphone app, new Titan stabilisation algorithms, a 3kg payload that can handle mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, even with quite big lenses, and a 14-hour battery life. Even balancing the camera is made easy (well, as easy as it can be). It doesn’t work with every camera, though.


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    OLED display/settings controls

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    Excellent app with more options

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    Useful pano mode for stills, too!


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    Some cameras not supported

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    Quite a learning curve for novices

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    You might need a second handle

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A gimbal like the DJI RSC 2 does things that in-camera or in-lens stabilisers can’t. In-body stabilisation is fine for smoothing out ‘jitters’ in static handheld shots, but it doesn’t really deal with fast or erratic camera movements. 

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at