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    1. Taro Tech Creator just now

      @Nood Mahmoud Darwiche Thanks for your support, I would answer your questions one by one.

      (1) Two tags are used because when the movement has a lot of rotation, so if the target has many rotation poses we do recommend on 2 IR tags. The 2 bands are now majorly for the rotating target, if the object is with 2 bands, even if it rotates Taro would still keep tracking, as we shown in the update #6

      (2) The IR band can work two hours at least.

      (3) Actually we are compatible with all gimbals with Bluetooth remote control, we have already tested over 20 gimbals which are compatible with M1. Osmo is included. As for Flowmotion, theoretically it supports app control via bluetooth, so we will support it, However, since we haven't have chance to get a Flowmotion ONE, we haven't done test on that. So, no guarantees. If any of our backers happens to have a Flowmotion ONE, we could send him/her an App, so we can have an actual test.

    2. Taro Tech Creator 34 minutes ago

      @Prince of Zamunda Thanks for your support! Please add 230 dollars to your current pledge.

    3. Prince of Zamunda about 5 hours ago Report spam

      I currently pledged for Taro TX. How much should I add to get the Taro T1 and two extra IR bands?
      Thanks

    4. Nood Mahmoud Darwiche
      Superbacker
      about 17 hours ago Report spam

      Sorry lots of questions and I'm not sure if they were answered before.
      Is there any benefit to using multiple bands?
      How long do the bands last before needing a change?
      The new shooting modes, would they work with any other gimbal in the market, or does it have to be a Taro stabilizer? I mentioned before I have an Osmo, and getting the Flowmotion soon.
      Will probably pledge your 2nd or 3rd project depending on how used up the Osmo gets since it's seeing extensive use.

    5. Taro Tech Creator 1 day ago

      @Leon Lessev: The charge would begin after the campaign ends

    6. Taro Tech Creator 2 days ago

      @Leon Lessev: Add the amount of your pledge with 12 dollars for an extra or 24 dollars for a couple more

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      Leon Lessev 2 days ago Report spam

      When does the pledge/charge on the card begin? Thanks

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      Leon Lessev 2 days ago Report spam

      I would like an extra taro tracking band how much do I pledge? Or a couple more bands

    9. Taro Tech Creator 2 days ago

      @Piero Babilon Correct, plus $12 to your pledge for extra IR band.

    10. Taro Tech Creator 2 days ago

      @Stefan Torp Please tell us your shipping destination. I will tell how much you should pledge by message

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      Piero Babilon 2 days ago Report spam

      Hello,

      I just want to validate with the team:
      I changed my pledge from 231 to 243, is that all I need to do to get an extra IR band? Will we able to customize the colors of our band?

      Thank you

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      Stefan Torp 3 days ago Report spam

      i want to buy the 199$ for mobile and the tx for 599$ - how can i do that?

    13. Taro Tech Creator 3 days ago

      @Marci Johnston We're adapting wireless remote-controller to our gadgets, would update a video next week to show how it works. Thanks for your patience.

    14. Taro Tech Creator 3 days ago

      @Viridian Young Fixed, sorry for the trouble caused. Now you can pledge again.

    15. Taro Tech Creator 3 days ago

      @Marcus Kirchhoff As for the test already done, 20 meters is a safe distance to effectively track, covering many scenarios in your normal use. 25 or 30 meters is possible for you to track, depending on the environment light. Since the object would be very tiny in the frame when it's beyond 25 meters, we don't recommend the max. distance more than that.

    16. Taro Tech Creator 3 days ago

      @Tom Witkowski @Stefan Torp Thanks guys!

    17. Viridian Young
      Superbacker
      3 days ago Report spam

      The domestic shipping rate of super early bird tier of T1 seems to be wrong. I backed early bird level instead. Can you fix that please?

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      Stefan Torp 4 days ago Report spam

      Stretch-Goals:
      remote control for smartphone
      free IR-Tag for all (second one)

    19. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      4 days ago Report spam

      Stretch-Goal ideas:
      * remote control for smartphone (in best case also for dslr & co)
      * IR-Ball (360° IR-Light)
      * free IR-Tag for all (second one)
      * more/universal IR-Tag attachment-points for bike, car, carbine and so on - an option would be an adapter for the universal action-cam sockets, there is enough equipment available to attach these things everywhere - this is one of my biggest "problems" how/where to attach the IR-Tag everywhere.

