hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual

hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual & troubleshooting

hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual
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hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual  & troubleshooting 2Disclaimer and Warning
Thank you for purchasing the Hohem product. By using this product, you hereby signify that you have read this disclaimer and warning carefully and that you understand and agree to abide by the terms and conditions herein. You agree that you are solely responsible for your own conduct while using this product, and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use this product only for purposes that are proper and in accordance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and all terms, precautions, practices, policies and guidelines Hohem has made and may make available.
Hohem accepts no liability for damage, injury or any legal responsibility incurred directly or indirectly from the use of this product. The user shall observe safe and lawful practices including, but not limited to, those set forth in this document.

hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual  & troubleshooting 3 Important Notes:

  • When powering on iSteady X2 at first use, activation is required through the Hohem Pro app.
  • iSteady X2 works after the activation.
  • Mount your mobile phone before powering on iSteady X2.
  • If no mobile phone is detected or the motor is overloaded due to the phone is not level, the gimbal will shut down after a warning beeping.

Download the Hohem Pro App Register and Login

Scan the QR code to enter the download page
Search ” Hohem Pro ” in the App Store or Google Play
*Hohem Pro app requires iOS 10.0 or above, Android 6.0 or above
*More product tutorials can be found on the app homepage

iSteady X2 Overview

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Scan the QR code to enter the download page
Search ” Hohem Pro ” in the App Store or Google Play
*Hohem Pro app requires iOS 10.0 or above, Android 6.0 or above
*More product tutorials can be found on the app homepage

iSteady X2 Overview

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  1. Phone Clamp
  2. Folding Lock A
  3. Folding Lock B
  4. Battery Indicator
  5. Zoom Slider
  6. Shutter Button
  7. Tilt Motor
  8. Knob
  9. Pan Motor
10. Bluetooth Light
11. Joystick
12. Power (ON/OFF) / Function Button
13. Bidirectional charging port (Type C)
14. Reset
15. 1/4 inch Screw Port
16. Roll Motor
17. Handle(Battery built-in)
18. Lanyard Hole

iSteady X2 Remote Control

iSteady X2 Remote Control

  1. Power Button
    ON: Power On OFF: Power Off
  2. Shutter Button
    (Make sure the app connect to the gimbal successful)
    Single Press: Take photo, Start/End video
    Double Press: Switch the photo and video modes
    Triple Press: Switch the front and rear cameras
    (Only available in the app)
  3. Function Button
    Single Press: Switch the landscape and portrait modes
    Double Press: Recenter the gimbal
    Triple Press: Inception (Autorotation)
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  4. M Button (Gimbal Working Mode)
    Single Press: Pan&Tilt Follow
    Double Press: Pan Follow
    Triple Press: All Lock
    Quartic Press: POV (All Follow)
    Long Press: Switch the zoom in/out mode and gimbal tilt control mode (Zoom in/out mode only available in the app)
  5. Navigation Buttons: Up/Down/Left/Right
    Up/Down:
    – Tilt Control(Indicator light shows green)
    – Control the image zoom in/out
    (Indicator light shows blue and only available in the app)
    Left/Right:Pan Control
  6. Indicator Light
    The indicator light shows green or blue in button operation. If no light shows, it means the remote control is not turned on or no battery.
    Green light: Gimbal controlling
    Blue light: Phone camera controlling

Pairing the remote control with the gimbal:
Please press the function button of the gimbal 7 times once the gimbal is turned on, the Bluetooth light will flash alternately in yellow and green and enter the pairing mode.
hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual  & troubleshooting 7 Make sure the gimbal is on the pairing mode before turning on the remote control to connect.

During the pairing process:
a. The pairing can be completed in 3 seconds after the gimbal Bluetooth light stop flashing alternately in yellow and green;
b. If the remote control is not paired within 30 seconds, the pairing will be canceled;
c. Click the function button to cancel pairing;
d. Double-click the function button to clear the paired remote control and cancel pairing;
(And the paired remote control will be unavailable and need to be repaired)

How to mount and balance a mobile phone on the gimbal?
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  1. Unfold the gimbal
  2. Screw up the knob
  3. Turn the “hohem” logo upward
  4. Put your phone stuck in the bottom of the phone clamp and pull the head of the phone clamp to mount your phone
  5. Slide the phone and make sure it is clamped in the middle, power on the gimbal after balancing the phone clamp

hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual  & troubleshooting 9 The gimbal would work improperly if not screw the knob up.
hohem iSteadyX2 Smartphone Gimbal User Manual  & troubleshooting 10 Clench the phone clamp, ensuring that your phone clings to the rubber mat, otherwise, the gimbal would vibrate or turn off automatically.

Booting up iSteady X2 at first use 

Activation & Bluetooth Connection

For the first time, please turn on the gimbal. Log into the Hohem Pro app to activate the gimbal.
Gimbal will work improperly if not been activated.

