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    How to use PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC?

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    Today everyone wants to take pictures like a pro with any device, this has even become an obsession. So for the more adventurous there are companies like DJI who want to make this task easier. Here because today you will learn how to use PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC as simple as connecting a PS4 controller to android via bluetooth.

    You're not reading this wrong, this company literally created stabilizers, which allow for the adaptation of the console commands within them. Which adds comfort when using and also offers a new variant when using this product.



    It's kind of like when you're using a controller on your PC, like when you're playing Fortnite with a generic controller on your PC.

    The new Ronin SC

    Before gaining the knowledge required to be able to use PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC, it's good to have a little background on how this invention works in general.

    What is it for Why the its basic function is to allow you to take pictures without shaking, i.e. the camera does not move. But that goes much further, as it features a focus motor, wheel, battery grip, and cell phone holder.

    The difference between the S and SC models is that the latter came out as an alternative for the slightly more compact ones, this being lighter and smaller.

    It weighs only 1,1 kg and is made of aluminum, magnesium and other composite materials as well, thanks to its design , can be operated with one hand, which adds great comfort.

     

    The Ronin SC is also available in a pro model (which is worth more), but it has, as you have already read, a remotely operated rotating wheel and a focus ring.



    Other than that, it is proven that it can hold up to 2 chili and that it also has some clever features like automatic panorama and time-lapse recording (you can even create a motion program that allows you to shoot multiple times).

    Using PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC

    The versatility of the controls on these consoles is such that you can even use and connect the PS4 controller to your PC to play on Windows or Mac, and even connect a PS4 or Xbox controller or controller to an iPhone.

    Now, if it's time to unveil the insanity of the initial statement, how to use PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC?

    As of the latest firmware update, 2.1.1.0 for Ronin-S and 1.3.0.20 for its younger brother Ronin-SC, you can use both Xbox and PlayStation controls to control various functions on stabilizing devices.

    With the buttons and control levers, you can rotate the ring, adjust the focus, start and stop a recording, as well as take pictures and change profiles (that is, everything).

    It is so useful that it is even better to use these, the very official touch application that the company offers, for your mobile (improve accuracy and you can control the gimbal remotely).

    How do they connect?

    The best thing is that connecting them is the simplest part of everything, first you have to download the corresponding firmware of course.


     

    So, in the case of the Sony remote, you have to keep the power and share buttons pressed at the same time, until the control starts flashing. Then turn on bluetooth on your phone and then go to DJI company's mobile application, select your PS4 controller and that's it.


    In the case of the Xbox control it is the same, only what you have to keep pressed is the connect button for three seconds, so it will be paired with bluetooth.

    With this you already know how to use PS4 and Xbox controllers with DJI Ronin S and SC, you know what they work for and you have also gained knowledge of one of the best stabilizer models on the market, which is a productive read.

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