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      Marcus Kirchhoff 4 days ago Report spam

      Hey Guys,

      what is the max distance the taro will detect the IR Tag?

    21. David Sliwa Collaborator 4 days ago

      Hi Tung Dinh
      The T1 does not come with a tripod in the bundle, but does come with a standard 1/4-inch screw mount that should be compatible with any tripod of your choice.
      Thanks for your support and question!

    22. Tung Dinh 4 days ago Report spam

      Hi Taro Tech, just have a quick question: Is the T1 has tripod-compatibility function or can it stand on its own? If I wanted to film me playing with my son for example, is it possible to keep the T1 standing on a table or any surface?

    23. Taro Tech Creator 4 days ago

      @Marci Johnston Good suggestion! We would take yours into consideration

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      Marci Johnston 4 days ago Report spam

      Please include a wireless remote so video can be started and stopped without having to be at the phone/camera.

    25. Taro Tech Creator 4 days ago

      @Kevin Kim Hi, we provide 3 multiple modes for users: pan mode (default), lock mode, pan+ tilt mode. Also you can switch the modes in the control panel.
      Here's the description for other modes,
      In pan mode, camera is fixed in the vertical direction, but pans smoothly.
      In lock mode, camera is fixed relative to all axis and stands perfectly.
      In pan+tilt mode, camera will move smoothly in all directions.

    26. Taro Tech Creator 4 days ago

      @Narto Sunarno Great suggestion! We would take yours into consideration

    27. Narto Sunarno 5 days ago Report spam

      As the stretch reward, please create a wireless remote for taking picture or start/stop video recording with T1 gimbal. Because the smartphone would be on the gimbal so need a button for those tasks. Thanks.

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      Kevin Kim 5 days ago Report spam

      Hello,

      I looked through everything, but I may have missed it in the comments somewhere.

      Just wondering can you unlock a single axis (say for example the x-axis AKA horizon) so that you can manually control the tilt on a single axis?

    29. Taro Tech Creator 5 days ago

      @Jivan We would listen to backers about the stretch rewards. IF you have some suggestion, please tell us.

    30. Taro Tech Creator 5 days ago

      @Ro Naval Bautista Bluetooth is enabled in Steadicam Volt, it could work with M1

    31. Taro Tech Creator 5 days ago

      @Payam Poursaied Yes, we would update a video to answer your question.

    32. Ro Naval Bautista
      Superbacker
      5 days ago Report spam

      The Steadicam Volt doesn't have blue tooth to work with the Taro M1,correct?

    33. Taro Tech Creator 6 days ago

      @Payam Poursaied I have checked the weight of your devices. The weight for your camera would be around 1 kg. So even with the tracking module on it, it works fine with Taro TX.

      @Tom Witkowski Thanks for your message!

    34. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      7 days ago Report spam

      @Rene: Taro TX weight Limit: 3.96lb
      Ist in one graphic in the campaign pagehttps://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/019/030/504/55afcb134426dccc96f323b421329414_original.png… .

      There ist also a video where they have it in bicep region, even under a shirt. The only limitation ist that the IR-Light Gas to be visible by the tracker. And there ist also a graphic with distance and max Speed. It's fast enough to track a Car in distance.
      The only Thing is that I recommend two IR-tags (both arms) cause your child will rotate.
      Somewhere in the Updates they talked about multi-cam multi Tag Tracking, two cams in two taros Tracking one target each, but this is Work in Progress atm.

    35. Rene Francisco
      Superbacker
      7 days ago Report spam

      I read through most of the comments here and I'm not sure if I missed it but I didn't see any weight limitations for DSL/mirrorless cameras. I have a Sony A7R2 that I will use with the 24-70mm lens. Will it be supported?
      Also, I would like to use the tracking capability with my kids' soccer but they are restricted from wearing anything on their wrists during matches. I could possibly attach the band around their bicep area with some sports tape. Would the IR trackers be detected that way? Have you tested the tracking capability in a sports environment?

