Kylin M Manual< More
Get to Know Kylin M
Thanks for choosing the Kylin M handheld gimbal! The Kylin M keeps your cameras steady with Snoppa’s proprietary stabilization technology. Thus allowing you to create seamlessly smooth and professional looking video.
2-Stage Shutter Release
1/4" Threaded Hole
How to use
Better for high angle filming, flexible movement
Better for low angle filming,
removes a majority of the weight from your arm
For the first use of your Kylin M, please use the included charger to fully charge and active the batteries to ensure normal operation of the product.
Unscrew the battery compartment and insert the 26500 batteries in the correct direction (positive/negative end), then tighten the battery compartment.
Please only use and charge batteries provided or approved by Snoppa.
Mount camera on slide plate, slide camera as close as possible to tilt motor, tighten the mounting scew.
Do not turn on the gimbal without a camera mounted.
Level Adjustment on Tilt Axis: Loosen the thumb screw, slide camera forward and backward until the camera is able to lay parallel to the ground without rolling, then tighten the thumb screw.
Balance Adjustment on Tilt Axis: Loosen the thumb screw, adjust the tilt axis until the camera is able to stay still with the lens straight up, then tighten the thumb screw.
Balance Adjustment on Roll Axis: Loosen the thumb screw, hold the horizontal arm and adjust the camera position until it is able to stay still with the lens parallel to the ground, then tighten the thumb screw.
Balance Adjustment on Roll Axis: Loosen the thumb screw on the pan axis. Adjust vertical arm until camera is able to stay still while the vertical arm is parallel to the ground, then tighten the thumb screw.
2-Stage Shutter Release
Four-way direction control of the camera/lens.
Single press to start/end video receording.
2-Stage Shutter Release:
Halfway press to activate auto focus.
Full press to take single shot.
Zoom in / Zoom out
side down to turn on/side up to turn off
(single side down to turn on gimbal,
side down again to swich modes)
Flashing indicator designates mode change
Orange-Pan Follow Mode
Purple-Omni Follow Mode
Powered on, slide down to swich mode
Pan Follow Mode
The camera pans left/right following the movement of the stabilizer while the tilt and roll axes are locked.
Omni Follow Mode
The camera pans and titls following the movement of the stailizer.
Locks movement of all three axes to keep the camera fixed on a shooting direction.
Min 6.8V | Standard 8.4V | Max 12V
220mA(Balance state of Gravity)
Tilt / Roll /Pan axis mechanical rotation range
360° Free rotation
Static Attitude tracking Error
Min ±0.02 | Max ±0.05
Motion Attitude tracking Error
Min ±0.05 | Max ±0.2
3h(Charging power - 5V/2A)
12h(Balance state of Gravity)