US Patent No. 10,809,600

GIMBAL, PHOTOGRAPHING ASSEMBLY AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV) THAT HAVE GIMBAL


Patent No. 10,809,600
Issue Date October 20, 2020
Title Gimbal, Photographing Assembly And Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (uav) That Have Gimbal
Inventorship Zhengli Zhang, Guangdong (CN)
Songtao Chang, Guangdong (CN)
Feng Ni, Guangdong (CN)
Assignee AUTEL ROBOTICS CO., LTD., Shenzhen, Guangdon (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,809,600

1. A gimbal configured to carry a load, wherein the gimbal comprises:a first rotating member comprising a first drive apparatus, the first drive apparatus comprising a first rotating portion;
a second rotating member comprising a second drive apparatus and a first connecting arm, the second drive apparatus comprising a second fixing portion and a second rotating portion that may rotate relative to the second fixing portion, the first connecting arm being fixedly connected between the first rotating portion and the second fixing portion, and the first connecting arm being integrally formed with the first rotating portion and the second fixing portion; and
a third rotating member, the third rotating member comprising a third drive apparatus and a second connecting arm, the third drive apparatus comprising a third fixing portion, a third rotating portion and a third rotating shaft, the third rotating portion rotating relative to the third fixing portion about the third rotating shaft;
wherein the second connecting arm being fixedly connected between the second rotating portion and the third fixing portion, and the third rotating portion being configured to be fixedly connected to the load and driving the load to rotate relative to the third fixing portion;
wherein the second connecting arm is integrally formed with the second rotating portion and the third fixing portion;
wherein the load comprises a camera and a housing, the camera being disposed in the housing;
the third rotating portion being configured to be fixedly connected to the camera and the housing, and an axis of the third rotating shaft in the third drive apparatus and an optical axis of the camera overlapping;
wherein the third rotating member comprises plurality of mounting posts, one end of the plurality of mounting posts being disposed on a connecting surface of the third rotating portion, and the other end being configured to clamp the camera.