    36. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      7 days ago Report spam

      Thanks. This would be perfect! :)
      Related to GoPro: I'm also a GoPro user, atm with Session Models, it would be cool if these will be also supported. And I have no idea if it is possible for a Gimbal but I've asked me a lot of times why there is no Gimbal with the typical actioncam "socket" (the one with the three eyelets and the screw). With this one as attachment-point it would be possible to also use Sony, Rollei, Yii and all the other ones.
      Is this possible in general (unknown position/size/weight) and if yes, have you thought about it?

    37. Taro Tech Creator 7 days ago

      @Miha Kos Hi thanks for the concern! We're working on that these days. GoPro could be perfectly attached to T1. We're updating M1, the tracking module. Then we would share you with a video to answer your question once it's done.

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      Payam Poursaied on December 3 Report spam

      @Taro Tech
      thank you for your correspond regarding TLD Tracking option in the app. I do confirm that IR tracking would work perfectly. but assume you have this nice 360 degree Gimbal and you are in the middle of somewhere and you would like to track something. Human, Pet, Object. in such use cases application based tracking would help a lot.
      the point is when it is possible to do it in the app level, why not?

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      Miha Kos on December 3 Report spam

      Hi, I have not seen any T1 video on the TARO, how it is attached to the TARO gimbal and where the IR sensor is attached, beacouse i pladge this ittem for using with gopro

    40. Taro Tech Creator on December 3

      @Garrett Gee Hi we're working on a new IR sensor these days, then we would share you with a video to answer your question once it's done.

      @Tom Witkowski Great idea! We're considering to customize some IR tags for pet lovers. Some backers who have dogs or cats, they're really interested in getting a newly designed IR tags for them.

    41. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      on December 3 Report spam

      Thanks for the Videos. :) Have you thought about an IR-Tag-Stick/Globe/Bullet? With 360° IR-Light, like a simple keychain. So that I can attach it to anything in a hang position and it can rotate how ever it will but ist still seen by the tracker.

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      Garrett Gee
      Superbacker
      on December 2 Report spam

      When is the next video demo being posted? There was mention of it a few days ago...

    43. Taro Tech Creator on December 2

      @Tom Witkowski Thanks for your good suggestion. For your question, it works perfect as a stabilizer without IR tag, no need to switch the mode.

    44. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      on December 1 Report spam

      Great! :)
      I don't know how the tag is attached, but for Objects and co simple eyelet would be great. This could be used for carbines, rope/cord and other attachment possibilities.

      I haven't found an info, but is it possible to use Taro stand-alone (without tag) just as a simple gimbal/stabilizer? Or do I have to have the tag on screen? If yes, does it have a mode switch or how does it work?

    45. Taro Tech Creator on November 30

      @Tom Witkowski

      Thanks for the support.

      We had tried to put our tag on bikes, cars, toy-trains. And we think your suggestion is great, we will try it on animals and RC-cars and record a video to update.

      Thanks!

    46. Tom Witkowski
      Superbacker
      on November 30 Report spam

      Have you tried the Tag with animals (dog) and/or on objects like a bike, RC-Car and so on?

    47. Taro Tech Creator on November 30

      @Ronn Hi, tripod is not included in our sales pack. We provide you with 1/4 inch screw mount for Taro T1, which is compatible with most of the tripods.

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      Ronn on November 29 Report spam

      Does the Taro T1 come with the tripod stand that's attached to it? Like the one shown at the beginning of the video in the campaign? If not where can we get one that's compatible?

      Thanks,

      Ronn

    49. Taro Tech Creator on November 29

      @Narto Sunarno

      Thanks for the question.

      The 2 bands are now majorly for the rotating target, if the object is with 2 bands, even if it rotates Taro would still keep tracking, as we shown in the update #6

      As for 2 Taro tracking 2 different IR tags, this is a feature we are developing, we can do that in tracking slow objects now, but we have problem on the fast ones, so it is not a released function. Please keep updated, we will post our progress soon.

      And we have developed many functions required by our backers, we will release the video tomorrow.

      Thanks

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