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  1. Startup
    Long press the function button. At the first start, it will enter a to-be-activated state and the Bluetooth indicator will flash alternately in red and green.
  2. Bluetooth connection through the App 
    Turn on the Bluetooth of the phone. Log into the app Hohem Pro. Following the notice at the top for connection.
  3. Activate iSteady X2
    After the Bluetooth is connected, an activation prompt box will pop up. Click “Confirm” to complete the activation. Three beeps for noticing you the activation has done, and you can use the gimbal now.

Button Function

Button Function

  1. Power (ON/OFF) / Function Button
    Long Press:Power On/Off
    Single Press: Switch the landscape and portrait modes
    Double Press: Recenter the gimbal
    Triple Press: Inception (Autorotation)
    Press Five Times: Auto calibration
    Press Seven Times: Remote control pairing
    (For more details, please refer to page 4)
    The Bluetooth light will flash alternately in yellow and green.
    a. If the remote control is not paired within 30 seconds, the pairing will be canceled;
    b. Click the function button to cancel pairing;
    c. Double-click the function button to clear the paired remote control and cancel pairing;
    (And the paired remote control will be unavailable and need to be repaired)
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  2. Joystick 
    Up/Down: Tilt Control
    Left/Right: Pan Control
    (It is able to control the roll motor through Left/Right Joystick Settings in Hohem Pro app)
  3. Zoom Slider
    (Only available in the app)
    Push Up: Zoom in
    Push Down: Zoom out
  4. Shutter Button (Ensure the Bluetooth is connected)
    Single Press: Take a photo, Start/End video
    Double Press: Switch photo/video modes
    Triple Press: Switch front/rear cameras (Only available in the app)

How to switch working modes by button?
Combination operation: Press and hold the shutter button and tap the power button

Single Tap: Pan&Tilt Follow (Default)
Double Tap: Pan Follow
Triple Tap: All Lock
Quartic Tap: POV (All Follow)

Working Mode & Follow Speed

*For changing working mode or follow speed, please open Hohem Pro app – Start Recording – Gimbal Parameter Settings
*Ensure the Bluetooth is connected and change the settings
Working Mode
Pan&Tilt Follow 
This is the default working mode. When you rotate the handle left/right/tilt up/tilt down, the camera will follow the handle movements, and the roll motor is locked without following the movement.
Pan Follow
When you rotate the handle left/right, the camera will follow the handle movements. The tilt motor does not follow within the angle range of -30°~+30 movement, if exceeds this range, the gimbal will follow the tilt movement, and the roll motor is locked without following the movement.
All Lock
The roll and pan motors are locked without following the movement. The tilt motor does not follow within the angle range of -30°~+30 movement, if exceeds this range, the gimbal will follow the tilt movement.
POV (All Follow)
First-person point of view
Gives you 360° complete movement, you can pan, tilt and roll with it.
Follow Speed
General Shooting with generally follow speed
Slow Shooting with slow follow speed
Medium Shooting to follow the fast movement
Fast Fast follow speed for video transition

How to fold Gimbal?

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How to do if the gimbal is not level after powering on?

If the gimbal is not level after being turned on, or pan axis is slightly drifting when the gimbal is still, please calibrate the gimbal on a stationary and horizontal surface.
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  1. Turn on the gimbal, press the function button 5 times
  2. Start calibration after a beep sound
  3. The battery indicator light keep flashing
  4. The calibration is done after two beeps sound (the calibration takes about 40 seconds)

Use as an emergency power bank

The gimbal can be used as an emergency power bank for your mobile phone and other electronic devices.

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Power indicator and Bluetooth indicator function

Power Indicator Lights
Stay on: Fully charged or charging complete
Single flashing: Charging
Continuous Flashing: Calibrating
Bluetooth Indicator Light
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  1. A.Blinks red and green alternatively:
    To be activated (at first use)
    B.Blinks yellow and green alternatively :
    The remote control is pairing
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  2. Color indicates the status of the gimbal
    Green: Bluetooth is connected
    Yellow: Bluetooth is not connected
    Red: Warning of abnormal loads on the
    stabilizer or failed firmware upgrade
  3. Blinking indicators of working modes
    Solid Light: Pan& Tilt Follow
    Flash twice: Pan Follow
    Flash triple: All Lock
    Flash four times: POV (All Follow)
    Pulse: Standby mode

Specifications

Model: iSteady X2
Weight: 259g
Folded Dimensions: 179 X 79 X 39 mm
Battery: 18650li-ion 2800mAh
Operating Time: 10 hours
Bidirectional charging port (Type C) supports gimbal works while charging.
Mechanical: * Pan: 320° * Roll: 320°
Range: * Tilt: 320°
Controllable * Pan: 320°
Range * Tilt: -30°~+30°
Compatible
Weight: ≤280g
Phones
Thickness: ≤11 mm
Width:55mm~90mm
The motor would be shown in the screen because some of the mobile cameras are designed at the middle of the phone, such as Xiaomi10, Xiaomi10 Pro, Xiaomi CC9 PRO.

 

 

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