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Gimbal Comparison

CB Gimbal

CB Gimbal

CB Gimbal LS

CB Gimbal-LS

CB Gimbal LB

CB Gimbal-LB

CB Gimbal Basic

CB Gimbal Basic

Standard gimbal with all the features Lightest, most affordable standard gimbal Mounts the lens sideways for lenses up to 400mm Turns any Arca-Swiss style ball head into a gimbal
Dealer Price $580-$590 $460-$495 $395-$420 $250
Weight 3.3 lbs. 2.5 lbs. 1.9 lbs. 1.5 lbs.
Dimensions (height, width, depth) 9 3/4", 8 1/2", 3 7/8" 9 1/8", 8", 3 1/2" 6 5/8", 7 1/8", 3" 8 7/8", 3 1/8", 3 1/2"
Zoom / telephoto lens capacity All All Up To 400mm Up To 400mm
Precision roller bearings allow for easy movement Pan & Tilt Pan & Tilt Pan & Tilt Tilt Only
Soft rubber-coated knobs allow for greater comfort and more controlled pan and tilt Lock & Drag (Seperate) Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Seperate)
Easy to disassembal for compact packing and travel    
Black "hard anodized" aluminum for strength, scratch resistance, and light weight
Maintenance-free; no lubrication needed
Modular system allows the use of a stand alone gimbal or ability to turn any Arca-Swiss style ball head into a gimbal    
All assembly knobs are aluminum and captive to prevent loss and breakage
A setup / travel lever or knob for the safest way to balance your lenses, change cameras, and travel    
Built-in bubble level for more accurate panning while tracking objects      
Base with degree markings for panoramic images  
Laser-engraved reference lines for quick setup
Left and right setup  
Compare with other gimbals Compare to Wimberley and Jobu Compare to Wimberley and Jobu Compare to Kirk and Jobu Compare to Wimberley

 

CB Gimbal & CB Gimbal-LS

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Jobu BWG-Pro & Wimberley Head II

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CB Gimbal

CB Gimbal

CB Gimbal LS

CB Gimbal-LS

Wimberley Head II

Wimberley Head II

Jobu BWG-Pro

Jobu BWG-Pro

Standard gimbal with all the features Lightest, most affordable standard gimbal Standard gimbal Standard gimbal
Dealer Price $580-$590 $460-$495 $595 $599
Weight 3.3 lbs. 2.5 lbs. 3.15 lbs. 3.5 lbs.
Dimensions (height, width, depth) 9 3/4", 8 1/2", 3 7/8" 9 1/8", 8", 3 1/2" 9 1/4", 9 3/4", 3 1/2" 11 3/4", 9 3/4", 3 1/2"
Zoom / telephoto lens capacity All All All All
Soft rubber-coated knobs allow for greater comfort and more controlled pan and tilt Lock & Drag (Seperate) Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Combo)
Warranty 5 Year 5 Year 3 Year 1 Year
Precision roller bearings allow for easy movement    
Easy to disassembal for compact packing and travel      
Black "hard anodized" aluminum for strength, scratch resistance, and light weight    
Maintenance-free; no lubrication needed    
Modular system allows the use of a stand alone gimbal or ability to turn any Arca-Swiss style ball head into a gimbal      
All assembly knobs are aluminum and captive to prevent loss and breakage    
A setup / travel lever or knob for the safest way to balance your lenses, change cameras, and travel    
Built-in bubble level for more accurate panning while tracking objects      
Base with degree markings for panoramic images    
Laser-engraved reference lines for quick setup    
Left and right setup    

 

CB Gimbal-LB

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Kirk King Cobra &Jobu BWG-LW2

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CB Gimbal LB

CB Gimbal-LB

Kirk King Cobra

Kirk King Cobra

Jobu BWG-LW2

Jobu BWG-LW2

Mounts the lens sideways for lenses up to 400mm Mounts the lens sideways for lenses up to 400mm Mounts the lens sideways for lenses up to 400mm
Dealer Price $395-$420 $460-$495 $595
Weight 1.9 lbs. 2.5 lbs. 3.15 lbs.
Dimensions (height, width, depth) 6 5/8", 7 1/8", 3" 9", NA, NA 11", NA, NA
Zoom / telephoto lens capacity Up to 400mm Up to 400mm Up to 400mm
Soft rubber-coated knobs allow for greater comfort and more controlled pan and tilt Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Combo) Lock & Drag (Combo)
Warranty 5 Year 5 Year 1 Year
Precision roller bearings allow for easy movement    
Black "hard anodized" aluminum for strength, scratch resistance, and light weight    
Maintenance-free; no lubrication needed    
All assembly knobs are aluminum and captive to prevent loss and breakage
Base with degree markings for panoramic images    
Laser-engraved reference lines for quick setup    
Left and right setup

 

CB Gimbal Basic

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Wimberly Sidekick™

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CB Gimbal Basic

CB Gimbal Basic

Wimberley Sidekick

Wimberley Sidekick™

Turns any Arca-Swiss style ball head into a gimbal Turns any Arca-Swiss style ball head into a gimbal
Dealer Price $250 $250
Weight 1.5 lbs. 1.3 lbs.
Dimensions (height, width, depth) 8 7/8", 3 1/8", 3 1/2" 7 3/4", 4 7/8", 2 1/2"
Zoom / telephoto lens capacity Up to 400mm Up to 400mm
Soft rubber-coated knobs allow for greater comfort and more controlled pan and tilt Lock & Drag (Seperate) Lock & Drag (Combo)
Warranty 5 Year 3 Year
Precision roller bearings allow for easy movement  
Black "hard anodized" aluminum for strength, scratch resistance, and light weight  
Maintenance-free; no lubrication needed  
All assembly knobs are aluminum and captive to prevent loss and breakage
Laser-engraved reference lines for quick setup