The Moza AirCross 3

The latest gimbal from Gudsen Moza, the AirCross 3, is the first from the company to be compatible with the newest DSLR and mirrorless cameras. They have added compatibility for the R5 and R6 from Canon and the A7C and A1 from Sony, which is excellent news for wedding videographers who want to add video services to their packages. The unique design of the AirCross 3 allows for more shooting modes as well. Now you can take that 4K, 6K, or 8K camera and shoot smooth video from low angles using sling mode, get super smooth shots with dual-handle mode, or keep it simple with the upright one-handed mode we have all become familiar with as gimbal users.

What’s New with the AirCross 3

The AirCross 3 is Moza’s most compact gimbal for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and it’s also the first in the AirCross line with a foldable design. With the improved all-metal construction, the AirCross 3 is a pound heavier than its predecessor and can support camera rigs up to 7lbs. The motors themselves have also gotten redesigned to last longer when they’re not under a full load, so if you’re using a camera that is under 7lbs, then your motors will last longer for all-day shooting. Combine the motor redesign with the updated battery, and you have a gimbal that can run for 19 hours on a full charge.

The AirCross 3 in the folded position

a new battery to keep your gimbal going

If that wasn’t enough, you can now charge the AirCross 3 with an external battery. So not only does it quick charge in an hour and a half, but you can charge the gimbal on the go as well. Combine on the go charging with Moza’s Slypod, and you’ve got the perfect time-lapse combination. The AirCross 3 got designed with the Slypod in mind. If you move the gimbal handle, it reveals a tripod thread that can mount to the Slypod. Another addition to the AirCross 3 is Moza’s Intelligent Brick. The name could use some work, but the idea is solid. (Like a brick). Instead of attaching your phone to the top of your camera and running the Moza Genie app, you can now use the Moza Genie computing power with the 1MP sensor of the Intelligent Brick for object tracking and hand gesture controls.

Moza is going manual

Another new feature I am looking forward to using is the manual position feature. Now you can manually position the camera even when it’s attached to the gimbal. I like this idea because sometimes using the joystick is tricky when trying to get my framing right. I often have to recenter the gimbal after shooting a video clip before taking the next video clip. I’ll recenter the gimbal and then use the joystick to get the camera framed for the next clip, and it’s a tedious process. Now with the AirCross 3, I’ll be able to move the camera manually from one position to another, putting less stress on the motors and allowing me to frame my next shot quickly. It will be a big time saver on wedding days.

The Moza AirCross 3 in Two-Handed Mode

Official Press Release on the Aircross 3:

MOZA Unveils AirCross 3
The Foldable and Transformable Gimbal

MOZA has just added a new member to their lightweight and compact gimbal lineup, the AirCross 3, a lighter and more compact gimbal for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. With the gimbal’s new foldable design, the AirCross 3 is easier to travel with, set up and use.

Foldable and Transformable
The MOZA Aircross 3 is essentially four gimbals in one. Combining Classic Mode, Sling Mode, Dual-Handle Mode, and the Grip Extension, the AirCross 3’s upright one-handed design continues to pack a punch in the filmmaking world. Classic Mode keeps your camera stable for upright pan, pan-tilt follow shots while Sling Mode does the same for those must-have low angled shots. There is Dual-Handle mode for filmmakers who prefer to use a single vertical handle with one hand and a horizontal handle with the other. This allows greater control for capturing those cinematic moments. You can also seamlessly attach the AirCross 3 to the MOZA Slypod using the Grip Extension. Just attach the gimbal to the Slypod with the tripod thread underneath the pan motor and turn your AirCross3 into a slider.

Compact and Strong
The AirCross 3 folds down to the size of an A4, 9in x 12in(10.63″x8.85″), piece of paper for easier transport and storage. The impressive compact design allows you to pack the AirCross 3 down in a matter of minutes, making it easy to get ready for the next shoot. Although compact, the AirCross 3 is still powerful, featuring stronger motors and an updated Deep Red algorithm. Weighing just 3.3lbs(1.5kg), even with the tripod, and supporting rigs up to 7lbs(3.2kg), the AirCross 3 is capable of handling most full-frame mirrorless and DSLR cameras on the market.

MOZA Spark Power Supply System 3.0
AirCross 3 is capable of handling most full-frame mirrorless and DSLR cameras on the market. MOZA Spark Power Supply System 3.0 Equipped with an improved battery, the MOZA AirCross 3 is capable of running up to 19 hours on a full charge. The built-in 3500mAh high-capacity battery is not only powerful but it can also be charged with an external USB battery bank. This is great for the videographer on-the-go as well as any photographer seeking to shoot time-lapse video all night long.

Superior Build Quality
The MOZA AirCross 3 has an improved and strengthened metal design which provides a better motion response, making it feel as though the gimbal is an extension of your arm. Improvements have also been made to the motors of the AirCross 3 making it so the motors consume less power when not under load and the gimbal can last longer for all-day shooting. Designed with the latest Deep Red algorithm, the AirCross 3 is much better with position control, behavior prediction, and idiosyncrasy unlocking, which provides higher levels of command and stability over your shots.

Simply gesture the international hand signal for OK to start recording and hold your palm out flat towards the camera to stop recording. MOZA’s brilliant AI design allows for precise face and body recognition by combining substantial computing power with a 1MP camera into such a small device, object tracking is now easier than ever. If the subject being tracked is lost the MOZA AI system can re-track the subject within 5 seconds.

Simplify For More
Portrait mode is becoming ever more popular thanks to Tik Tok and Instagram Stories. MOZA has improved portrait mode shooting by designing a new dual-layer quick-release plate. No extra extensions or accessories are needed to turn your camera and gimbal into a social media machine. MOZA has also updated its UI Design on the AirCross 3 making the graphic sidebar menu much simpler to understand and use.

Price and Availability
The Moza AirCross 3 retails for $469 USD for standard package. For more information, please visit

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