360 spinner - How to buy and set up

Use a 360 spinner to create stunning slow motion footage. Add music, an overlay or a boomerang effect to make the most impact. All this can be done with Touchpix for iPhone and iPad. Download the app on your device: link.

We recommend that you purchase an iPhone 11 or an iPhone 11 Pro (Max) with the Touchpix app for your spinner. The reason is that the ultra wide angle lens works great with a spinner. The footage looks more dynamic and smooth compared to the regular wide lens. 

 

360 spinner shopping list

iPhone 11 (Pro Max)

Please use the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or the iPhone 11 Pro Max for your 360 spinner. The reason is that is has an ultra wide lens, which makes the footage look smooth and dynamic. 

Apple TV

Use an Apple TV box to stream the session or a slideshow to your TV. Straight from your iPhone to the Apple TV. No router needed. 

Apple TV mount

Mount the Apple TV box on the back of your TV with a special mount. Stick this mount to the back of your TV, and slide the Apple TV in. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

TV + stand

Use any TV and stand for this. Please check before you buy the TV stand how high the stand is. We have found that there are quite some small TV stands, only usable for the living room. 

Ballhead mount

It could be that the 360 supplier already supplies a ballhead, so check that before you buy this. This is a 3/8″ to a 1/4″ ballhead. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

iPhone mount

This is the iPhone holder that we recommend to use with your 360 spinner. It’s very sturdy and it has a cold shoe mount to add a video light. The brand of this phone mount is Ulanzi. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

Led video light

If you have the recommended iPhone holder, you will have a cold shoe to mount a led video light on. We use a Moman Led video light. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

Led ring light + iPhone mount

This is a ring light with an iPhone mount included. It’s a bit heavier than the first led video light that I recommended, but with a solid spinner certainly a good option. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

Power bank

We use a Anker power bank to power the led light and the iPhone. Mount it to arm as low as possible. This way you can run this setup for a longer period of time. Use this link to find it on Amazon: link

purchase a 360 spinner

Spincam

This is a a 360 spinner that you can manually spin around with a rectangular platform. It’s a company called Spincam. You can contact the owner to get more information. His name is Eddy Barber and phone number is 818-640-7775. 

SlowGo 

SlowGo is a US based company that sells a motorized spinner that has no platform. That is why they can sell their 360 spinner in the US. Send them a message on their website: http://slowgo360.com/

Revo 360 / Boothify

Boothify sells a spinner with a round platform that you can manually spin around. We heard that they have spinners in stock (2-28-’20). Contact them through their website to get more information: https://boothify.com/

Gyro 360

This company based in Spain sells a motorized spinner. Find more information on https://3vents.eu/tienda/gyro-360-photo-booth/?lang=en

Selfiebox

This company based in Russia sells a motorized 360 spinner. You can find more information about their spinners on https://www.selfiebox96.com/ 

The 360 / Atlanta

This company sells motorized 360 spinners and is based in the US. Find more information here: https://atlantaphotobooth.com/the-360/

Dzen Tech

This company is also based in Russia. They sell a motorized spinner. Find more information about their product on https://www.dzentech.store/

Orcavue

This US based company sells several models of motorized 360 spinners. Find more information about their product here: https://orcavue.com/purchases-international/

Background information

We get a lot of questions from customers how we have build our own 360 spinner. That’s why we decided to make a shopping list and instruction tutorial. We have listed all 360 spinner vendors that we know. We also listed some mounting and lighting accessoires. 

There are motorized and non-motorized spinners. You can get them from a variety of vendors. But because there is a US patent on the motorized platform 360 from a company called Orcavue, you won’t find that many motorized platform spinners in the US. 

There are some manual spinners that you can buy. For motorized platform spinners, there is one vendor that we know of that has a motorized 360 spinner that does not infringe on the patent. All vendors that are listed here have a track record in selling reliable 360 spinners.