1. CHARGE THE BATTERIES For the first use of the RAGE 3, please use fully charge the (3) 18650 batteries with the provided EVO Battery Charger and the USB cable. This will take 2 to 3 hours. For more information on charging the batteries please click here.
2. INSTALL THE BATTERIES Unscrew the batter compartment and insert the three IMP 18650 batteries in the right direction (positive/negative end). To ensure proper ground be sure to tighten the end cap completely after battery installation, or the stabilizer will not turn on.
3. INSTALL TRIPOD Get the tripod read and tighten it to the 1/4"-3/8" threaded hole at the bottom of the stabilizer. Then unfold the tripod on a flat surface.
4. INSTALL CAMERA
a. Loosen the mountain plate thumb screw, press and hold the safety lock while sliding out the quick release plate (to the opposite direction of the arrow mark on it).
b. Install the camera to the quick release plate following the direction of the arrow mark. Then, tighten the 1/4" screw at the bottom.
c. Slide in the quick release plate installed with the camera following the direction of the arrow mark on the camera mounting plate. Then, tighten the thumb screw to finish the installation of the quick release plate.
d. Loosen the screws on lens support and adjust the support to keep the lens firm and stabilized.
Warning ALWAYS MOUNT YOUR ACTION CAMERA BEFORE YOU POWER IT ON! FAILURE TO DO SO CAN DAMAGE THE UNIT!
Important Before mounting your camera please make note of your cameras total weight. You will need to know this in order to properly adjust the motor power settings for best performance. Please see pg. 24 of your manual for more details.
5. Balance Your Gimbal Level adjustment on Tilt, Roll, and Pan axis. Please check out the article on how to balance your gimbal for further assistance on this step.
6. POWER ON After the batteries are installed properly, press and hold the power button for 3 seconds to power on.
When starting up the stabilizer, please lightly hold the camera with one hand to prevent shaking of the camera if a malfunction occurs or the camera is not balanced properly.