Zhiyun-Tech Crane v2 Mirrorless Camera Gimbal

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The Zhiyun-Tech Crane (v2)  is a 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer offering 360° rotation along all three axes. It offers button-powered, continuous rotation along the pan axis, and manual, non-stop circular rotation along the tilt and roll axes.

CRANE, your camera CREW in one.

CRANE is a 3-axis gimbal stabilizer designed primarily for mirrorless cameras, such as the Sony a7S and Panasonic GH4. Ideal for low-cost individual filming applications, from micro films, wedding videos to travel films, and many other applications. Supporting 360° unlimited rotation along the 3 axes with perfect stabilizing performance, it empowers you to shoot steady and smooth streams EASILY and ALONE with all imaginable angles of view, while realizing high quality video production that was previously only possible by a whole camera crew.

It’s the FORCE

The gimbal body of CRANE weighs only 950g (excluding batteries) while itcan support a payload of up to 1800g. The payload capacity allows you to mount almost all mirrorless cameras available on the market, and even some DSLR cameras, while allowing for a variety of lens combinations for your shooting demands. Ergonomically designed in its compact and elegant body, it works like a real crane machine with unparalleled stability and robustness.

Truly TWO in ONE

In realizing the best work efficiency for individual photographers and film makers, CRANE is the first of its kind in the market to support real time control of both SONY and Panasonic cameras through the connection of a camera control line, which literally combines the stabilizer and camera into one, eliminating the issues with separate controls.

Gimbal at Your Finger Tip

Featuring optimized Bluetooth connection, CRANE allows remote camera attitude control and mode switch for easier and more flexible operations through a specialized palm-size remote control or mobile APP.

360° Panoramic Shots along 3 Axes

By adopting the advanced slip-ring technology on all three axes, CRANE realizes 360° x 3 unlimited rotation control, offering free angle choices for any griping gestures or camera placement all up to your shooting needs.

Instune Algorithms - Better Efficiency & Lower Consumption

Tuned by ZHIYUN’s self-innovated Instune Algorithm and empowered by optimized high-torque motor control technology, CRANE responses to intense motions or even sudden twists in real-time with precise and smooth compensation while making ZERO noises with lower power consumption. Its extraordinary steadiness eliminates subtle shakes even when zoomed in x5 in display.

Instant Attitude Compensation

Integrated with the pioneering 32-bit x 3 high-speed MCU parallel control technology, which realizes a synchronous processing speed up to 4000Hz on its independent built-in IMU, CRANE helps you create the most impressive shots with its incomparable motion sensitivity and precision control.

Unique Dovetail Slot Design

Featuring the unique dovetail slot design, CRANE enables high-precision balance adjustment for faster and more convenient camera mounting.

Single or Dual Hands Control

Tired of holding your stabilizer single armed? Attach the optional dual-hand handle to alleviate the load for easier, more stable operations with better body balance.

Unrestricted Creation on FUN

The standard ¼” threaded hole at the bottom of CRANE has opened up more possibilities to its utility, allowing for combined application with various photography equipment and apparatus to support your work.

60 Sec. Balance Adjustment

CRANE is extremely easy-to-use. You only need 1 min. to get it ready for shooting. By using thumb screw mounting design, it allows instant manual mounting, dismounting and adjustment of camera anytime anywhere with no need of a screwdriver.

  • 360° Rotation Along All Three Axes
  • Supports Compact Cameras up to 1.75kg
  • Includes Lens Support for Long Lenses
  • Three 32-Bit MCUs Running at 4000 Hz
  • 4-Way Stepless Joystick
  • Tool-Less Camera Attachment
  • 1/4"-20 Threaded Hole On the Bottom
  • Can Be Controlled via iOS/Android App
  • 12-Hour Runtime with Included Batteries

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane (v2)  is a 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer offering 360° rotation along all three axes. It offers button-powered, continuous rotation along the pan axis, and manual, non-stop circular rotation along the tilt and roll axes.

The Crane is designed for DSLR and mirrorless cameras weighing up to 3.9 lb, such as the Sony a7S and Panasonic GH4, and includes an attachable lens support for long lenses. The Crane features three 32-bit MCUs (motor control units) running in parallel at 4000 Hz, and has a stepless joystick at your fingertips that allows switching between different modes. Cameras attach by securing a simple thumbscrew without any tools, and full setup can be achieved within a minute.

A 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole on the bottom also allows use with monopods and various other support equipment. The Crane can also be controlled wirelessly from an iOS/Android app (available from Zhiyun-Tech) via a built-in Bluetooth connection to your phone. The Crane runs on and comes with two 26500 batteries, which feature a 12-18-hour runtime.