When the first GigaPan panoramic camera systems came out, it was fascinating to watch how a several hundred dollar system could come close to my many thousand dollar panoramas with large-format and medium-format cameras.
I waited until the third generation Gigapan Epic Pro could hold a full-sized 35mm Nikon or Canon DSLR. I did not want to try any of the earlier Gigapan models, since I already had plenty of professional panorama photography equipment. But now I have the Gigapan Epic Pro also, and am content with it. I will be even happer when we can get more diverse after-market panoramic software for the Gigapan.
Read the full digital-photography article by Dr. Hellmuth review here.