There’s a new third party frame for the Insta360 One R that enables much faster swapping of the One R’s modules.
Insta360 One R (reviewed here) is a unique modular 360 camera that can convert to a 4K action camera, a 5K 1-inch sensor camera, invisible drone camera, or other cameras by exchanging modules. One issue however, is that the bracket that is included with the One R is similar to a GoPro case. It has a clasp that you have to unfasten, and a door that you’ll need to open before you can take out the camera to swap modules. Moreover, the 5K 1-inch sensor has a large front element that needs to be unscrewed before you can remove the camera from the bracket.
This new frame is much simpler and you simply slide the One R into the frame. The frame can be used regardless of whether you face the lens to the front or to the back. And for the 1-inch sensor, you don’t even have to remove the front element.
The frame does have a disadvantage. Compared to the standard bracket, it is less secure because it relies only on friction to hold the camera. Second, it does not include a cold shoe, unlike the new bracket from Insta360. Nonetheless, if you want to swap modules more quickly, and you are not using your One R as an action cam, the quick swap frame may work well.
You can purchase the frame on eBay and other places.